2022

January 28, 2022 (WORLD PREMIERE): Loons (poem by David Fraser) will have its world premiere performed by soprano Robyn Driedger-Klassen and flutist Brenda Fedoruk as part of the Turning Point Ensemble‘s “Solo Flare” programme, at the Orpheum Annex in Vancouver, British Columbia.

January 29, 2022: Loons (poem by David Fraser) will again be performed by flutist Brenda Fedoruk and soprano Robyn Driedger-Klassen as part of the Turning Point Ensemble‘s “Solo Flare” programme, at the Orpheum Annex in Vancouver, British Columbia.

February 6, 2022: The Gryphon Trio‘s world premiere performance of Chimera will be broadcast on CBC Music’s In Concert. If you listen online at the CBC Listen page, you can choose from five time zones.

March 11, 2022 (WORLD PREMIERE): Suture will have its world premiere performed by Parmela Attariwala, violin; Sungyong Lim, violoncello; and Corey Hamm, piano, as part of Vancouver Pro Musica‘s Sonic Boom Festival, at Pyatt Hall in Vancouver, British Columbia.

March 16, 2022: The Length of a Day will be performed by tenor Colin Ainsworth and pianist Laura Loewen at the University of Manitoba’s Desautels Faculty of Music in Winnipeg, Manitoba.

April 8, 2022: Found Frozen, a new portrait recording of my art song by Canadian Art Song Project, will be released on Centrediscs. Featuring Found Frozen, Miss Carr in Seven Scenes, Of Passion’s Tide, and So Crumble Into Sand. Performances by soprano Danika Lorèn, mezzosoprano Krisztina Szabó, and baritone Dion Mazerolle, all with Steven Philcox at the piano.

April 9, 2022: The release of Canadian Art Song Project‘s portrait CD Found Frozen will be featured on CBC Music’s Saturday Afternoon at the Opera.

April 23, 2022: On Monsieur’s Departure will be performed by musica intima at Pacific Spirit United Church in Vancouver, British Columbia. Featuring new works created by participants of the musica novum programme, and fellow composer mentor Tawnie Olson.

May 6, 2022: The Trouble With You Is…, from Five Portentous Preludes, will be performed by One, Two, Trio (Katherine Evans, trumpet; Valerie Whitney, horn; Jeremy Berkman, trombone) at the ACT Arts Centre in Maple Ridge, British Columbia.

June 23, 2022: Chimera will be performed by the Gryphon Trio at the Banff Centre’s Rolston Recital Hall in Banff, Alberta. Part of Evolution: Classical.

July 4, 2022 (US PREMIERE): As first prize winner of the NATS (National Association of Teachers of Singing) Art Song Composition Award for 2021, Everything Already Lost will receive its US premiere performance by baritone Michael Preacely and pianist Valerie Trujillo at the NATS Annual Conference 2022 in Chicago, USA.

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