Sat Jul 30 19:00

“The Rest is History” Celebrating 50 Years of Kun

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Presented in partnership with The Kun Shoulder Rest in celebration of their 50th Anniversary, this magnificent event celebrates the global success of this Ottawa-based company and the accomplishments and generosity of Marina and Joseph Kun.

The evening will showcase electrifying performances by Kun Featured Artists Lara St. John and Kelly Hall Thompkins alongside the Gryphon Trio, Chamberfest Artistic Director Carissa Klopoushak, and Afro-Cuban woman-led ensemble OKAN, performing music inspired by the 50 years of Kun history and the family behind the business.

Program will include:

Cris Derksen | white man’s cattle

Bechara El Khoury (b. 1957) | Trois Pieces pour violon seul

Yuliy Meitus (1903 – 1997) | Trois Pieces – III. Allegro

Béla Bartók (1881 – 1945) | Rhapsody No. 1 for violin and piano, Sz.87

Antonín Leopold Dvořák (1841 – 1904) | Piano Quintet No. 2 in A major – I. Allegro, ma non tanto

Selections by OKAN

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Carissa Klopoushak currently performs on the beautiful Maggini model 1851 Jean Baptiste Vuillaume violin, generously on loan from the Canada Council for the Arts Musical Instrument Bank.

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