On May 8th, at 7:00 p.m., Master flautist Ron Korb will be playing a very special concert at St. Paul’s. He will be accompanied by piano and cello. The music will reflect the Celtic, classical, Latin, jazz, Asian and world music that embodies the diverse cultures, traditions and experiences of his travels. Tickets are only $20.00, and are available from the church office (905-853-7285). There will be a wine bar at this event.
Concert is May 8th, 7pm. Tickets are only $20.00, and are available from the church office (905-853-7285). There will be a wine bar at this event.
RON KORB Bio
Award-winning flautist Ron Korb is famous for playing a wide variety indigenous woodwinds from around the world. His critically acclaimed music has been released in twenty countries on various record labels. The albums are on many top favourite lists and legendary singers in Asia have made cover versions of his music. He has toured extensively throughout Europe, Canada, The USA, Central America, Australia, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam, and Hong Kong, Mainland China, Singapore and Japan. Ron’s compositions are evoke imagery of the diverse cultural traditions and experiences of his travels.
Ron has played on dozens of movie soundtracks, many of which have been nominated for Oscars and Cannes Film Festival awards. Some of the films have included Ang Lee’s The Ice Storm and Ride with the Devil, Atom Egoyan’s Exotica, Sweet Hereafter and Felicia’s Journey, Nõ by Robert Lepage, Mira Nair’s Kama Sutra, John Woo’s Blackjack and the 3D IMAX film Space Station narrated by Tom Cruise. Other credits include The Snow Walker and Return To Kandahar, Being Julia and Merchant/Ivory’s The White Countess starring Ralph Fiennes, Vanessa and Lynn Redgrave and takes place in 1940’s Shanghai. More recently Ron has performed on World Without End and Atom Egoyan’s Devil’s Knot by Golden Globe winning composer Mychael Danna to be released in 2013.
His new album Europa has won 2012 Global Music Award for Excellence in Composition and Best Instrumental Solo performance, Album of the Year and Best Album Design.
Visit Ron’s website for his complete bio.
We hope to see you at the concert! (Buy tickets by calling 905-853-7285).