New Music for the Piano
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This recital features three of my compositions for solo piano.
Chorale and Variations: A set of 10 variations on the counterpoint of an original chorale theme.
Ephemeral: A work that evokes some of the sonorities that I’ve experienced while dreaming.
Etude on “Home Sweet Home”: Here I tried to capture the myriad emotions that I felt in in the early days of the pandemic. This composition won the Grand Prize in Jeunesse Musicales’ 2020 Do Mi Si La Do Ré composition and performance competition.
Henry From, composer and pianist
Chorale and Variations,
Etude on “Home Sweet Home”
The First Prize winner of the under 17 piano category of the 2018 Montreal Symphony Orchestra Manulife Competition, Henry From was chosen as one of CBC’s 30 Hot Canadian Classical Musicians Under 30 for 2019.
Henry’s Piano Trio, Trio Savyon, has performed in Boston, Warsaw, Calgary, several cities in Israel, and at the Rockport Chamber Music Festival on the Eastern Seaboard of the US.
Henry is an enthusiastic composer of chamber, choral, and orchestral music. Recent works of Henry’s have been selected and premiered by the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra and the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra and by the Standing Wave and Turning Point New Music ensembles. Henry’s composition Etude on Home Sweet Home, was the winner of the Grand prize in the recent Fondation Jeunesse Musicales Composition competition and Henry is the winner of the 2020 Canadian Music Centre Prairie Region Emerging Composer Competition.
Henry is an Associate Composer of the Canadian Music Centre.
Henry has studied composition with Edward Top at the Vancouver Academy of Music since 2015, and currently studies piano with Amanda Chan.
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