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from National
on January 29, 2015

"...Regina-based soprano Helen Pridmore, a renowned contemporary-music specialist who has worked twice with Aventa in recent seasons, will tackle the vocal part, which demands not just singing but a huge repertoire of wails, gasps, moans, whispers, warbles, coughs and other sounds. The instrumental ensemble employs...

from National
on January 28, 2015

"Bob Gilmore’s book is first formal look at murdered Canadian composer

Claude Vivier is one of only a few internationally renowned classical composers from Canada. Now, 30 years after his death, he’s getting his first biography. And what a biography it is: British-Dutch musicologist Bob Gilmore left no stone...

from Atlantic
on January 28, 2015

East Coast Music Awards 2015 nominations just announced!

Congratulations to Anthony Genge, Derek Charke, John Plant and Steven Naylor in the Classical Composition of the Year category!

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from National
on January 28, 2015

JANUARY 27, 2015, TORONTO, ON - Centrediscs, the recording label of the Canadian Music Centre, is thrilled to announce that two (2) of its recent releases have been nominated for 2015 JUNO Awards in the category of Classical Composition of the Year: Gordon Fitzell’...

from Ontario
on January 27, 2015

Musica Reflecta and the Canadian Music Centre invite you to participate in OPUS: TESTING, a free music writing workshop open to musical authors of all flavours.

from National
on January 26, 2015

Toronto – January 21, 2015 – The Ontario Arts Foundation is pleased to announce the third biennial Christina and Louis Quilico Awards Vocal Competition featuring the rising young stars of the Canadian Opera Company Ensemble Studio.

from British Columbia
on January 23, 2015

Deadline: Monday, February 2
Session: May 26 - June 2

The Quatuor Bozzini will give an intensive workshop on composing for strings from May 26th - June 2, 2015, in Vancouver BC. Hosted by the School for the Contemporary Arts at SFU, the workshop is intended for students who are in undergraduate or...

from British Columbia
on January 23, 2015

"What’s the secret to making a chamber music trio stay together for more than 20 years? At a pre-concert chat for the Coast Recital Society’s (CRS) series last Sunday, James Parker, pianist for the Gryphon Trio, quipped that, “You need two patient people and a cellist.”

The cellist, in the form of trio...

from British Columbia
on January 23, 2015

"...Vancouver’s JUNO-nominated Orchid Ensemble presents “From A Dream” for an early celebration of the 2015 Chinese New Year on Sunday, February 8th at 2:00 pm at Pyatt Hall. The acclaimed ensemble will present works composed by Vancouver’s Dorothy Chang, Jin Zhang and Lan Tung, an eclectic program of new and past...

from National
on January 23, 2015

We are pleased to announce the 5th Grazyna Bacewicz International Composer Competition, Lodz 2015, Poland.
Its organizers are the Grazyna and Kiejstut Bacewicz Academy of Music in Lodz, Poland and the Arthur Rubinstein Lodz Philharmonic.

The competition is open to composers of all nations regardless of...