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from National
on March 25, 2015

"Join us for the fifth annual What Next Festival of New Music as we bring contemporary Canadian composers and artists to Hamilton.

from National
on March 25, 2015

INNOVATIVE APPROACHES TO VOCAL WRITING
with
Gabriel Dharmoo - composer, vocalist
Vincent Ranallo - baritone

A co-presentation of the Canadian League of Composers and the Canadian Music Centre in Quebec

Day 1:...

from National
on March 25, 2015

"Dogs barking, wind howling, ice crunching, then the sudden "ch-ch-ch-ch" of a sawing beat: That's composer Derek Charke's opening salvo in his transporting piece Cercle du Nord III.

Charke wrote this piece in 2005 for the Kronos Quartet, who premiered it the following year. It includes an entrancing...

from Prairie
on March 23, 2015

"EDMONTON - New music is always an adventure. Even the best plans can produce the most unexpected outcomes, as New Music Edmonton discovered at the Hear This Now festival presented from Friday to Sunday at Holy Trinity Anglican Church.

One of the highlights was a performance of Ligeti’s notorious Poème...

from National
on March 23, 2015

"...2. The Royal Winnipeg Ballet Going Home Star-Truth and Reconciliation (Jan. 28-30, 2016): This piece was part of the 75th anniversary season of the RWB in a collaboration the author, Joseph Boyden, who sketched out a libretto, Montreal-based choreographer Mark Godden and Canadian composer Christos Hatzis. The...

from Prairie
on March 20, 2015

"New Music Edmonton’s Now Hear This festival, running Friday to Sunday, has established itself as an important part of the city’s classical music scene. Now in its fourth year, it is a major opportunity for Edmontonians to hear more cutting-edge contemporary classical music.

from National
on March 20, 2015

MARCH 19, 2015, HAMILTON, ON – Canadian Music Centre (Centrediscs), is pleased to announce that Airline Icarus (Naxos), by Canadian Composer Brian Current has been awarded “Classical Composition of the Year” at the 2015 JUNO Awards. The awards were held in...

from National
on March 19, 2015

A DJ, soprano Carla Huhtanen, a percussionist and classic movies combine for Tapestry Opera's experimental production that also salutes Maria Callas.

"There’ll be popcorn and beer at Tapestry Opera’s Tap:Ex Tables Turned because, after all, this is the movies. Also the opera. And a DJ...

from National
on March 19, 2015

"Saturday marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of Alexander Brott – conductor, violinist, teacher, composer, composer, composer, composer. Not necessarily in that order.

I thought I should make that point right away. For all his dedication to the first three roles and a certain...

from National
on March 19, 2015

"18 MARCH 2015 (Toronto) – The Canadian League of Composers (CLC) and the Canadian Music Centre (CMC) are pleased to announce Montréal - based ensemble Bozzini Quartet as the recipient of the 2014 Friends of Canadian Music Award. The annual Friends of Canadian Music Award is a joint venture between the CLC and the...