email: kevinzakresky(a)me.com

www.kevinzakresky.ca

Conductor

“...un jeune chef très talentueux...”

- Radio-Canada


“...this was the best show the PGSO had ever done...It was a rare and breathtaking night...”

-Prince George Citizen

“Zakresky demonstrated that he is a young conductor of sensitive musicality.  His gestural vocabulary avoids extravagance while exuding take-charge authority.”

-Vancouver Sun

Carmina Burana

with the Prince George Symphony,

Vancouver Chamber Choir

and Soprano Caroline Markos

Conducting the National Anthem at the Closing Ceremonies of the 2015 Canada Winter Games.

2015-16 SEASON HIGHLIGHTS

Sudbury Symphony Orchestra

Saturday, November 28, 2015

With Tenor Soloist Owen McCausland

and the Bel Canto Chorus

Works by Tchaikovsky, Finzi and Handel

West Coast Symphony

Friday, December 11 / Sunday, December 13, 2015

Works by Respighi, Vaughan Williams, Bizet, Prokofiev and Coulthard.

Vancouver Chamber Choir

Friday, February 12, 2016 - 8pm Ryerson United Church, Vancouver

Works by Pärt, Antognini and Palestrina.

Pacifica Singers: The Cries of London

Friday, October 16, 2015

Works from Gibbons, the English Madrigal School and John Rutter

Premieres of new works by Vancouver composers Daniel Marshall and Ryan Noakes



DMA, Yale

A RECENT REVIEW FROM SUDBURY, ONTARIO:


“Zakresky's expressive nature and buoyant gestures brought out the best from the performers”

- Northern Life


Pacifica Singers: Architects of Sound

UPCOMING IN 2016

Sea to Sky Symphony: A Little Night Music

Saturday, February 27, 2016 - 8pm St Paul's Anglican Church, Vancouver

Machaut: Messe de Nostre Dame

Stravinsky: Mass

Premiere of a new work by Vancouver composer Eileen Padgett: We Walked into the Trees

Sunday, June 26, 2016: Vancouver Art Gallery

with guests: British Columbia Girls Choir

Works including:

W.A. Mozart: Eine Kleine Nachtmusik

Fauré: Cantique de Jean Racine


with other arias and pieces by Vivaldi, Mozart, Handel and Haydn



ZELDA: SYMPHONY OF THE GODDESSES

Zelda: Symphony of the Goddesses


2016 performances: Montreal, Columbus, Charlottesville, Miami, Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton and London UK with the

ROYAL PHILHARMONIC CONCERT ORCHESTRA

at Wembley Arena



In rehearsal for Zelda in Columbus, OH.

Some clips from the Wembley Zelda show in London

In rehearsal with the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra in Wembley Arena

Erato Ensemble: Bam!

Saturday, May 28, 2016: Orpheum Annex

Works including:

Crumb: The Ghosts of Alhambra

Cage: The Wonderful Widow of Eighteen Springs

Will George: Moon Chants

Alfredo Santa Ana: I should bring them water