Archive for May 2012

Performances at Scotia Festival of Music 2012

I am pleased to say that I am performing in a number of concerts at this year’s Scotia Festival of Music (May 27 to June 8th 2012) One of the most interesting will be Frederic Rzewski’s Attica and Coming Together, probably one of the most influential early minimalist compositions of the 1960’s. It’s with a wonderful collection of musicians and the Terrain dance company from New York. Really an incredible group of inspiring dancers. Coming Together and Attica are two works that Frederic Rzewsk wrote as a powerful response to the 1971 Attica prison riots. Performed in the round with an ensemble of us ten musicians, this is a brilliant opportunity to witness live dance and music in a pretty powerful combination. Here is an example of the piece being performed by the Artefects ensemble:

For tickets go to the Live Art Dance site.

May 29 2012 · Upcoming Performances

Lamentations performance in Ottawa May 20, 2012

The Elmer Isler Singers

The Lamenations of Jeremiah will be performed with Jeff Reilly and the Elmer Iseler Singers in Ottawa on MAY 20, 2012 as part of  Podium 2012, the bi-annual conference of the Association of Canadian Choral Communities. This year’s conference runs May 17–20, 2012.

Silentio, from the Lamentations of Jeremiah

May 19 2012 · Lamentations of Jeremiah news | Upcoming Performances

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