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Volume 23 Issue 2 - October 2017

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In this issue: several local artists reflect on the memory of composer Claude Vivier, as they prepare to perform his music; Vancouver gets ready to host international festival ISCM World New Music Days, which is coming to Canada for the second time since its inception in 1923; one of the founders of Artword Artbar, one of Hamilton’s staple music venues, on the eve of the 5th annual Steel City Jazz Festival, muses on keeping urban music venues alive; and a conversation with pianist Benjamin Grosvenor, as he prepares for an ambitious recital in Toronto. These and other stories, in our October 2017 issue of the magazine.

Azrieli Music Prizes Two

Azrieli Music Prizes Two prizes recognizing excellence in new Jewish music The Azrieli Foundation is pleased to announce: Kelly-Marie Murphy is the winner of the 2018 Azrieli Commission. Call for Scores for the 2018 Azrieli Prize is still open. Submissions will be accepted until November 5, 2017. Both prize works will be performed at the AMP Gala Concert on October 15th, 2018 by the McGill Chamber Orchestra with Guest Conductor Yoav Talmi. Check for details. ENTRY DEADLINE November 5, 2017 GALA CONCERT October 15, 2018

2017/18 SEASON ELISA’S ITALIAN ADVENTURE DIRECTED BY ELISA CITTERIO OCT 11–15, 2017 JEANNE LAMON HALL, TRINITY-ST. PAUL’S CENTRE (416) 964-6337 “Freshness, liveliness and even a touch of [the] Mediterranean … have been brought by Italian violinist Elisa Citterio.” – L’Ape Musicale Featuring music by Castello, Steffani, and Vivaldi’s “Autumn” from The Four Seasons. UP NEXT: MOZART’S PIANO GUEST DIRECTED BY KRISTIAN BEZUIDENHOUT, FORTEPIANO NOV 9–12, 2017 JEANNE LAMON HALL, TRINITY-ST. PAUL’S CENTRE TAFELMUSIK MEDIA TALES OF TWO CITIES: THE LEIPZIG-DAMASCUS COFFEE HOUSE RELEASE DATE: NOV 17, 2017 A stunning DVD/CD package

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