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from National
on June 5, 2017

"The creation of original Canadian compositions, for use in its music programs, was at the core of the mandate of CBC Radio from its beginning. And while this content creation was intended for its CBC network broadcasts in Canada, it was also a way in which the CBC could share newly-created Canadian music with...

from British Columbia
on May 31, 2017

Full Article: http://musiccentrebc.ca/2017/five-films-five-bc-legacy-composers/

CMC BC’s Legacy Composer Film Series celebrates the very first generation...

from National
on May 31, 2017

CMC Centrediscs is pleased to announce the release of Canadian Works for Oboe & Piano, a new CD from oboist Charles Hamann with pianist Frédéric Lacroix. The CD will be celebrated...

from National
on May 30, 2017

"...Inspired by four very different Canadian women (Alice Munro, Amanda Todd, Roberta Bondar and Rita Joe) and represented exquisitely by an array of award-winning musical composers (Zosha Di Castri, John Estacio, Nicole Lizée and Jocelyn Morlock), the multi-media, thought-provoking and jaw-dropping spectacle (...

from National
on May 29, 2017

"The Victor Martyn Lynch-Staunton Awards are given for outstanding artistic achievement by Canadian mid-career artists in seven disciplines: Inter-Arts, Writing and Publishing, Music, Dance, Visual Arts, Media Arts and Theatre. Each winner receives $15,000. The Victor Martyn Lynch-Staunton Fund was established...

from National
on May 25, 2017

"Canadian composer Emily Doolittle, who grew up in Nova Scotia, spent a year in the Bay Area as a teen and now lives in Scotland. She went to the Scottish Isle of Bute in 2007 to listen and sing to the gray seals that congregate there..."

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from National
on May 24, 2017

"Against the Grain Theatre is back where it all began, at the gritty Tranzac Club on Brunswick Ave. In 2011, the indie opera company launched its version of La Bohème and felt the bar was the perfect place to stage an opera about poor students, updated to the present day..."

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from National
on May 23, 2017

Young Composers Competition 2017

The EPO is inviting submissions for its fourth Young Composers Competition. Original works scored for orchestra will be judged by a three member panel. Three winners will receive cash prizes and the Grand Prize composition will be performed by the EPO during...

from National
on May 23, 2017

"Edmonton-born, San Francisco-based composer Aaron Gervais has not only a knack for giving his works great titles (Puppies!!!, Louis CK am Spinnrade, Prescription Drug Nation), but his varied, imaginative music speaks to a creative process rooted in "a place of pure emotion".

This week, Gervais sees the...

from National
on May 23, 2017

"Director Tom Diamond is working with two singers, a conductor and a rehearsal pianist, in the Ernest Balmer Studio in Toronto’s Distillery District. The two women are singing in Ukrainian. One has a stick by way of a crutch. Diamond is encouraging them to show as much emotion as they can in the scene – but he...