1. Soundstreams presents 'Hear The Sounds Go Round' by R. Murray Schafer (World Premiere)

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    'Hear The Sounds Go Round' (20914) by R. Murray Schafer, a work commissioned by Soundstreams, was premiered on February 2, 2014 at the 'Canadian Choral Celebration' concert at Koerner…

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    • Soundstreams presents 'Six Pianos' (1973) by Steve Reich

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      "'Six Pianos' grew out of the idea I had to do a piece for all the pianos in a pianos store. The piece which actually resulted is a bit more modest in scope since too many pianos (especially if they…

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      • Soundstreams presents SALON 21: Instruments of the Middle East Then & Now

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        Soundstreams presents in the 2012/2013 Salon 21 series, Mehdi Rezania (Persian antur), Sardar Mohamadjani (oud/tar), and Artistic Director Lawrence Cherney for performances and discussion…

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        • Soundstreams presents 'The Fool by The Roadside" (1999) by Nic Gotham

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          "The poem by W. B. Yeats was quoted by Banuta Rubess as a postscript to her libretto for my opera 'Oh Pilot'. Yeats’ powerfully concise reflection on life, death and love combines humour and melancholy…

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          • Soundstreams presents 'Hotaru Koi' (1987) by Ro Ogura

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            Hotaru Koi (Ho, Firefly), is a popular Japanese children’s folk song. The Japanese word for a firefly is “hotaru.” They have been a metaphor for passionate love in poetry since Man’you-shu (8th century).…

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            • Soundstreams presents 'L'Abbé Agathon' by Arvo Pärt (2004/2005)

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              In L'Abbé Agathon (2004), Pärt created a text inspired by a legend from 4th century Christian monasticism. The story tells of the meeting between the hermit Agathon, on his way to market, and a leper,…

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              • Soundstreams presents SALON 21: The Music of Arvo Pärt (Part 1)

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                Estonian composer Arvo Pärt has created a musical language that mixes post-modernism, spirituality, consonance and beauty. His work is explored in discussion with Mark Vuorinen, choral conductor and…

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                • Soundstreams presents Passion performed by members of the Australian Art Orchestra and Soundstreams Creative Orchestra

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                  *Due to a blackout during the performance this concert ends without performing the entire work. By blending jazz improvisation with classical tradition, Australia's leading contemporary music ensemble,…

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                  • Soundstreams presents 'Boiling Song' by Andre Ristic (World Premiere)

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                    Canadian composer-pianist André Ristic has said that his very first engagement as a professional pianist was in a production of 'El Amor Brujo'. Ristic acknowledges the influence of both popular…

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                    • Soundstreams presents 'Corpus' (World Premiere) by Paul Frehner

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                      'My work on Corpus began with exploring mystical, religious and metaphysical writings on the universal topic of the human body and spirit in its various states of life, death, oblivion and afterlife.…

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