Two Alternatives To See Pianist Christina Petrowska Quilico In Live performance In Might

Pianist Christina Petrowska Quilico (Photo courtesy of the artist)
Pianist Christina Petrowska Quilico (Photograph courtesy of the artist)

Busy pianist Christina Petrowska Quilico, C.M., OOnt, FRSC, will probably be performing two concert events in Might 2024, each showcasing the work of Canadian composers.

A Might 15 occasion launches her newest CD, that includes composer David Jaeger and others, whereas a second live performance later within the month is a highlight of the Worlds Aside convention.

Video games of the Evening Wind CD Launch (Might 15)

This live performance celebrates the discharge of Christina’s newest CD on the Navona label, Video games of the Evening Wind. The discharge showcases the work of Toronto-based composer David Jaeger, incorporating 12 of his nocturnes. Jaeger’s nocturnes are impressed by poetry written by his pals, together with Christina herself.

They’re matched with seven twentieth century items by Japanese composer Tōru Takemitsu, and Polish composers Alexandre Tansman and Henryk Górecki.

Christina Petrowska Quilico will probably be performing a number of items from the album, which celebrates the thriller and environment of the evening time, together with:

  • Töru Takemitsu: Les Yeux Clos
  • David Jaeger: Nocturne: The Murmur (Poetry by Seán Haldane)
  • Alexandre Tansman: Nocturne no.4
  • David Jaeger: Nocturne: Overlook the Day (Poetry by Christina Petrowska Quilico)
  • David Jaeger: Nocturne: Video games of the Evening Wind (Poetry by Christina Petrowska Quilico)
  • Henryk Górecki: Lullaby

Nocturne No. 12:

Composer David Jaeger

Composer, producer, performer David Jaeger was born in Inexperienced Bay, Wisconsin, and earned his B.Mus. in that state. He went on to get his Grasp’s of Music diploma on the College of Toronto. Whereas at UofT within the early Nineteen Seventies, he designed one fo the primary digital sound synthesis labs within the nation.

He joined the CBC, the place he labored as a producer for 4 many years from 1973 till 2013. He labored on various collection, together with Music of Immediately, the place he produced ten broadcasts with Glenn Gould to have a good time Arnold Schoenberg’s centennial. Gould would grow to be a buddy and collaborator.

Throughout his tenure on the CBC, he commissioned greater than 300 new musical items, together with R. Murray Schafer’s third String Quartet, the opera, ‘Iron Street’ by Ka Nin Chan and ‘The Qualities of Consonance’ by Ann Southam.

He’s a seven-time JUNO award winner as a producer of greater than 200 recordings.

Jaeger has additionally been composing his personal music because the early Nineteen Seventies. David is a founding member of the Canadian Digital Ensemble, for whom he has composed various works.

He’s recognized for a sound that may veer from experimental to 1 extra rooted in conventional idioms. Two of Jaeger’s items for viola have been recorded and launched in 2023: one by Elizabeth Reid on the Redshift Data label and Carol Gimbel performs one other on a Navona Recordings launch.

  • The launch social gathering takes place on the Canadian Music Centre in Toronto on Might 15, and is free to attend, with an RSVP required; RSVP [HERE].

Rhapsody on a Theme by Brahms, from Christina Petrowska-Quilico’s 2017 CD Worlds Aside (Centrediscs)

Christina Petrowska Quilico: A Canadian Piano Recital at Worlds Aside Convention (Might 25)

The College of Toronto, College of Music, is internet hosting Worlds Aside: Music, Nostalgia and Absence in Canada’s Diasporic Communities Since 1945. The convention, held on Might 25 and 26, has the purpose of analyzing how music is and has been utilized by refugees and displaced folks in Canada to keep up contact with tradition, and create communities within the diaspora.

Naturally, the convention, sponsored by the Jackman Humanities Institute, Program for the Arts, consists of a number of concert events.

Christina Petrowska Quilico: A Canadian Piano Recital options twentieth and twenty first century works by Canadian composers, together with German-American composer Ruth Schonthal.

This system:

  • Larysa Kuzmenko: Victims of Chernobyl
  • Larysa Kuzmenko: Dance Diabolique
  • David Jaeger: Lament for the Individuals of Ukraine
  • Ruth Schonthal: The Canticles of Hieronymus
  • Oskar Morawetz: Suite for Piano
  • Peter Paul Koprowski: Rhapsody on a Theme of Brahms

Tickets and extra details about the Might 25 live performance [HERE].

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