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Royal Conservatory announces 21C Music Festival

Royal Conservatory announces 21C Music Festival

March 28, 2014
National

Music composed in the 21st century to be the focus, including work by R. Murray Schafer, Louis Andriessen, Chilly Gonzales and more

"Once upon a time, Beethoven, Mozart and Bach were creating new music for audiences thirsting for the latest thing.

Mervon Mehta, executive director of performing arts at the Royal Conservatory, announced Thursday it was establishing an annual 21C Music Festival for today’s audiences wanting to see and hear something new.

The eight-concert festival, running May 21 through to 25, includes 12 world premieres as well as numerous Canadian and Toronto debuts..."

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