with special guests
Spectrolite Ensemble (Sean Rice, clarinet & Vernon Regehr, cello)
THURSDAY AUGUST 1, 2013
7:30PM Pre-Concert Chat | 8PM PERFORMANCE
ARTSCAPE WYCHWOOD BARNS MAINSPACE
(601 Christie Street, Toronto)
PHILIP GLASS String Quartet No. 5
H. BAERMANN Adagio for Clarinet and Strings "Wagner's Adagio"
ALAN SHULMAN Rendezvous for Clarinet and Strings
ELLIOTT CARTER Gra for Solo Clarinet
PAUL HINDEMITH Clarinet Quintet, Op. 30
Fresh from a four-performance run of Figaro’s Wedding with Against the Grain Theatre—hailed by the Toronto Star as “a treat from beginning to end,”—Music in the Barns Chamber Ensemble is gearing up for this next, up-close and action packed event. Known for bringing concert experiences into social and experiential spheres, Music in the Barns will once again take the 7,500 sq. ft. warehouse space to new artistic and imaginative heights. The Ensemble’s world-class performances feature multi-level staging and in-the-round seating, while guests are also encouraged to enjoy a glass of wine as they take in the spectacular sounds and surroundings.
When & Where
Music in the Barns
Music in the Barns, at the Artscape Wychwood Barns, is committed to exploring and creating new avenues for making classical music more accessible and relevant in today's world. Music in the Barns functions as performer, producer and educator, furthering new Canadian composition and traditional classical chamber music through events, concerts, and educational opportunities. Music in the Barns is also known for bringing the concert experience to new social and experiential spheres and for transforming landmark Artscape Wychwood Barns’ 7,500 sq. ft. Mainspace into a visually unique and acoustically superb concert hall. With distinctive features including multi-level staging, visual projections, and in-the-round seating, Music in the Barns is in the spotlight with its strong following of new generation audiences and classical music aficionados.
Resident ensemble, the Music in the Barns Chamber Ensemble's fourteen leading musicians work closely with Canadian composers, boldly showcasing new compositions alongside classical works. Believing strongly in educational outreach, Music in the Barns also creates special opportunities for youth to experience exceptional classical music performances with Canadian composers and up-close and personal interactions with the performers.
Music in the Barns's storefront studio offers classical music education programmes including ongoing classes and private lessons, Classical for Kids concert series with performances by pianist Peter Longworth and renowned violinist and Banff music co-Director Barry Shiffman, and Music in the Barns' International Visiting Artists Professional Development programme including guests David Amram (Pulitzer-prize winning composer and multi-instrumentalist) and Burton Kaplan (Manhattan School of Music Professor and author of Practicing for Artistic Success).
Visit www.musicinthebarns.com for more information.