Artist
Dominique Beauséjour-Ostiguy
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Semi-Final Round Repertoire

  • SERGEI PROKOFIEV Cello Sonata in C major, Op. 119
    •  I. Andante grave
  • LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN Cello Sonata No. 3 in A major, Op. 69
    • I. Allegro ma non tanto
  • MARJAN MOZETICH The Turmoil of Madame Butterfly
  • GASPAR CASSADÓ Suite for Solo Cello
    • I. Preludio-Fantasia
  • BOHUSLAV MARTINŮ Variations on a Slovakian Theme

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Recipient of the 2018 Prix d’Europe, cellist Dominique Beauséjour-Ostiguy is ranked among the 30 Hot Canadian Classical Musicians Under 30 2018 edition of CBC Music. He completed his Master’s degree in interpretation at the Faculté de l’Université de Montréal under the supervision of Yegor Dyachkov in 2018. He has participated in many internships and masterclasses with world renowned musicians including Mischa Maisky, Alisa Weilerstein, JeanGuihen Queyras, Hans Jorgen Jensen, Raphael Wallfisch, Philippe Muller, and Richard Aaron. He received the Peter Mendell Award in 2017 and twice the First Prize in strings at the Canadian Music Competition. As a soloist, Dominique performed with the Orchestre Symphonique de Laval, Ensemble Volte, Orchestre Symphonique des Jeunes de Montréal, Orchestre de l’Université de Montréal, and Orchestre du Conservatoire de musique de Montréal.

A sought-after and invested chamber musician, he is a founding member of the Andara String Quartet and the Trio de l’Île, and has recently joined the renowned Trio Hochelaga. Dominique is also a composer and arranger. In 2017, he founded BOA, a project of instrumental music consisting only of original compositions. Two of his works have also been performed by the Orchestre Symphonique de Laval under the baton of Maestro Alain Trudel.

Dominique plays a David Tecchler (1704) cello and a Pierre Simon (v. 1855) bow, all graciously made available by the company Canimex Inc. of Drummondville QC, Canada.

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