Gottschalk: Piano Works
Label: Leaf Music
Louded as “the piano prince of Canada,” Roger Lord has won many esteemed prizes, including First Prize in piano in the Canadian National Festival of Music as well as in the Canadian Music Competition. He was also one of the winners of the Radio-Canada/CBC “Debut” competition and performed 120 concerts for Jeunesses Musicales in Canada and in Europe. His various engagements have since taken him to some of the world’s greatest cities such as Paris, Oslo, Vienna, Parma, Montreal, Melbourne, Buenos Aires, Santiago, Mexico City, Quito, Cairo, Seoul, Tokyo, and more. He has performed as a soloist with symphony orchestras in North America, South America, Europe, and Asia. This particular release, in which Lord performs piano works by Louis Moreau Gottschalk, was nominated for ‘Classical Album of the Year’ for ECMA and earned him a nomination for ‘Music Artist of the Year’ by the Eloizes Awards.