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Lara St. John, Violin With Matt Herskowitz, Piano

October 05 clock 01:30 PM

Venue

Walter Hall
Toronto, ON

plus Radar

Ticket Booth

Presented by:

Women's Musical Club Of Toronto

Event Details

SHIKSA 

Lara St. John, violin 

Matt Herskowitz, piano 

Ontario-born violin virtuoso Lara St. John has been described as ‘something of a phenomenon’ by The Strad and a ‘high-powered soloist’ by the New York Times, for her performances of the standard repertoire from Bach to the present.  With Montreal pianist, Matt Herskowitz Lara brings her recent Shiksa project to our stage. Over many years Lara has collected traditional folk tunes from the Jewish Diaspora, Eastern Europe, Balkans, Caucasus and Middle East.  She presents these, re-imagined by today’s composers, and performed with stunning élan, in ‘a storm of perfection.’  A spectacular opening to the 120th season of Music in the Afternoon, coupled with a major sonata from the violin/piano repertoire.

 

 

Featured Program

Programme:

César Franck – Sonata in A major for violin and piano

Selections from Shiksa