Elizabeth Raum, composer; SPO Chamber Ensemble, performers

Originally performed and recorded: February 8, 2020 Audio recorded and produced by John S. Gray Video edited and produced by Devin Scott.

Notes from the Composer: “Well, that brought me back!! I used to walk around the lake every day for exercise. The pictures were very beautiful and worked great with the music. This video is a nostalgic experience, seeing the pictures. Wascana Park is indeed a beautiful place to go for walks. We used to be able to skate on the lake in the winter and once a week, the fire department would come and smooth out the surface. It was the Waskimo Festival with ice sculptures and various other activities, but then we had a couple of warm winters where the lake wasn’t safe although I gather it’s been pretty cold there lately. I just looked it up and it did start up again.”

To learn more about Elizabeth Raum, please visit her website: http://www.elizabethraum.com. To learn more about the Scarborough Philharmonic Orchestra, visit: https://www.spo.ca.

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