Two pioneers in the world of Canadian and international new music, Toronto’s Esprit Orchestra and Montreal’s Nouvel Ensemble Moderne announced details of their 2015-16 seasons recently. To learn more, please click the links!
Earlier this week, the Conseil québécois de la musique held the 18th annual edition of its Prix Opus, recognizing outstanding accomplishments in concert music, recording, presenting, composition, and writing about music in the 13/14 season. It was an amazing (and wonderfully staged) celebration of the province’s diverse and expressive musical community, from major urban venues Read more about Awards and Competitions[…]
Last week, the Conseil québécois de la musique released the short list of finalists for 20 of its 27 Prix Opus Awards for the 13/14 season, to be presented at Montreal’s Salle Bourgie on February 1. The awards were launched in 1996, and celebrate the excellence and diversity of concert music in the province of Read more about Awards and Nominations[…]
The Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony has announced the appointment of Andrew Bennett to the position of Executive Director beginning in November 2014. Bennett was appointed after the completion of a search that began when former Executive Director Genevieve Twomey resigned from her position in the fall of 2013. Mr. Bennett relocates to Waterloo Region from Portugal where he Read more about People[…]
Congratulations to Lorraine Vaillancourt, founder and music director of the Nouvel Ensemble Moderne, who has recently been awarded the Prix du Recteur by the Université de Montréal and an honorary doctorate by the Université Laval. The Canada Council for the Arts recently announced the winner of the 2013 Virginia Parker Prize: soprano Layla Claire. The Read more about People[…]