Past Seasons


Esprit has commissioned over 100 new works from a range of established and emerging composers. Esprit has also premiered new works commissioned by NEXUS, CBC Radio, and the Art Gallery of Ontario, among others.

Recent commissions and world premieres include:

  • Scott Wilson Dark Matter (2018)
  • Chris Paul Harman ...with silver bells and cockle shells... (2018)
  • Matthew Ricketts Lilt (2018)
  • Eugene Astapov Hear My Voice (2017)
  • Analia Llugdar El Canto Del Viento (2017)
  • John Rea Survivance (2017)
  • Adam Scime Surfacing (2017)
  • Douglas Schmidt Sirens (2016)
  • Samuel Andreyev Movements and Measures (2015)
  • Omar Daniel Sinfonia Concertante (2015)
  • Andrew Staniland Vast Machine (2015)
  • Scott Good Resonance Unfolding 2 (2015)
  • Philip Cashian the world’s turning (2015)

For more info about past Esprit concert seasons prior to 2012-13, please email [email protected]