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from National
on March 17, 2017

Worlds Apart
Christina Petrowska Quilico
Centrediscs, 2017. CMCCD 23717, 2 CD. 88 min 13 s.

from Prairie
on March 17, 2017

March 17, 2017, CALGARY, AB – Emerging Composers with a connection to Canada’s Prairie Region are invited to submit their orchestral works to the 15th edition of the CMC Prairie Region Emerging Composer Competition for Orchestra with a cash prize of $1,500 and performance by the Winnipeg Symphony...

from National
on March 14, 2017

"Now Hear This, the music festival presented by New Music Edmonton, has firmly established itself in Edmonton’s classical music scene as a place to experience the cutting edge in contemporary classical music.

It has in the past been crammed into a hectic weekend, with four or more events a day. But this year...

from British Columbia
on March 13, 2017

Vocal ensemble performs special concert at Heritage Hall

"When Musica Intima’s artistic manager Joanna Dundas joined the ensemble as a soprano in 1999, she couldn’t have predicted she would remain with the organization for the next 18 years.

from National
on March 11, 2017

"Montreal-based composer Nicole Lizée fuses the old with the new, the antiquated with the innovative, the defective with the pristine. Her work pushes technological objects to the point of rupture, and displaces these sounds into different and daring contexts. Lizée’s work is characterized by the striking sonic...

from British Columbia
on March 10, 2017

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS

The Canadian Music Centre in BC is pleased to announce a new education program, the Jean Coulthard String Quartet Readings, in collaboration with the Borealis String Quartet and Kwantlen Polytechnic University's Faculty of Arts, and Composer-in-Residence Farshid Samandari.

from National
on March 9, 2017

Ahead of Plumes' show at the Music Gallery, local composer Monica Pearce discusses translating Grimes's Visions for an acoustic ensemble, and gender equity in Toronto’s classical scene

"Grimes’s 2012 album Visions is getting the classical treatment from Montreal-based ensemble Plumes.

from National
on March 8, 2017

Established in 2014 by the Azrieli Foundation, the two Azrieli Music Prizes (AMP) offer opportunities for the creation, performance and celebration of high quality new Jewish Music.

from National
on March 8, 2017

"One facet of the classical musical scene Torontonians can be most proud of is Toronto’s wave of indie opera companies. And some of the best news on this Women’s Day? Many of the leaders of these groups are female.

from National
on March 6, 2017

"Toronto musician Owen Pallett has a very clear idea of the relationship of music to politics. To him, they are one and the same thing. Pallett is one of the most interesting musical forces of his generation, equally at home in pop music and in whatever we call that other kind of music the symphony presents – most...