March 23 clock 12:21 AM


Walter Hall
Toronto, ON

plus Radar

Ticket Booth

Door price is $45

Presented by:

Women's Musical Club Of Toronto

Event Details

Imagine the beauty of a solo cello performance, then multiply that by eight – what could be better?

Simon Fryer with seven guest cellists:

Ariel Barnes –
Principal Cello, Vancouver Symphony
Minna Rose Chung – Cello professor – University of Manitoba
David Hetherington – formerly of Amici and Associate Principal Cello, Toronto Symphony
Paul Widner – Assistant Principal Cello, Canadian Opera Company Orchestra 
Thomas Wiebe –
Cello Professor, Western University
Katie Schlaikjer – Cello artist-in-residence Laurier University
Paul Marleyn – Cello professor, University of Ottawa

Gordon Gerard – pianist – Regina Symphony Orchestra Music Director

AND Special Guest: Shannon Mercer, soprano    






Featured Program

Jean Barrière – Sonata for 2 cellos in G major                        
Krzystof Penderecki – Capriccio per Siegfried Palm for solo cello        
Jocelyn Morlock – The Violet Hour for 4 cellos                
J.S. Bach – Chaconne from Violin Partita in D minor BWV 1004 (arr. 4 cellos, Lazlo Varga)
Kelly-Marie Murphy –  Coffee will be served in the Living Room for 8 cellos – World première‚Äč WMCT  Commission
Queen – Bohemian Rhapsody (arr. 4 cellos and piano, Nick Byrne)
Heitor Villa-Lobos – Bachianas Brasileiras #5    


Kelly-Marie Murphy (World première of WMCT Commission)