Upcoming Appearances
 

February 20th, 21st, 2015
Favourites from Tchaikoksky's Swan Lake, Nutcracker and Sleeping Beauty

Toronto Concert Orchestra
Feb 20th: Milton Centre for the Arts, 8pm
Feb 21th: Hi-Way Pentecostal Church, Barrie, 7:30pm

 

March 7th 2015
Broadway Today!

Brantford Symphony Orchestra, 7:30pm
SandersonCentre for the Performing Arts
88 Dalhousie Street, Brantford

 

April 9th 2015
Harp Concerto with Corktown Chamber Orchestra

After great success of previous performances in Vancovuer, and all around Ontario, harpist Andrew Chan will perform the popular Michael Conway Baker Harp Concerto again.

 

June 16th 2015, Tuesday
Casa Loma Symphony in the Garden Series - Toronto Concert Orchestra

Belle Voci Concert, featuring the popular selections from famous operas.

Toronto Concert Orchestra, 7:30pm
Casa Loma, Toronto

 

July 21st 2015, Tuesday
Casa Loma Symphony in the Garden Series - Toronto Concert Orchestra

Featuring harpist Andrew Chan in solo as well as in duet with Flutist Kaili Maimets.

Toronto Concert Orchestra, 7:30pm
Casa Loma, Toronto

 

August 23rd, 2015
Blue Mountains Village

Featuring harpist Andrew Chan in solo as well as in duet with Flutist Kaili Maimets.

 

Sept, 1st 2015, Tuesday
Casa Loma Symphony in the Garden Series - Grand FINALE

Beloved melodies from operas by Verdi, Puccini, Donizetti, Rossini, Bizet, Mozart and more.

Toronto Concert Orchestra, 7:30pm
Casa Loma, Toronto

 

December 12th 2015
Christmas Bells A Ringing!

BSO's Annual Christmas feast to celebrate the holiday season!


Brantford Symphony Orchestra, 7:30pm
SandersonCentre for the Performing Arts
88 Dalhousie Street, Brantford

 

March 4th, 2017
Mozart Flute and Harp Concerto

Toronto Concert Orchestra

 


Harps on the Hill Festival
2016

World-Premiere: Constantine Caravassilis' Hiraeth, for Harp and Orchestra

Requiem for 6 Harps, Choir and Orchestra by Jason Locke.

Artistic Director: Andrew Chan
Toronto Concert Orchestra & Chorus

More info soon.

www.Harp.ca

 

 

 

Recent Performances

Oct 27th 2013
Dim Sum Ensemble: Xpressions Concert

Debut of the new Canadian Ensemble specializing in new works with Chinese traditional instruments. Their first project will feature a collaboration with harpist Andrew Chan in premiere of a new work for solo harp with Chinese traditional instruments by Chinese-Canadian composers Tony K.T. Leung. Program will also feature new ensemble works by Chan Kan Nin Alice Ping Yee Ho, Mathew Van Driel and Lan-chee Lam.

Array Studio (155 Walnut Ave,Toronto)
Dim Sum Ensemble, 4pm

 

November 6th 2013, Wednesday
Handel Harp Concerto with Toronto Concert Orchestra

Featuring harpist Andrew Chan in performance of Handel Harp Concerto in B flat Major, conducted by Kerry Stratton. A new Cadenza written to the concerto by Constantine Caravassilis will be premeired in this performance.

Toronto Concert Orchestra, 8pm
Betty Oliphant Theatre (at National Ballet School, 404 Jarivs St, Toronto)

 

December 1st 2013
Harp Concertos

Featuring harpist Andrew Chan in concert in performance of Handel Harp Concerto in B flat Major, and Mizi Tan's Fantasy for Flute and Harp with flutist Anya Pedrezo.

Toronto Mandolin Orchestra
Glen Gould Studio

 

December 7th 2013
Christmas Bells A Ringing!

BSO's Annual Christmas feast to celebrate the holiday season! Featuring harpist Andrew Chan to present a selection of Christmas Favourites for Solo Harp. A magical concert not to be missed!


Brantford Symphony Orchestra, 7:30pm
SandersonCentre for the Performing Arts
88 Dalhousie Street, Brantford

 

January 18th 2014
New Harp Concerto

Chinese Artists Society of Toronto & Canada Multicultural Exchange Association present 2014 Chinese New Year Festival

Once again featuring harpist Andrew Chan as soloist with their orchestra, in premiere performance of Jasmine Flower Rhapsody for Harp and Orchestra, written for him by Erhei Liang.

