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About Erosonic:

The accordion and the baritone saxophone: two seemingly disparate yet sympathetic instruments. Reeds, deeper reeds, more reeds, bellows, buttons, breath, circular breathing… and then some. Joseph Petric and David Mott saw their intriguing collaboration as something of a natural fit. Critics agreed, describing their work as “phenomenal . . . breathtaking."

Erosonic loves to meld and merge styles from across the spectrum – hints of blues, jazz, improv, com-prov and electro-acoustic works. Their concerts have included staged productions including If Trees Could Sing and Music of Fragrance and Taste – a spectacular evening in which their music accompanied 14 courses of Canadian fusion cuisine and wine. Erosonic has performed across Canada from Halifax to Vancouver and recorded the album, Mystery Theatre, for Quebec’s VICTO label to international acclaim.

Music from the Natural World


Erosonic brings virtuosity touched with mysticism to an evening of music inspired by the natural world. Their programme includes the world premiere of But, Even so...; David Mott’s Water Pattern (2004), which was commissioned for the Toronto Music Garden by Harbourfront Centre, and a solo work from each performer that explores the sky of Toronto: Red Haze for solo accordion, and Hey Sunshine! for solo baritone saxophone.

David Mott: baritone saxophone
Joseph Petric: accordion


All titles by David Mott, or “comprivisations” – a combination of composition and improvisation – by Mott and Petric:

Interludium Oceanic/ Waves and Echoes of the Deep
Red Haze
But Even so...*
Beating the Heavenly Drum
Hey SunShine!
Water Pattern (2004)

*World premiere

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