Februus Duo Concert

Saturday, October 28, 2017 at 7:30pm

Where: All Saints Parish – 1773 Beacon Street, Brookline, MA 02445

What time: 7:30 pm  doors open at 7:00 pm

Program: works by Leclair, Prokofiev, Paraskevas, Nakatani, and others

Admission: $20 – R.S.V.P. by October 14

The Februus Duo is comprised of pianist and poetess Shizuyo Le Nestour, and flutist and conductor Orlando Cela. Februus Duo’s program encompasses all time periods and styles, being equally comfortable performing music from the Baroque period, contemporary music, and anything in between. Februus has performed in the US and Europe, having premiered a few works in its two-year existence.

About the name – Februus means “purifier” and it was the god of purification in ancient Roman religion. Februus is possibly named in honor of the more ancient Februa, the spring festival of washing and purification. Februus’ holy month was Februarius (of Februa), hence English February, a month named for the Februa/februalia spring purification festival.

Shizuyo Le Nestour was born in Nara, Japan. She received a Master of Arts in Piano Performance from the Osaka College of Music in Japan and a concert artist diploma from the École Normale de Musique de Paris by unanimous consent. Her new CD, “Shizuyo in Boston, 2010” is based on the compositions that were submitted for her recital at Berklee in 2010. She gave a solo piano recital in Kyoto, Japan in spring 2014. Ms. Le Nestour is a pianist, poet and expert in French vocal technique. She is a resident of Paris, France.

Venezuelan born flutist Orlando Cela is known for his engaging performances using imaginative programming of diverse repertoire. Mr. Cela has performed around the US, Europe and Asia, has commissioned and premiered over one hundred works, and has lectured in universities and festivals in the US, Germany, and China.


    Hello Yoko,
    Your up coming concert looks amazing. Your two artists look very attractive in their skills to see their performance. I so wish I were more near to attend. I am impressed with all you do…You are such an amazing Artist of Music. You always seem to amaze me.
    Thank you always.
    Carrie D. from Oregon

    Dear Carrie, Thank you for your comment on our upcoming event! One day, we will organize a concert in Oregon!

    Hi Yoko,

    I wish I could attend the upcoming concert! I remember Shizuyo-san’s wonderful performance in Kyoto that I attended with my mother. It was just fantastic! Please let us know when you organize an another concert in Japan in the future!

    Tetsuko T. form Osaka, Japan

    Dear Tetsuko, Thank you for your comment on our upcoming concert! Vivace will definitely bring an exciting performance to Osaka in the near future. Thank you for your support!

    Hi Yoko!

    I’m so happy you created a facebook page! I’m Looking forward to have some news about your upcoming concert with Shizuyo Le Nestour!

    Greetings from Paris

    Dear Gigi,

    Thank you for checking out our website! Vivace will make a plan to bring our musical event in Paris soon!

    Dear Shizuyo,

    I wish you the best for your concert in Boston. You will miss us every tuesday.
    But we will train hard on the Ave Verum of Mozart to make you proud of us !
    Have a good time far away from Belleville and come back us with the same enthousiasm we love so much !
    Bacci. Valeria
    note : next time, don’t forget to bring your CD of your last concert I really appreciate.

    Dear Valerie,

    Thank you for your wonderful comment! I hope you continue supporting Vivace in 2018! Wish you a Happy New Year!

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