2000


by
Christos Hatzis



THE

ST. LAWRENCE QUARTET

GEOFF NUTTALL, violin
BARRY SHIFFMAN,
violin
LESLEY ROBERTSON,
viola
MARINA HOOVER,
cello


MUSIC TORONTO

JANE MALLET THEATRE
ST. LAWRENCE CENTRE

27 Front Street East (at Church)
Toronto


For tickets and information,
please call:
(416) 366-7723



for more information on the work itself
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January 13, 8:00 PM. Fertility Rites. Graham Hargrove, marimba. Choreographed by Daryll Hoskins and danced to by Michael Moore and Daniel Baskervilles. Walter Hall, Faculty of Music, University of Toronto.

January 14, 7:30 PM. String Quartet No. 2 (The Gathering). The St. Lawrence String Quartet. First St. Andrew’s United Church, 350 Queens Avenue, London Ont.

January 20, 21. Hatzis and the St. Lawrence Quartet will be at Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA. January 20, morning: presentation of String Quartet No. 2 (The Gathering) to the composition students of the university followed by a performance of the work by the St. Lawrence Quartet; January 20, evening: presentation of the same work to the student residents of Kimball Hall followed by another performance of the work by the S.L.Q. January 21, morning: Presentation of Hatzis’ electroacoustic works at the Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics (CCRMA). January 21, 8:00 PM. Public performance of String Quartet No. 2 (The Gathering) by the St. Lawrence Quartet; Dinkelspiel Auditorium; Stanford University.

January 27, 28, 29, 8:00 PM; January 30, 3:30 PM. Farewell To Bach. The Tafelmusic Baroque Orchestra, Jeanne Lamon, Music Director. The performance is part of a program titled: "The Spirit of Bach". Hatzis will introduce his work from the stage and will take part in a preconcert talk with Elissa Poole on the subject of writing contemporary music for early instruments. Trinity-St. Paul's Centre, 427 Bloor Street West, Toronto. Box Office Phone: 416-964-6337; Box Office Fax: 416-964-2782.

February 6, 5:00 PM; Invocation to Apphrodite from Three Songs on Poems by Sappho. Lorna MacDonald, soprano; Peter Stoll, clarinet; Scott St. John, viola; Shauna Rolston, cello; William Aide, piano. Faculty of Music New Music Festival 2000. Victoria College, Toronto. At 3:30 PM at the same location Hatzis will be a panelist in a discussion forum on the subject "Postmodernism and Beyond".

February 13, 6:00 PM. Broadcast of Footprints in New Snow. CJRT 91.1 FM; David Olds, host. A co-production of CJRT and New Music Concerts.

February 22. Fertility Rites. Oerjan Vatneberg, marimba; Vardo Church, Oslo, Norway. The performance was part of the Vardo Culture Week.

February 22. Fertility Rites. Keith R. Forster, marimba. Royal Northern College of Music, 124 Oxford Road, Manchester, UK. BBC young Musicians competion. The performance will be broadcast on BBC Radio (time and particulars of broadcast TBA).

March 3, 8:00 PM. Fertility Rites. Beverley Johnston, marimba. McMaster University, School of Music; Hamilton, Ontario.

March 4, 8:00 PM. Fertility Rites. Beverley Johnston, marimba. Community concert. 12 Church Street, Palgrave, Ontario.

March 5, 2:30 PM. Fertility Rites. Beverley Johnston, marimba. Georgian Music Series. Burton Avenue United Church. Barrie, Ontario.

April 17. Release of a CD recording of Heirmos; The English Chamber Choir and the Spectrum contemporary music ensemble under the direction of Guy Protheroe. SONY Classics (Greece) The compact disc also includes Song For Athena by John Tavener (performed during the funeral ceremony for Lady Diana), Ivan Moody's Arkhangelos and other repertory from the eastern orthodox tradition.



