2008-2009 SEASON

Jesse Stewart, Artistic Director

Labyrinthmakers: Pierrot Lunaire Ensemble Wein  | Oct. 23-24, 2008

featuring The Pierrot Lunaire Ensemble Wein:
Silvia Gelos, flute; Gustavo Balanesco, piano
with an international selection of contemporary compositions by Uros Rojko (Slovenia), William Peltier (Canada), Erich Urbanner (Austria), Bruno Maderna (Italy), Klaus Lang (Austria), Rainer Rubbert (Germany), Isang Yun (Korea)

Cellodramatic | Nov. 22, 2008

featuring four cellists: Anne Bourne, Matt Brubeck, Paul Pulford & Nick Storring
with Germaine Liu, drums

PSQ+autorickshaw | Jan. 15-17, 2009

featuring The Penderecki String Quartet
and autorickshaw

3rd Annual Structured Improvisations/Improvising Structures Creative Music Festival & Symposium:
Collisions: Kevin Breit & Jesse Stewart
 | Feb. 5, 2009

featuring improvisation by Kevin Breit, guitar
and Jesse Stewart, drums

3rd Annual Structured Improvisations/Improvising Structures Creative Music Festival & Symposium:
Mott-ley Crew: David Mott and Friends
 | Feb. 6, 2009

featuring the David Mott Quintet
with music by David Mott, including Downtown Runout, Jetstream & a new work commissioned for a nine piece ensemble of some of Ontario’s finest improvising musicians

The Ives Continuum | Mar. 1, 2009

featuring The Ives Ensemble
and Continuum
with music by Linda Bouchard, Allison Cameron, Christopher Fox, Aldo Clementi & Guus Janssen

Piano²: The Bugallo-Williams Piano Duo | Mar. 12, 2009

featuring pianists Helena Bugallo & Amy Williams
with music by Olivier Messiaen, Betsy Jolas, Linda Catlin Smith & Conlon Nancarrow

Gamelan (and on): The Enduring Legacy of Lou Harrison | May. 2, 2009

performed by The Evergreen Club Gamelan Ensemble
with music by Lou Harrison, John Cage & Gordon Monahan
preceded by the Canadian premiere screening of the documentary Lou Harrison: A World of Music
co-presented with Open Ears Festival

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