Toronto Messiaen Ensemble "PLAY"

Saturday, September 22, 2018
Event Title: Toronto Messiaen Ensemble "PLAY"
  • Region: Ontario
  • Venue / Location: Toronto/The Eastminster United Church (310 Danforth Ave)
  • Time: 7:30pm
  • Price: $Free (Admission by Donation)
  • Genre: Mixed Chamber Ensembles (1-9 Performers)
  • External Link: Toronto Messiaen Ensemble website

The Toronto Messiaen Ensemble proudly presents this exciting programme of "Play" with emphasizing that music should be enjoyable to the listeners, players and composers just like children would feel during their play. The program includes a Canadian premiere.

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Featuring works by:
Gideon Gee-Bum Kim

-Two movements on the theme of Angry Birds for flute, clarinet, violin, cello, piano and percussion
-Siyahamba for vocal quartet, flute, clarinet, violin, cello and piano (based on Zulu traditional song)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Turkish March for flute, clarinet, violin, viola, cello and percussion
Rimsky-Korsakov: Flight of the Bumblebee for flute and piano
Robert Schumann: Kinderszenen, Op 15 for piano
Vittorio Monti: Csárdás for violin and piano
Dmitri Shostakovich: The Second Waltz for flute, clarinet, violin, viola, cello, piano and percussion
Béla Bartók: Romanian Folk Dances for flute, clarinet, violin, viola, cello, piano and percussion