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Friday, January 16, 2009

University of Toronto New Music Festival 2009


FACULTY OF MUSIC TO PRESENT NEW MUSIC FESTIVAL 2009

TORONTO ĺ─ýFrom January 20 - 23, 2009, the Faculty of Music, University of Toronto will present the NEW MUSIC FESTIVAL 2009. Coordinated by Dennis Patrick, the annual festival celebrates new music by the emerging student composers of the Faculty of Music. All events take place at the Edward Johnson Building and are open to the public free of charge (except otherwise noted).


FESTIVAL SCHEDULE

Tuesday, January 20 - 12 noon
NEW MUSIC FESTIVAL PREVIEW

COC Amphitheatre, The Four Seasons Performing Arts Centre, 145 Queen Street West

PROGRAM
Fuhong Shi: Images of Colours
Lan-Chee Lam: Crystallized Tree
Igor Correia: Three Songs of Great Range (Kathleen Promane, mezzo)
Fuhong Shi: Traces of Time
Laura Silberberg: Three poems by Emily Dickenson (Allison Arends, soprano)


Tuesday, January 20 - 7:30 pm
STUDENT COMPOSER CONCERT

Walter Hall, 80 Queenĺ─˘s Park
Works by graduate student composers including the
presentation of the Karen Kieser Prize in Canadian Music*.

PROGRAM
Fuhong Shi: Images of Colours
Lan-Chee Lam: Crystallized Tree
Laura Silberberg: Three poems by Emily Dickenson (Allison Arends, soprano)
Igor Correia: Three Songs of Great Range (Kathleen Promane, mezzo)
Fuhong Shi: Traces of Time


Wednesday, January 21 - 12:10 pm
SOUND EXPLORATION:
A CONCERT OF ELECTROACOUSTIC MUSIC

Walter Hall, 80 Queenĺ─˘s Park
Curated by Mark Nerenberg. Works by Fiona Ryan, Eric Stewart, Christian Floisand, Daniel Brophy and Igor Correia plus...The U of T Laptop Orchestra.


Wednesday, January 21 - 7:30 pm
STUDENT COMPOSER CONCERT

Walter Hall, 80 Queenĺ─˘s Park
Featuring the TAYLOR COOK QUARTET - Taylor Cook, saxophones, Robin
Claxton, drums, Jack Bodkin, piano; Mark Godfrey, bass.

PROGRAM
Fuhong Shi: Illusions (Rob MacDonald, guitar)
Kevin Lau: Alchemistĺ─˘s Riddle (Tim Francom, vibraphone)
Constantine Caravassilis: Sappho de Mytilłęne (Ariana Chris, soprano)


Thursday, January 22 - 12:10 pm
LEGACY OF KARLHEINZ STOCKHAUSEN (1928- 2007)

Lecture / presentation with performance of selected works.
Walter Hall, 80 Queenĺ─˘s Park


Thursday, January 22 - 7:30 pm
NEXUS: BACK TO THE FUTURE
A concert of improvisations by Nexus with guests

Phil Nimmons, Parmela Attariwala, Mark Laver and others.
Walter Hall, 80 Queenĺ─˘s Park


Friday, January 23 - 12:10 pm
OPERA SCENES BY STUDENT COMPOSERS

Walter Hall, 80 Queenĺ─˘s Park


Friday, January 23 - 7:30 pm
STUDENT COMPOSER CONCERT

Walter Hall, 80 Queenĺ─˘s Park

PROGRAM
Cecilia Livingston: Multiple Personality Disorder
Saman Shahi: Observations of a Tree in a Park
Bence Kutrik: Motive, Variations and a Tune
Avalon Rusk: Running Fire

Jazz with the U of T Outreach Ensemble featuring Patrick Boyle.

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