La Despedida by John Burke

La Despedida by John Burke

This is the world premiere live performance of Canadian composer John Burke’s La Despedida. Inspired by Catherine Wilson and Ensemble Vivant’s interpretations of the music of Argentine composer Astor Piazzolla, as well as works by other Latin composers, John Burke...

Ensemble Vivant Tribute to Rick Wilkins, Fieldcote (August 2019)

Ensemble Vivant Tribute to Rick Wilkins, Fieldcote (August 2019)

LIVE In Concert, Music at Fieldcote, Ancaster, ON – August 11, 2019
Video: Darryl Lahteenmaa; Photos by Linda Schettle and Ted Buck
Following the success of Ensemble Vivant’s concert at Music at Fieldcote in July, 2017, artistic director Anton Plas was quick to invite the group back to perform just 2 seasons later!

Symphony on the Bay (May 2018)

Symphony on the Bay (May 2018)

Catherine Wilson was invited by Maestro Claudio Vena to be the soloist for the Grand Finale of the orchestra’s concert season in May 13, 2018.

MYSTERIUM by John Burke

MYSTERIUM by John Burke

John Burke’s MYSTERIUM performed by Ensemble Vivant

Catherine Wilson, piano
Erica Beston, violin
Sharon Prater, cello
Film by Robert DiVito

OBLIVION by A. Piazzolla

ENSEMBLE VIVANT: LIVE at McMaster Institute

ENSEMBLE VIVANT: LIVE at McMaster Institute

Ensemble Vivant with neuroscientist Dr. Laurel Trainor (founder/director LIVE Lab) at the McMaster Institute for Music and the Mind (MIMM), September 27th, 2014. Video by AJ Gray.

ENSEMBLE VIVANT Live-in-Concert: UNDERTANGO by A. Piazzolla

ENSEMBLE VIVANT Live-in-Concert: UNDERTANGO by A. Piazzolla

Ensemble Vivant Live-in-Concert performing Astor Piazzolla’s UNDERTANGO at Glenn Gould Studio on April 14, 2012

Catherine Wilson, piano
Erica Beston, violin
Sybil Shanahan, cello
Dave Young, bass
Filmed and Recorded Live by Robert DiVito

ENSEMBLE VIVANT Live-in-Concert: MILONGA for THREE by A. Piazzolla

ENSEMBLE VIVANT Live-in-Concert: MILONGA for THREE by A. Piazzolla

Ensemble Vivant Live-in-Concert performing Astor Piazzolla’s MILONGA For THREE by Astor Piazzolla at Glenn Gould Studio on April 14, 2012
Catherine Wilson, piano
Erica Beston, violin, conga and rainstick
Sybil Shanahan, cello
Dave Young, bass
Filmed and Recorded Live by Robert DiVito

ENSEMBLE VIVANT Live-in-Concert: DANSA NEGRA by M.C. Guarnieri

ENSEMBLE VIVANT Live-in-Concert: DANSA NEGRA by M.C. Guarnieri

Ensemble Vivant Live-in-Concert performing Mozart Carmargo Guarieri’s DANSA NEGRA at Glenn Gould Studio on April 14, 2012
Catherine Wilson, piano
Erica Beston, violin
Sybil Shanahan, cello
Dave Young, bass
Filmed and Recorded Live by Robert DiVito

ENSEMBLE VIVANT Live-in-Concert: GARÔTO by E. Nazareth

ENSEMBLE VIVANT Live-in-Concert: GARÔTO by E. Nazareth

Ensemble Vivant Live-in-Concert performing GARÔTO by Ernesto Nazareth
at Glenn Gould Studio on April 14, 2012
Catherine Wilson, piano
Erica Beston, violin
Sybil Shanahan, cello
Dave Young, bass
Filmed and Recorded Live by Robert DiVito

ENSEMBLE VIVANT performs KNOLLWOOD PLACE by Catherine Wilson

ENSEMBLE VIVANT performs KNOLLWOOD PLACE by Catherine Wilson

Ensemble Vivant performs KNOLLWOOD PLACE by pianist/composer Catherine Wilson Catherine Wilson, piano Mark Skazinetsky, violin Jack Mendelsohn, cello Filmed at Knollwood Place in Upper State NY. This is one of five videos from the Series entitled Classical Vignettes...

ENSEMBLE VIVANT LIVE-ON-TOUR, 2015

ENSEMBLE VIVANT LIVE-ON-TOUR, 2015

This video gives a glimpse of Ensemble Vivant on the road in 2015, including from the group’s tour in British Columbia, Ontario, and in Upper State New York.