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A Poe Cabaret
The tragic story of Edgar Allan Poe as told through great music.
Tom Allen, narrator, Lori Gemmell, harpist & Garneau String Quartet
Welcome the gathering darkness of November with storytelling, poetry and riveting music in CBC radio host Tom Allen and partner Lori Gemmell’s A Poe Cabaret. Featuring music by the brilliant and troubled Impressionist Claude Debussy, his student André Caplet and by Canadian composer Alexina Louie, this performance tells the compelling and tragic life story of Edgar Allan Poe through great music conjured in his honour.