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from National
on May 25, 2016

New music, much of it never heard before, is presented at the Royal Conservatory's festival 21C May 25 to 29.

"Many of the compositions presented in the 21C Music Festival at the Royal Conservatory are being heard by an audience for the first time.

These commissions are part of a...

from National
on May 20, 2016

"This video, via Electronic Voyager, captures an interview with Canadian composer John Mills-Cockell, whose resume includes scores for The National Arts Centre, Toronto Dance Theatre, Toronto Repertory Orchestra and others; being a founding member of electronic rock band Syrinx and the multimedia group,...

from National
on May 18, 2016

PIVOT is a mentorship program for early-career Canadian composers, presented by the Canadian League of Composers (CLC), in partnership with the Canadian Music Centre (CMC) and Continuum Contemporary Music. PIVOT provides an unparalleled opportunity...

from Ontario
on May 18, 2016

National Arts Centre will perform original composition in Life Reflected, author Alice Munro, poet Rita Joe and astronaut Robert Bondar also portrayed

Carol Todd with her daughter, Amanda, who committed suicide in 2012, has been active in causes promoting mental wellness, anti-bullying...

from Prairie
on May 13, 2016

(Calgary, AB — April 19, 2016) With the opening of Studio Bell, home of the National Music Centre (NMC) mere months away, NMC is excited to start accepting new submissions to its Artist in Residence program.

NMC’s unique approach to having a “living” collection allows artists to access our historic...

from Ontario
on May 12, 2016

"How should a love story sound? What if it’s not all pop songs and symphonies but rather bursts of anger and silence and overwhelming, all-consuming affection, note upon note, a jagged flutter in one breath, a lyrical hush the next?

10 pieces for 10 years — that is the backbone of Never the Last, a new...

from Ontario
on May 12, 2016

Polycoro puts spotlight on Polish experience

"...Winnipeg’s newest choral kid on the block, Polycoro Chamber Choir, is performing Worlds Apart, led by Montreal-based artistic director-conductor John Wiens on Wednesday, May 18, 7:30 p.m., at Crescent Fort Rouge United Church.

The 16-...

from British Columbia
on May 10, 2016

Date: Tuesday, May 31
Time: 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Place: Canadian Music Centre, BC Region
Address: 837 Davie St., Vancouver
Tickets: free (space is limited)
RSVP: bcregion@musiccentre.ca
CD information:...

from British Columbia
on May 9, 2016

"Several times in the recent past, the Victoria Symphony has brought a season to a close with a Signature Series program devoted wholly or mostly to a single monumental choral-orchestral work.

These have included Verdi’s Requiem, Brahms’s German Requiem, and, in May 2012, Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony.