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from Ontario
on May 10, 2012

"The Oakville Ensemble is inviting people to take their mothers out to a night or afternoon of Canadian folk and choral music.

The group hosts a pair of concerts on May 12 and 13, titled Triumph of the Spirit, named after music written by the late Canadian composer Srul Irving Glick.

“This concert is...

from Ontario
on May 10, 2012

Trailer for 'From The House of Mirth', a new work presented by Coleman Lemieux & Compagnie and directed & choreographed by James Kudelka.
For tickets in Toronto:...

from
on May 9, 2012

"Intended or not, Spring for Music's message is becoming increasingly clear: Pockets of culture can occur anyplace, anytime, when the right ingredients converge. On Tuesday, the place presented at Carnegie Hall was Edmonton, a city with nearly 1.2 million metro area population on the edge of the vast Canadian...

from Ontario
on May 9, 2012

"I read The House of Mirth for the first time about 10 years ago. At the time, I was artistic director of the National Ballet of Canada and always on the lookout for possible narratives that could work for large-scale productions. This was a beautiful, moving discovery.

from Ontario
on May 9, 2012

"...Also opening mid-month is From the House of Mirth, another adaptation of a famous work — in this case, a novel by celebrated American author, Edith Wharton, first published in 1905. Unlike Theatre Sheridan’s production of Rent, this show is created and performed by some of Canada’s best-known, senior artists,...

from Prairie
on May 9, 2012

"The 35th annual Eckhardt-Gramatté Competition wrapped up Sunday May 6 with B.C. cellist Brian Yoon cleaning up the prizes. The 25 year old Yoon was born in Korea and is currently studying with Desmond Hoebig at Rice University.

The E-Gré competition promotes Canadian contemporary music. It began as a...

from Prairie
on May 8, 2012

"On Tuesday evening in New York City, Edmonton is taking Carnegie Hall by storm.

The “Spring for Music” series, a yearly Carnegie event, is an opportunity for symphony orchestras around North America to come and present their work in New York City- an opportunity that would not necessarily be possible for...

from National
on May 7, 2012

"Electroacoustic composer Jean Piché has taught in his field at the University of Montreal since 1988. Prior to that, in 1982, he released a four-track album called Heliograms. The synth-heavy head-nodder has wallowed in relative obscurity since, but it will see a proper reissue later this month.

Recorded...

from Prairie
on May 7, 2012

"The Edmonton Symphony hasn’t been out of Alberta since 1994. This week it’s going to Carnegie Hall.

The ESO is the only Canadian orchestra invited to play in the second Spring for Music Festival in New York May 7 to 12. The ESO plays on Tuesday night. On Friday at Edmonton’s Winspear Centre, the ESO...

from National
on May 4, 2012

The Jules Léger Prize is a $7,500 national award designed to encourage Canadian composers to write for chamber music groups and to foster the performance of Canadian chamber music by these groups.

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