Appearing on stage are some of Toronto's most talented musicians, featuring Prokofiev as DJ and Burashko on piano. Benjamin Bowman and Steven Sitarski play violin, Steven Dann plays viola, Thomas Wiebe plays cello, and Robert Carli plays saxophone and clarinet, with Joseph Phillips on double bass, Rob Piltch on guitar and Rick Sacks on percussion.
Gabriel Prokofiev will be on stage for two nights only at the intimate Enwave Theatre (231 Queens Quay West). Tickets from $25 to $59 are available online at harbourfrontcentre.com, by phone at 416.973.4000 or in-person at the box office.
Following the February 23 concert, Prokofiev will perform a set at Digital Earth: Evolution at Nocturne (550 Queen St. W.). Digital Earth is an experimental event concept, formulated with the intention of merging electronic music and live music. Prokofiev will bring classical music into the club setting, with his set beginning at 12 a.m.
Director/Conductor: Andrew Burashko
Composers: Gabriel Prokofiev
Musicians: Andrew Burashko Piano
Benjamin Bowman Violin
Robert Carli Saxophone & Clarinet
Steven DAnn Viola
Joseph Phillips Double Bass
Rob Piltch Guitar
Gabriel Prokofiev Laptop
Stephen Sitarski Violin
Thomas Wiebe Cello
Rick Sacks Percussion
Art of Time Ensemble is the creation of renowned classical pianist and Artistic Director Andrew Burashko. Not content to rehash basic classical repertoire, Burashko and Art of Time Ensemble have become known for their daring interaction with the Toronto cultural scene. Now in its thirteenth season, Art of Time Ensemble is one of Canada's most innovative and artistically accomplished music ensembles. Their mandate is to give classical music the contemporary relevance and context it needs to maintain a broader audience to survive. Since its inception, Art of Time has steadily grown in reputation as an ensemble that undertakes and delivers programs that are at once thought-provoking and compelling. Committed to finding new ways of blending classical music with other genres as well as other art forms, each Art of Time program is uniquely different in theme and content. For more information, visit www.artoftimeensemble.com.