A Poe Cabaret

Saturday, May 4, 2019
Event Title: A Poe Cabaret
  • Region: Ontario
  • Venue / Location: Eastminster United Church, 310 Danforth Avenue
  • Time: 8:00pm
  • Price: $20 regular, $14 senior/student, $5 under 18
  • Genre: Mixed Chamber Ensembles (1-9 Performers)
  • External Link: academyconcertseries.com
Description:

A Poe Cabaret

A Poe Cabaret was initially co-commissioned by Luminato and the Ottawa International Chamber Music Festival and is a program co-created and curated by Tom Allen and Lori Gemmell. It features an original and dramatic setting of Poe’s The Raven for narrator, harp and string quartet by Canadian composer Alexina Louie, as well as André Caplet’s Conte Fantastique (inspired by Poe’s The Masque of Red Death) for harp and string quartet and Debussy’s string quartet all woven together through story telling, narration and poetry.

Featuring:

Tom Allen, narrator
Lori Gemmell, harp
Sheila Jaffé, violin
Bethany Bergman, violin
Emily Eng, viola
Kerri McGonigle, cello