Duo Pleiades in Concerts

Duo Pleiades often appears in recitals as part of chamber music series and festivals around Ottawa and National Capital Region and performs variety of styles of compositions written for violin and guitar and arranged by Andrew Mah and others. Pleiades performs regularly at Southminster United Church music series, Jewish Community Centre, Woodroffe United Church, as well as art galleries and House Concerts series. Anna and Andrew have played numerous private House Concerts regularly as well as performed over 500 retirement communities concerts since 2011.

Samples of Concert Programs

Program: Music of Love

Come Again by John Dowland (Sweet love doth now invite)

If my complaints could passions move

Now Oh Now I needs must part

Giacomo Puccini:  1858-1924

O mio babbino caro

Nessum dorma

Edward Elgar: 1857-1934

Salut d’amour

Jean-Paul-Égide Martini: 1741-1816

Plaisir d’amour

Jean Lenoir: 1891-1976

Parlez moi d’amour

Jerome Kern: 1885-1945

All the Things You Are

A Fine Romance

Autumn Leaves

Fritz Kreisler: 1875-1962



Haste to the wedding

Jewish wedding song

Program: Paris Connections

Albeniz Tango

Gardel Volver and Cumparisita ( Pur una cabeza)

Piazzolla Chiquilin de Bachin


Tango etude #3

Argentina by Claude Torrent

Debussy – Clair de Lune


Faure – Pavane

Satie – Gymnopedie #1

Trad. Dark Eyes arr. Mah

Wrembel – Bistro Fada

Monti – Csardas

Debussy “Reverie”

Faure “ Pavane”

Satie “Gymnopedie no. 1”

Ravel “Piece en form de Habanera

Encore: Under Paris skies

List of Concert Programs & Themes

The following programs can be booked for Private House Concerts, Retirement Homes Concerts, Cocktails, Church Recitals, Festivals and Chamber Music Events.

Concert programs can also be modified and customized to your specific theme, song list and occasion.

1. Christmas Carols and Classics (mixture of Christmas favourite carols and classical music from Handel Messiah,  Vivaldi’s “Winter” and more)

2. Baroque Music favourites

3. Tango and Choro from Argentina and Brazil

4. Tangos of Astor Piazzolla: Libertango

5. Paganini and his contemporaries for violin and guitar

6. Schubert and Mozart in musical elegance

7. Jazz and Gypsy Jazz

8. Music of 60s: Beatles, Elvis

9. Popular and Contemporary Hits

10. The Way You Look Tonight: The Best Love songs of All Times played and sang by Duo Pleiades

11. Cole Porter, Frank Sinatra and Contemporaries

12. French music set: Classical, Oldies, Fiddle Tunes

13. Italian Music set: Classical, Opera and Oldies

14. Love is in the air: Love songs in Classical, Oldies, Folk Music

15. Canadian and North American Fiddle Tunes

16. Fiddle Tunes from around the World

17. Paris Connections: French songs, Tango, Gypsy Jazz

18. Movie themes and Disney favourites

19. Mix of Styles: Little bit of everything