Angela and Kaili will be performing a program of all Canadian music at the Toronto Music Garden on Thursday July 28, 2022 in Toronto.
Angela Schwarzkopf weaves storytelling and lyricism into the ringing strings of her harp. She will start the program with selections from her JUNO award-winning 2020 classical music album detach, including Kevin Lau’s Castles in the Sand. Schwarzkopf will be joined by the silvery murmurs of flautist Kaili Maimets, with whom she forms The Topaz Duo. They will play selections from their recently released album, lumena.
Angela and Kaili began playing as a duet in 2008 during their studies at the University of Toronto. They officially formed their duo in 2010 and have been performing throughout Ontario ever since. Kaili and Angela bring to The Topaz Duo a commitment to a high, professional level of musical interpretation, and a varied repertoire. They are currently curating repertoire by living composers, focusing on bring new interpretations to underrepresented works and commission new works for the flute and harp canon with an empathize on Canadian content. Recent performances include the Mississauga Chamber Music Society and the McMaster University Faculty Concert series.
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