The planets aligned on May 2, 2013, when two of Canada’s superstar classical musicians came together on the stage of Toronto’s Koerner Hall. Violinist James Ehnes and baritone Russell Braun were joined by pianist Carolyn Maule for a programme of music for violin, voice and piano.
The afternoon featured pairings and solo performances, but all parties came together for the music of Vaughan Williams, and for a new work by John Estacio. His song cycle Away and Awake in the Night was commissioned especially for this occasion by the concert presenters, the Women’s Musical Club of Toronto.
James Ehnes violin
Russell Braun baritone
Carolyn Maule piano
Doug Doctor Producer
Doug Doctor Recording Engineer
Steve Sweeney Assistant Recording Engineer