Roger Lord

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Roger Lord
Genres Classical
Occupation(s) Professor of Piano
Instruments Piano
Years active 1980-present
Labels Société Nouvelle d'Enregistrement

Roger Lord is a performing classical pianist and professor of piano at l'Université de Moncton in Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada.[1] Lord studied at Université de Moncton, McGill University, Université de Montréal, and the Moscow Piano Institute at the Gnessin Music Academy. He has also studied in Paris and Strasbourg.

Lord received First Prize in the Canadian Music Competition and the National Competitive Festival of Music, and was awarded the Éloize Award for Most Successful Acadian Artist Abroad in 1999 by the Association of Professional Acadian Artists. Lord has performed throughout Africa, Asia, Europe, North America and South America as an orchestral soloist and recital performer. He is frequently seen and heard on CBC and its francophone counterpart, Radio-Canada.

In 2004, Lord released a studio album of Louis Moreau Gottschalk works entitled Louis Moreau Gottschalk, Selected Works.[1] The album was nominated for an East Coast Music Award in 2005.[2] Lord recorded an album of Chinese songs in 2012.[1]

His brother, Bernard Lord, is the former premier and Progressive Conservative party leader of New Brunswick.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Mousseau, Sylvie (July 18, 2012). "Un album classique de Roger Lord à la sauce chinoise". L'Acadie Nouvelle (in French). Dieppe, New Brunswick. Retrieved April 23, 2015. 
  2. ^ "Trews, El Torpedo in running for East Coast Music Awards". CBC.ca. 11 January 2006. Retrieved 29 January 2011.