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Conductor and composer meet again: Esprit Orchestra takes on seminal works by R. Murray Schafer

Conductor and composer meet again: Esprit Orchestra takes on seminal works by R. Murray Schafer

October 21, 2016
National

"Alex Pauk’s hair might be a bit thinner now than it was when he first met R. Murray Schafer, but his regard for the Canadian composer is as rich and as fresh as when they first met. Pauk is conductor of Toronto-based Esprit Orchestra, for 34 years the leading orchestra devoted to new music in this country. He first met Schafer in 1973, when Pauk was trying to figure out his musical path in life, and Schafer was pioneering his work in acoustic ecology at Simon Fraser University..."

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Related Composers: R. Murray Schafer, Alex Pauk