2008


 

January 10, 12 noon. Parlor Music. Beverley Johnston, marimba-vibraphone. Other performers TBA. Beverley Johnston and Friends recital. Thursdays at Noon concert series. Walter Hall. Faculty of Music, University of Toronto. Toronto, Ontario.

January 11, 12. CONSTANTINOPLE. The Gryphon Trio (Annalee Patipatanakoon, violin; Roman Borys, cello; Jamie Parker, piano); Patricia O' Callaghan, soprano; Maryem Tollar, alto; Marie-Josée Chartier, director/choreographer; John Murrell OC, AOE, scripting consultant; Jacques Collin, visual projection production and design; Lionel Arnould, visual projection concept development, production, and design; Bernard White, set and lighting design; Heather MacCrimmon, costume design; Anthony Crea, sound design/ engineer; Caroline Hollway, production manager. 2008 High Performance Rodeo; The Grand: 608 - 1 St. S.W., Calgary, Alberta. 

January 15. 8:30 PM. European Premiere of Light from the Cross. Ani Maldjian, soprano. The Camerata Orchestra under the direction of Alexander Myrat. In Armenian with Greek surtitles. Friends of Music Hall. Megaron Moussikis (Athens Concert Hall). Athens, Greece.

January 17. CONSTANTINOPLE. The Gryphon Trio (Annalee Patipatanakoon, violin; Roman Borys, cello; Jamie Parker, piano); Patricia O' Callaghan, soprano; Maryem Tollar, alto; Marie-Josée Chartier, director/choreographer; John Murrell OC, AOE, scripting consultant; Jacques Collin, visual projection production and design; Lionel Arnould, visual projection concept development, production, and design; Bernard White, set and lighting design; Heather MacCrimmon, costume design; Anthony Crea, sound design/ engineer; Caroline Hollway, production manager. Yukon Arts Centre, Whitehorse, Yukon.

January 19, 7:30 PM. Telluric Dances. Pippa Williams, oboe; The Vancouver Island Symphony, under the direction of Carlo Palleschi. Port Theatre; Nanaimo, Vancouver Island, British Columbia.

February 26. 12:40 PM. Hatzis work TBA. Brandon University New Music Ensemble. Megumi Masaki, director. Lorne Watson Recital Hall, 270-18th Street; Brandon University School of Music; Brandon, Manitoba.

March 2, 3:00 PM. Psalm 91 for choir and harp. The combined Winnipeg Singers and the Vancouver Chamber Choir, Yuri Klaz and Jon Washburn, music directors. Knox United Church, Edmonton St. at Qu'appelle Avenue. Winnipeg, Manitoba.

March 6-8, 8 PM. March 9, 3:30 PM. World Premiere of  From the Song of Songs. Maryem Tollar, alto; Rufus Mueller, tenor; Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra and Choir, directed by Jeanne Lamon and Ivars Taurins. Part of the program In the Garden of Delights, inspired by the Song of Songs. Concept and Musical programme by Alison Mackay. Part of the Sacred Spaces, Sacred Circles Arts Festival, a celebration of music and architecture. Trinity-St. Paul's Centre, Toronto, Canada.

March 6, 7:30 PM. Telluric Dances. Suzanne Lemieux, oboe. Symphony Nova Scotia under the direction of Bernhard Gueller. Immaculata Hall, St. Francis Xavier University, Antigonish, Nova Scotia.

March 7, 8:00 PM. World Premiere of Psalm 91 for choir and harp. The combined Elemer Iseler Singers and the Vancouver Chamber Choir, Lydia Adams and Jon Washburn, music directors. Metropolitan United Church, 56 Queen Street East, Toronto, Canada.

March 7, 7:30 PM. Telluric Dances. Suzanne Lemieux, oboe. Symphony Nova Scotia under the direction of Bernhard Gueller. Rebecca Cohn Auditorium, Dalhousie Arts Centre; Halifax, Nova Scotia.

March 7. Old Photographs. the Gryphon Trio (Annalee Patipatanakoon, violin; Roman Borys, cello; Jamie Parker, piano). Discovery Series; Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts; 1645 Trap Road, Vienna, Virginia.

March 9, 3:00 PM. Telluric Dances. Suzanne Lemieux, oboe. Symphony Nova Scotia under the direction of Bernhard Gueller. Lunenberg-Symphony on the Shore series. St. John's Anglican Church, Lunenburg , Nova Scotia.

March 19, 7:00 PM. Sepulcher of Life. Anna Staicu, soprano; Hara Kefala, mezzo-soprano; Jyväskylä Sinfonia, Jyväskylän Oopperakuoro ( The Opera Choir of Jyväskylä—Nikke Iso-Möttönen, choirmaster), under the direction of Alexandros Myrat. Jyväskylän teatteritalo (Citytheatre of Jyväskylä), Jyväskylä, Finland.

May 18, 2:00 PM. Old Photographs, Odd World. the Gryphon Trio (Annalee Patipatanakoon, violin; Roman Borys, cello; Jamie Parker, piano). Chamber Music at the Clark, Clark Institute Library, 2520 Cimarron Street, West Adams, Los Angeles, California.

