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Music in Exile
Saturday, October 14 and Sunday, October 15, 2006 Following the critical success of ARC's 2003 Music Reborn series, Music in Exile is a fascinating weekend of concerts and lectures exploring the music of composers who fled Nazi Europe, as well as those who remained, removed themselves from a regular musical life and entered an "internal exile"

The concerts and lectures by Albrecht Dumling and Bret Werb took place at the Glenn Gould Studio in Toronto.

Program highlights:
Sunday, Oct 14 at 2:00pm
Karl Amadeus Hartmann         String Quartet No. 1, "Carillon"
Heinrich Kaminski                     Quartet for clarinet, viola, cello and piano
Walter Braunfels                        String Quartet in F-sharp Minor, Op. 63

Saturday, Oct. 14 at 8pm
ARC is joined by students of The Glenn Gould School, actor Saul Rubinek, and conductors Alain Trudel and Marc Neikrug.
Kurt Weill                                     Mahagonny Songspiel
Mark Neikrug                              Through Roses (Canadian premiere)

Sunday, Oct. 15 at 8pm
Miecyzslaw Weinberg              Clarinet Sonata op. 28
Karl Weigl                                   Intermezzi
Miecyzslaw Weinberg              Sonata for solo double bass
Alexander Tansman                 String Sextet

Featuring: Atis Bankas, Marie Bérard and Erika Raum, violin; Steven Dann, viola; Bryan Epperson, cello; Joel Quarrington, double bass; Joaquin Valdepenas, clarinet; David Louie and Dianne Werner, piano.