2016 Archive

January 17, 2016: Fusion, the final movement of Quantum Mechanics, will be performed by the Cecilia String Quartet at the Amphitheatre of the Cité de la musique, Philharmonie de Paris in Paris, France.

February 4, 2016 (WORLD PREMIERE): Valediction will receive its world premiere performance by the Tafelmusik Chamber Choir, conducted by Ivars Taurins, at Koerner Hall in Toronto, Ontario.

February 5, 2016: Valediction will be performed by the Tafelmusik Chamber Choir, conducted by Ivars Taurins, at Koerner Hall in Toronto, Ontario.

February 5, 2016: Soprano Whitney Mather and pianist David Eliakis will perform the climactic aria And So I Killed a Man from The Laurels as part of Tapestry Opera‘s “Tapestry Songbook VI”, in the Ernest Balmer Studio, Distillery Historic District, in Toronto, Ontario.

February 6, 2016: Valediction will be performed by the Tafelmusik Chamber Choir, conducted by Ivars Taurins, at Koerner Hall in Toronto, Ontario.

February 6, 2016: Soprano Whitney Mather and pianist David Eliakis will perform the climactic aria And So I Killed a Man from The Laurels as part of Tapestry Opera‘s “Tapestry Songbook VI”, in the Ernest Balmer Studio, Distillery Historic District, in Toronto, Ontario.

February 7, 2016: Valediction will be performed by the Tafelmusik Chamber Choir, conducted by Ivars Taurins, at Koerner Hall in Toronto, Ontario.

February 19, 2016: Magpie will be performed by pianist Sarah Hagen in a Quesnel Live Arts solo recital at the Chuck Mobley Theatre in Quesnel, British Columbia.

February 25, 2016 (WORLD PREMIERE): Readings from Book of Love, a 17-minute suite adapted from Book of Love, will be performed by Standing Wave as part of the Vancouver Symphony New Music Festival, at the Orpheum Theatre in Vancouver, British Columbia.

March 9, 2016: Book of Love, premiered in November 2015, will be remounted by Kokoro Dance and Standing Wave as part of the Vancouver International Dance Festival at the Vancouver Playhouse in Vancouver, British Columbia.

March 11, 2016 (US PREMIERE): Brazen will be performed by saxophonist Julia Nolan and the Lubbock Symphony, conducted by music director David Cho, at Broadway Church of Christ in Lubbock, Texas. Part of the North American Saxophone Alliance 2016 Biennial Conference.

March 13, 2016: Timepieces will be performed by soprano Robyn Driedger-Klassen, clarinettist Jason Hall and the CMC Quartet, at St. Philip’s Anglican Church in Vancouver, British Columbia.

March 13, 2016: ecce homo will be performed by musica intima at the Pender Harbour Music Society‘s Performance Centre in Pender Harbour, British Columbia.

March 30, 2016: Magpie will be performed by pianist Yoko Hirota as part of an ACFAS discussion/recital of the art of the miniature, at Laurentian University in Sudbury, Ontario.

April 12, 2016: Moving, Still will be performed by l’Orchestre symphonique de Montréal, conducted by Dina Gilbert, at the Maison symphonique de Montréal in Montréal, Québec.

April 13, 2016: Moving, Still will be performed by l’Orchestre symphonique de Montréal, conducted by Dina Gilbert, at the Maison symphonique de Montréal in Montréal, Québec.

April 13, 2016: Magpie will be performed by pianist Sarah Hagen in a solo recital at the Evergreen Cultural Centre in Coquitlam, British Columbia.

April 15, 2016: Magpie will be performed by pianist Sarah Hagen in a solo recital at the Chilliwack Arts and Cultural Centre in Chilliwack, British Columbia.

April 22, 2016: Jubilant Red will be performed by sanxianist Jiang Geling and members of the Vancouver Inter-Cultural Orchestra as part of its “Smooth as Silk” concert at the Sound of Dragon Music Festival at the Roundhouse in Vancouver, British Columbia. Tickets available here.

April 27, 2016 (WORLD PREMIERE): Seasons of the Sea will receive its world premiere performance by Vetta Chamber Music, with violin soloist Joan Blackman and Coast Salish/Sahtu Dene storyteller Rosemary Georgeson, at ArtSpring Island Arts Centre, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia.

April 28, 2016: Seasons of the Sea will be performed by Vetta Chamber Music, with violin soloist Joan Blackman and Coast Salish/Sahtu Dene storyteller Rosemary Georgeson, in a matinee performance at West Point Grey United Church in Vancouver, British Columbia.

April 29, 2016: Seasons of the Sea will be performed by Vetta Chamber Music, with violin soloist Joan Blackman and Coast Salish/Sahtu Dene storyteller Rosemary Georgeson, at West Point Grey United Church in Vancouver, British Columbia.

April 30, 2016 : The title song from Found Frozen will be performed by Adanya Dunn, soprano, and Bethany Pietronino, piano, at the Bitó Conservatory Performance Hall, Bard College Conservatory of Music in Annandale-on-Hudson, NY, USA.

May 6 & 7, 2016 (WORLD PREMIERE): Mirari will be performed by the eight semi-finalists of the 2016 Eckhardt-Gramatté National Music Competition, as the imposed piece for the competition, at the Lorne Watson Recital Hall, University of Brandon, Brandon, Manitoba.

May 8, 2016: Bellatrix will be performed by violinist Mark Fewer at the Historic Leith Church in Meaford, Ontario. Part of the Sweetwater Music Festival.

May 12, 2016: Selections from Midnight Sun Songs will be performed by the Yellowknife Youth Choir, conducted by Susan Shantora, in Scarborough, Ontario.

