Music Among Friends: In Remembrance

Laura Veeze Violin | Rafael Hoekman Cello | Sarah Ho Piano
D.T. (Dave) Baker Narrator

Laura Veeze, Rafael Hoekman, Sarah Ho

Sunday, November 10, 2019
7:30 PM

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Holy Trinity Anglican Church
10037 84 Avenue NW  Edmonton, AB

Our popular annual “In Remembrance” concert returns this season, with musicians Laura Veeze, Rafael Hoekman, Sarah Ho, and narrator D.T. Baker. The theme is “1914”: All the music on the program was composed in that year, and the poetry, read by D.T. Baker, will center around WWI.

We hope you will join us for a moving evening, as we listen, remember, and connect, through music and poetry.

Dutch violinist and violist Laura Veeze has reached audiences on three continents as a soloist, recitalist, and chamber musician. In addition to her position with the First Violins of the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra, she is Concertmaster of the Chamber Orchestra of Edmonton, and Principal Second Violin of the Alberta Baroque Ensemble. Laura also enjoys playing baroque violin and viola in various chamber groups and is currently on faculty at the Alberta Conservatory. Ms. Veeze studied in Amsterdam and New York with Alexander Kerr and Sylvia Rosenberg.

Rafael Hoekman is Principal Cellist of the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra and a faculty member at the University of Alberta. He has been featured as soloist with the ESO, the Calgary Philharmonic, Quebec Symphony and the Newfoundland Symphony. He was a founding member of the Tokai String Quartet – a prize winner at the 2007 Banff International String Quartet Competition.

Sarah Ho has performed internationally as a soloist and ensemble player with orchestras including the ESO, the Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber Orchestra and the National Arts Centre Orchestra. A frequent participant in summer festivals, she has appeared at Schleswig-Holstein in Germany, Harbin Summer Music Festival in China, New York’s Weekend of Chamber Music, and The Banff Festival of the Arts. Sarah is a graduate of Indiana University and Yale University, where she studied under Menahem Pressler and Claude Frank. She is on the faculty of the MacEwan University Conservatory of Music. Ms. Ho is a founding member of the Edmonton Recital Society and continues to serve on the artistic committee.

2019 marks 41 years in the music profession for D.T. Baker, much of that spent sharing his passion, insight, and knowledge with the public. He has been a broadcaster, music writer, lecturer, and author and has worked in many aspects of the music business: radio, print media, recording labels, and music-making organizations. Presently Musicologist & Interpreter for the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra & the Winspear Centre, he also maintains a busy freelance schedule as an instructor, writer, and photographer.

Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872–1958)
The Lark Ascending
  -for violin and piano

Manuel de Falla (1854–1928)
Seven Popular Spanish Songs
 -arranged for cello and piano
  El Pano Moruno
  Seguidilla Murciana

Maurice Ravel (1875–1937)
Piano Trio in a minor

  Pantoum (Assez vif)
  Passacaille (Très large)
  Final (Animé)

Poetry readings by D.T. Baker

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