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Past Performances Main Stage - 2012 / 2013

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Works by R. Murray Schafer, Steve Reich and Arvo Pärt, and three world premieres – a gala musical celebration of Soundstreams’ 30-year history and exciting future.
“The biggest global producer of new Canadian music.” —The Globe and Mail

You are invited to Soundstreams’ 30th season opening party! Acclaimed works by contemporary masters R. Murray Schafer, Steve Reich, and Arvo Pärt are complemented by innovative compositions from today’s emerging artists – including a new interactive electroacoustic work that patrons can enjoy in the lobby before and after the concert, and during intermission. With its stellar line-up of performers, this not-to-be-missed event offers long-time friends and curious newcomers alike a celebratory taste of what Soundstreams is all about.

Pre-Concert Performance – 7:00 pm

In place of a pre-concert chat, encounter Omar Daniel’s new work for voice and live interactive electronics as you enter the lobby of Koerner Hall.

  • David Fallis, conductor
  • Joaquin Valdepeñas, conductor
  • Ryan Scott, percussion
  • Shannon Mercer, soprano
  • Julie Ranti, flute
  • Patrick Arteaga, sound design & technical assistant
  • Choir 21
  • Gryphon Trio
  • NEXUS
  • Virtuoso String Orchestra

Repertoire

  • Omar Daniel: Prologue, Entr’act and Postlude (World Premiere in the lobby)
  • Paul Frehner: Berliner Konzert (excerpts)
  • Analia Llugdar: Sentir de Cacerolas rev. 2012 (World Premiere)
  • Arvo Pärt: Orient & Occident
  • Steve Reich: Mallet Quartet
  • R. Murray Schafer: The Love That Moves the Universe
  • Fuhong Shi: The Mountain Spirit (World Premiere)