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from National
on March 5, 2018

"Red Stewart chats with composer Lesley Barber…

Lesley Barber is a Canadian composer who has been writing music for the film and television industry since the mid-90s. She is best known for her work on feature moves like Mansfield Park and Manchester by the Sea. Her latest pieces are for the documentary A...

from National
on March 5, 2018

Local premieres see great new and recent work outweighing the mediocre by a wide margin.

"...The first, Dust Devils by Canadian composer Vivian Fung, is a taut, 10-minute classically structured creation in one movement divided into three sections — fast, slow and fast again. Fung effectively...

from National
on March 2, 2018

Halifax, NS – Symphony Nova Scotia is proud to perform the world premiere of Dr. Kelly-Marie Murphy’s Dragon, Unfolding on March 8, 2018 at 7:30 pm at the Rebecca Cohn Auditorium. Dragon, Unfolding is the first work to be commissioned by Symphony Nova Scotia as part of the Maria Anna Mozart...

from National
on February 23, 2018

The Sound of Dragon Society is hosting the residency of Taiwan’s Little Giant Chinese Chamber Orchestra (gCO) in April & May 2018. The residency includes a reading session at 1-5pm on Sunday May 13, 2018 at the Canadian Music Centre BC Creative Hub (837 Davie St, Vancouver)....

from National
on February 15, 2018

"Ever longed to hear a concerto for contrabassoon? Or for piano and classical Chinese erhu? Is a sample of an opera-in-progress more your thing? All are on tap in the latest “Vancouver Sun Symphony at the Annex” series of three concerts, beginning this weekend.

The calendar insists it is not yet spring, but...

from National
on February 15, 2018

"In Canada's classical music circles, it's a common refrain that musicians must do better at championing contemporary Canadian music. Gone is the period in the 20th century when "new Canadian music" was often synonymous with "hard on the ears," when many composers seemed to write not works of art, but challenges,...

from National
on February 15, 2018

"If Canadian composer Healey Willan isn’t getting the last laugh, he’s getting the last chord.

His longtime home base, the Anglican Church of St. Mary Magdalene in Toronto, is hosting a concert on Friday to mark the 50th anniversary of his death, one of several commemorations taking place this year in Canada...

from National
on February 12, 2018

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from National
on February 8, 2018

Devices are welcome at the tech-savvy production taking place on Feb. 11.

"The cellphone has graduated from concert irritant to instrument.

Esprit Orchestra is putting out the welcome mat for the ubiquitous personal communication device for its Feb. 11 Plug In program at Koerner Hall...

from National
on February 7, 2018

Canadian Music Centre's Centrediscs Recording Label Nominated for Three 2018 JUNO Awards

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FEBRUARY 7, 2018, TORONTO, ON - Centrediscs, the recording label of the Canadian Music Centre, is thrilled to announce that two of its recent releases have been nominated for three...