TPE and Couloir (Ariel Barnes – cello and Heidi Krutzen – harp)

Orpheum Annex – Saturday Nov. 9, 7:30 p.m. and Monday Nov. 11, 2019, 7:30 p.m.

Our 2019/20 Season begins with a concert of musical innovators present and past, featuring Couloir, the harp and cello duo of Heidi Krutzen and Ariel Barnes. Heidi and Ariel are both former members of TPE who are now living outside Canada - Heidi in London where she plays with the Philharmonia Orchestra and Ariel in Germany where he plays with the Nuernberger Symphoniker.  This concert will include a premiere of a Canada Council commission The Razor Hiss of a Whisper, by James Maxwell for both ensembles, a new premiere for TPE by Anthony Tan as well as pieces by Andrew Staniland, Ruth Crawford Seeger and Sabrina Schroeder.