2011 Archive

January 12, 2011: Violet Crumble will be performed by the l’Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal, conducted by Alain Trudel, at the Salle Wilfrid-Pelletier in Place des Arts in Montréal, Québec

February 5, 2011: Five Portentous Preludes will be performed by members of the Hamilton Philharmonic at The Cathedral in Hamilton, Ontario. Part of the HPO’s What Next? new music festival

February 6, 2011: The world premiere performance of Observer of Beautiful Forms will be broadcast on CBC Radio Two’s In Concert

February 13, 2011: On Monsieur’s Departure, recorded by musica intima, will be broadcast on CBC Radio Two’s Choral Concert

March 4, 2011: On Monsieur’s Departure will be performed by musica intima at the Memorial Chapel at Colgate University in Hamilton, New York, USA

March 12, 2011: On Monsieur’s Departure will be performed by musica intima in Naperville, Illinois, USA

March 19, 2011: Poison Wind will be broadcast on on CBC Radio Two’s The Signal

March 27, 2011: Fornax Chemica will be performed by pianist Rachel Kiyo Iwaasa at the Western Front in Vancouver, British Columbia. Part of Vancouver Pro Musica‘s Sonic Boom Festival

April 15, 2011: On Monsieur’s Departure will be performed by musica intima at St. Philip’s Anglican Church in Vancouver, British Columbia

April 17, 2011: On Monsieur’s Departure will be performed by musica intima at St. Philip’s Anglican Church in Vancouver, British Columbia

May 1, 2011: Paint the Light will be performed by the DaCapo Chamber Choir, conducted by Leonard Enns, at St. John the Evangelist Anglican Church in Kitchener, Ontario. Part of the Open Ears Festival

May 5, 2011: Conductor John van Deursen will present a discussion of Orillia Panorama as part of the Canadian Music Centre BC Region‘s Score Reading Club in Vancouver, British Columbia

May 7, 2011: Paint the Light will be performed by the DaCapo Chamber Choir, conducted by Leonard Enns, at St. John the Evangelist Anglican Church in Kitchener, Ontario

May 15, 2011: Fornax Chemica will be performed by pianist Rachel Kiyo Iwaasa at the Brittannia Mine Museum, south of Squamish, British Columbia. Part of a New Music in New Places presentation by Astrolabe Musik Theatre

May 31, 2011: Burn will be performed by Standing Wave in CBC’s Studio One in Vancouver, British Columbia. Standing Wave will also record Burn for an upcoming CD release

June 8, 2011: Fornax Chemica will be performed by pianist Charis Cheung at the Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall, Royal College of Music in London, England

June 14 & 15, 2011: After a week of workshops, two scenes from the choral opera-in-progress Ruth, with libretto by Michael Lewis MacLennan, will be presented as part of the New Opera Showcase by Tapestry Opera, in Tapestry’s Ernest Balmer Studio, Distillery District, in Toronto, Ontario

June 25, 2011: Burn, performed by Standing Wave, will be broadcast on CBC Radio Two’s The Signal

July 3, 2011: On Monsieur’s Departure will be performed by musica intima at L’Église Sainte-Rose-de-Lima in Laval, Québec. Part of the Mondial Choral Festival

July 5, 2011: On Monsieur’s Departure will be performed by musica intima at L’Entrepôt in Lachine, Québec. Part of Le Festival de Musique de Lachine

July 9, 2011: On Monsieur’s Departure will be performed by musica intima at L’Église St-Jean-Baptiste in Dalhousie, New Brunswick. Part of Baie des Chaleurs International Chamber Music Festival

July 13, 2011: On Monsieur’s Departure will be performed by musica intima at Knox Presbyterian Church in Ottawa, Ontario. Part of the Music and Beyond Festival

July 14, 2011: On Monsieur’s Departure will again be performed by musica intima at Knox Presbyterian Church in Ottawa, Ontario. Part of the Music and Beyond Festival

July 17, 2011: On Monsieur’s Departure will be performed by musica intima at St. Mary’s Church in Indian River, Prince Edward Island. Part of the Indian River Festival

August 7, 2011: Bellatrix will be performed by violinist Rebecca Whitling as part of “Short Shorts” at the 2011 Queer Arts Festival, at the Roundhouse in Vancouver, BC

