Julien LeBlanc

Julien LeBlanc

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Performed with: Lauren Segal, Miriam Khalil

November 15th to 30th, 2014 (with Miriam Khalil & Lauren Segal)

Acadian pianist Julien LeBlanc is a well sought-after soloist, chamber player and accompanist. Currently living in Montreal, audiences from coast to coast have been able to enjoy hearing him perform with different formations as well as in solo recitals. In 2002, Julien was awarded the Prize for Emerging Artist of the Year by the New Brunswick Foundation for the Arts. Since his debut solo recital at the National Art Centre in 2003, he has toured for Debut Atlantic and Jeunesses Musicales du Canada with violinist Marc Djokic.

Julien is co-artistic director of l’Été Musical de l’Église de Barachois a summer concert series where he has performed many times over the years. He has also recently appeared as a guest pianist and collaborative artist at several Canadian music festivals including the Indian River Festival, the Elora Festival, Music and Beyond in Ottawa. Mr. LeBlanc has a passion for art-song and can frequently be heard in song recitals with Canadian singers including soprano Nathalie Paulin, baritone Peter McGillivray and soprano Miriam Khalil.

Julien LeBlanc holds a post-graduate Diploma in Accompaniment from the Royal Academy of Music (London, UK) where he studied with pianist Malcolm Martineau, a Doctorate in piano performance from Université de Montréal under Paul Stewart and Marc Durand as well as an Artist Diploma from the Glenn Gould School (Toronto, ON).

Get to know Julien, Miriam & Lauren through this interesting video!

Concert Program

A Gypsy’s Journey

Puisqu’ici bas toute âme                                                          Gabriel Fauré (1845-1924)
Miriam Khalil, Lauren Segal and Julien LeBlanc

Les clartés de la Nuit, Op. 20A                                               Jacques Hétu (1938-2010)
Theme sentimental
Nuit d’ete
La belle morte
Les Corbeaux
Soir d’hiver
Miriam Khalil and Julien LeBlanc

Cigánské Melodie                                                                       Antonín Dvořák (1840-1904)
Ma pisen zas
Aj! Kterak trojhranec muj
A les je tichy
Kdyz mne stara matka
Struna naladena
Siroke rukavy
Dejte klec jestrabu
Lauren Segal and Julien LeBlanc

Holub na javoře                                                                         Antonín Dvořák
Miriam Khalil, Lauren Segal and Julien LeBlanc


Seis Canciones Castellanas                                               Jesus Guridi (1886-1961)
Allá Arriba, En Aquella Montaña
Llámala con el pañuelo
No quiero tus avellanas
Cómo quieres que adivine
Mañanita de San Juan
Miriam Khalil and Julien LeBlanc

Siete Caniones Populares Espanolas                            Manuel de Falla (1876-1946)
El Paño Moruno
Seguidilla Murciana
Lauren Segal and Julien LeBlanc

Havanaise                                                                                       Pauline Viardot (1821-1910)
Miriam Khalil, Lauren Segal and Julien LeBlanc