Violinist Aaron Schwebel, cellist Drew Comstock, and pianist Sarah Hagen bring music perfect for a wintry evening to Toronto's Lula Lounge. Their programme will include Debussy's marvellously colourful Préludes, Book 1 and Mendelssohn's magnificent Piano Trio in C minor.
Doors/Dinner at 6:30 pm | Concert at 8:00 pm
DINNER RESERVATIONS GUARANTEE SEATING
416.588.0307 / lula.ca
$20 in advance / $25 at the door
$15 students and arts workers
Canadian violinist Aaron Schwebel has performed throughout the world in various musical roles. He currently holds the positions of Concertmaster with the National Ballet of Canada and Associate Concertmaster with the Canadian Opera Company. An active chamber music performer, Aaron is a member of the Toronto-based LARK ensemble, Penrose Trio and Rosebud Quartet. As a guest concertmaster, Aaron has performed with the National Arts Centre Orchestra, Les Violons Du Roy, Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra, and Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony. Aaron did his studies at McGill and Indiana Universities. Upon graduation from McGill, Aaron was awarded the Golden Violin Award.
Cellist Drew Comstock currently performs with the New World Symphony in Miami Beach. A passionate chamber musician, he has collaborated with Anthony Marwood, Steven Dann, and David Geringas, and has performed at music festivals across North America and Europe. Drew studied at the New England Conservatory, McGill University, and the Glenn Gould School. As cellist of the Hensel Quartet, he won First Prize at the Glenn Gould School Chamber Competition. Besides music, Comstock enjoys NBA Basketball, local beer, and Thelonious Monk.
Awarded as Artist of the Year by both Ontario Contact (2017) and the BC Touring Council (2015), pianist Sarah Hagen’s extensive touring has taken her across Canada, to Sweden, France, Germany, and Italy, and twice to New York City’s Carnegie Hall. Her interpretations have been described as “outstandingly inventive" [University of Waterloo Gazette], ”played flawlessly” [ReviewVancouver] and “with great sensitivity and heart.” [Vernon Morning Star]