We support diverse voices. We can do better.

We support diverse voices. We can do better.

CASP can do better. Black Lives Matter. Canadian Art Song Project was founded in 2011 by myself and Steven Philcox – two white guys, a tenor and a collaborative pianist at the beginning of our careers hoping to give the Canadian composers of art song repertoire a...
Willan: Summer Night – 2020 JUNO Nominee

Willan: Summer Night – 2020 JUNO Nominee

Canadian Art Song Project is proud to announce that Healey Willan: Summer Night and other songs for voice and piano has been nominated for a 2020 JUNO Award as Classical Album of the Year: Vocal solo recording.  This is the first JUNO nomination for the...
CBC Music highlights CASP podcast

CBC Music highlights CASP podcast

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)...
CBC Music highlights CASP podcast

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...