Past Seasons

COMMISSIONS AND WORLD PREMIERES

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:

  • Eugene Astapov Emblem (2019)
  • Quinn Jacobs Music About Music (2019)
  • Bekah Simms Foreverdark (2019)
  • Christina Volpini as within, so without (2019)
  • Alison Yun-Fei Jiang Temporal (2019)
  • Christopher Thornborrow Trompe l'œil (2019)
  • Christopher Goddard Les tringles des sistres tintaient (2018)
  • 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)


For more info about past Esprit concert seasons prior to 2012-13, please email info@espritorchestra.com.