Philomusica Symphony Orchestra, Chinese Artist Society of Toronto
Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts, 7:30pm

 

February 13th 2014
Carlos Nunez with Toronto Concert Orchestra

Enormously popular in Europe, Latin America and the US, bagpiper Carlos Nunez is joined by Conductor Kerry Stratton and the Toronto Concert Orchestra.

Toronto Concert Orchestra, 7:30pm
Burlington Performing Arts Centre


February 15th 2014

"Jacques Israelevitch Plays Brahms". Concert will feature Tchaikovksy's Romeo and Juliet Fantasy Overture, Brahms' violin concerto and Schumann's Symphony No. 2 in C major.

Kindred Spirits Orchestra, Flato Markham Theatre for the Performing Arts, 8pm

 

March 3rd 2014
Some Enchanted Evening

Featuring some of the most favourite songs by Richard Rogers and Oscar Hammerstein from musicals like Oklahoma, South Pacific, The King and I, and The Sound of Music. The Grand River Chorus and the Brantford Symphony with outstanding soloists will bring you one Enchanted Evening!

Brantford Symphony Orchestra, 7:30pm
SandersonCentre for the Performing Arts
88 Dalhousie Street, Brantford

 

June 1st 2014
Harp Concerto

Chinese Artists Society of Toronto & Canada Multicultural Exchange Association present harpist Andrew Chan as soloist with their orchestra in premeire performance of a new concerto for Flute and Harp with flutist Samantha Chang, written for him by Erhei Liang.

Philomusica Symphony Orchestra
Glen Gould Studio, 7:30pm

 

Previous Seasons:

 

September 2012

Recording Project of choral music by Jason Locke

 

October 27 2012

Brahams' Mighty Fourth

Kindred Spirits Orchestra, Markham Theatre, 8pm

 

November 4th 2012

A Celebration of Life: The music of Jason D. Locke

Requiem, Suite of Psalms with Toronto Cantata Chorus

Torontno Korean Presbyterian Church

67 Scarsdae North York

 

December 5th, 2012
Harpist Andrew Chan in Solo Concert.

Musideum at Gallery 401, 8pm.
401 Richmond Street West (& Spadina), Toronto
416. 599 7323 / info@musideum.com

 

December 21st 2012
Harpist Andrew Chan in Solo Concert, presented by Yun Yi Arts & Cultural Communications Association.

Macau, China

 

January 19th 2013
NEMEHA Live in Concert

Featuring guest performer, harpist Andrew Chan, in the band's hit song "Goftam Shayad"


Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts, 9pm
10268 Yonge Street, Richmond Hill

 

January 26th 2013
Emerald Isle Fantasy

BSO plays a concert of Irish music, featuring harpist Andrew Chan in performance of a collection of Irish harp solos, as well as in Victor Herbert's Irish Rhapsody.


Brantford Symphony Orchestra, 7:30pm
New Covenant Church
22, Holiday Drive, Brantford

 

Feb 9th, 2013
Classic Albums Live

Classic Albums Live takes classic albums and recreates them live on stage, note for note, cut for cut! Featuring album is The Beatles - Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Heart Club Band. Featuring harpist Andrew Chan in "She's Leaving Home".

Roy Thompson Hall, 8pm


March 1st 2013
Harp Concerto with Greater Toronto Philharmonic Orchestra

After great success of previous performances in Vancovuer, and all around Ontario, harpist Andrew Chan will perform the popular Michael Conway Baker Harp Concerto again, this time with Greater Toronto Philharmonic Orchestra.

Lawrence Park Church, Toronto, 8pm

 

March 30 2013

Mahler's Das Lied von Der Erde

Kindred Spirits Orchestra, Markham Theatre, 8pm

 

May 5th 2013

Sibelius Violin Concerto & More

Kindred Spirits Orchestra, Markham Theatre, 8pm

August 27th, 2014, Wednesday
Casa Loma Summer Symphony Series: Debussy & Ravel's Harp

Featuring harpist Andrew Chan in performance of two jewels in the harp repertoire: Debussy's Danses Sacree et Profane and Ravel's Introduction and & Allegro, with Toronto Concert Orchestra conducted by Kerry Stratton. Also to be performed in the concert are two original compositions for harp solo by the soloist himself: That Night I dreamt of Samurai, Jasmine Flower Fantasia.

Toronto Concert Orchestra, 7pm
Casa Loma, Toronto

 

Sept 28th, 2014
Iranian Music Night with Shankar Bineshpajooh

Toronto Concert Orchestra, 7:30pm
Roy Thomson Hall, Toronto

 

October 19th 2014
Celebrate Canada!

