New Wave Festival

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Esprit Orchestra Administrative Office:

174 Spadina Ave

Toronto, ON M5T 2C2

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A rendezvous, bridge, crucible, showcase, interface for young composers, performers, and audiences!

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NEW WAVE FESTIVAL HAS BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL THE 2020-2021 SEASON DUE TO COVID-19 CONSIDERATIONS

NEW WAVE FESTIVAL FOR YOUNG COMPOSERS

Three concerts, brand new music, panel talks with emerging composers & musicians, and an inspiring keynote address by renowned composer John Rea. Esprit Orchestra's New Wave Festival for young composers and musicians gives you a chance to connect with emerging artists who are already making waves in Toronto's music scene!

PLUS, FREE BEER!

Stick around after the finale concert for beer & snacks! Mingle with the festival artists, connect to the music community, and enjoy a FREE BEER sponsored by Goose Island Brewhouse! All 19+ Saturday evening ticket holders are welcome to attend.

FESTIVAL PROGRAMME:

TIDAL WAVES - FRIDAY APRIL 17th | 8:00PM

Pre-Concert Artist Panel at 7pm

Alex Pauk, conductor | Eugene Astapov, conductor

VC2, cello duo (Amahl Arulanandam & Bryan Holt) | Michael Bridge, accordion

PROGRAMME:

Keiko Devaux (Canada) - Ebb (2018)

Quinn Jacobs (Canada) - Action Gallery (2020)*

Julia Mermelstein (Canada) - in turn (2017)

Chris Paul Harman (Canada) - Suite for Two Cellos (2019)**

Tze Yeung Oh (Norway) - Utrolig Varmt Vann (“extremely hot water”) (2016) for solo accordion

Edson Zampronha (Brazil) - Trazo (“stroke” as in brush stroke) (2014) for solo accordion

Stephanie Orlando (Canada) - phases of the moon (2019) for string orchestra

*World Premiere commissioned by Esprit Orchestra

**World Premiere commissioned by VC2

SONIC WAVES - SATURDAY APRIL 18th | 3:00PM

Alex Pauk, conductor
 | Eugene Astapov, conductor

Cameron Crozman, cello

PROGRAMME:

John Rea (Canada) - Accident (Tombeau de Grisey) (2004)

Misato Mochizuki (Japan) - Chimera (2000)

Žibuoklė Martinaitytė (Lithuania) - Completely Embraced by the Beauty of Emptiness (2006)

Jamie Li (Canada) - Title TBA (2020)*

Kaija Saariaho (Finland) - Sept Papillons (2000) for solo cello

Various Composers - Mystery Variations (2010)

Selections from a set of variations by 31 composers on the Chiacona by Giuseppe Colombi (1635 -1694) for solo cello

Colombi - Chiacona

Pascal Dusapin - 50 notes en 3 Variations 

Pablo Ortiz - Paloma

Magnus Lindberg - Duello

*World Premiere commissioned by Esprit Orchestra

ELECTRIC WAVES - SATURDAY APRIL 18th | 8:00PM

7:00PM Keynote Address by Renowned Composer, John Rea

Alex Pauk, conductor
 | Eugene Astapov, conductor | Alison Yun-Fei Jiang, conductor

Shannon Mercer, soprano | James O'Callaghan, electronics | Jennifer Nichols, choreographer/dancer | Cameron Crozman, cello

PROGRAMME:

James O’Callaghan (Canada) - Not non-other (2020) for orchestra and octophonic electronics

Alison Yun-Fei Jiang (Canada)- Snow Music (2020)*

Maurizio Azzan (France)- Where the here and now of nowhere is (2018) for cello, resonators, live electronics, and dancer

Christina Volpini (Canada)- waves, breaking, reflecting light (2020)**

Eugene Astapov (Canada) - A Still Life (2020) for soprano and orchestra with poetry by Russian poet Polina Barskova

*World Premiere: revision/expansion of "Temporal", originally commissioned by Esprit Orchestra

**World Premiere commissioned by Esprit Orchestra with generous support from the Ontario Arts Council

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Esprit Orchestra Administrative Office:

174 Spadina Ave

Toronto, ON M5T 2C2

Canada

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Eventbrite's fee is nonrefundable.

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