The Topaz Duo performing at Harbourfront Centre July 28, 2022

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 KevinContinue reading “The Topaz Duo performing at Harbourfront Centre July 28, 2022”

The Topaz Duo performs for the American Harp Society

Our pre-recorded performance for the @harpsociety was premiered this past week at the American Harp Society National Conference in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Angela was there in person and was able to talk to the audience and watch the performance on the big screen! Thanks to the American Harp Society for having us. Watch aContinue reading “The Topaz Duo performs for the American Harp Society”

LUMENA named “Record of the Week”

Thank you Paolo Pietropaolo for naming “lumena” as In Concert Record of the Week! You can listen to the segment here. #thetopazduo #fluteandharp #fluteandharpduo #harpandflute #harpandfluteduo #flute #harp #chamberduo #chambermusic #newmusic #canadiannewmusic #newmusicrocks #commission #professionalharpist #torontoharpist #canadianharpist #professionalflutist #torontoflutist #canadianflutist #classicalmusic #musiciansofinstagram #factorfunded #oacfunded #harpistsofinstagram #flutistsofinstagram #instaharpist #instaflutist

LUMENA Album Release Concert Video

On March 5, 2022, Angela Schwarzkopf (harp) and Kaili Maimets (flute) of The Topaz Duo, released LUMENA, the debut album, featuring music of Kevin Lau, Lowell Liebermann, Riho Esko Maimets, and Marjan Mozetich. This is the video of our album release concert, performed for a live audience at Heliconian Hall in Toronto, Canada on MarchContinue reading “LUMENA Album Release Concert Video”

The Topaz Duo on CBC Radio

Our recording of “Winter is a World of White” by Kevin Lau was played on CBC radio on Friday April 22! Thanks so much Tom Allen for including us on About Time. #thetopazduo #fluteandharp #fluteandharpduo #harpandflute #harpandfluteduo #flute #harp #chamberduo #chambermusic #newmusic #canadiannewmusic #newmusicrocks #commission #professionalharpist #torontoharpist #canadianharpist #professionalflutist #torontoflutist #canadianflutist #classicalmusic #musiciansofinstagram #factorfunded #oacfunded

5-Star Review of LUMENA

Thank you LaScena Musicale for the ️️️️️ review! We are over the moon that you loved our album. “Far from being remote or esoteric, the music invites us on a journey of discovery.” You can buy our debut album right here: http://www.thetopazduo.ca/shop We are very proud of our two commissions by Lau and Maimets andContinue reading “5-Star Review of LUMENA”

LUMENA is now available for streaming

lumena is now available for streaming on Apple Music, Spotify, Amazon Music, YouTube Music, and Tidal! We really wanted to make sure our album was accessible to everyone. However, if you are looking to make the most impactful way of supporting our album, buying the physical CD or buying the digital album on Bandcamp isContinue reading “LUMENA is now available for streaming”

The first review of lumena

Our first review is in! Check out this quote from the Toronto Estonian newspaper: Eesti Elu. “‘Lumena’ is a unique album, with similar themes throughout the four works, while each individual piece is a journey on its own and the listener can imagine how each road appears.” And here it is in original Estonian… “‘Lumena’Continue reading “The first review of lumena”

Our album release concert March 5, 2022

Thank you so much to those of you who attended our album release concert yesterday. It was truly special to perform in-person to a live audience! If you missed the concert, don’t worry – we will have a video in a couple of weeks that you can enjoy. In the meantime, please order our albumContinue reading “Our album release concert March 5, 2022”