“Jests in Time” is a concert of music cross-pollinating with comedy, so this piece - in which a very serious Renaissance duet for viols (by Orlando Gibbons, naturally) is attacked and invaded by a pair of swooping, whooping gibbon apes - is a natural fit.
The Scarborough Philharmonic Orchestra presents DRYING INK: Workshop, Concert and Recording project with the Odin String Quartet.
Since September 2017, the Odin String Quartet has been the ensemble-in-residence for the SPO and is made up of New Generation Artists Alex Toskov (violin), Tanya Charles (violin), Laurence Schaufele (viola) and Samuel Bisson (cello).
The concert on March 1 includes world premiere music by established composers:
and New Generation composers:
Kevin Zi-Xiao He
The Odin Quartet will record most or all of these new pieces for their debut CD album, on the Cambria Master Recordings label and distributed worldwide by Naxos.