Memorial Concert for Cynthia Floyd

October 14, 2011

The music community in Ottawa will honour Canadian pianist Cynthia Floyd at Dominion-Chalmers United Church on November 30th, 2:00 p.m.  Cynthia Floyd was Professor of Music at the University of Ottawa where she founded the piano faculty and taught fortepiano until her retirement in 2003.  Born in Toronto, Prof. Floyd studied in Vienna and was a lifelong friend of Glenn Gould.  She was well-known as a performer of music from the Classical Era and a frequent performer at festivals of Early Music.

Performers at the concert will include David Staines, Evelyn Greenberg, Shoshana Telner, Richard Hester, Frederic Lacroix, Lori Burns, Marcel Hamelin, Rowland and Margaret Floyd, Jane Perry, and Angela Hewitt.

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