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Montreal, May 16th, 2022 – Musica Camerata Montreal presents a concert devoted to Grazyna Bacewicz (Poland) and Amy Beach (U.S.A.), two lady composers who played an important role at the beginning of the 20th century. The concert featuring the Great Ladies will take place at la Chapelle Historique du Bon-Pasteur, 100 Sherbrooke E on June 4th at 6PM and the program is based on two quintets for piano and strings. Two composers to discover One of the most important Polish composers, not well known in Canada, Grazyna Bacewicz (1909 – 1969) had a prolific career both as a violinist and a…

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An afternoon with Dvorak Sunday, May 29, 2022 at 4:30 p.m. St-Andrew’s Church, 496 Birch Avenue, Saint-Lambert Les Chambristes du Grand Montréal will transport you to the world of Dvorak with his emblematic works, the Quartet no 12 in F major op.96 and the Quintet in A major op.81. Performed by Veronica Ungureanu and Marie-Anne Rozankovic (violins), Ye Zi (viola), Loredana Zanca (cello) and Constance Joanis (piano), under the musical direction of Marie-Anne Rozankovic. Tickets

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TORONTO, May 14, 2022 /CNW/ – For the first time in three years, The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) honoured artists and industry leaders at the helm of Canada’s music scene tonight at the 2022 JUNO Opening Night Awards Presented by Ontario Creates. Co-hosted by Angeline Tetteh-Wayoe (CBC Music’s The Block ) and Ann Pornel (The Great Canadian Baking Show), the festivities took place in person at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, where 41 JUNO Awards were presented. Winners in Classical Music categories: CLASSICAL ALBUM OF THE YEAR (SOLO ARTIST): enargeia Emily D’Angelo Deutsche Grammophon*Universal CLASSICAL ALBUM…

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Los Angeles, CA (May 13, 2022) — LA Opera today releases the world premiere of Between the Rooms, the next film in their Digital Shorts series, which features newly commissioned music by Anna Clyne, who sets poetry by Emily Dickinson. The film is directed and choreographed by Kim Brandstrup, and premieres today, Friday, May 13, 2022 at 11:00am PST, and is now available for streaming on LA Opera’s On Now digital platform. Stills from Between the Rooms can be viewed and downloaded here. In this haunting new film, composer Anna Clyne explores themes of isolation through her musical setting of…

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Just how much we miss Mariss Jansons is manifest in this Munich concert of three sacred works. Jansons, who died in November 2019, aged 76, was not principally noted for religiosity or choral masterpieces, but his shaping of this triptych is so masterful that one can hardly imagine them presentled with greater coherence or sincerity. Arvo Pärt’s Berlin Mass, composed in 1990 for the city’s reunification, is a five part setting of the Roman Catholic service in an idiom that is, at once, respectful of traditional sonority and, at the same time, pushing gently to a minimal modernism that is…

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Dallas, Texas (May 11, 2022) – Today, from the Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center’s Eugene McDermott Concert Hall, Music Director Fabio Luisi (Louise W. & Edmund J. Kahn Music Directorship) and Ross Perot President & CEO Kim Noltemy announced plans for a complete Ring cycle presented by the Dallas Symphony Orchestra. Beginning in May 2024, the DSO, under the direction of Luisi, will present an opera-in-concert version of Richard Wagner’s complete Der Ring des Nibelungen with internationally renowned singers. The Dallas Symphony is the first US orchestra to perform a full Ring cycle in concert in recent history. This project…

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FORT WORTH, Texas, May 11, 2022—The Cliburn is thrilled to announce the commission of its first-ever mural. Through partnership with the SoMa Development and Near Southside Arts, the organization has selected Texas-based, internationally renowned artist DAAS to create a new work, “Chromesthesia,” at 113 S. Main St. The mural is a lasting gift to the city of Fort Worth and a celebration of both the Cliburn’s 60th Anniversary and the sixteenth edition of the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition, taking place June 2–18, 2022, in Fort Worth, Texas USA. MURAL UNVEILING & SUNDAY FUNDAY Sunday, May 22, 2022, at 2:00…

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MAY 11, 2022, VANCOUVER, B.C. – Vancouver Opera is excited to announce the 2022–2023 season. Returning to the Vancouver Opera stage after 28 years is The Pearl Fishers in October. A company premiere alights the Queen Elizabeth Theatre with ethereal magic in A Midsummer Night’s Dream in February. Concluding the season is the long-awaited return of a legend with Wagner’s The Flying Dutchman. “We are thrilled to announce Vancouver Opera’s 2022–2023 season which will include three full-scale productions, all centred on the theme of love,” said Tom Wright, Vancouver Opera General Director. “The 2022–2023 season will see the return of…

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Hamilton. ON – May 10th, 2022 – The sudden loss of internationally renowned and  much-loved Canadian Maestro Boris Brott has brought the future plans of the Brott  Music Festival to many minds and hearts. Brott Music welcomes internationally revered conductor, composer, and trombone  virtuoso Alain Trudel as its Interim Artistic Director. Trudel is a Montreal native and  part of the sphere of the musical Brott family, including Boris’ parents, Alexander &  Lotte. Alain is a familiar face to Brott Festival and has joined the National Academy  Orchestra as a star performer, brass mentor, and guest conductor. “I am humbled to…

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Boston, MA (May 9, 2022)—Boston’s Guerilla Opera and the Nichols House Museum co-present I Give You My Home, a world premiere site-specific chamber opera inspired by the life of Rose Standish Nichols, a true-life Women’s Peace Party and Suffrage Activist and professional landscape architect. I Give You My Home features music and original libretto by local composer Beth Wiemann and is brought to life by acclaimed theater and film director Cara Consilvio. The immersive opera plays for five performances over one weekend only on Friday, June 3 through Sunday, June 5, 2022 within the rooms of the Nichols House Museum…

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