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from National
on October 22, 2018

"...As part of this project, the TSO commissioned and presented an unprecedented 63 works by Canadian composers. In addition to 13 large-scale works, Canada Mosaic included 40 new short orchestral works (Sesquies), which were also performed by orchestras from every province across Canada, as well as the Yukon and...

from National
on October 19, 2018

"At the conclusion of last Sunday’s Luminous Voices concert I saw something I have never seen before: six Canadian composers simultaneously taking a bow at the end of a concert. The significance of the moment was quickly recognized by the audience, which rose as one to acknowledge not just the excellence of the...

from National
on October 18, 2018

"The Azrieli Foundation has launched a $50,000 music prize competition that’s open exclusively to Canadian composers.

Sharon Azrieli announced the expansion of the Azrieli Music Prizes (AMP) – already Canada’s most lucrative awards for music composition – at an AMP gala concert held at the Maison symphonique...

from National
on October 12, 2018

Congratulations to CMC Assocaite Composer Jocelyn Morlock for winning the 2018 WCMA for Classical Composer of the Year!

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from National
on October 4, 2018

"The world premiere of works by the two winners of the 2018 Azrieli Music Prizes will be presented at a gala concert at the Maison symphonique de Montréal on Oct. 15.

from National
on October 4, 2018

Performance in Kelowna Oct. 13, Vernon Oct. 14

"The OSO presents a rare and powerful program featuring Polaris-prize winning artist Tanya Tagaq.

Tagaq is renowned for her passionate, other-worldly performances that blend traditional throat singing, metal, rock and contemporary styles...

from National
on September 25, 2018

"What is believed to be Glenn Gould's first piano was revealed by two Toronto sisters this summer.

CBC Toronto got an exclusive look at the artifact, temporarily located at the Glenn Gould Foundation in Toronto, on what would have been the famed Canadian pianist's 86th birthday.

The foundation didn...

from National
on September 24, 2018

"We were friends," says Christina Petrowska Quilico, fondly.

She was speaking to CBC Music recently about Soundspinning, her latest album devoted to the solo piano music of the late Ann Southam.

from National
on September 24, 2018

"Ann Southam cut her compositional teeth making electronic music, back in the 60's when it was called "tape music," and by 1966 she was teaching electroacoustic composition. You'd think the gap between those days and when I was taking electronic composition courses would have been enough time for the academic music...

from National
on September 4, 2018

"For the opening column of the new season, I thought I’d take a look at two new CDs being released by the prolific and virtuosic Canadian pianist Christina Petrowska Quilico. The first CD, Soundspinning, offers a series of older works composed by her friend and colleague, the late Ann Southam. It will be released...