World Premiere of
EVERLASTING LIGHT
(LUX PERPETUA)

by
Christos Hatzis


BEVERLEY JOHNSTON, marimba
CARL STRYGG,
countertenor
MICHAEL COLVIN,
tenor
MICHAEL THOMAS,
baritone


THE

ELMER ISELER SINGERS
LYDIA ADAMS,  conductor

 The program also includes works by
Srul Irving Glick and Leonard Bernstein

 


MILLENNIUM CONCERT

ROSEDALE UNITED CHURCH

Roxborough & Glenn
Toronto


For tickets and information,
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(416)
217-0537



for more information on the work itself
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April 7, 8, 8 PM. Farewell To Bach. The Kitchener - Waterloo Symphony; Earl Stafford, conductor. Masterpiece series. Centre in the Square Theatre, Kitchener, Ontario.

April 18, 19, 20. Workshop performances of excerpts from Constantinople. Tarragon Theatre, Toronto. The Gryphon Trio (Annalee Patipatanakoon, violin; Roman Borys, cello; Jamie Parker, piano); Jeanne Stilwell, mezzo-soprano, Maryem Tollar, alto. In collaboration with Tapestry Music Theatre and World Stage.

April 23, 8 PM. European premiere performance of Everlasting Light. Dimitris Desylias, marimba; William Purefoy countertenor; Paul Badley tenor; Leandros Taliotis baritone; The English Chamber Choir; Guy Protheroe, conductor. Athens Concert Hall, Athens, Greece. The concert was the closing event of the Byzantine Festival in Athens.

April 28, 29, 30, 8 PM. Farewell To Bach. Saskattoon Symphony's New Music Festival; Earl Stafford, conductor. 

June 12, 7:30 PM. Nunavut. I Profundi (Associates of the Toronto Symphony: Paul Meyer, violin; Carol Fujino, violin; Daniel Blackman, viola; Simon Fryer, cello). Trinity St. Paul’s Church, Toronto.

June 14. Studio recording of Zeitgeist by the CBC Vancouver Orchestra under the direction of Mario Bernardi. Jon Siddal, producer. CBC Building, Vancouver BC. The program will broadcast on the CBC Radio 2 Two New Hours and In Performance.

June 16, 7:30 PM. Performance of Fertility Rites at the Musica Nova 2000 festival in Sofia, Bulgaria. Stanimir Baleev, marimba.

June 21, 7:30 PM. Workshop performance of a section of Constantinople. at a fundraiser for the work. The Gryphon Trio (Annalee Patipatanakoon, violin; Roman Borys, cello; Jamie Parker, piano); Jean Stilwell, soprano, Maryem Tollar, alto. Artword Gallery, Toronto.

July 25, 8:00 PM. String Quartet No. 2 (The Gathering). The St. Lawrence String Quartet. Ottawa Chamber Music Festival. St. Andrews Church, Ottawa. 

September 12, 8:00 PM. Nunavut. The Cicada String Quartet. Cicada String Quartet Fall Series; Blå, Oslo, Norway.


World Premiere of the concert version of
COSTANTINOPLE

Music by
Christos Hatzis

Visual Media by
Jacques Collin


JEAN STILWELL, mezzo-soprano
MARYEM TOLLAR,
singer of Arab classical music

THE GRYPHON TRIO:

ANNALEE PATIPATANAKOON, violin
ROMAN BORYS,
violoncello

JAMES PARKER, piano

  


MUSIC TORONTO

JANE MALLET THEATRE
ST. LAWRENCE CENTRE

27 Front Street East (at Church)
Toronto


For tickets and information,
please call:
(416) 366-7723

 


for more information on the October 17 performance
please click HERE

for more information on the work itself
please click HERE


 

October 21, 8:00 PM. Orbiting Garden. Joseph Petric, accordion; Terry Fox Auditorium; Coquitlam, BC.

December 4, 8:00 PM. Orbiting Garden. Joseph Petric, accordion; Salle Pierre Mercure, SRC series Carte Blanche; Montreal, Quebec.

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