Music for Piano CD Now Available
The Music of Peter Jancewicz – Recital Apr. 9
Postponed Please join pianist Susan Hlasny, violist Chris Sandvoss and composer/pianist Peter Jancewicz at the Asylum for Art for an evening of original music inspired by Canadian art and poetry: Evening Rain for piano, Six Canadian Sketches for viola and piano (world première) and Red Coat for piano duet.
Spring Dance for Violin and Piano (2021)
A new intermediate level piece, composed specifically for the Contemporary Showcase syllabus. Also available in an arrangement for cello and piano. Scores can be purchased in pdf format directly from Peter. Please contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. Listen: Performance of Spring Dance courtesy of Laurie Syer, violin
Sonata-Fantasy for Piano (2015)
The Sonata-Fantasy was inspired by a beautiful poem by Pablo Neruda entitled “The Queen”. The names of the three movements are taken directly from the text: “all the rivers sound”, “bells shake the sky”, and “a hymn fills the world”. The piece is dedicated to Peter’s wife, Susan Hlasny. The Queen
A Family Concert with Story and Music by Peter Jancewicz
An Old Fashioned Fairy Tale with Cameron Watson, piano, Robert Klakowich, narrator, story and music by Peter Jancewicz This is the story of a little boy who hears wonderful music and realizes that his heart’s desire is to become a musician. He embarks on a quest to fulfill his dream.
CANCELLED Recital – Peter Jancewicz and Friends, Nov. 10, 2018
Due to medical reasons, this recital has been cancelled. We hope to present this program in the fall of 2019. MRU Conservatory presents composer/pianist Peter Jancewicz in recital with violinist Frank Ho and pianist Susan Hlasny. The program will include the premiere of Peter’s “Sonata for Violin and Piano”,
Peter plays in ProArts series with guest Susan Hlasny, Nov. 1, 12 noon.
Join Peter and special guest pianist Susan Hlasny for a lunch hour recital at the Cathedral Church of the Redeemer, Wednesday, November 1 at noon. Peter will play Bach’s “Wachet auf”, transcribed for piano by Feruccio Busoni, Chopin’s magnificent Ballade # 4 in F-minor, and will then be joined by
Artio sings Peter’s “A Wilderness of Days”
Artio is a ground-breaking choir directed by Jean-Louis Bleau at the Conservatory at Mount Royal University in Calgary, Alberta. “A Wilderness of Days” was written for their performance called “Sound of the Hollow” which featured music, movement and drumming exploring the turbulent and conflicted emotions that can often consume us
Baetica Variations for Piano (2008)
Composed by Peter Jancewicz in 2008 at the suggestion of and dedicated to his wife Susan, who gave the first performance, the Baetica Variations are based on the intermezzo from Manuel de Falla’s “Fantasia Baetica”, composed in 1919. The name is derived from the old Roman province of Baetis, which
Sonata for Cello and Piano (2014)
The Sonata for Cello and Piano was commissioned by my dear friends Julia Haager, piano and Kirill Kalmykov, cello (Duo Polaris). To discuss what they had in mind, my wife Susan and I met them for dinner one evening, and the topic of conversation was travel, more specifically, their travels
Klezmer for Saint Nicholas
For many Christmases past, I’ve written an arrangement of a Christmas carol and sent it out to my friends and colleagues all over. It’s been some time since I’ve done that. This one was born when I was whooping it up with some colleagues at the Bistro Praha in Edmonton