Brantford Symphony Orchestra, 3pm
SandersonCentre for the Performing Arts
88 Dalhousie Street, Brantford

 

November 18th, 2014
Dueling Divas Concert featuring opera favourites

Toronto Concert Orchestra, 7pm
Casa Loma, Toronto

 

 

 

October 23rd 2011
Guelph Symphony Orchestra: Russian Pictures with Pictures at an Exhibition and Glazanov's violin concerto.

October 30th 2011
Huronia Symphony Orchestra: Masterworks by Smetana and Mahler

November 12th 2011
Cathedral Bluffs Symphony: Vaughan Williams Symphony No.2

December 3rd 2011
Mississauga Festival Choir: And On Earth, Peace.
Saint-Saens' Christmas Oratorio for Choir, harp and Organ, works by Rutter, Macmilan and Ambrose.

Dec 4th 2011
Brantford Symphony Orchestra: Christmas favourites with Hamilton Children's Choir

Dec 11th 2011
Guelph Symphony Orchestra: European Noel and Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker

Dec 17th 2011
Huronia Symphony Orchestra: Christmas Concert

January 1st 2012
Guelph Symphony Orchestra: Dreams of Vienna

 

February 19th 2012
Harp Concerto with Guelph Symphony Orchestra

Guelph Symphony Orchestra presents their principal harpist in performance of the Michael Conway Baker Harp Concerto. More info soon.

River Run Centre, Guelph

 

February 24th 2012
Guelph Symphony Orchestra tours to Milton with Baker Harp Concerto

Featured by Milton Concert Production to celebrate their new concert hall, Guelph Symphony Orchestra presents their principal harpist in performance of the Michael Conway Baker Harp Concerto. More info soon.

Milton Centre for the Arts , 8pm

 

April 18th 2012, Wednesday
Harps on the Hill Festival 2012

6:30pm: Harp Exhibition
7:15pm: Harp Sinfonia Junior (pre-concert performance at lobby)
8pm: Duetto Sostenuto Concert (in auditorium)

Featured Harpists: Andrew T. Chan, Erica Goodman

An instrument of timeless beauty and historic significance, the harp has its roots in ancient civilizations and produces one of the most distinctive sounds of any stringed instrument. The magic of two harps will delight your senses with soulful music by Bach, Debussy, Lecuona, Ravel and Salzedo.


World Premiere:

Illuminatum, for two harps and Men's Chorus
by Constantine Caravassilis

Special Guests: 
Members of Forte - the Toronto Men's Chorus  
Paul Anthony Williamson, tenor
Georgia Leung, dancer

Harp Exhibition:
Collection of unique Harp Sculptures by award-winning sculptor, Hoi Kwon Choi
Showcase of Canadian Harp Makers & Vendors


Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts
10268 Yonge Street, Richmond Hill

Ticket: www.rhcentre.ca
(Look under "April 18th")
Box Office: 905 787 8811


July to Augst 2012
Harps on the Hill Academy 2012

Summer Music Program

July 23rd - 27th / August 6th - 10th / Aug 13rd to 17th

  • Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced Harp classes
  • Harp Ensemble, Masterclasss
  • Introductory to Composition (5 classes)

Harp Faculty: Andrew Chan, Erica Goodman

Composition Faculty: Constantine Caravassilis

$500 per session

Adult Harp Students Summer Retreat (August 4 & 5th)

  • A weekend of intensive harp study, harp ensemble, workshops
  • Introductory to composition and arranging skills

$300

Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts
10268 Yonge Street, Richmond Hill

Inquiry:

HarpsOnTheHill@gmail.com / andrewchanharpist@gmail.com

Phone: 416 820 3862



June 3rd 2012
2012 Chinese-Canadian Performing Arts Festival
Chinese Artists Society of Toronto & Canada Multicultural Exchange Association presents Harpist Andrew Chan.

Chinese Artist Society of Toronto's regular soloist, Andrew Chan, performs with with Philomusica Symphony Orchestra, in performance on Miz Tan's Fantasy for flute, harp & orchestra with flutist Samantha Chang.

 

June 8th 2012
Deconstructing Beethoven - a show by Dr Draw and special guests

Royal Ontario Museum, 6pm

 

June 17th 2012, Sunday
They Got Talent: A Concert of 30 harpists!

Featuring are dedicated students of the Andrew Chan Harp Studio. They gather annually to share their love for the harp. Be enchanted by our ensemble of 20 harps! Joining our spectecular harp ensemble are flutists and cellists of the Ontario Cross Cultural Music Society Youth Symphony Orchestra.

