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from Ontario
on June 26, 2012

"...And in the musical theatre division, the award for outstanding new musical/opera went to Ana Sokolovic's "SVADBA - Wedding."

Other winners at the event, which honours Toronto talent in the performing arts, included "War Horse," with trophies for costume design and choreography..."

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from National
on June 18, 2012

"TSO Music Director Peter Oundjian proudly announces Canadian artists, conductor Shalom Bard as the TSO's RBC Resident Conductor and composer Kevin Lau as the TSO's RBC Affiliate Composer. In their roles, Shalom and Kevin will be fully integrated into all areas of the organization, with full access to the inner...

from National
on June 15, 2012

"Toronto’s Beth Tikvah Synagogue will host a special concert to honor the tenth Yahrzeit of Canadian composer Srul Irving Glick. Toronto’s Holy Blossom Temple already did the same on April 22, five days after his actual passing a decade ago.

from
on June 13, 2012

In this issue of Notations, Tapestry Producer and General Manager Clair Hopkins discusses the process of creative collaboration, and Ruth Watson Henderson talks about selecting texts for children's choral compositions.

from Ontario
on June 8, 2012

Creating score posed major creative ­— and physical — challenges for the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra’s maestro

"Even a generation ago, a suggestion that new operas might become a regular part of our musical diet would have seemed absurd. Yet the grand finale of this Vancouver Symphony Orchestra season is a...

from British Columbia
on June 8, 2012

"...On the classical side, two Vancouver artists earned double nominations.

Jeffrey Ryan, formerly a composer-in-residence with the Vancouver Symphony, is vying for best classical composition as well as classical recording for his Fugitive Colours, recorded with the VSO. Meanwhile, Composer Owen Underhill's...

from British Columbia
on June 8, 2012

Lloyd Burritt premieres three new works for the voice at Songfire fest

"Vancouver International Song Institute (VISI) presents Songfire Festival of Song until June 24 at various locations. For complete schedule visit www.songinstitute.ca...

from
on June 7, 2012

In this issue of Notations, Chris Paul Harman discusses computer-assisted-composition, and Mary Gardiner reflects on her commission from the "Red River B'ys".

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from British Columbia
on June 7, 2012

"Steps from the back of composer Lloyd Burritt’s West Vancouver home is a 9-metre waterfall that spills into a pond filled with koi fish.

Burritt, 72, is an avid gardener, so aesthetically the waterfall seems a logical component to the home’s well-manicured grounds. But when Burritt begins to open up about...

from British Columbia
on June 7, 2012

Creating the score for the new opera was a major creative challenge - and a considerable physical chore - for VSO's Bramwell Tovey

"Even a generation ago, a suggestion that new operas might become a regular part of our musical diet would have seemed absurd. Yet the grand finale of this Vancouver Symphony...