May 13, 2016 : So Crumble Into Sand, from the Regent Park School of Music‘s Regent Park Songbook, will be performed by Kristina Lieu, soprano, and Lisa Raposa Miller, piano, at the Gardiner Museum in Toronto, Ontario. Presented by Soundstreams as part of its Salon 21 series.

May 13, 2016: Moving, Still will be performed by the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra, conducted by William Eddins, at the Winspear Centre in Edmonton, Alberta.

May 14, 2016: Moving, Still will be performed by the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra, conducted by William Eddins, at the Winspear Centre in Edmonton, Alberta.

May 14, 2016: Selections from Midnight Sun Songs will be performed by the Yellowknife Youth Choir, conducted by Susan Shantora, at the George Weston Recital Hall, Toronto Centre for the Arts in Toronto, Ontario. More details here.

May 16, 2016: And Morning Will Have Come, Fire Song and Water Dance from Midnight Sun Songs will be performed by the Yellowknife Youth Choir and the Gryphon Trio, conducted by Susan Shantora, at the Claude Watson School for the Arts and at The Briton House, both in Toronto, Ontario.

May 25, 2016: The Whitening of the Ox will be performed by baritone Bradley Christensen and members of the Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by William Rowson, at Christ’s Church Cathedral in Hamilton, Ontario. Part of the HPO’s What Next Festival of New Music in collaboration with COSA Canada.

June 5, 2016: Triple Witching with choreography by Byron Chief-Moon will be presented as part of Greed, REsolve at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa, Ontario. Part of the Canada Dance Festival.

July 13, 2016 (EUROPEAN PREMIERE): Mirari will be performed by Matt Poon, winner of the 2016 Eckhardt-Grammaté National Music Competition, in a recital at the Casalmaggiore International Music Festival in Casalmaggiore, Italy.

July 20, 2016: Moving, Still will be performed by l’Orchestre de la Francophonie, conducted by Jean-Philippe Tremblay, at Espace SAT, Société des Arts Technologiques, in Montréal, Québec.

August 20, 2016: Angeline on Ossabaw will be performed by the Canadian Chamber Choir with bass clarinettist Jeff Reilly, conducted by Julia Davids, at Cathedral Church of All Saints in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Presented by Musique Royale

August 21, 2016: Angeline on Ossabaw will be performed by the Canadian Chamber Choir with bass clarinettist Jeff Reilly, conducted by Julia Davids, at St. Mary’s Church in Indian River, Prince Edward Island. Presented by the Indian River Festival.

October 19, 2016 (ASIAN PREMIERE): ecce homo will be performed by musica intima at the Sohyang Theator in Busan, South Korea. Presented by the Busan Choral Festival.

October 20, 2016: Mirari will be performed by Matt Poon at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario. Part of the 2016 Eckhardt-Grammaté National Music Competition winner’s Canadian recital tour.

November 2, 2016: Soprano Teiya Kasahara and pianist Rachel Kiyo Iwaasa will perform the climactic aria And So I Killed a Man from The Laurels as part of a recital at the American Musicological Society LGBTQ Study Group‘s “Race-ing Queer Music Scholarship” symposium, in Barnett Recital Hall, University of British Columbia, in Vancouver, British Columbia.

November 3, 2016: Mirari will be performed by Matt Poon at Mount Allison University in Sackville, New Brunswick. Part of the 2016 Eckhardt-Gramatté National Music Competition winner’s Canadian recital tour.

November 4, 2016: Mirari will be performed by pianist Naomi Woo at an Out For Lunch recital at the Vancouver Art Gallery in Vancouver, British Columbia.

November 7, 2016: The contrabass version of Bellatrix will be performed by the Timepoint Ensemble‘s contrabassist Cole Morrison as part of a Classical Revolution concert at Café Koi in Calgary, Alberta.

November 8, 2016: Mirari will be performed by Matt Poon as part of the LUMINA concert series at Lakehead University in Thunder Bay, Ontario. Part of the 2016 Eckhardt-Gramatté National Music Competition winner’s Canadian recital tour.

November 9, 2016: ecce homo will be performed by musica intima at St. James Community Square in Vancouver, British Columbia. (Rescheduled from October 14.)

November 11, 2016: Mirari will be performed by Matt Poon in the Faculty of Music’s von Kuster Hall at Western University in London, Ontario. Part of the 2016 Eckhardt-Gramatté National Music Competition winner’s Canadian recital tour.

November 13, 2016: Mirari will be performed by Matt Poon at the University of Toronto’s Hart House in Toronto, Ontario. Part of the 2016 Eckhardt-Gramatté National Music Competition winner’s Canadian recital tour.

November 17, 2016: Mirari will be performed by Matt Poon at the Chapelle historique du Bon-Pasteur in Montréal, Québec. Part of the 2016 Eckhardt-Gramatté National Music Competition winner’s Canadian recital tour.

November 20, 2016: Mirari will be performed by Matt Poon at the Winnipeg Art Gallery in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Part of the 2016 Eckhardt-Gramatté National Music Competition winner’s Canadian recital tour, presented by the Women’s Musical Club of Winnipeg.

November 21, 2016: Mirari will be performed by Matt Poon at the Brandon University Bobcats in Brandon, Manitoba. Part of the 2016 Eckhardt-Gramatté National Music Competition winner’s Canadian recital tour.

November 23, 2016: Mirari will be performed by Matt Poon at the University of British Columbia’s Barnett Hall in Vancouver, British Columbia. Part of the 2016 Eckhardt-Gramatté National Music Competition winner’s Canadian recital tour.

November 25, 2016: Mirari will be performed by Matt Poon at the University of Calgary in Calgary, Alberta. Part of the 2016 Eckhardt-Gramatté National Music Competition winner’s Canadian recital tour.

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