Echo Chamber Toronto: Poetry in Motion

Echo Chamber Toronto is a performance series that intertwines contemporary dance with live chamber music. This concert explores the relationship of music and poetry with a program featuring Vaughan Williams’ evocative The Lark Ascending and Schönberg’s exquisite masterpiece Verklärte Nacht. The poetry on which these works are based have prevalent elements of movement, lending themselves beautifully to dance.

Featuring:

Echo Chamber Toronto

Aaron Schwebel, violin

Sheila Jaffé, violin

Keith Hamm, viola

Rémi Pelletier, viola

Leana Rutt, cello

Julie Hereish, cello

Philip Chiu, piano

Anisa Tejpar, dancer

Jarrett Siddall, dancer

Christian Lavigne, dancer

William Yong, choreographer

Program:

Ralph Vaughan Williams: The Lark Ascending

Claude Debussy: Suite Bergamasque L. 75, III. “Clair de lune”

Gabriel Fauré: Trois mélodies, Op. 7, No. 1 “Après un rêve”

Claude Debussy: Préludes, Premier Livre, L.117, VIII. “La fille aux cheveux de lin”

Arnold Schönberg: Verklärte Nacht, Op. 4


Echo Chamber Toronto: Poetry in Motion

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