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Toronto Messiaen Ensemble: "Crumb: Father-Son-Pupil" concert

Date: October 15, 2016, Saturday, 7:30 pm
Venue: The Chalmers Performance Space @ Canadian Music Centre
            (20 St. Joseph Street Toronto, ON M4Y 1J9)

The programme of this concert explores the music of both George Crumb and his son David Crumb, along with works from composers who were influential to George Crumb such as Franz Schubert and Bela Bartok. It also includes a work of one of George Crumb’s pupils and the Toronto Messiaen Ensemble’s artistic director, Gideon Gee-Bum Kim.


Piano Trio No. 2, D. 929, Second Movement
(Franz Schubert)

Six Romanian Dances for clarinet and piano
(Bela Bartok)

Improvisations on an English Folk Tune for flute, clarinet, violin, cello and piano
(David Crumb)


Makrokosmos II for piano No. 7- Tora! Tora! Tora!
(George Crumb)

Song of Grievous Light for flute and piano
(Gideon Gee-Bum Kim)

Vox Balaenae for three masked players (electric flute, electric cello and electric piano)
(George Crumb)

Total Performing Duration: 65’              

Gideon Gee-Bum Kim, artistic director/conductor
Esther Choi, flute, Peter Pinteric, clarinet
Jihye Joelle Kee, violin, Andrew Ascenzo, cello
Maria Hwa Yeong Jung, piano, Hye Won Cecilia Lee, piano (guest performer)

Tickets at the door: $20 / $15 (students)

Gideon Gee-Bum Kim, managing/artistic directo
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