Plaza Suite, Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts
10268 Yonge Street, Richmond Hill, 2:30pm
Free Admission

June 24th 2012
2012 CCC Music Festival: CCC Rising Stars Summer Concert

Harpist Andrew Chan, together with the Harp Sinfonia Junior, will appear as special guest.

Loretto Abbey, 3pm
101 Mason Blvd, Toronto

 

Previous Seasons

 

Sept 24th, 2010
Harp Sinfonia on tour to Ajax!

Ontario Philharmonic presents Harp Sinfonia at their annual gala event, Music á la Carte. Also featuring is Canadian icon Michael Burgess, Ontario Philharonic Brass Quintet, and Ontario Philharmonic String Quartet. The event of the year of the Durham region!

Music la Carte
Ajax Convention Centre
550 Beck Crescent, Ajax


October 1st, 2010
Sarah Brightman Concert

Oshawa General Hospital Fundraiser featuring world's best-selling soprano Sarah Brightman with Ontario Philharmonic.

Ontario Philharmonic

GM Centre, Oshawa

 

Oct 16th, 17th 2010
Harp Concerto
York Symphony Orchestra presents harpist Andrew Chan in Ontario's premeire performance of Concerto for Harp & Orchestra by Michael Conway Baker.

York Symphony Orchestra
Oct 16th: Trinity Anglican Church, Aurora, 8pm.
Oct 17th: Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts, 7:30pm

 

November 1st 2010
A Little Night Music 2010: Debussy, Impressionism & Gallic Elegance.

Broaden your understanidng and apprecitiation of classical music through A Little Night Music 2010. Join Maestro Kerry Stratton and harpist Andrew Chan for an enjoyable journey to great music. The perfect way to discover the world's most eloquent art form.

Toronto Centre for the Arts: George Westen Recital Hall, 7:30pm.
Tickets: www.ticketmaster.ca or TCA's box office.

 

November 2nd 2010
John Rutter's Requiem for Choir and Chamber Orchestra

St Peter's Anglican Church, 7:30pm
1745 Dundas Street West, Mississauga.

 

November 2nd - 8th 2010
CCC Toronto International Piano Competition 2010

As part of its Artistic Organizing Committee, Andrew Chan invites you to support and witness a major event of Canada of the year: CCC Toronto International Piano Competition 2010. The first international event of its kind in Toronto, 25 contestants selected worldwide (from Belgium, Canada, China, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Korea, Poland, Ukraine & USA), UK$28,000 in Prizes, celebrated international jury headed by Yoheved Kaplinsky (Chair of Piano, Juilliard School), Toronto becomes the piano capital of the world!

  • November 2nd & 3rd, 1-8pm, Round 1
    November 4th & 5th, 1-8pm, Round 2
    November 7th, 1-8pm Round 3
    PC Ho Theatre (5183 Sheppard Ave East)
  • Nov 8th, 7:30, Final Concerto Round with Toronto Concert Orchestra
    Koerner Hall, The Royal Conservatory (273 Bloor Street West)

More info: www.cccpianocompetitions.org/international.html
Tickets: www.rcmusic.

 

November 8th, 2010
CCC Toronto International Piano Competition Final Concerto Round

Three finalists selected worldwide to perform in the final concerto round with the Toronto Concert Orchestra conducted by Kerry Stratton. Featured works are piano concertos by Tchaikovsky, Ravel and Prokovief.

Toronto Concert Orchestra, 7:30pm
Koerner Hall, The Royal Conservatory

Tickets: www.rcmusic.

 

November 15th, 2010
Audi New Model Launch

Celebrate Audi's newest model with harp music featuring harpist Andrew Chan.

Audi Uptown, Markham, 5pm

 

November 26th, 2010
Ontario Philharmonic: Bruch's Scottish Fantasy for Violin & Orchestra with Harp

A program charged with some the greatest and most exciting dance music of Vienna, including Johann Strauss' Beautiful Danube waltz • The stunning virtuoso violinist, Grammy Award Nominee, Philippe Quint will make you fly with Max Bruch's brilliant Scottish Fantasy • Marco Parisotto takes the reins of Durham's premiere orchestra for the evening and a surprise guest makes an appearance!

Ontario Philharmonic, 7:30pm
Regent Theatre, Oshawa

 

December 6th, 2010
2010 Brampton Inaugural City Council Ceremony

Harpist Andrew Chan returns to Brampton to perform for the 2010 Brampton Inaugural City Council Ceremony.

Rose Theatre, Brampton, 8pm

 

December 10th, 11th, 12th & 13th 2010
Dr Draw's Holiday Shows

Be warmed up this season by this hot fusion band consists of Electric Violin, Electric Harp, Electric Cello, Electric Guitar, Electric Bass, Keyboard and Drums!

