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Top Canadian violinist returning to Prince George for February show

Born and raised in Prince George, Jonathan Crow has garnered international acclaim for his exceptional talent and mastery of the violin.
Jonathan Crow will perform during a concert at Knox Performance Centre in downtown Prince George on Feb. 13.

Violin virtuoso Jonathan Crow, the current concertmaster of the Toronto Symphony Orchestra, will perform an exclusive concert Feb. 13 at the Knox Performance Centre, accompanied by pianist Philip Chiu. Born and raised in Prince George, Crow has garnered international acclaim for his exceptional talent and mastery of the violin. Crow’s musical journey has taken him to concert halls worldwide, earning accolades for his captivating performances and artistry. During the Prince George performance, Crow will perform classic violin compositions by Johannes Brahms and Richard Strauss, plus contemporary pieces by Kevin Lau and Alice Hong. Chiu, a celebrated pianist, has established himself as one of Canada’s leading musicians. His infectious love for music and dedication to creation and communication have earned him widespread recognition in the classical music realm.   "We are thrilled to welcome Jonathan Crow back to Prince George for this exceptionally special musical event, accompanied by the talented Philip Chiu," Eli Klasner, Prince George & District Community Arts Council executive director, said. "Their extraordinary collaboration promises an evening of unparalleled musical brilliance."   “It’s so rare to experience such a talented artist like Jonathan Crow in our city and the fact that he is from Prince George makes it all the more special,” said Rev. Dr. Bob Fillier, lead minister of TrinityUCPG. “With the accompaniment of Philip Chiu, it really becomes an event that you don’t want to miss.”

The show starts at 7 p.m. Tickets are available at or by visiting the box office at 2187 Ospika Blvd. S in Prince George.