Power On

A tribute to R. Murray Schafer
  • Sunday October 23, 2016
    8:00pm Concert / 7:15pm Pre-Concert Chat
  • Koerner Hall,
    The Royal Conservatory of Music,
    273 Bloor St. W

The sheer excitement of one of the greatest flute concertos ever, the powerful drama of texts from Clara Schumann’s diaries blended with fragments of Robert’s music to portray his progressive descent into madness during his last years, and the... Read More

m’M

  • Sunday November 20, 2016
    8:00 pm Concert / 7:15 Pre-Concert Chat
  • Koerner Hall,
    The Royal Conservatory of Music,
    273 Bloor St. W

“M” represents the phonetic sense of “love” in the French language, and in Leroux’s work, a concerto grosso, “m” represents the little orchestra and “M” the big orchestra. Alba reflects dawn in winter on the prairies of Northern Alberta... Read More

Accelerando

  • Sunday February 12, 2017
    8:00pm Concert / 7:15pm Pre-Concert Chat
  • Koerner Hall,
    The Royal Conservatory of Music,
    273 Bloor St. W

Adventure and discovery come with premiering new works. Along with the new pieces by Llugdar, Scime, and Rea, Evangelista’s Accelerando, being premiered by the Montreal Symphony Orchestra in November 2016, is also new... Read More

Overdrive

  • Sunday April 2, 2017
    8:00pm Concert / 7:15pm Pre-Concert Chat
  • Koerner Hall,
    The Royal Conservatory of Music,
    273 Bloor St. W.

The Iron Foundry and Pacific 231 are imaginative musical depictions of forces at the height of the industrial revolution that suggest both organic and mechanical extensions of human feelings. The sonic materials of Adès’ concerto... Read More