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Volume 24 Issue 3 - November 2018

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Reluctant arranger! National Ballet Orchestra percussionist Kris Maddigan on creating the JUNO and BAFTA award-winning smash hit Cuphead video game soundtrack; Evergreen by name and by nature, quintessentially Canadian gamelan (Andrew Timar explains); violinist Angèle Dubeau on 20 years and 60 million streams; two children’s choirs where this month remembrance and living history must intersect. And much more, online in our kiosk now, and on the street commencing Thursday November 1.

Wednesday

Wednesday November 28, 2018 8:00pm Concert | 7:15pm Pre-Concert Chat | Koerner Hall North/White ESPRIT ORCHESTRA Subscribe espritorchestra.com Koerner Hall Box Office 416 408 0208 Season Sponsor Follow us Alex Pauk, Founding Music Director & Conductor

2403_NovCover.indd 1 PRICELESS Vol 24 No 3 2018-10-25 2:09 PM Volume 24 No 3 | November 2018 Fauré | Duruflé REQUIEM ON OUR COVER NOVEMBER 2018 CONCERT LISTINGS FEATURES | REVIEWS COVER STORY ON THE RECORD REAR VIEW MIRROR Behind the Screen La Pietà at 20 Wagner Revisited Cuphead’s Musical Angèle Dubeau In the Age Mastermind In Conversation Of #MeToo Kris Maddigan PHOTO: SAMANTHA HURLEY/ @LIGHTLEAKSIN FEATURES This was taken late last summer, a few weeks prior to the release of Cuphead. The photographer, Samantha Hurley, is an old friend of mine, and she’s great. I had seen somewhere these very cool, very casual black and white photos of Sam Shepard, so that was the idea I brought to the shoot... and we landed somewhere else entirely. I also find something innately humorous about obviously posed, completely impractical “at work” shots. If anything, I learned that I’m no Sam Shepard. Incidentally, the two scores I brought to the shoot are my favourite tune in Cuphead and my least favorite, but I won’t say which those are. — Kris Maddigan ACD2 2779 Julie Boulianne mezzo-soprano Philippe Sly baritone Les Petits chanteurs du Mont-Royal Choir of the Church of St. Andrew and St. Paul Jean-Sébastien Vallée direction 7 OPENER | Harmonics, Artificial and Accidental | DAVID PERLMAN 8 FEATURE| Kris Maddigan: Cuphead’s Musical Mastermind | CATHY RICHES 12 IN CONVERSATION | La Pietà at 20 – Angèle Dubeau | PAUL ENNIS 14 FEATURE | Evergreen Club Contemporary Gamelan: What Canadian Music Sounds Like | ANDREW TIMAR 15 FEATURE | Choral Crossroads: Canadian and Latvian Composers on Display in November | DAVID JAEGER 66 WE ARE ALL MUSIC’S CHILDEN | December’s Child | MJ BUELL 86 REARVIEW MIRROR | Wagner in the Age of #MeToo | ROBERT HARRIS ACD2 2788 JUST RELEASED! For Those Who Died Trying Mivos Quartet AVAILABLE FROM NOVEMBER 16! 14 G R I G O R I A N . C O M

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