Saturday October 28, 2023
Knox Presbyterian Church (3704 37th St SW)
Canadian guitarist Tim Beattie brings genre-defying programming to stages around the world. “Moving between textures and moods with ease ... Beattie’s guitar dazzles.” (Laura Stanley, MusicWorks Magazine)
Currently a member of The Rebanks Family Fellowship and International Performance Residency Program at the Royal Conservatory of Music in Toronto, Beattie is active as a performer, collaborator, educator, and recording artist.
Beattie’s performance career has taken him to stages across North America and Europe, with appearances at the Bath Festival, Cleveland International Guitar Festival, GuitarFest West (Calgary), Het Concertgebouw Amsterdam (Spiegelzaal), Lammermuir Festival, Muziekgebouw Amsterdam, Perth Summer Festival, Théâtre du Vaudeville (Brussels), 2021 UN Climate Conference (Glasgow), Mazzoleni Concert Hall (Toronto), among many others. Beattie has appeared on radio and television broadcasts for NPR (Podium Klassiek), Concertzender Actueel, and BBC Radio Scotland.
A laureate of the Brussels International Guitar Competition, Tim is the recipient of numerous grants and awards from the Amsterdam University of the Arts, Cleveland Institute of Music, Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, Royal Overseas League, Sylva Gelber Foundation, Tillett Trust, Worshipful Company of Musicians; and top prizes at the international guitar competitions in Antwerp, Brussels, Calgary, Hamilton and Uppsala.
Active as a chamber musician, Beattie is a founding member of Duo Beattie-Go, Quartet Malamatina, and the North American Guitar Trio. As an educator, he has taught at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland and St. Andrews University, and has been invited to deliver workshops and masterclasses at the University of Regina Conservatory, University of Lethbridge, University of Alberta, and Mount Royal University.
Tim proudly plays guitars built by Canadian luthiers Martin Blackwell & Mark Usherovich, with Royal Classics Strings and a GuitarLift support.
Described as “authoritative, poised, and dripping with élan” (Jonathan Freeman-Atwood), 26 year-old South Korean cellist Daniel Hamin Go is recognised as a special emerging talent.
As a devoted chamber musician, Daniel has performed throughout North America and Europe collaborating with renowned musicians including Jonathan Biss, Miriam Fried, Ida Kavafian, Daniel Philips, Rachel Podger, Wolfgang Redik, and Fazil Say; appearing in concert halls such as Berliner Philharmonie, Cadogan, Carnegie, Flagey Studios, and Konzerthaus Berlin.
Daniel finds inspiration working with artists such as Steven Isserlis, Ferenc Rados, and Rita Wagner, with invitations to festivals such as Four Seasons Chamber Music Festival, IMS Prussia Cove, Krzyzowa Music, Mendelssohn on Mull, Music Academy of the West, Ravinia's Steans Institute of Music, Tsinandali Festival, and Yellow Barn.
Daniel received his Bachelor of Music at the Manhattan School of Music under the tutelage of Julia Lichten and David Geber, Master of Music at the Hochschule für Musik 'Hanns Eisler' Berlin in the class of Nicolas Altstaedt, and as a recipient of the prestigious Bicentenary Award and the Drake Calleja Trust Award, Daniel completed an Advanced Diploma at the Royal Academy of Music. During the 2021-22 season, Daniel was an artist-in-residence at the coveted Queen Elisabeth Music Chapel working closely with Gary Hoffman. During the 2022-23 season, Daniel holds a fellowship position at the Royal Conservatory of Music’s Rebanks Family Fellowship and International Residency Program.
Daniel plays on a late 17th-century Cremonese cello by Francesco Ruggeri, generously on loan from a private collection.