Joel Quarrington & Friends

February 28 clock 01:30 PM


Walter Hall
Toronto, ON

plus Radar

Ticket Booth

Door price $45

General Admission

Presented by:

Women's Musical Club Of Toronto

Event Details

Joel Quarrington and Friends

Joel Quarrington, double bass
 David Jalbert, piano
Blythe Allers, violin
Yehonatan Berick, violin 
Alisa Klebanov, viola
Gabriel Sakamoto, double bass 
Carol Sirois, cello
Jeffrey Stokes, host

Premiere of a work by musical luminary Bramwell Tovey commissioned by the WMCT


Joel Quarrington has been Principal Bassist with the Canadian Opera Company, Toronto Symphony Orchestra, National Arts Centre Orchestra and London Symphony Orchestra, UK. A Toronto native, he graduated from the University of Toronto, with the Eaton Scholarship as the school’s most outstanding graduate. Joel is a winner of the Geneva International Competition and the CBC Talent Competition, and has made solo appearances across Canada, the United States, Europe and China.

Awards for his recordings include a JUNO and the Prix Opus. He brings some of his favorite musicians to present a fascinating program of works written originally for the bass, as well as arranged for it.



Featured Program


Giovanni Bottesini – Elegy for double bass and piano in D major
Erich Wolfgang Korngold – Garden Scene from Much Ado about Nothing
Franz Schubert – Sonata for piano and arpeggione in A minor, D. 821
Franz Anton Hoffmeister – Quartet No. 3 for double bass, violin, viola, and cello in D major
Gioacchino Rossini – Duo for cello and double bass in D major
Bramwell Tovey – New Work for double bass and string quartet, WMCT Commission
Domenico Dragonetti – Quintet for double bass, violin, 2 violas, and cello in G minor