“Has anyone even heard of such a thing? An entire concert devoted to the piano music of a living Canadian composer?

Well, they had in Calgary last month, when the Honens Piano Festival titled one of its featured events Alexina Louie at 70.

Aside from the indelicacy of referring to the Toronto composer’s age, it was a remarkable moment in Bella Concert Hall on the Mount Royal University campus, following on the heels of the recent announcement of her winning this year’s $50,000 Molson Prize…”