On Monday evening, July 29th Russo's quintet "Mourning Mist" for guitar and string quartet was given it first Canadian performance at the Midsummer Music Dream Music Festival south of Quebec. The performance was very successful and enjoyed by both the musicians (including, guitarist Harris Becker, violist Dale Stuckenbruck and cellist Maureen Hynes) and the appreciative audience. Russo attended the music festival and Monday night's performance.
Below are some photos taken at the festival:
Russo speaking with friend and fellow composer Michael Frassetti and his wife Irene
Russo speaking with friend and fellow composer Michael Frassetti
Russo at the Canadian premiere of "Mourning Mist" (blue shirt on right)
The "Mourning Mist" quintet at festival performance