Preludes and Bagatelles released

Preludes and Bagatelles is the latest release from renowned composer Michael Matthews, featuring his dramatic 14 Preludes, selections from his collection of Bagatelles, and the epilogistic Postlude. Expertly performed by acclaimed Belgian pianist Daan Vandewalle, the pieces on this disc encapsulate Matthews’ brilliance with solo piano composition and highlight his versatile craftsmanship, which he is able to alter to accommodate a wide variety of moods, emotions, and aspects of musicality.

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World premiere of winter is when snakes

winter is when snakes, with text by Canadian poet and University of Manitoba Professor Dennis Cooley, was premiered on March 31 at the University of Manitoba as part of an interdisciplinary project by Landscape Architecture Professor Brenda Brown. The performers were: Sarah Kirsch, soprano, Deena Grier, piano, Bronwen Garand-Sheridan, oboe, Edvany Klebia Silva, cello, Luke Nickel, audio technician.

Foro Internacional performance of Six Poems of Novica Tadić

On June 19the Foro Internacional de Música Nueva Manuel Enríquez presented the Mexican premiere of Six Poems of Novica Tadić. Juan Trigos conducted the Orquesta de Cámara de Bellas Artes with soprano María Lusia Tomez as soloist. The performance took place in the Auditorio Silvestre Revueltas, Conservatorio Nacional de Música in Mexico City.