Friday, August 9, 2019
Event Title: Thailand International Composition Festival
  • Composer: Roydon Tse
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"Metropolis" for string quartet receives its Asian premiere at the Thailand International Composition Festival on August 9, 2019. Musicians from the Singapore Symphony and the Tang Quartet performs the work in Bangkok at Mahidol University.

Violins - Tang Tee Tong, Zhao Tian
Viola - Christoven Tan
Cello - Leslie Tan

Thursday, May 30, 2019
Event Title: Regent Park Song Book Premieres
  • Region: Ontario
  • Venue / Location: Toronto, Daniel Spectrum Hall (585 Dundas E)
  • Time: 5:30pm
  • Price: $Free
  • Genre: Solo Voice
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New Premieres of Art Songs written for and performed by young performers from the Regent Park Song Interpretation Program! Come hear works by composers Shelley Marwood, Leslie Uyeda, Tova Kardonne and Roydon Tse at the Regent Park School of Music on May 30, 2019. Free Admission.

Friday, May 25, 2018
Event Title: Fireside Quintet: Nielsen, Estacio, and Sharman

The Fireside Quintet presents: The world premiere of Rodney Sharman's LEVEL for woodwind quintet, and their second BC performance of John Estacio's Sinfonietta for wind quintet.
The programme will also include the beloved classic, Carl Nielsen's woodwind quintet.

FIRESIDE: Paul Hung, flute; Kristen Cooke, oboe; Sydney Tetarenko, clarinet; Ingrid Chiang, bassoon; Nick Anderson, horn

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Saturday, March 3, 2018
Event Title: Choral Tapestry


  • Region: British Columbia
  • Venue / Location: Gordon Smith Gallery of Canadian Art, 2121 Lonsdale Avenue, North Vancouver V7M 2K6
  • Time: 8:00pm
  • Price: $Adult 35 / Seniors 30 / Students 10 / Kids 12 & under free
  • Genre: Choral (9+ Voices)
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In a vibrant celebration of multi-culturalism, Laudate Singers performs three world premieres by Marco Del Rio and Farshid Samandari and a grand variety of folk and contemporary pieces in a dozen languages.

A wonderful tapestry of sounds, languages and thoughts from countries as diverse as Iran, England, Latvia, China, Russia, Poland and more, set in the stunning Gordon Smith Gallery of Canadian Art. The Tapestry Weavers Interest Group and Silver Harbour Tapestry Weavers will also be displaying their work.

Thursday, February 2, 2017
Event Title: Ghosts of the Hudson's Bay Building - Winnipeg New Music Festival

Building on last year’s concert at the Pan-Am Pool, the Winnipeg New Music Festival continues its exploration of alternative spaces and local histories, this time at the iconic Hudson’s Bay Building. Winnipeg Sony Classical recording artist and Continuous Music pianist Lubomyr Melnyk will be presenting a new live music and film collaboration with the National Ballet based on the paintings of Group of Seven artist Lawren Harris. The Cecilia String Quartet will perform two new commissions, and the Winnipeg Chamber Music Society will give the world premiere of Alexina Louie’s new Piano Quintet.

Sunday, April 2, 2017
Event Title: Rising Stars- Calgary Civic Symphony

For the 37th year, the Civic presents the brightest of Calgary’s many young talents, the winners of the Calgary Concerto Competition. Also featured is The Light of Adoration by Calgary Composer and Juno Award winner, Allan Bell, which we especially commissioned to mark our 40th anniversary season. Berlioz’ ever-popular Carnaval Romain brings the programme to an exciting close!

Friday, January 27, 2017
Event Title: McPherson Premiere- Edmonton Symphony Orchestra
  • Region: Prairie
  • Venue / Location: Enmax Hall, Winspear Centre #4 Sir Winston Churchill Square Edmonton, AB
  • Time: 7:30pm
  • Price: $29-79
  • Genre: Orchestra / Large Ensembles (10+)
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Two triumphant works that emerged from wartime occupation are featured on this eclectic program, combining the power of Beethoven’s immortal “Emperor” Concerto with Albéric Maynard’s romantic Fourth Symphony. The brilliant young virtuoso Behzod Abduraimov returns, and a new overture by CMC Associate Composer John McPherson will be premiered.

Sunday, January 25, 2015
Event Title: Concorde Ensemble: Up Close With Music
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  • Venue / Location: RHA Gallery, Dublin, Ireland
  • Time: 2:30pm
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  • Genre: Mixed Chamber Ensembles (1-9 Performers)
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The renowned Irish contemporary music ensemble Concorde presents new work by Jane O’Leary, guest composer Carolyn O’Brien (USA), Irish composer Geoff Sheil, and music from North America, Scotland, Spain and Finland, including the European première of CMC Associate Composer Tawnie Olson's "Paraclete," for solo clarinet doubling kick drum and Tibetan singing bowl.

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on May 14, 2014

Well we have all survived the first day. Not just the cast, but my son and his babysitter too.

We began on Monday by meeting the crew and the rest of the technical team. We had a tour of the York theatre and our safety briefing. The director, Norman Armour, spoke to us about setting up his vision for the piece and how we can enhance this along with the artistic team.

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on May 6, 2013

Canadian composer Elizabeth Knudson is back home again in Vancouver after a recent trip to Albania with Oliver de Clercq (principal horn, Vancouver Symphony Orchestra). Mr. de Clercq gave the European premiere of Ms. Knudson's horn concerto, 'Mosaic', as guest soloist with the Orkestra Simfonike e RTSH (Albanian Radio-Television Orchestra) in Tirana, Albania, with guest Maestro Bujar Llapaj, conducting. The RTSH also gave the world premiere of Ms.