La Société de Musique de Chambre du Lakeshore

The Lakeshore Chamber Music Society
Violin

Laurence Kayaleh

Laurence Kayaleh has performed as guest soloist with many distinguished orchestras : Zurich Tonhalle, Russian National Orchestra, National Symphony (Washington), Lamoureux (Paris), Montreal Symphony Orchestra, and the major orchestras of Cleveland, St. Louis, Caracas (Simon Bolivar), Basel, Mexico City, under such conductors as Slatkin, Dutoit, Kogan, Pletnev, Nowak, Wakazugi, Carewe, Turnovsky and Venzago. Le Figaro world-renowned critic, Pierre Petit, used the phrase « L’Archet Royal » to describe her golden tone. She performed at the Bolchoï and Tchaïkovsky Halls (Moscow), Pleyel and Gaveau Halls (Paris), Suntory Hall (Tokyo), Victoria Hall (Geneva), Verdi Hall (Milano), Teatro Teresa Carreño (Caracas), Place des Arts (Montreal), The John F. Kennedy Center (Washington), Powell Hall (St. Louis), Pollack Hall (Montreal), and at The Tsu Center for The Performing Arts (Japan).

Guest of major festivals - Lucerne, Blossom, Cervantino, Divonne, Ottawa, Parry Sound, Abbey Bach Festival - she shared concerts with Viktor Pikayzen, Ida Haendel and Igor Oïstrakh. Laurence has recorded for NAXOS the complete works for violin and piano by N. Medtner (8.570298-99), A. Honegger (8.572192), and G. Catoire (July 2016 release - 8.573345). She plays a magnificent 1742 Pietro Guarneri of Venice which belonged to the eminent violinist and pedagogue, Carl Flesch.