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from National
on August 16, 2017

"CHARLOTTETOWN, P.E.I.- P.E.I. trombonist Dale Sorensen will present a recital with long-time collaborator Frances McBurnie playing piano on Thursday, Aug. 17, beginning at noon, at the Kirk of St. James in Charlottetown.

Admission is by donation to the Kirk Choral Scholarships program.

All of the...

from National
on August 14, 2017

"Canadian composer Lesley Barber wowed audiences last year with her melancholy score for the Oscar winning film “Manchester By the Sea.” Since then, it’s been hard to not look back on her work and recognize her for the talented composer she is.

from National
on August 14, 2017

Choral Composition Competition
Deadline: September 4, 2017

from National
on August 14, 2017

The Canadian Music Centre joins with the music community to mourn the death of renowned Canadian composer and CMC Associate Composer, Gilles Tremblay, who died on 27 July 2017 in Montreal.

A composer, musician, teacher and advocate, Tremblay left an indelible mark on the development of contemporary music in...

from National
on August 10, 2017

In the world of new music, CMC Associate Composer Carmen Braden’s compositions have been described as “drop-dead gorgeous” (Ottawa Citizen).

Her latest creation, Songs of the Invisible Summer Stars, formed the centerpiece of a concert featuring Toronto Symphony Orchestra Chamber...

from National
on August 8, 2017

Gaudeamus Award 2018

The Gaudeamus Award is annually handed out to a composer (younger than 30 years) and is seen as an international recognition of a young composer and his work and an important springboard into his career.

The registration for the Gaudeamus Award 2018 is now open!...

from National
on August 3, 2017

"In mid-July, the Bicycle Opera Project began its touring production of Sweat, the a cappella opera for 9 singers by composer Juliet Palmer and librettist Anna Chatterton. In this production directed by Banuta Rubess, BOP is giving Sweat its Canadian premiere, bringing to Ontario audiences the bleak story...

from National
on August 3, 2017

"Mr. Tremblay was born in the industrial town of Arvida, Que., on Sept. 6, 1932, and died on July 27 at the age of 84, after a series of illnesses."

"Quebec composer Gilles Tremblay grew up in a small town near the Saguenay River and spent much of his adult life near the St. Lawrence...

from National
on July 31, 2017

"Scientists like Helmholtz and Hertz explored the electrical essence of sound waves. Inventors like Canadian physicist Hugh LeCaine and Russian spy Leon Theremin extended that exploration to a new breed of electronic instruments. But it wasn't until Bob Moog came along and invented the synthesizer that the...

from Ontario
on July 27, 2017

Summer Opera Lyric Theatre presents two Canadian operas about magic in the village, both performed July 28 at Toronto’s Robert Gill Theatre.

"The cereus is a gangly plant, long skinny arms straggling out in all directions. But once a year, in July, it becomes beautiful when its flower...