2017 Archive

January 24, 2017: Mirari will be performed by pianist Jialiang Zhu at the Canadian Music Centre Ontario Region’s Performance Space in Toronto, Ontario. Part of a joint piano recital with Everett Hopfner, including works by Debussy, Mussorgsky, Randolph Peters and Jörg Widmann. More details here.

January 27, 2017: Afghanistan: Requiem for a Generation, with texts by Suzanne Steele, will be performed by the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, with the UBC University Singers and Choral Union, the Langley Fine Arts School Youth Choir, and vocal soloists Zorana Sadiq, Rebecca Hass, Colin Ainsworth and Brett Polegato, all conducted by Bramwell Tovey, at the Orpheum Theatre in Vancouver, British Columbia. Part of the VSO’s annual New Music Festival. More details here.

January 29, 2017 (US PREMIERE): Fission and Fusion, the first and last movements of Quantum Mechanics, will be performed by members of the New Brunswick Chamber Orchestra to open and close their “Dark Matter” programme at the Zimmerli Art Museum in New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA.

February 3, 2017 (WORLD PREMIERE): Panthalassa (Water, Because It Sings) will receive its world premiere performance by the Victoria Symphony, conducted by Tania Miller, at the Cowichan Performing Arts Centre in Duncan, British Columbia.

February 4, 2017: Panthalassa (Water, Because It Sings) will be performed by the Victoria Symphony, conducted by Tania Miller, at the Royal Theatre in Victoria, British Columbia.

February 5, 2017: Panthalassa (Water, Because It Sings) will be performed by the Victoria Symphony, conducted by Tania Miller, at the Royal Theatre in Victoria, British Columbia.

February 11, 2017: Grace Period will be performed by clarinettist Jack Liang as part of “Experience Canada” day at the Musical Instrument Museum in Phoenix, Arizona, USA. Jack’s performance starts at 12:30.

February 12, 2017: Grace Period will be given a repeat performance by clarinettist Jack Liang as part of day 2 of “Experience Canada” at the Musical Instrument Museum in Phoenix, Arizona, USA. Jack’s performance starts at 12:30.

February 22, 2017: Angeline On Ossabaw will be performed by the Canadian Chamber Choir with cellist Ariel Barnes and conducted by Julia Davids, as part of the CCC’s Greater Vancouver tour, in a noon-hour concert at the Reach Gallery Museum in Abbotsford, British Columbia.

February 23, 2017: Angeline On Ossabaw will be performed by the Canadian Chamber Choir with cellist Ariel Barnes and conducted by Julia Davids, as part of the CCC’s Greater Vancouver tour, at the Quest University in Squamish, British Columbia.

February 24, 2017: Angeline On Ossabaw will be performed by the Canadian Chamber Choir with cellist Ariel Barnes and conducted by Julia Davids, as part of the CCC’s Greater Vancouver tour, at the Fleetwood Christian Reformed Church in Surrey, British Columbia.

February 24, 2017: Triple Witching with choreography by Byron Chief-Moon will be presented as part of Greed, REsolve at the Roundhouse in Vancouver, British Columbia. Part of the Talking Stick Festival presented by Full Circle: First Nations Performance.

February 25, 2017: Triple Witching with choreography by Byron Chief-Moon will again be presented as part of Greed, REsolve at the Roundhouse in Vancouver, British Columbia. Part of the Talking Stick Festival presented by Full Circle: First Nations Performance.

February 28, 2017 (WORLD PREMIERE): The new version of He’s Come Home Again for soprano, violoncello and piano will receive its world premiere performance by soprano Stacie Dunlop, cellist Dobrochna Zubek and pianist Piotr Banasik in a “Canadian/Polish Mashup!” concert at the Konserwatorium Muzyczne in Katowice, Poland.

March 2, 2017: He’s Come Home Again, in its new version for soprano, violoncello and piano, will receive a repeat performance by soprano Stacie Dunlop, cellist Dobrochna Zubek and pianist Piotr Banasik in a “Canadian/Polish Mashup!” concert at the Centrum Kultury Zamek in Poznań, Poland.