August 10, 2011: Angeline on Ossabaw will be performed by the chamber choir of the Concerts aux Îles du Bic, with cellist James Darling, conducted by Josée Fortin, at Église Sainte-Cécile, in Le Bic, Québec

September 15, 2011 (WORLD PREMIERE): String Quartet #4: Inspirare will be premiered by the Tokyo String Quartet, presented by Music TORONTO, at Walter Hall, University of Toronto Faculty of Music, in Toronto, Ontario

September 16, 2011: String Quartet #4: Inspirare will be performed by the Tokyo String Quartet, as part of the Jeffery Concerts at Wolf Performance Hall, in London, Ontario

September 18, 2011 (US PREMIERE): String Quartet #4: Inspirare will receive its US premiere by the Tokyo String Quartet, at Hutchins Concert Hall in the Collins Center for the Arts in Orono, Maine, USA

September 20, 2011: String Quartet #4: Inspirare will be performed by the Tokyo String Quartet, in Morse Recital Hall at the Yale School of Music in New Haven, Connecticut, USA

September 24, 2011: CBC Radio Two celebrates the launch of the Canadian Classics series on Naxos Records with an interview between Jeffrey Ryan, Raymond Bisha of Naxos, and host Laurie Brown, and a broadcast of Symphony #1: Fugitive Colours, performed by the Vancouver Symphony conducted by music director Bramwell Tovey, on CBC Radio Two’s The Signal

October 12/13/14/15, 2011: Triple Witching takes on a new dimension with choreography by Byron Chief-Moon of Coyote Arts Percussive Performance Association, in four performances by Byron Chief-Moon and Luglio Romero to Cris Inguanti’s newly-released recording. Co-presented by the Scotiabank Dance Centre and the Canadian Music Centre BC Region as part of 10X10X10, a Celebrate Vancouver 125 event bringing together 10 Vancouver choreograpers and 10 Vancouver composers. At the Scotiabank Dance Centre in Vancouver, British Columbia

October 17, 2011: Triple Witching will be performed by clarinetist Cris Inguanti, pianist Corey Hamm and cellist Luke Kim at a concert celebrating the release of Cris’s CD Vox Terra on Redshift Records. At the Cellar Jazz Club in Vancouver, British Columbia

October 24, 2011: The Whitening of the Ox (poetry by K.V. Skene) will be workshopped in a free public event by Vancouver’s Turning Point Ensemble with baritone soloist Tyler Duncan and conducted by Owen Underhill, at Nikkei Place in Burnaby, British Columbia. Workshop opens to the public at 3 p.m. with a reception to follow at 4 p.m.

November 5, 2011 (WORLD PREMIERE): Utopia Begins With U will be premiered by the Vancouver Bach Choir and the Negative Zed Ensemble, conducted by Leslie Dala, in the atrium at the Vancouver Public Library Downtown Branch in Vancouver, British Columbia. Part of a site-specific concert presented by Redshift Music

November 16, 17 & 18, 2011 (Six performances): Map of the City/Map of the World will be performed by the Vancouver Symphony as part of its educational concerts, with narrator Barbara Adler and conducted by Pierre Simard, at the Orpheum Theatre in Vancouver, BC

November 18, 2011: Byron Chief-Moon and Luglio Romero repeat their stunning 10X10X10 performance to the music of Triple Witching as part of Come and Dance: an Aboriginal Dance Festival presented by Compaigni V’ni Dansi. At the Scotiabank Dance Centre in Vancouver, British Columbia

November 18 & 19, 2011: Two scenes from the choral opera-in-progress Ruth, with libretto by Michael Lewis MacLennan, will be presented as part of an Opera Excerpts evening with the Wilfrid Laurier University Faculty of Music, conducted by Wayne Strongman. In the Maureen Forrester Recital Hall, WLU, Waterloo, Ontario

December 11, 2011: The Linearity of Light, performed by the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra on the new Naxos CD Fugitive Colours, will be broadcast on CBC Radio Two’s In Concert

December 14, 2011: ecce homo will be performed by students in the Claude Watson Arts Program conducted by Alan Torok, as part of the December Music Showcase at McMillan Theatre, University of Toronto, in Toronto, Ontario

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