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ARC
2003-2004
 

Music Reborn
December 5-7, 2003, various venues
A weekend of concerts and lectures exploring the music of composers affected by the Holocaust. Presented in association with the Royal Ontario Museum.

Fri., Dec. 5 at 2pm
Lecture by Gottfried Wagner, musicologist and great-grandson of Richard Wagner
Fri., Dec. 5 at 7:30pm
Concert by students of The Glenn Gould School
Sat., Dec. 6 at 2pm
Lecture by Gottfried Wagner, musicologist and great-grandson of Richard Wagner
Sat., Dec. 6 at 5:30pm
Lecture by Prof. Michael Kater, York University
Sat., Dec. 6 at 8pm
Concert by ARC
Sun., Dec. 7 at 1pm
Film: The Music of Terezin (BBC Documentary)
Sun., Dec. 7 at 2:15pm
Concert by students of The Glenn Gould School
Sun., Dec. 7 at 5:30pm
Lecture by Bret Webb, U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum
Sun., Dec. 7 at 8pm
Concert by ARC

Featuring: Kimberly Barber, mezzo-soprano; Marie Berard, violin; Bryan Epperson, cello; Mark Fewer, violin; Carmen Flores, viola; Lawrence Weller, bass baritone; Cherry Kim, cello; Leslie Kinton, piano; David Louie, piano; Robert Pomakov, bass; Joel Quarrington, bass; Erika Raum, violin; Rennie Regehr, viola; Joaquin Valdepenas, clarinet; Dianne Werner, piano.

A Green and Pleasant Land
April 17 & 18, 2004, Mazzoleni Concert Hall, The Royal Conservatory of Music
A celebration of England's musical renaissance in the early 20th century, with readings of the period by R.H. Thompson.


Sat., April 17 at 8pm
Works by Benjamin Britten and Ralph Vaughan Williams. Program also includes selected readings and poems by George Herbert and Siegfried Sassoon, read by R.H. Thompson.

Sun., April 18 at 8pm
Works by Rebecca Clarke, George Butterworth and Edward Elgar. Program also includes selected poems by John Masefield, Rose Macaulay, A.E. Housman, Christina Rossetti, Wilfred Owen and Rupert Brooke, read by R.H. Thompson.

Featuring: James Anagnoson, piano; Marie Berard, violin; Peter Cosbey, cello; Steven Dann, viola; Bryan Epperson, cello; Mark Fewer, violin; Robert Gleadow, bass; Ryan Harper, tenor; Miriam Kahlil, soprano; Leslie Kinton, piano; David Louie, piano; Chris Pedro Trakas, baritone; Joel Quarrington, bass; Erika Raum, violin; Olenka Slywynska, mezzo-soprano; Cynthia Steljes, oboe; Dianne Werner, piano.