Responsio news

Responsio in Halifax on April 18th

RESPONSIO by Peter-Anthony Togni
Monday, April 18th 2016
A special one night only performance with the original performers.

Tickets available HERE from Ticket Halifax   or call 902 422 6278

Fort Massey United Church
5303 Tobin St
Halifax, NS B3H 1S3

With:

Jeff Reilly, Bass Clarinet
Suzie LeBlanc – soprano
Andrea Ludwig – mezzo soprano
Charles Daniels – tenor
John Potter – tenor

Nominated for a Juno Award in 2016 as well as the winner of the 2014 Lieutenant Governor’s Masterworks Award, RESPONSIO is Peter-Anthony Togni`s breathtakingly beautiful meditation on Guillaume de Machat’s medieval masterpiece the Messe de Nostre Dame.  Featuring a bass clarinet (Jeff Reilly) that soars over the timeless sonorities of a world class vocal quartet, RESPONSIO is a deep reflection on over 1,000 years of spiritual music making.

This is a one night only event, a rare opportunity to experience this work with the original world class performers.

RESPONSIO was released internationally in September of 2015 on the Montreal based ATMA classique label. CDs will be available for purchase at the concert.

RESPONSIO will also be performed in April and May as follows:

Montreal on April 20th please go here.
Calgary on May 7th with Luminous Voices

March 21 2016 · Responsio news | Uncategorized | Upcoming Performances

Responsio: 1,000 years of music

Here is a beautiful little promo video about Responsio, a new work for bass clarinet and vocal quartet by Peter-Anthony Togni.  It’s based on the 14th century masterpiece the “Messe de Nostre Dame” by Guillaume de Machaut. This stunning piece will be released on the Montreal based label  ATMA Classique on Sept. 11th, 2015 and toured nationally in April and May of 2016..

March 5 2015 · Responsio news | Uncategorized

Responsio wins NS Masterworks award

Jeff Reilly and Peter Togni

RESPONSIO by Peter-Anthony Togni wins the $25,000.00 2014 Masterwork Award.

Congratulations to Peter for this incredible acknowledgement of what is truly an extensive and beautiful masterwork combining the ancient and the new. Responsio is a  contemporary response to Guillaume de Machaut’s Messe de Nostre Dame and it features:

Jeff Reilly – bass clarinet
Suzie Leblanc – soprano
Andrea Ludwig – mezzo soprano
Charles Daniels – tenor
John Potter – tenor

Responsio will be released in the fall of 2015.

For more info, and to watch and listen to Responsio go here. 

November 21 2014 · Responsio news | Uncategorized

Coming up…..

EDITED

Lots of wonderful things happening in this coming year, what follows are some of the highlights. Please get in touch at jeffreilly@eastlink.ca for more info:

Jan 2016
9 I am conducting the Upstream Orchestra in performance at the 2016 Open Waters Festival in Halifax, NS. This will also feature a new composition of mine “The Engines of Time”.
10-17 Producing the sessions and post production with Symphony Nova Scotia of their next CD project based on past and present orchestrations of a suite of Schubert’s songs.

Apr 2016
2 Performing RESPONSIO
at the Juno Awards in Calgary with members of Luminous Voices
18 Special one night performance of RESPONSIO in Halifax
20 Performing RESPONSIO at the Montreal Mussee des Arts

 May 2016
5 Performing RESPONSIO with members of Luminous voices in Calgary, Banff and Edmonton

Looking forward in 2016/17  to the performance and recording of Peter-Anthony Togni’s concerto for bass clarinet and orchestra with the Ottawa based 13 Strings ensemble conducted by Kevin Mallon and also to a solo performance at Wilfred Laurier University as part of their NUMUS concert series.

 

September 15 2014 · Responsio news | Upcoming Performances

Wonderful review of the Sanctuary Trio’s last Christmas concert in the herald.

 

January 19 2014 · Responsio news

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