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.Carmen Braden’s second studio album Songs of the Invisible Summer Stars celebrates her chamber compositions.
for piano solo
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.The voice of Northwest Territories composer/performer Carmen Braden shines out in her debut studio album Ravens, a composite of original songs and chamber music that has Carmen's northern roots at the heart of each piece.
for Inuit throat singers and ensembleHear Sarah Slean and Symphony Nova Scotia in this electrifying, rave-reviewed collaboration. Now available on CD, Apple Music, Spotify, and more.Our 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.
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.
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 Duncan
Music by / Musique de Frank HorvatWhat Goes Around is a minimalist chamber music album by Canadian composer Frank Horvat.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.
Canadian Composers Portraits
music by Hope LeeTo 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.Ann Southam's Glass Houses (1981) is a stunning collection of Canadian minimalist music. Greg Harrison and Jonny Smith, the young Canadian percussion duo known as Taktus, have arranged several of the Glass Houses as duets for marimba.