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Made in Atlantic Canada – Getting Ready for the Canadian Music Centre’s Next Concert

Made in Atlantic Canada – Getting Ready for the Canadian Music Centre’s Next Concert

April 15, 2016
Atlantic

"Piano soloist Barbara Pritchard plays as much Canadian music as she possibly can.

“There’s a huge variety of styles, everything from traditional to experimental,” she says.

“There’s so much good Canadian music out there, that I want to do my bit.”

For example, her upcoming Musikon concert, Fantastic, on May 8 at Saint Mary’s University Art Gallery, is a recital of piano fantasies featuring “a beautiful arrangement of an Irish love song by Paul McIntyre” and a wacky piece by Peter Hatch which begins with chopsticks and includes Gertrude Stein recitations.

In 2009, the Canadian Music Centre awarded Pritchard the title of CMC Ambassador, a designation given to “50 outstanding performers and conductors who have played exceptional roles in shaping the Canadian music scene over the course of the last 50 years,” says musiccentre.ca..."

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