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April 2021

Royal Conservatory | 21C Festival of New Music in a New World

April 22, 2021 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St W,
Toronto, ON M5S 1V6 Canada
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Be the first to hear the world premieres of works by Morgan-Paige Melbourne and Ryan Davis, alongside fascinating, innovative compositions by Philippe Leroux, Matt Brubeck, and Cassandra Miller. Program: Philippe Leroux: Air-Ré Matt Brubeck: Entsprechung Fjóla Evans: Ridge & Furrow Thomas Demenga: Duo? O, du... Cassandra Miller: Philip the Wanderer       I. Gently rumbling without direction II.  Broadly, surveilling the great expanse III. Joyfully, jauntily, as if running away from regret itself Ryan Davis: Colour You Like (world premiere of the new version) Morgan-Paige Melbourne: The Night Before (world premiere) Morgan-Paige Melbourne: In My Meadow (world premiere)…

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June 2021

Royal Conservatory | The Glenn Gould School New Music Ensemble: Abalone

June 3, 2021 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St W,
Toronto, ON M5S 1V6 Canada
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Curated and conducted by Brian Current, the students of The Glenn Gould School perform the world premiere of Canadian composer Anna Höstman’s Abalone for distanced ensemble. Daniel Dastoor, violin Royce Richert, violin Yanet Campbell, violin Hee-Soo Yoon, violin Christian Wrona, viola Matthew Eeuwes, viola Calvin Kim, clarinet Tiago Delgado, clarinet Godwin Friesen, piano Mario Pérez, percussion Rosie Gallagher, flute Nikki Joshi, percussion PROGRAM Anna Höstman: Abalone (world premiere) Kaija Saariaho: Laconisme de l’aile Matt Curlee: The Yellow Wallpaper

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August 2021

Soundstreams | Quiet Time

August 19, 2021 @ 9:00 pm - August 31, 2021 @ 11:30 pm
Online, Your House
Your City, Your City Canada
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$5.00

The arts are a reflection of the world around us, and can also offer solace and relief from that world. In music, silence is just as important as sound.  Songwriter, singer and musician Robin Dann, no stranger to creating this type of atmosphere, guest curates an audiovisual musical experience that calms, soothes, and inspires.   From past personal experiences, the beauty of the Arctic illuminates the music of both Dann and composer Allison Cameron, as we create a welcoming space inspired by some…

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September 2021

Music Mondays | 20th Century Masterpieces for Violin and Piano

September 6, 2021 @ 12:15 pm - 1:00 pm
Church of the Holy Trinity, 10 Trinity Square
Toronto, ON MB1 1B1 Canada
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Closing Music Monday's 30 Anniversary Season are two long-time friends of Music Mondays: Aaron Schwebel (Concertmaster of the National Ballet of Canada Orchestra and Associate Concertmaster of the Canadian Opera Company Orchestra) and Emily Rho (Co-Artistic Director of Toronto Pocket Concerts). They will treat us to a program of three 20th century works for violin and piano. Program: Elizabeth Raum Les Ombres (1989) Aaron SchwebelviolinEmily Rhopiano Sergei Prokofiev Sonata No. 1 for Violin and Piano in F minor, op. 80…

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Canadian Stage | Dream In High Park: An Evening with Jeremy Dutcher

September 7, 2021 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00 pm, repeating indefinitely

High Park Amphitheatre, 1873 Bloor Street West
Toronto, Ontario M6P 3K7 Canada

Come down to High Park a concert by the incomparable Polaris Prize-winning performer, composer, activist, and musicologist Jeremy Dutcher.  A member of Tobique First Nation of New Brunswick and trained in the western operatic traditional, Dutcher’s music playfully integrates classical influences into traditional songs of his Wolastoqiyik Nation people. An intimate evening under the stars, this will be a rare opportunity to commune with one of the most exciting and essential artists in the country.

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CMMAS | Eve Egoyan In Concert

September 22, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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One event on September 23, 2021 at 10:00 am

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September 22 -24, 2021. Streamed performance (a repeat of the live streamed performance from Open Ears Festival). New works for augmented and acoustic piano as well as Surface Tension, a collaborative work with media artist David Rokeby for piano and real-time images. Visiones sonoras. CMMAS (Centro Mexicano para la Musica y las Artes Sonoras).

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CMMAS | Eve Egoyan In Concert

September 23, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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One event on September 23, 2021 at 10:00 am

Online, Your House
Your City, Your City Canada
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September 22 -24, 2021. Streamed performance (a repeat of the live streamed performance from Open Ears Festival). New works for augmented and acoustic piano as well as Surface Tension, a collaborative work with media artist David Rokeby for piano and real-time images. Visiones sonoras. CMMAS (Centro Mexicano para la Musica y las Artes Sonoras).

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Soundstreams | Garden Of Vanished Pleasures (online)

September 23, 2021 @ 8:00 pm - October 10, 2021 @ 9:15 pm
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Your City, Your City Canada
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$20.00

If modern gardening has a patron saint, it must be English artist, filmmaker, and queer rights activist Derek Jarman. As the AIDS plague took his friends one by one and he himself faced an increasingly uncertain future, he discovered his own form of hope, resilience, and solace in his garden by the sea. A theatrical, filmed production with new work from composers Cecilia Livingston and Donna McKevitt, GARDEN OF VANISHED PLEASURES is drawn from Jarman’s journals, devised and directed by Tim Albery. Runs from Thursday September 23 2021 to Sunday October 10…

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October 2021

University of Toronto Faculty of Music | Thursdays at Noon. Dialogues: Analysis and Performance Opening Concert

October 7, 2021 @ 12:10 pm - 1:00 pm
University of Toronto Faculty of Music, University of Toronto Faculty of Music, 80 Queen's Park
Toronto, ON M5S 2C5 Canada
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University of Toronto Percussion Ensemble performs Inuksuit by John Luther Adams (2009). This concert will take place outside on Philosopher’s Walk behind the Edward Johnson Building at 80 Queen’s Park.

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Soundstreams | RBC Bridges Showcase: Six World Premieres

October 14, 2021 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Your City, Your City Canada
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Join us for the world premieres of six new choral works, and support the next generation of composers with the RBC Bridges Showcase!  Our six participants have worked throughout the pandemic with mentor composer Sarah Kirkland Snider (“one of the decade’s more gifted, up-and-coming modern classical composers” (Pitchfork)), and have created new works for vocal ensemble and instrumentalists.  2021 Participants and Program: Jenny Beck – Sown by Hand Tyler Eschendal – to sever and to splat Rebecca Gray – SO sorry for your loss Francisco del Pino – I…

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