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from Ontario
on April 10, 2018

The Canadian Music Centre joins with music community in mourning the loss of Associate Composer Robert Rosen. Born in Melfort, Saskatchewan, Rosen received his music degree from the University of Alberta where he studied with Malcom Forsyth and Violet Archer. His prairie heritage and mountain roots in western...

from Ontario
on January 19, 2018

The Canadian Music Centre joins with the music community to mourn the death of Canadian composer and CMC Associate Composer, Michael Purves-Smith (1945-2018). An ongoing contributor to the former CMC Notations magazine, he was also involved in the evaluation and grading of wind repertoire in the CMC collection. A...

from Ontario
on July 27, 2017

Summer Opera Lyric Theatre presents two Canadian operas about magic in the village, both performed July 28 at Toronto’s Robert Gill Theatre.

"The cereus is a gangly plant, long skinny arms straggling out in all directions. But once a year, in July, it becomes beautiful when its flower...

from Ontario
on July 05, 2017

The Canadian Music Centre remembers CMC Associate Composer David Keane who passed away on Tuesday, June 20, 2017 after a long struggle with dementia and ALS. David was prolific as a composer, performer, educator, and writer, and we share a sense of loss with a wide community of artists and colleagues who have been...

from Ontario
on January 31, 2017

"The 5-Penny New Music Concerts presents "Yoko Hirota and Friends" in the concluding concert of this year's series.

The concert is on Thursday, Feb. 9, at 7:30 p.m. at the Theatre du Nouvel Ontario in Sudbury.

Tickets are $21.50 for adults and $19.50 for students, and are available at the TNO box...

from Ontario
on November 18, 2016

Somewhere There Creative Music Festival is soliciting new compositions for saxophone quartet, to be premiered at the 2017 festival this coming February. Two pieces will be chosen from among the submissions to be performed by the Rhinoceros Saxophone Quartet (Kayla Milmine, soprano; Bea Labikova,...

from Ontario
on May 18, 2016

National Arts Centre will perform original composition in Life Reflected, author Alice Munro, poet Rita Joe and astronaut Robert Bondar also portrayed

Carol Todd with her daughter, Amanda, who committed suicide in 2012, has been active in causes promoting mental wellness, anti-bullying...

from Ontario
on May 12, 2016

"How should a love story sound? What if it’s not all pop songs and symphonies but rather bursts of anger and silence and overwhelming, all-consuming affection, note upon note, a jagged flutter in one breath, a lyrical hush the next?

10 pieces for 10 years — that is the backbone of Never the Last, a new...

from Ontario
on May 12, 2016

Polycoro puts spotlight on Polish experience

"...Winnipeg’s newest choral kid on the block, Polycoro Chamber Choir, is performing Worlds Apart, led by Montreal-based artistic director-conductor John Wiens on Wednesday, May 18, 7:30 p.m., at Crescent Fort Rouge United Church.

The 16-...