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from National
on December 15, 2017

The Canadian Music Centre will be closed December 22nd at 1 pm and will reopen January 2nd.

HAPPY HOLIDAYS!

from National
on December 14, 2017

"Each year at the University of Toronto’s New Music Festival, a composer is invited to be the Roger D. Moore Distinguished Visitor in Composition. This year the festival, which runs from January 21 to 28, will host Canadian composer, sound artist and keyboardist Nicole Lizée. I’ve been fascinated by Lizée’s unique...

from National
on December 14, 2017

"Carleton University music professor Elaine Keillor will give $2 million to the university to bolster research on Canadian music, a topic that she has championed.

The university announced Tuesday that Keillor’s gift, which will include a bequest in her will, will be used to create the Helmut Kallmann Chair...

from National
on December 5, 2017

PS Guelph, ArtsEverywhere.ca, and the Canadian Music Centre are partnering to bring you the How to Play Your World contest!

Empower your students with the joy of sound making, record the results, and be eligible to win the GRAND PRIZE: a...

from National
on December 5, 2017

"The term "new music" is a confusing one: It doesn't mean all recent music, but rather something quite narrow and specific. When critics talk about "new music," they are referring to that subset of the art music tradition that is contemporary. We can't call it classical any more, because there's nothing either...

from National
on November 23, 2017

Rodney Sharman wins Walter Carsen Prize

"Vancouver composer Rodney Sharman has just won the Canada Council for the Arts' Walter Carsen Prize for Excellence in the Performing Arts.

The $50,...

from Ontario
on November 17, 2017
Composers Announced for the
SPO-UTS-CMC Reading Project
 
Toronto – The Scarborough Philharmonic Orchestra (SPO), the...
from National
on November 10, 2017

"TORONTO — The creators of a planned opera about the tragic sinking of a Canadian hospital ship during the First World War say it’s time to resurrect the stories of nurses who died in heroic service.

The sinking of the HMHS Llandovery Castle was considered one of the worst atrocities committed against Canada...

from National
on November 7, 2017

"Artistic Director Mary Beth Alger has shifted Ashmont Hill Chamber Music’s focus from cultivation of a locally based repertory company to acting as an independent presenter; she continues to draw soloists and ensembles mostly from the Boston area, but now reaches further afield as well. The Claremont Trio, which...

from National
on November 3, 2017

"TORONTO — Death-haunted, drawn to danger and desperate for connection, with his ceremonies in sound charting transitions from life to something beyond it, the Canadian composer Claude Vivier should be the great downer of modern music.

But so shimmering are Vivier’s drones, so sweetly childlike his invented...