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Octagon Ensemble

An all-star cast of Canadian chamber musicians perform Beethoven, Strauss, and the world premiere of Canadian composer Kevin Lau’s A Drop of Light. The Octagon Ensemble features violinists Martin Beaver and Mark Fewer, violist Rivka Golani, cellist Rachel Mercer, bassist Joel Quarrington, horn player Ken MacDonald, bassoonist Kathleen McLean, and clarinetist James Campbell. Arrive early for a chat with composer Kevin Lau about his new piece.