Event Archive - Basses Loaded XVI: Gary Karr, ,
Tue. July 24th 2012 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. doors at 6:30 p.m. @ Phillip T. Young Recital Hall (Uvic) (All Ages) 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. doors at 6:30 p.m.
$30, $10 Student, Series 5/$125
Tickets at: www.vsmf.org, Ivy's Bookshop
Presented by: Victoria Summer Music Festival
Double bassists from all over the world present a concert of virtuoso double bass music in every conceivable combination.To open its concert series, the Victoria Summer Music Festival is delighted to welcome back Gary Karr (double bass), Harmon Lewis (piano), and the army of double bassists from KarrKamp. The Basses Loaded concerts are renowned for their wonderful mixture of great musicianship, program variety, and humour! This event always sells out quickly, so order your tickets now
Gary Karr (The world's greatest classical solo bassist.)
Gary Karr, acclaimed as "the world's leading solo bassist" (Time Magazine), is, in fact, the first solo doublebassist in history to make that pursuit a full-time career. It is a career that adds new lustre to his already lustrous 1611 Amati doublebass which was given to him by the widow of Serge Koussevitzky. Since his debut with Leonard Bernst... more info[Upload Show Photos] // [Add Video] // [Upload Poster]