Emily and Sarah Oulousian
Always better when we are two !
What a pleasure when the four hands have been knowing each other for a lifetime! Let pianists Emily and Sarah Oulousian transport you into their world imbued with happiness and complicity.
Sarah Oulousian, piano
Aged 16, Sarah began piano lessons at the age of five. Since 2014, she has been studying with Professor Richard Raymond at the Conservatoire de musique de Montréal. Sarah has distinguished herself in provincial, national and international competitions. She made her debut at Carnegie Hall in New York in 2012.
Sarah has won the Henry Finkel Trophy for three years in a row at the Montreal Classical Music Festival, organized by the Quebec Association of Music Teachers. Sarah won 1st place at the Canadian Music Competition National Finals in 2018. She played with the Orchestre Métropolitain, the Longueuil Symphony Orchestra and the National Academy Orchestra of Canada. She distinguished herself in the Sorel Classical Music Competition, winning the second place in the Grand Finale of the competition. Sarah gave a concert at the Ritz Carlton for the Montreal Chamber Music Festival, and also performed at the Integral of Chopin 2019 concert in Sorel. She was selected in 2019 to represent Quebec for the Canadian Federation of Music Teacher’s Association (CFMTA) biennial competition which took place in Winnipeg 2019. Sarah is currently a student at Collège Jean de la Mennais and is a member of the track and field team.
Emily Oulousian, piano
Aged 20, Emily is the winner of Radio Canada’s first season of the TV show Virtuose, in 2016, hosted by Gregory Charles. She was named Senior Champion of the Montreal Classical Music Festival in 2016 and National Champion of the Canadian Music Competition in 2017. In the summer of 2017, Emily was a guest soloist at the Lanaudière International Festival and performed with the Sinfonia de Lanaudière Orchestra under the direction of Maestro Stéphane Laforest.
Emily has also performed at Carnegie Hall, at the Maison Symphonique and she made her debut with the Orchestre Métropolitain with her sister Sarah in 2016, the Longueil Symphony Orchestra in 2018 and the McGill Chamber Orchestra in 2019. Emily is named one of Canada’s rising classical musical artists. She performed at the 20th anniversary of National Music Magazine, La Scena Musicale. In 2016, Emily was recognized among the musicians on the CBC Hottest Top Thirty Musicians Under Thirty national list in Canada.
Emily is currently studying piano at the Conservatoire de musique de Montréal, in the studio of Professor Richard Raymond.
Salle Claude-Léveillée | Place des Arts
175 Sainte-Catherine, Montréal, QC H2X 1Y9
Thursday, February 20, 2020, 12:10pm
* Prices, artists, repertoire, and concert dates and times may be modified without notice.
W.A.Mozart – Sonate en do mineur K. 457, I. Molto allegro et II. Adagio (12’)
Chopin – Étude Op.25 no.4 en mi mineur (2’)
Shubert – Impromptu op.90 no.3 en sol bémol majeur (7’)
Chopin – Scherzo op.39 no.3 en do dièse mineur (8’)
Rhapsody in Blue de Gershwin (20’)