May 23, 8:00 PM.  Fertility Rites. Member of BL! NDMAN [4 × 4] drums.  Pulsations; Town Hall - Raadzaal;  Gemeenteplein 1; 9090 Melle, Germany

May 24, 26, 8:00 PM. Tongues of Fire. Evelyn Glennie, percussion; Vancouver Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Bramwell Tovey. Orpheum Theatre, Vancouver, British Columbia.

May 30, 31, 8:00 PM. Tongues of Fire. Evelyn Glennie, percussion; Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra under the direction of Roberto Minczuk. Jack Singer Concert Hall, Calgary, Alberta.

June 12, 8:00 PM. Telluric Dances. Kalin Panayotov, oboe; Sofia Sinfonietta under the direction of Alexandos Myrat. Salla Bulgaria;. Sofia, Bulgaria.

June 16, 8:30 PM. Fertility Rites. Margarita Kourtparasidou, marimba. Paradiso, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

June 20, 2:00 PM. Fertility Rites. Roberto Oliveira, marimba. Catherine Brenan Hall, Royal Irish Academy of Music; Dublin, Ireland. 

July 21, 7:30 PM. Preview concert of WATER. Four children's choirs: Shallaway—Newfoundland and Labrador Youth in Chorus (Canada), Shenzhen Middle School Choir (China), Danchurch National Choir (Denmark), and Magnificat choir (Hungary), Andrew Dale, Irish bouzouki and Alison Black, Celtic fiddle, under the direction of Kellie Walsh. Songbridge. Music Theatre, Holstebro, Denmark.

July 23, 2:30 PM. World Premiere of WATER. Four children's choirs: Shallaway—Newfoundland and Labrador Youth in Chorus (Canada), Shenzhen Middle School Choir (China), Danchurch National Choir (Denmark), and Magnificat choir (Hungary), Andrew Dale, Irish bouzouki and Alison Black, Celtic fiddle, under the direction of Kellie Walsh. Songbridge. 8th IFCM (International Federation of Choral Music) World Symposium on Choral Music. Tivoli Gardens Concert Hall; Copenhagen, Denmark.

August 5, 8:00 PM. World Premiere of In the Fire of Conflict. Denise Djokic, cello; Ryan Scott, percussion; Peggy Baker, choreographer/dancer. Part of the Toronto Summer Music Academy & Festival. Walter Hall, Edward Johnston Building, University of Toronto; 80 Queen's Park, Toronto, Canada. Preceded by a lecture by the composer at 6:45 pm. Room 330, Faculty of Music.

August 9, 8:00 PM. Wormood. Pomakov, bass baritone; The Gryphon Trio (Annalee Patipatanakoon, violin; Roman Borys, cello; Jamie Parker, piano); The Elmer Iseler singers; The Amadeus Chamber Choir; Lydia Adams, conductor. Ottawa Chamber Music Festival. Dominion-Chalmers United Church, 355 Cooper Street, Ottawa, Canada.

August 25. Fertility Rites and In the Fire of Conflict. Beverley Johnston, marimba (+percussion). Nebojsa Zivkovic International Summer Music Academy. LandesMusikAkademie Rheinland-Pfalz, Alte Schlossstraße 2, 56566 Neuwied-Engers, Germany.

Sept 11, 2008, 8:15 PM. Fertility Rites. Percussion ensemble of the Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra concert. Arminus Hall. Gergiev Festival; Rotterdam, The Netherlands

October 16-18. Christos Hatzis is keynote speaker at the Verge Arts conference "The Arts and Community". His keynote address is titled: "The Crucible of Contemporary Music: Community Building Through Art Music". Trinity Western University; Langley, British Columbia.

October 17, 18, 8:00 PM. Everlasting Light. Anne-Julie Caron, marimba; vocal soloists TBA, The Vancouver Cantata Singers, Eric Hannan, conductor. Ryerson United Church, 2195 45th Avenue West, Vancouver, Canada. For tickets and information go to www.vancouvercantatasingers.com or call +604.730.8856.

Nov. 20. 7:30 PM. String Quartet No. 1 (The Awakening). Blue Engine String Quartet (Jennifer Jones, violin; Anne Simons, violin; Margot Aldrich, viola; Hillary Brown, cello). St. Andrew’s United Church, 6036 Coburg Rd. Halifax, Nova Scotia.

November 29. Eternity's Heartbeat. Leslie Davis, soprano. Semi-finals of the OSM (Montreal Symphony Orchestra) Standard Life Competition. Tanna Schulich Hall, Schulich School of Music, McGill University. Montreal, Quebec.

December 5, 6, 8:00 PM Rebirth. Steven Dann, viola; Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony Orchestra, Joana Carneiro, guest conductor. Centre in the Square; 101 Queen Street North, Kitchener, Ontario N2H 6P7. There is a 6:45 PM pre-concert chat with the artists and the composer.

 

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