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CBC Music:

The Canadian Art Song Project welcomes Marion Newman and Ian Cusson for a compelling discussion Robert Rowat · CBC Music · Posted: Sep 26, 2019 6:00 AM ET Mezzo-soprano Marion Newman performs with Gordon Gerrard at the piano. (Chris Graham) Conversations with...
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Episode 6: Indigenous Song and Story

Marion Newman, mezzo-soprano and Ian Cusson, composer Mezzo-soprano Marion Newman and composer Ian Cusson join host Lawrence Wiliford in a discussion about representing Indigenous song and story in Canadian art music and song. This is a conversation that is both...
Afarin Mansouri is commissioned for 2020

Afarin Mansouri is commissioned for 2020

Canadian Art Song Project is thrilled to announce that award-winning composer Afarin Mansouri has been commissioned to write a new set of songs for soprano and piano. This new work is being composed for soprano Miriam Khalil and will be premiered as part of the...
Episode 5: Dean Burry’s Sea Variations

Episode 5: Dean Burry’s Sea Variations

As we anticipate the premiere of our latest commission, Steven Philcox sat down with composer Dean Burry and tenor Michael Colvin for a discussion about the new work and its inception. Dean Burry is one of Canada’s most active composers, having...
Opera Ramblings on Sea Variations

Opera Ramblings on Sea Variations

This year’s Canadian Art Song Project commission is a setting of poems by EJ Pratt by Dean Burry entitled Sea Variations.  It was given its first performance yesterday in the Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre by Michael Colvin and Stephen Philcox.  The texts all...