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Romantic Fantasy

February 1, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

  • Beethoven Piano Concerto #4
  • Tchaikovsky Romeo & Juliet Fantasy-Overture
  • Arias by Bellini and Massenet

Program notes coming soon.

Sae Yoon Chon

In 2019, Sae Yoon Chon became a Vendome Prize winner placing third in the competition. In 2018, Sae Yoon Chon won first prize in the Dublin International Piano Competition. Sae Yoon’s numerous other successes include prizes in the Young Concert Artists, Jose Iturbi,  Los Angeles, Seoul, Hilton Head, Cooper, and Astana Piano Passion International Piano Competitions.

Sae Yoon performed with the Cleveland Orchestra, under the baton of Maestro Jahja Ling, at age 18. He has since been a soloist with the RTE National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland, as well as the orchestras of Valencia (Spain), Bucheon (South Korea), the Royal Conservatory (Canada), Mississauga (Canada), Astana (Kazakhstan) and Hilton Head (USA), collaborating with conductors Andrew Mogrelia, Tania Miller, Burno Aprea, Young Min Park, John Morris Russell, Jahja Ling, Erzhan Dautov, Ja Kyung Year, and Denis Mastromonaco. Sae Yoon has performed community outreach recitals for Music Toronto and numerous private recitals in the Toronto area.

In the 2018-2019 season, Sae Yoon’s international schedule includes a solo recital in the Gewandhaus (Leipzig), as well as engagements in Spain (Moixent, Sagunto, Valencia), Italy (Naples), Ireland (Wexford), Canada (Toronto), South Korea (Seoul) and Germany (Kirchheimbolanden, Weimar, Leipzig).  In 2019-2020, he will make his recital debut at the National Concert Hall in Dublin and the Wigmore Hall in London. In 2020-2021, his engagements include a recital at Carnegie Hall as well as his debut with the London Symphony Orchestra.

Sae Yoon began playing the piano at the age of five. In May 2019, he received his Bachelor of Music, Performance (Honours) degree from The Royal Conservatory of Music’s Glenn Gould School in Toronto Canada. Sae Yoon continues his studies with John O’Conor and James Anagnoson and is currently enrolled in The Glenn Gould School’s two-year post-Bacholor Artist Diploma Program – Piano (ADP).


Stephanie Yelovich

Stephanie is a graduate of Wilfrid Laurier University with a BMus in Voice Performance and a Diploma in Opera. She is also a graduate of the Theatre Aquarius Performing Arts Programme where she studied under Lou Zamprogna.

Favourite opera credits include the title role in Ariadne auf Naxos with Opera NUOVA in Edmonton, Second Lady in The Magic Flute with Highlands Opera and Second Wood Nymph in Rusalka also with Opera NUOVA. Theatre credits include The Little Match Girl (Theatre Aquarius) and Pinocchio (GADZ Productions).

In the summer, Stephanie travels to Italy as part of Operavision Academy and has been featured in various concerts in Milan, Carrara, Urbania, and Busseto. She also has had the great pleasure and honour of learning from Maestro Richard Bonynge, one of the living masters of the bel canto repertoire. She studies with Maria Vetere in Niagara Falls, ON.

She has taught acting and voice for the Theatre Aquarius Performing Arts Programme since 2008 and is thrilled to be teaching for Zamprogna Arts in their inaugural year.

When she is not singing, acting or teaching, Stephanie maintains a business as a Reiki practitioner out of her home.

Stephanie finds great joy in teaching acting and voice and learns just as much from her incredible and inspirational students as they learn from her.


February 1, 2020
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts
130 Navy Street
Oakville, Ontario L6J 2Z4 Canada
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