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

Works by Pärt, Antognini and Palestrina.

Pacifica Singers

Friday, October 16, 2015 / Saturday, February 27, 2016

Concert 1:

“The Cries of London” - Works from Gibbons, the English Madrigal School and John Rutter

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


Concert 2:

Machaut's Messe de Nostre Dame and

Stravinsky's Mass with guests: the Sea-to-Sky Winds

Premiere of a new work by Vancouver composer Eileen Padgett and BC Premiere of

Kelly Marie Murphy's Miserere

Sea-to-Sky Symphony

April 16, 2016

Felix Mendelssohn’s “St Paul”

with Guests: Pacifica Singers and TWU Chorus

June 25, 2016

Fanny Mendelssohn-Hensel’s “Faust”

with Guests: The British Columbia Girls Choir

DMA, Yale

Vancouver Symphony School of Music

Baroque Opera Workshop

Sunday, June 12 2016

Marc-Antoine Charpentier's

Les Plaisirs de Versailles

Erato Ensemble

Saturday, October 10, 2015

World Premiere -

Michael Park's new opera:

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