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Penderecki String Quartet

File consists of a program and recording of a concert by the Penderecki String Quartet ( Jeremy Bell and Jerzy Kaplanek, violins ; Christine Vlajk, viola ; Katie Schlaikjer, cello) ; with Leslie Fagan, soprano ; presented by Norbert Palej.

Program:

  • Oblique light / Kelly-Marie Murphy
  • Quartets, violins (2), viola, cello, no. 2. Semplice / Norbert Palej
  • Quartets, violins (2), viola, cello, no. 2. Drammatico / Norbert Palej
  • Quartets, violins (2), viola, cello, no. 2. Antico, implacabile / Norbert Palej
  • Quartets, violins (2), viola, cello, no. 2. Acuto/ Norbert Palej
  • Quartets, violins (2), viola, cello, no. 4. Gethsemane / Christos Hatzis
  • Quartets, violins (2), viola, cello, no. 4. Ecce Homo / Christos Hatzis

Concert seasons : 2014-2016 : commissions

File consists of correspondence and grant applications for commissions by Paul Steenhuisen, Omar Daniel, Alex Pauk, Anna Pidgorna, Michel Gonneville, Howard Bashaw, Norbert Palej, Laurie Radford, and Anthony Tan.

New Music Festival

Subseries consists of events that were part of the University of Toronto New Music Festival (UTNMF), an international festival of contemporary music presented annually by the University of Toronto Faculty of Music. The festival was coordinated by Norbert Palej.

New Music Festival

Subseries consists of events that were part of the University of Toronto New Music Festival (UTNMF), an international festival of contemporary music presented annually by the University of Toronto Faculty of Music. The festival was coordinated by Norbert Palej.

Palej for clarinet

File consists of a program and recording of the concert, which occurred in Walter Hall.

Performers: Peter Stoll, clarinet ; Norbert Palej, piano ; and guests.

Program:

  • Burlesque
  • 3 Interludes
  • Cantilena
  • Sonata.

The future of Cage : Credo : opening concert

File consists of a program and recording of the concert, which took place in Walter Hall.

Performers: Matthew Ross, trumpet ; Damir Pavelic, horn ; Jon Fisher, horn ; Eric Mohr, bassoon ; Nadina Mackie Jackson, bassoon ; Guy Few, trumpet, piano ; David Schotzko, percussion ; Ryan Scott, percussion ; Adam Scime, radio ; Norbert Palej, piano ; Emilie LeBel, conductor.

Program:

  • Living room music / Cage
  • Four 6 / Cage
  • Five / Dage
  • Il sogno di Enea / Palej
  • Credo in Us / Cage.

Wind and brass : University of Toronto wind symphony

File consists of a program and recording of the concert.

Performers: University of Toronto Wind Symphony ; Jeffrey Reynolds, conductor

Program:

  • Recollections / Norbert Palej
  • Rhosymedre / Ralph Vaughan Williams
  • Images / Howard Cable
  • Resting in the peace of his hands / John Gibson
  • Symphony no. 2 / John Barnes Chance
  • Thoughts of love / Arthur Pryor

University of Toronto symphony orchestra

File consists of a program and recording of the concert.

Performers: University of Toronto Symphony Orchestra ; Uri Mayer and Samuel Tam, conductors.

Program:

  • Scherzo Capriccioso, Opus 66 / Antonín Dvorák (Samuel Tam, conductor)
  • Symphony No. 1 "Gulag" / Norbert Palej
  • Concerto for Orchestra / Béla Bartók

Joseph Petric X Penderecki String Quartet : part I

File consists of a program and recording of an event that took place in Walter Hall.

Performers: Jeremy Bell, Jerzy Kapłanek, violins ; Christine Vlajk, viola ; Katie Schlaikjer, cello ; Joseph Petric, accordion

Program:

  • Lament in the trampled garden / Marjan Mozetich
  • String quartet no. 3 "The Ship of death" / Norbert Palej
  • Bloom / Abigail Richardson.

Justyna Gabzdyl piano recital

File consists of a program and recording of the concert.

Performers: Presented by Norbert Palej

Program:

  • Metopy. Isle of Sirens / Karol Szymanowski
  • Haiku for Pierre Boulez / Toshio Hosokawa
  • Metopy. Kalipso / Karol Szymanowski
  • Mai / Toshio Hosokawa
  • Metopy. Nausicaa / Karol Szymanowski
  • Piano sur un banc de sable (2019 version) / Brice Gatinet
  • Maski. Szecherezada [; Blazen Tantris ;] Serenada Don Juana / Karol Szymanowski.

Electroacoustic concert

File consists of a program and recording of an event that took place in Walter Hall.