Hugh's Room, Toronto, 8:30pm

 

December 18th 2010
Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra: A Holiday Celebration

Join the HPO, the award-winning HCC and other favourite guest performers for Hamilton’s beloved annual tradition. The festive sounds of the orchestra and soaring voices will get your family in the spirit of the season!

Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra, 2pm & 7:30pm
The Great Hall - Hamilton Place

 

January 22nd 2011
Harp Concerto and Harp Sinfonia

Chinese Artists Society of Toronto & Canada Multicultural Exchange Association present 2011 Chinese New Year Festival

Once again featuring harpist Andrew Chan as soloist with their orchestra, performing the popular Siguiriya by Michael Conway Baker, as well as a special appearance of his Harp Sinfonia ---- 8 harps with Orchestra!

Philomusica Symphony Orchestra, Chinese Artist Society of Toronto
Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts

Tickets: info@andrewchanharpist.com

 

March, 5th 2011
An Evening in Paris: French Harp Masterworks


York Chamber Ensemble features harpist Andrew Chan, presenting a concert of harp masterworks from France: Debussy Dances Sacree et Profane, Ravel Introduction and Allegro, and more!

York Chamber Ensemble
Trinity Anglican Church, Aurora, 7:30pm.

 

March 25th, 2011
Ontario Philharmonic: Let's Tango

A sizzling program including the music of Argentinean tango legend Astor Piazzolla • Violinist Stephanie Chase will ignite the fiery music of Piazzolla's masterwork, The Four Seasons of Buenos Aires. Leslie Newman performs the sprightly Flute Concerto by Jim McGrath - Genie and Gemini Award winner, renowned composer of music for film and television.

Ontario Philharmonic, 7:30pm
Regent Theatre, Oshawa

 

March 27, April 3rd 2011
Huronia Symphony Orchestra: Sounds of Spring

www.huroniasymphony.ca

 

April, 17th 2011
Samatha Chang and Friends Concert

Koerner Hall at the Royal Conservatory, 8pm
www.rcmusic.ca

 

April, 19th 2011
Paul Potts....Cinema Paradiso

The Empire Theatre welcomes the amazing pop opera tenor, Paul Potts, live on Tuesday, April 19. Potts is best known as the first season winner of Simon Cowell's Britain's Got Talent with his performance of the operatic aria "Nessun dorma" from Puccini's Turandot. He has since become a YouTube sensation, reaching over 74 million views. His first album "One Chance" sold over 2 million copies worldwide. Potts will be riveting audiences with his powerful vocals, performing songs from his latest release "Cinema Paradiso" and more.

Empire Theatre, Belleville, 8pm

 

April, 23rd 2011
Music Connects: A Concert of 20 Harpists

Featuring are 20 dedicated students of the Andrew Chan Harp Studio. These students are of all ages, from all walks of life and from all over Ontario. They gather together this day to celebrate their love for the harp and its music. Highlight will be the specular sound of our 15 harp ensemble!

Richmond Hill Centre for the Performing Arts, Plaza Suite
10268 Yonge Street (& Major Mackenzie Drive), Richmond Hill.
Free Admission, 2:30pm

 

May, 1st 2011
Harp and Voice Unite: Music of Canada and the Isles

Harpist Andrew Chan appears as special guest to Thunder Bay with Dulcisono Women's Choir, in performance of works by Schubert, Holst, Grundahl and Culloton. Also featuring is Colleen Gibson, principal oboe of Thunder Bay Symphony Orchestra, in duet with Andrew Chan.

Dulcisono Women's Choir
St Paul's United Church, Thunder Bay

 

May 14th, 19th, 21st, 28th / June 4th, 9th, 16th2011
Soulpepper: The Fantasticks

"Try to Remember the Kind of September…" Forbidden love between the children of feuding neighbours and the complications that reality brings is lovingly rendered in this tender, hilarious musical. The world's longest running musical (42 years and 17,162 consecutive performances), The Fantasticks has delighted playgoers for generations. Music performed by pianist Lily Ling and harpist Andrew Chan.

www.soulpepper.ca

 

June 12th 2011
2011 Chinese-Canadian Performing Arts Festival
Chinese Artists Society of Toronto & Canada Multicultural Exchange Association presents Harpist Andrew Chan.

Chinese Artist Society of Toronto's regular soloist, Andrew Chan, performs with Philomusica Symphony Orchestra. (More details to follow)

Glen Gould Studio

 

 

 
 
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