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from Atlantic
on February 2, 2017

"A new month means a new featured musician, and February’s is none other than Christopher Palmer!

Christopher Palmer was born in The Hague, Netherlands, of Canadian parents, and grew up in London, England. He studied at the Royal College of Music in London, and later at the University of Ottawa.

He...

from National
on January 31, 2017

JANUARY 31, 2017, TORONTO, ON - Centrediscs, the recording label of the Canadian Music Centre, is thrilled to announce that two of its releases have been nominated at the 2017 East Coast Music Awards. Associate Composer Scott Macmillan has been nominated for...

from Ontario
on January 31, 2017

"The 5-Penny New Music Concerts presents "Yoko Hirota and Friends" in the concluding concert of this year's series.

The concert is on Thursday, Feb. 9, at 7:30 p.m. at the Theatre du Nouvel Ontario in Sudbury.

Tickets are $21.50 for adults and $19.50 for students, and are available at the TNO box...

from National
on January 30, 2017

Call For Works: Open to all professional Canadian composers.

Room 514, Dalhousie Arts Centre, 6101 University Avenue
PO Box 15000, Halifax, NS B3H 4R2 Canada

Dalhousie University is searching for a new brass quintet to be premiered at a ceremony celebrating the 200th...

from National
on January 30, 2017

This year's theme is Canada's 150th, artistic director says

"A car used as a percussion instrument, a chamber performance in a long-empty basement and a 12-hour concert/slumber-party in a downtown sportsplex.

Those are just a few of the festivities on the agenda for Winnipeg's New...

from National
on January 30, 2017

New piece's première will help open the Winnipeg New Music Festival

"Greek-Canadian composer Christos Hatzis has delved into the Pandora’s box of global warming to find inspiration for one of the centrepieces of this year’s Winnipeg New Music Festival.

from National
on January 27, 2017

" PETERBOROUGH — The week of Jan. 30 to Feb. 5 will be declared Symphony Week in Peterborough.

To celebrate the Peterborough Symphony Orchestra’s (PSO) 50th anniversary, Mayor Daryl Bennett will sign a proclamation on Monday afternoon (Jan. 30) at City Hall marking Symphony Week in Peterborough.

The...

from National
on January 27, 2017

"Canadian composers are angry: As Canada launches its sesquicentennial celebrations, they feel they have been slighted by the federal government. The hurt lies in what should have been a pleasant little competition to compose a piece of celebratory music to be played on Ottawa’s Peace Tower carillon – and, right in...

from National
on January 25, 2017

"The Toronto Symphony Orchestra announced its 2017-18 season Wednesday, the 14th and last under the leadership of music director Peter Oundjian. Only Sir Ernest Macmillan has held the post longer in the TSO’s 95-year history. And Oundjian, along with an artistic team led by Loie Fallis, has put together a clever...

from British Columbia
on January 25, 2017

"In Nanaimo’s Port Theatre on the evening of January 21st the Vancouver Island Symphony (VIS) opened the second half of this concert season with “Classical Spirit,” a performance based on music with an admittedly liberal definition of “Classical.” According to my own musical education, the era for Baroque music was...