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from National
on November 3, 2017

"TORONTO — Death-haunted, drawn to danger and desperate for connection, with his ceremonies in sound charting transitions from life to something beyond it, the Canadian composer Claude Vivier should be the great downer of modern music.

But so shimmering are Vivier’s drones, so sweetly childlike his invented...

from National
on November 3, 2017

Jocelyn Morlock's 'My Name Is Amanda Todd' aims to empower PoCo teenager who took own life due to bullying

"When Jocelyn Morlock was approached by the National Arts Centre to write a piece of orchestral music based on the life of Amanda Todd, she wasn't entirely sure it was a good idea..."...

from National
on November 3, 2017

"It’s not the ISCM World New Music Days’ push for gender parity that makes Jocelyn Morlock and Lisa Cay Miller two of the busiest people in Vancouver: it’s that each is an exceptional composer (and, in Miller’s case, pianist). As composer in residence with the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, Morlock will present That...

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