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from National
on November 1, 2017

"Nearly 35 years after Claude Vivier’s abrupt death, something about his musical spirit is in the ether.

from National
on November 1, 2017

"Several months ago in this column, in reference to Harry Freedman’s orchestral works, I noted that “I grew up understanding that what [identified] Canadian music as Canadian [were] aural landscapes reminiscent of the north, stark and angular, crisp and rugged, but at the same time lush and evocative.” I had that...

from National
on November 1, 2017

"It’s all new, and almost a hundred years old. When the International Society for Contemporary Music convenes World New Music Days 2017 in Vancouver, it will present 35 concerts, soundwalks, and seminars, along with several hundred compositions, almost all of them previously unheard in these parts. But the society...

from National
on October 31, 2017

"The Canadian contemporary music company Soundstreams, known for difficult and cerebral works, has mounted a music and theatre production about the life and ideas of admired Quebecois composer Claude Vivier (1948-1983), whose life was rough and tumultuous and whose music was cold, luminous and haunting. The...

from British Columbia
on October 27, 2017

From November 2-8, 2017, Canada welcomes the world as Vancouver hosts the ISCM World New Music Days 2017. Since its founding in 1922, the International Society for Contemporary Music has been the world’s premier network for new music. Each year, its festival is hosted in a different city around the globe.

from Prairie
on October 25, 2017

Luis Ramirez wins the 2018 Canadian Music Centre, Prairie Region Emerging Composer Competition

from National
on October 19, 2017

nief-norf Summer Festival 2018 Call for Scores

from National
on October 18, 2017

"The changing of seasons is something every Canadian understands and has experienced and the Kingston Symphony is hoping to bring some of those feelings to life in their latest concert, entitled Canadian Seasons.

The all-Canadian concert will be performed at the Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts on...

from National
on October 17, 2017

A few times a month, Ludwig Van poses 60 questions to an artist who has made a mark on Toronto’s music scene. Each artist picks and chooses, with a minimum response of 20.

"A staple composer in Toronto, James Rolfe has worked in many facets of creative life in our city, from choral, chamber...

from National
on October 13, 2017

"Prepare to get out your cellphones as part of this season’s Esprit Orchestra program: you’ll be participating in a performance about the birth and maturity of the telephone.

The February concert will begin with a Eugene Astapov composition that includes an 1885 recording of Canadian telephone inventor...