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Double Double Duo
October 22, 7:30pm
World renowned accordionist ALEXANDER SEVASTIAN will pinch-hit for Michael Bridge in Evergreen’s presentation of DOUBLE-DOUBLE DUO October 22. Sevastian, a world champion and multi competition winner, will team up with regular DOUBLE-DOUBLE DUO clarinet virtuoso KORNEL WOLAK in a bid to hit a musical home run.
Actively touring in Poland, France, Ecuador, and across Canada, DDD performs their all- original arrangements of classical showpieces, sensitive jazz ballades, and fiery folk music from around the globe.
Of Polish origin, Dr. Kornel Wolak performs on clarinet and piano; “Control and a smooth expressivity are what make Wolak shine” (Toronto Star). He is currently pioneering collaborative research in oral articulation with the department of Speech Language Pathology, University of Toronto. He is an internationally renowned soloist, teacher and touring chamber musician.
Alexander Sevastian is a winner of the prestigious Coupe Mondiale International Accordion Competition in 2007 in Washington, DC. He is also a winner of three other competitions such as The Oslofjord (Norway 1998), Cup of the North (Russia 2000), Antony Galla-Rini (USA 2001).