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Tonight: Pianist Frank Horvat combines music and images at Gallery 345

By John Terauds on June 15, 2013

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Toronto pianist Frank Horvat likes to do things his way, not anyone else’s. He ignores genre boundaries and isn’t afraid to mix politics with art. Tonight at Gallery 345, he is also mixing in some visuals with his solo playing.

With Luminato in full swing downtown, Horvat’s performance becomes a hype-free zone, where it’s just the artist and you.

The programme mixes his own work with that of John Adams and late Toronto composer Ann Southam — all accompanied by visual projections.

Details here.

This is “Poverty,” one of Horvat’s own creations. In my imagination, the music is a powerful blend of “grinding poverty” and “quiet desperation,” and it’s also strangely seductive:

John Terauds

John Terauds

John Terauds

John Terauds, the founder of Musical Toronto, is currently a Divinity student at University of Toronto and a church music director. He joined the Toronto Star in 1988, was the classical music critic from 2005 to 2012, and continues as a freelance critic for the paper. He is the co-author of Roy Thomson Hall: A Portrait, a book written with Toronto Star Colleague, William Littler.
John Terauds
John Terauds

John Terauds

John Terauds, the founder of Musical Toronto, is currently a Divinity student at University of Toronto and a church music director. He joined the Toronto Star in 1988, was the classical music critic from 2005 to 2012, and continues as a freelance critic for the paper. He is the co-author of Roy Thomson Hall: A Portrait, a book written with Toronto Star Colleague, William Littler.
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