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Jenni’s “Shades of Violet” Performed By the Violet Duo in Concert With the Ton Beau Quartet
February 2, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm$25
Jenni’s new work “Shades of Violet” is written for the duo Violet (VIOla + clarinET) from Ball State University; Elizabeth Crawford – clarinet and Katrin Meidell – viola. They originally premiered the work on January 23, 2018. Recently they performed the piece in concert with the Ton Beau Quartet in Toronto, Canada. Violet will record “Shades of Violet” for the duo’s debut CD of new works written specifically for them. “Shades of Violet” for Clarinet in B-flat and Viola (JB 146) explores the complexities of the color violet throughout history as told by the Clarinet and Viola.
The Ton Beau String Quartet formed at the University of Toronto in 2005 and is now active in the Toronto area music scene. The quartet now consists of two original members, cellist Sarah Steeves and violist Alex McLeod, and two more recent members, violinists Bijan Sepanji and Jeremy Potts On Friday February 2, 2018 their concert, Inner Voices: Maimets to Mozart, features the Clarinet and Viola duo Violet.