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Culture Days will return September 20 – October 13, 2024.

Lecture Recital: Bach Sinfonias, 300 Years of Success


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The Silk Purse Arts Centre

1570 Argyle Avenue

West Vancouver, BC



Offered in English.

Wheelchair accessible and has gender-neutral washrooms.


Journey into the mind of Bach to explore his treasured Sinfonias in this unique lecture/recital. Pianist & educator Dr. Sergei Saratovsky will guide us through the history, analysis, & interpretation of this wonderful collection.

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Dr. Sergei Saratovsky

A winner of numerous awards, Sergei Saratovsky is recognized both in Canada & abroad as “a player of gargantuan proportions”. Saratovsky has performed for audiences in Europe, Australia, & North America, & has been the featured artist on radio & television broadcasts aired across the world. In addition to his performing career, Saratovsky enjoys giving master classes & is in demand as a guest clinician & jury member of international & national competitions & festivals. After the completion of the doctoral studies, he has continued his scholarly research activities through journal publications & participation in the international conferences. Currently, Saratovsky serves as Co-Chair of the Piano Department at the VSO School of Music where he mentors & guides the advanced students in their musical studies.



West Vancouver Community Arts Council

West Vancouver Community Arts Council (WVCAC ) is a not-for-profit organization, with a mission to increase and broaden the opportunities for West Vancouver and all North Shore citizens to enjoy and participate in cultural activities. The West Vancouver Community Arts Council acknowledges that the lands on which we gather for cultural activities are part of the traditional ancestral territories of the Coast Salish Peoples.

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