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Sun. February 2nd 2020
Anne Grimm (soprano), Benjamin Butterfield (tenor), Suzanne Snizek (flute), Connie Gitlin, Merrie Klazek (flugelhorn), Harald Krebs, Eva Solar-Kinderman (piano), Bruce Vogt, Yoomi Kim (piano), Lafayette String QuartetPhillip T. Young Recital Hall (Uvic) (All Ages)
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Sun. January 12th 2020
On Winds of Song Harald Krebs, Scott MacInnes (trombone), Alana Despins (french horn), Merrie Klazek (trumpet), Paul Beauschene (tuba), Sobremesa QuartetPhillip T. Young Recital Hall (Uvic) (All Ages)
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Wed. January 8th 2020
Lieder at Lunch: The Lieder of Johannes Brahms Sharon Krebs (soprano), Harald Krebs, Yariv Aloni (viola), Deanna Sills (mezzo-soprano)UVic MacLaurin B037 (All Ages)
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Wed. October 23rd 2019
Lieder at Lunch: Happy Birthday, Clara Schumann Sharon Krebs (soprano), Harald KrebsUVic MacLaurin B037 (All Ages)
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Harald Krebs


from Victoria BC

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Harald Krebs
hkrebs@uvic.ca

Harald Krebs obtained his PhD in music theory from Yale University in 1980. He held a Killam Postdoctoral Fellowship at the University of British Columbia, and taught at UBC and at the University of Wisconsin-Madison as a sessional instructor. He joined the music faculty at the University of Victoria in 1986. He is head of the theory section, and teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in theory. He has published widely on the tonal and rhythmic structure of nineteenth- and early twentieth-century music in Canadian, American and European journals, and in numerous collections of essays. His book Fantasy Pieces: Metrical Dissonance in the Music of Robert Schumann appeared with Oxford University Press in 1999; in 2002, this book won the Society for Music Theory's prestigious Wallace Berry Award. He has given guest lectures at numerous universities in North America and Europe, including Oxford University, the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet in Munich, the University of Tuebingen, the Jagiellonian University in Krakow, Marc Bloch University in Strasbourg, the University of Chicago, Indiana University, the University of Wisconsin-Madison, the University of Colorado at Boulder, the University of Cincinnati, and the University of Alaska at Fairbanks. He is a member of the editorial boards of the journals Music Theory Spectrum, Theoria, and Canadian University Music Review. His current research, supported by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada and by the German Academic Exchange Program, focuses on the life and songs of Josephine Lang (1815-80), on which subject he is preparing a book. He performs frequently as a pianist. With his wife, soprano Sharon Krebs, he has recorded two CDs of little-known classical lullabies ("Lullabies for Rory", 1994, and "Lullabies for Samantha", 1997) and a CD of songs by Josephine Lang (in production, 2002).

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