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Royal Conservatory of Music Presents 21C MUSIC FESTIVAL in Toronto This Weekend

Royal Conservatory of Music Presents 21C MUSIC FESTIVAL in Toronto This Weekend

May 20, 2015
National

"After a successful launch in 2014, the 21C Music Festival returns with a new line-up of artists from today, May 20, to May 24, 2015. The festival will again run over five nights and consist of eight concerts, featuring music composed mostly during the 21st century, which once again crosses boundaries and genres: rock and hip hop musicians share billing with classical artists and the music of seminal electroacoustic pioneer Kaija Saariaho is celebrated.

"21C is unique among the world's leading music festivals in that we are very focused on works of living composers. While we all appreciate the amazing body of work that exists from great historical composers, we are thrilled to commission and partner with today's leading and emerging artists and to introduce our audiences to stellar works from contemporary artists. This is only the second installment of 21C, and we're proud to feature close to 60 works, 34 of which will be world, Canadian, or Ontario premieres," said Mervon Mehta, Executive Director of Performing Arts at The Royal..."

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