Collaborating with a classmate - Anne Louise-Turgeon

I attended the Faculty of Music at U of T with Anne Louise and her husband Ed Turgeon many moons ago. Later the couple went to graduate school at Yale University where they got their masters and PhDs in Music. Both Anne and her husband are professors of music Florida Atlantic University and have travelled the world as one of the top piano duos. Back in 2011 Anne and Ron did two classical recitals at the Summertime Series in Toronto and at the Kitchener Waterloo Chamber Society. At the same time Anne did a fantastic job when we recorded St. Johann for the new album Europa. She suggested adding some runs and ornamentation that really brought the piece alive. We perfomed a very eclectic program contrasting major classical works with jazz, blues and world influenced pieces. One such piece was Winter in Gros Cap written by Anne for bass flute and piano inspired by the beauty of the nature of Northern Ontario.

ron korb and anne loiuse-turgeon
Ron Korb and Anne Louise Turgeon
Other pieces included were:
Prokofiev Flute Sonata in D Major
Franz Liszt: Etude de Concert "un sospiro"
Wladislaw Szpilman: Suite "The Life of the Machines"
Winter at Gros Cap, composed by Anne Louise-Turgeon

Sergei Rachmaninoff: Two Etudes-Tableaux op.39 nos. 1
Rachmaninoff-Kreisler: Liebeslied
A Muse, Dark Eyes, Casco Viejo, La Sirena, Mozart's Wedding, Pasqualiti House, St, Johann: Ron Korb

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