March 12, 2017: Valediction will be performed by the Spiritus Chamber Choir, conducted by Timothy Shantz, at Mount Royal University’s Bella Concert Hall in Calgary, Alberta.

March 15, 2017: Quince will be performed by oboist Kristen Cooke in a recital presented by the Vancouver Women’s Musical Society, at the Unitarian Church of Vancouver in Vancouver, British Columbia.

March 17, 2017 (WORLD PREMIERE): Miss Havisham am Spinnrade will receive its world premiere performance by bassoonist Sophie Dansereau at Vancouver Pro Musica’s Sonic Boom Festival at Pyatt Hall in Vancouver, British Columbia.

March 26, 2017: Valediction will be performed by the Spiritus Chamber Choir, conducted by Timothy Shantz, at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories. Presented by the Yellowknife Choral Society.

April 28, 2017 (EUROPEAN PREMIERE): Fata Morgana will receive its European premiere performance in a noon recital by harpist Laura Stephenson, violist Won-Hee Lee and flutist Andreas Alin, at the Stockholm Concert Hall’s Grüneswaldsalen in Stockholm, Sweden.

April 28, 2017: Magpie will be performed by pianist Sarah Hagen in a solo recital at the Roxy Theatre in Owen Sound, Ontario. More info here.

April 30, 2017: Magpie will be performed by pianist Sarah Hagen in a solo recital at 19 On The Park in Stouffville, Ontario. More info here.

April 30, 2017 (WORLD PREMIERE): Arbutus will receive its world premiere performance by Jason Hall (tárogató) and Corey Hamm (piano) at a concert marking the 60th anniversary of the Hungarian refugees’ arrival in British Columbia, at St. Philip’s Dunbar Anglican Church in Vancouver, British Columbia.

May 7, 2017 (US PREMIERE): And the Children Shall Lead will receive its US premiere by the Dexter Community Orchestra and special guests, conducted by Anthony Elliott, at Dexter High School in Dexter, Michigan, USA.

May 16, 2017 (WORLD PREMIERE): Earthshine will receive its world premiere performance by the Manitoba Chamber Orchestra, conducted by Anne Manson, at the Westminster Church in Winnipeg, Manitoba.

May 27, 2017: Discards will be performed by the Postmodern Camerata, conducted by Greg Caisley, at the Orpheum Annex in Vancouver, British Columbia. Part of a special Canada Sesquicentennial programme.

May 27, 2017: ecce homo will be performed by musica intima at Little Trinity Anglican Church in Toronto, Ontario. Part of the Sing! Toronto Vocal Arts Festival.

May 28, 2017: Discards will again be performed by the Postmodern Camerata, conducted by Greg Caisley, at the Orpheum Annex in Vancouver, British Columbia. Part of a special Canada Sesquicentennial programme.

June 27, 2017: Triple Witching with choreography by Byron Chief-Moon will be presented as part of Greed/REsolve at the Roundhouse in Vancouver, British Columbia. Part of the Queer Arts Festival.

June 28, 2017: Triple Witching with choreography by Byron Chief-Moon will be presented as part of Greed/REsolve at the Roundhouse in Vancouver, British Columbia. Part of the Queer Arts Festival.

June 30, 2017: Miss Havisham am Spinnrade will be performed by bassoonist Sophie Dansereau at a faculty recital at the VSO Institute at Whistler at the Maury Young Arts Centre in Whistler, British Columbia.

July 15, 2017: Bellatrix will be performed by violinist Virginie Gagné as part of the C’mon Festival at Studio 96 in Edmonton, Alberta.

July 18, 2017: …sempiternam will be performed by the National Youth Choir, conducted by Timothy Shantz, at Knox Presbyterian Church in St. Catharines, Ontario.

July 19, 2017: …sempiternam will be performed by the National Youth Choir, conducted by Timothy Shantz, at Knox Presbyterian Church in Elora, Ontario. Presented by the Elora Festival.

