CMC Presents Canadian Art Song Showcase

Friday, March 18, 2016
Event Title: CMC Presents Canadian Art Song Showcase
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  • Venue / Location: Canadian Music Centre, 20 St. Joseph St., Toronto, ON M4Y 1J9
  • Time: 5:30pm
  • Price: $20 General Admission / $15 CMC Members/Arts Workers
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  • External Link: Purchase Tickets
Description:

Friday, March 18
5:30 pm

CMC Presents Canadian Art Song Showcase

Xin Wang, soprano | Derek Kwan, tenor | Steven Philcox, piano | U of T emerging artists

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Programme:

Hark the Lark at Heaven's Gate Sings, By Robert Ursan / Shakespeare
Danika Lorèn, soprano | Lara Dodds-Eden, pianist

When You Hear Me Singing (formerly Four Indian Songs), by Sylvia Rickard / various
1. Nuu-Chan Nulth (Nootlan love songs)
2. Prayer to the young cedar tree Kwaiqiulth (Kwakiutl)
3. Chant to the Firefly (Chippewa)
Drums of my father (Ojibway) /poem by Shirley Daniels
Victoria Marshall, mezzo-soprano | Mélisande Sinsoulier, pianist

*Sylvia Rickard would like to dedicate this performance to Shirley Daniels and Chantal Batt

Selections from The Secret Lives of Vegetables, by Danika Lorèn / Lorna Crozier
I. Cabbages
II. Onions
IV. Cauliflower
Danika Lorèn, soprano | Lara Dodds-Eden, pianist

Intermission

Five Lyrics of the Tang Dynasty by John Beckwith / various
1. Inlaid Harp
2. Limpid River
3. On a Rainy Night
4. Parting at a Wine-Shop
5. Staircase of Jade

Three Songs from the Tang Dynasty by Alice Ho / various
I. Self-abandonment / poem by Li Bai ; translated by Arthur Waley
II. A night mooring near maple bridge / poem by Cheung Chi ; translated by Witter Byner
III. Flood / poem by Ta'o Chien ; translated by Arther Waley.
Maeve Palmer, Soprano | David Eliakis, Pianist

Cursor 7 by Hiroki Tsurumoto / original (WORLD PREMIERE)
1. Her Doll and Flying Birds
2. Fearless, Barkless, P or S
3. Semi-Domesticated
Xin Wang, Soprano | Steven Philcox, piano
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Tickets:
General Admission $20
CMC Members/Arts Workers $15
Purchase Tickets Here

Canadian Music Centre
20 St. Joseph St.
Toronto, ON
M4Y 1J9
PH: 416-961-6601 x202