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on février 15, 2014

Hey everyone!

I am currently working on Stockhausen's work for horn and Electronics Nebadon, from the 24 hours of the day. As of now there is a performance in Chicago of it, but things may continue to develop. It may interest people but you can follow my blog A World of Sounds as I undertake this project....

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on novembre 18, 2013

I gave a recital last week at the DePaul school of music along with a flute player Michael Hoover. We performed works by Westerkamp, Saariaho, Hetu, and Steven Snowden. The concert was a great success and was successfully streamed to over 50 people live.

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by bcurley
on avril 19, 2013

Despite warnings of the temperature dropping and possible flurries this evening (???), I am convinced that spring is happening. On my daily commute through Toronto's Rosedale Valley Road I have noticed a lot of beautiful green ground cover appearing, and an explosion of tiny blue flowers covering the area at the...

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by bcurley
on avril 11, 2013

As anyone who read my last post on Lori Freedman knows, I freely admit to not always being a lover of contemporary music. In my relatively recent goal of getting to know and better understand the music of the composers we promote at the CMC, I have found myself becoming a much more open listener.

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by bcurley
on avril 8, 2013

Hello again, fellow explorers of Centrestreams! Have I mentioned how great it is that I get to spend this time listening to tons of new music as part of my job? It certainly has been an education for me. I must confess that I haven't always been a fan of new music, and even now find much of it daunting and...

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by bcurley
on avril 3, 2013

So beautiful! What can I say? Oh Don Macdonald, thank-you for giving me the arm-chills with this music. Listen up if you enjoy breathtaking choral writing, which obviously you do.

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on avril 3, 2013

By: Jason Caron

There was a busy weekend for Canadian music in Toronto in mid-March, with centenary celebrations for John Weinzweig at the University of Toronto, an Array concert, and an all Canadian piano recital by Dr. Réa Beaumont at the Glenn Gould Studio.

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by bcurley
on mars 26, 2013

Today I've been listening to the music of Michael Oesterle. If you have the time I would highly recommend tuning into his Centrestreams ...

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by bcurley
on mars 21, 2013

I first heard the music of Vincent Ho when Dame Evelyn Glennie performed his percussion concerto The Shaman at the Toronto Symphony’s "New Creations Festival" in 2011. It was an amazing, powerful performance of an exciting work,...

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on février 22, 2013

By: Lelland Reed

The Dunhuang Chamber Ensemble and the Canadian Sinfonietta kicked off the Chinese New Year on Saturday February 16th at the Glenn Gould Studio with a diverse and fiery concert program.

The first half of the concert featured the Dunhuang Chamber Ensemble led by Anna Guo. The group...