July 21, 2017: Valediction will be performed by the Cor Flammae, conducted by Leslie Uyeda, at the Orpheum Annex in Vancouver, British Columbia.

July 22, 2017: Valediction will be performed by the Cor Flammae, conducted by Leslie Uyeda, at Christ Church Cathedral in Vancouver, British Columbia.

July 23, 2017: 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 morning presentation in the Chief Simon Baker Room at the Vancouver Aboriginal Friendship Centre in Vancouver, British Columbia.

July 24, 2017: 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 the Wingate Studio at Pacific Opera Victoria‘s Baumann Centre in Victoria, British Columbia.

July 25, 2017: 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 the Phillip T. Young Recital Hall, University of Victoria, in Victoria, British Columbia. Part of the Victoria Summer Music Festival.

July 28, 2017: Bellatrix will be performed by violinist Mark Fewer as part of a Chamberfest afternoon concert at the National Gallery of Canada in Ottawa, Ontario.

September 26, 2017: Earthshine will be performed by the Manitoba Chamber Orchestra, conducted by Anne Manson, at the Westminster Church in Winnipeg, Manitoba.

September 28, 2017: Earthshine will be performed by the Manitoba Chamber Orchestra, conducted by Anne Manson, at the Kelowna Community Theatre in Kelowna, British Columbia. Presented by the Kelowna Community Concert Association.

September 29, 2017: Earthshine will be performed by the Manitoba Chamber Orchestra, conducted by Anne Manson, at the Matsqui Centennial Auditorium in Abbotsford, British Columbia. Presented by the Valley Concert Society.

September 30, 2017: Earthshine will be performed by the Manitoba Chamber Orchestra, conducted by Anne Manson, in the Grosvenor Theatre at the Kay Meek Centre in West Vancouver, British Columbia. Presented by the Kay/Meek.

October 1, 2017: Earthshine will be performed by the Manitoba Chamber Orchestra, conducted by Anne Manson, in the Raven’s Cry Theatre in Sechelt, British Columbia. Presented by the Coast Recital Society.

November 4, 2017: After Storm will be performed by musica intima at Christ Church Cathedral in Vancouver, British Columbia. Part of the ISCM World New Music Days 2017, programme will be performed twice.

November 9, 2017: Afghanistan: Requiem for a Generation, with texts by Suzanne Steele, will be performed by the Toronto Symphony Orchestra, with the Toronto Mendelssohn Choir, the Toronto Children’s Chorus, and vocal soloists Measha Brueggergosman, Allyson McHardy, Colin Ainsworth and Brett Polegato, all conducted by Tania Miller, at Roy Thomson Hall in Toronto, Ontario. Part of the TSO’s Canada Mosaic project.

November 10, 2017: Afghanistan: Requiem for a Generation, with texts by Suzanne Steele, will be performed by the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra, with the CPO chorus, Cantaré Children’s Choir, and soloists Erin Wall, Rebecca Hass, Benjamin Butterfield, and Tyler Duncan, all conducted by Rune Bergmann, at Jack Singer Hall in Calgary, Alberta.

November 11, 2017: The Toronto Symphony Orchestra gives a repeat performance of Afghanistan: Requiem for a Generation, with texts by Suzanne Steele, with the Toronto Mendelssohn Choir, the Toronto Children’s Chorus, and vocal soloists Measha Brueggergosman, Allyson McHardy, Colin Ainsworth and Brett Polegato, all conducted by Tania Miller, at Roy Thomson Hall in Toronto, Ontario. Part of the TSO’s Canada Mosaic project.

November 11, 2017: Afghanistan: Requiem for a Generation, with texts by Suzanne Steele, will be performed by the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra, with the CPO chorus, Cantaré Children’s Choir, and soloists Erin Wall, Rebecca Hass, Benjamin Butterfield, and Tyler Duncan, all conducted by Rune Bergmann, at Jack Singer Hall in Calgary, Alberta.

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