Edmonton-based Sointu Aalto wins the 2020 Louise MacPherson Memorial Award
We are delighted to announce that with the ongoing support of the Azrieli Foundation, we are able to continue a modified version of our HATCH mentorship program for early-career performers and composers this summer.
Music lovers across the country and social media platforms have benefitted from the generosity of Canada’s music creators since the start of the COVID-19 crisis, with live online concerts on Facebook and Facebook-owned Instagram.
Announcing the winners of the inaugural Beckwith Award
By Pouya Hamidi & Matthew Fava
SOCAN Foundation awards emerging Canadian musical and audio-visual composers and songwriters producing high-quality original works that deserve to be recognized. A wide variety of awards are available to recognize the remarkable talent we call Canadian music-creators across genres.
Even though it's closed, you can recreate an audio experience of being at the historic concert venue.
Amid COVID-19, Sobey Art Award to give $25K to each longlisted artist / Reconceived 2020 edition aims 'to champion and support the practices of 25 artists'
"In August 1943, while serving in a Jewish forced labour battalion, the Budapest-born composer Istvan Anhalt wrote a poem titled “Mirage in Elöpatak.” In this poem, Anhalt imagined a happier future: “Strolling happy friends with wit abounding, Thoughtfully smiling, invite you to join: Come along, pal, if it suits you.”
The Canadian Music Centre announces 2020 Harry Freedman Recording Award winner