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Duo Sheppard-lanza
performs works by alcides lanza

St. Peter's United Church on Saturday, November 3rd, 2007

ekphonesis V [1979-I], for voice, lights, electronic sounds and electronic extensions arghanum V [1990-I], π , for piano and electroacoustic sounds

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the freedom of silence [1990-II], for voice, piano and electroacustic sounds ontem [1999-I] for actress-singer, lights, electroacoustic sounds and digital signal processing vôo [1992-I], for actress-singer, lights, electroacoustic sounds and digital signal processing   Meg Sheppard, actress-singer
alcides lanza, piano, live electronics

The World of Toru Takemitsu

February 8 - 9, 2008

Sudbury and Toronto musicians celebrate the music of Japanese composer, Toru Takemitsu (1930-1996) in two concerts, featuring his solo and chamber music, and the music of Canadian composers!

This event is presented in collaboration with Silver Birch Concerts. February 8 & 9, 2008
St. Peter’s United Church, 203 York Street

Concert 1 - Friday, February 8, 2008 - 8 pm

Pre-concert talk - 6:30pm

Maurice Switzer “The Sounds of Silence”
Free Hijaz Bob Stevenson, clarinet Katia Makdissi-Warren Toru Takemitsu
Uninterrupted Rest Yoko Hirota, piano
Toru Takemitsu
L’errance … hommage à Wim Wenders Silver Birch String Quartet Robert Lemay
Rocking Mirror Daybreak Christian Robinson / Chonghua Chen, violins
Toru Takemitsu

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Bellatrix Jamie Arrowsmith, viola Jeffrey Ryan  
Quatrin II Y Hirota / C Robinson / A Lee / B Stevenson
Toru Takemitsu  

Concert 2 - Saturday, February 9, 2008 - 8 pm

Traces Yoko Hirota, piano Aris Carastathis
Distance de Fée Christian Robinson, violin / Yoko Hirota, piano
Toru Takemitsu
String quartet nº 2 Silver Birch String Quartet
John Weinzweig

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Soulmate Alexandra Lee, violincello Chan Ka Nin
Piano Distance Yoko Hirota, piano
Toru Takemitsu
Landscape 1 Silver Birch String Quartet
Toru Takemitsu

Performer's Biographies: Bob Stevenson | Yoko Hirota | Silver Birch String Quartet