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Episode 6: Indigenous Song and Story

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...
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...
Episode 4: Conversation with John Greer

Episode 4: Conversation with John Greer

Lawrence Wiliford and Steven Philcox talk with John Greer, one of Canada’s most performed living song composers about his life and career. We had a wonderful conversation with John Greer about his musical education, his international work as...
Episode 3: Conversation with Mary Morrison

Episode 3: Conversation with Mary Morrison

We recently sat down with Canadian soprano and voice teacher, Mary Morrison to talk about her life, her extraordinary career and the incredible part she played in contemporary vocal music during the mid 20th century. You don’t want to miss this...