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321 Hilldale Rd
December 4 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Shostakovich: String Quartet No. 3 in F Major, Op. 73
Thomas Cosbey and Kathlyn Stevens, violins; Patrick Horn, viola; Peter Cosbey, cello

Poulenc: Sextet for Piano and Winds
Doris Dungan, flute; Gwendolyn Buttemer, oboe; E-Chen Hsu, clarinet; Josh Marshall, bassoon; Damian Rivers-Moore, horn; and Christina Faye, piano

Contrast is the theme, as we explore music from just before and just after World War II. String Quartet No. 3 written in Russia, just after the war finished, is considered one of Shostakovich’s best. It features an astonishing range of textures, musical effects and brilliant part writing, resulting in a piece that is darkly profound and emotionally impactful.

Poulenc’s Sextet, written in the years leading up to the war is from another world. It is a masterpiece of French sophistication and offers a mix of elegance, wit and enticing charm, all in a virtuosic framework.

Details

Date: December 4
Time: 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Venue

Address: 321 Hilldale Rd
Thunder Bay, Ontario P7G 1Y7 Canada

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Phone: (807) 768-9890

Organizer

Organizer Name: TBSO
Phone: 807-626-8276
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Website: http://tbso.ca

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Program Poulenc: Sextet for Piano and Winds, Poulenc: Sextet for Piano and Winds