A Chinese-Canadian OperaThe Monkiest King is a new children's opera by JUNO-nominated composer Alice Ping Yee Ho and performed by the Canadian Children's Opera Company.Internationally acclaimed Canadian percussionist Beverley Johnston presents her seventh solo recording THE SPIRIT AND THE DUST featuring the music of Christos Hatzis, Richard Mascall, Norbert Palej and Dinuk Wijeratne.Hear Sarah Slean and Symphony Nova Scotia in this electrifying, rave-reviewed collaboration. Now available on CD, Apple Music, Spotify, and more.
Canadian music for violaCanadian violist and singer Margaret Carey presents a stunning collection of music for viola by celebrated Canadian composers Jean Coulthard, Jacques Hétu , Ana Sokolovic, Evelin Ramon, Sean Clarke, Howard Bashaw, and Laurie DuncanOur Strength, Our Song celebrates the work of six Canadian women in duos for violin and cello, from seminal composers Violet Archer and Jean Coulthard, to the composers of today; Rebekah Cummings, Alice Ho, Barbara Monk Feldman and Jocelyn Morlock. Performed by violinist Akemi Mercer-Niewoehner and cellist Rachel Mercer.
music by Hope Lee
for piano solo
and other songs for voice and pianoThe Canadian Art Song Project presents the first ever recording devoted entirely to songs by Healey Willan, featuring beloved favourites as well as several lesser known pieces, with baritone Peter Barrett, soprano Martha Guth, mezzo-soprano Allyson McHardy and pianist Helen Becqué.
Music by / Musique de Frank HorvatWhat Goes Around is a minimalist chamber music album by Canadian composer Frank Horvat.Carmen Braden’s second studio album Songs of the Invisible Summer Stars celebrates her chamber compositions.Land's End Ensemble's second recording celebrating their 20th anniversary features new works by four award-winning Canadian composers: Vincent Ho, Omar Daniel, Analia Llugdar, and Derek Charke.To celebrate the centennial of Istvan Anhalt’s birth, Centrediscs is proud to present a recording featuring his two final orchestral works, ... the timber of those times… (…a theogony…), and Four Portraits from Memory.
Music by Latvian-Canadian Composers
Musiques des compositeurs canado-lettonsThe Toronto Latvian Concert Association is pleased to offer this recording featuring the music of Janis Kalnins, Talivaldis Kenins, and Imant Raminsh as a tribute to the significant contribution made by Canadians of Latvian heritage to music and culture in Canada.In this second recording dedicated to the songs of celebrated Canadian composer Derek Holman, Canadian Art Song Project has partnered with the Aldeburgh Connection to highlight works that emerged from relationships nurtured for decades between Holman and pianists Stephen Ralls and Bruce Ubukata and tenor Colin Ainsworth.Srul Irving Glick's (1934 – 2002) musical depictions of Jewish life in his Suites Hébraïques are particularly vivid examples of his chamber music. Glick wrote for many other genres, including art song, choral and symphonic music, but these six suites contain much of his very finest work.