Recital—Worlds Apart: Music, Nostalgia, and Absence in Canada’s Diasporic Communities Since 1945

When and Where

Saturday, May 25, 2024 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm
Walter Hall
80 Queens Park, Toronto, ON M5S 2C5


A conference, recital, and concert series at the Faculty of Music, University of Toronto, with pianist Christina Petrowska Quilico CM, OOnt, FRSC, performing a recital of Canadian repertoire at the MacMillan Theatre at 7:30 PM Saturday, May 25, 2024. Tickets: $40.

One ticket allows access to the following:

  • Rrecital of Christina Petrowska Quilico
  • The “Worlds Apart“ conference and recital series


Pianist Christina Petrowska Quilico will perform a recital of works related to the theme of multiculturalism in Canada

•    Saturday, May 25, 2024 at 7:30 PM
•    MacMillan Theatre, 80 Queens Park, Toronto, ON M5S 2C5
Christina Petrowska Quilico has been appointed to the Order of Canada, the Order of Ontario, and the Royal Society of Canada for her interpretations of contemporary Canadian music. Petrowska Quilico was recently granted the 2023 Oskar Morawetz Award for Excellence in Music Performance.

The Canadian Encyclopedia calls Petrowska Quilico “one of Canada’s most celebrated pianists. [She is] a noted champion of Canadian composers.“

“An extraordinary talent with phenomenal ability… dazzling virtuosity," — The New York Times.

Recital Program:

  • Larysa Kuzmenko: Victims of Chernobyl
  • Larysa Kuzmenko: Dance Diabolique
  • David Jaeger: Lament for the People of Ukraine
  • Ruth Schonthal: The Canticles of Hieronymus
  • Oskar Morawetz: Suite for Piano
  • Peter Paul Koprowski: Rhapsody on a theme of Brahms

More information on Christina Petrowska Quilico.

Tickets can now be purchased on the Royal Conservatory of Music’s box office website. Supported by the JHI's Program for the Arts.


Jackman Humanities Institute, Faculty of Music


80 Queens Park, Toronto, ON M5S 2C5