Indigenous Canadian composers

Indigenous Canadian composers

In the fall of 2019 Canadian Art Song Project released our podcast discussion with composer Ian Cusson and mezzo-soprano Marion Newman about the appropriation of First Nations, Inuit and Métis songs and stories in Canadian art song and chamber music. At the time, I...
Black Canadian composers of art song.

Black Canadian composers of art song.

Recognizing that Canadian Art Song Project has not programmed, commissioned or recorded any works by Black Canadian composers since our founding in 2011, I took time to explore some of the song repertoire that we have overlooked. I thought it might be useful for CASP...
Healey Willan: Summer  Night released!

Healey Willan: Summer Night released!

We are very excited to announce the release of the very first recording devoted to the art song of Healey Willan. This recording, released through Centredisques, features beloved favourites as well as works that had remained unpublished until very recently. A terrific...