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VC2 © Alice Hong

VC2 – Amahl Arulanandam and Bryan Holt, cellos – performs music from the 18th century and from our own time, including the world premiere of Final Glimpse by Kelly-Marie Murphy, commissioned by Harbourfront Centre.


Jean-Baptiste Barrière (1707-1747)
III. Allegro prestissimo from Sonata X in G Major

Jean-Baptiste Bréval (1753-1823)
Sonata No. 1 in D Major, Op. 28
I. Allegro
II. Rondo

Kelly-Marie Murphy (b. 1964)
Final Glimpse (world premiere)

Bernhard Romberg (1767-1841)
Sonata No. 1 in E minor, Op. 38, No. 1
I. Allegro non troppo
II. Andante grazioso
III. Rondo – Allegretto
Arranged by VC2 Cello Duo

Andrew Downing (b. 1973)
Five Little Pieces
(Based on Beethoven’s Sonata for violoncello and piano in F Major, Opus 5, No. 1)

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827), arr. VC2 Cello Duo
Duet for Viola and Cello in E-flat Major, WoO 32, “Eyeglass”
I. Allegro​

Matt Brubeck (b. 1961)
(Based on Beethoven’s Sonata for violoncello and piano in C Major, Opus 102, No. 1)


Something Old, Something New



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Bench seating is limited; feel free to bring a blanket or lawn chair – and don't forget your hat or umbrella and sunscreen as shade is also limited.

Learn about the Garden's unique history and design during a guided tour led by a volunteer from the Toronto Botanical Garden.

Supported by
Robert and Ann Corcoran

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