Performers: Norbert Palej, festival coordinator

Program:

  • The Garden on the other side of the fence / Óscar Andrés Chavés Morales
  • alquimia, magia, sueños / Matías Sánchez Greco
  • Pilotis / Luke Blackmore
  • Automata / Mechanical garden / Kotoka Suzuki
  • This Blank has been deleted / Steven Webb
  • e (mi) / Joseph Sims and Katie Finn
  • Orbiting garden / Christos Hatzis.

From Bach to Latin America

File consists of a program and recording of a concert by Emmanuele Baldini, violin and André Mehmari, piano ; Presented by Norbert Palej.

Program:

  • Sonaten und Partiten, violin, BWV 1001-1006. Partita, no. 2 / Johann Sebastian Bach
  • Sonatas, violin, continuo, BWV 1023, E minor / Johann Sebastian Bach
  • Perpetuum Chorum / André Mehmari
  • Sonaten und Partiten, violin, BWV 1001-1006. Partita, no. 2. Chaconne / Johann Sebastian Bach, arr. Mehmari
  • Conversas for violin and piano / André Mehmari

Gamut ensemble

File consists of a program and recording of the concert.

Performers: gamUT ensemble ; Norbert Palej, director ; Constantine Caravassilis, assistant conductor ; Adam Scime, composer-in-residence.

Program:

  • Five lyrics of the Tang Dynasty / Beckwith
  • Trio for oboe, harp and percussion / Bacewcz
  • Lachrymae / Britten
  • Paganini variations / Lutoslawski
  • Symphony no. 4 / Ustvolskaya
  • After the riot. Three short movements for flute, double bass and piano
  • Vajra / Jonathan Harvey.

20,000 hertz under the C : music for large bass clarinet ensemble

File consists of a program and recording of the concert.

Performers: Max Christie ; Colleen Cook ; Stephen Fox ; Ken Fudurich ; Margaret Gillie ; Gary Kidd ; Stephen Pierre ; Richard Thomson ; Michele Verheul ; Gillian MacKay, conductor

Program:

  • Monochrome III for 9 B-flat clarinets. I. Moderate, cool ; II. Gentle, flowing / Peter Schickele
  • "Quartet" from Chess / Andersson, Ulvaeus ; arr. Thomson
  • Chase 'N air / Norbert Palej
  • Iguanodon / Rob du Bois

A musical cocktail hour

File consists of a program and recording of the concert, which took place in Walter Hall.

Performers: Lorna MacDonald, soprano ; Jamie Parker, piano ; Peter Stoll, clarinet ; Norbert Palej, piano

Program:

  • Zaide. Ruhe Sanft / Mozart
  • Schon lacht der holde Frühling / Mozart
  • Al amor ; Con amores, la mia madre ; Del cabello mas sutil ; Chiquitita la Novia / Obradors
  • Dream with me / Bernstein
  • Winter song / Hoiby
  • Eternity's heartbeat / Hatzis
  • The pioet and the war / Palej
  • C / Poulenc
  • Jazz dans la nuit / Roussel
  • Viva Gershwin! / arr. Duff.

Pyramus and Thisbe

File consists of a program and recording of the concert.

Program:

  • Opening remarks (Professor Robin Elliott)
  • The mythic and visual art sources of the Pyramus and Thisbe legend (Professor Alison Syme)
  • Discussion on the way most audience members will know the story: through a parody in Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream" (Professor Holger Schott Syme)
  • Conversation with composer Barbara Monk Feldman about the composition of her work (Professor Norbert Palej)
  • Closing remarks (Professor Caryl Clark).

New music festival : Nexus and 2x10

File consists of a program and recording of the concert.

Performers: NEXUS (Bob Becker, Bill Cahn, Russell Hartenberger and Garry Kvistad) ; 2X10 (Midori Koga and Lydia Wong) ; singers from the Opera Division, (David Diston ; Adanya Dunn ; Jan Nato ; Andrea Nunez ; Laurelle Froese) ; Ray Dillard, conductor.

Program:

  • Vergiliana (world premiere) / Norbert Palej
  • The city wears a slouch hat / John Cage.

Gamut ensemble

File consists of a program and recording of the concert.

Performers: gamUT ensemble ; Norbert Palej, music director ; Ivan Barbotin, Assistant Conductor ; Noam Lemish, Composer-in-Residence.

Program:

  • Statt eines Tangos (1996) / Gija Kancheli
  • Origami (2012) / Christopher Thornborrow
  • Libera Me (2011) / Cecilia Livingston
  • Four Children's Songs (1953) / Witold Lutoslawski
  • TIS MW2 (1963) / Boguslaw Schaeffer
  • Divertimento (2012) / Noam Lemish.

Wind and brass : University of Toronto wind ensemble

File consists of a program and recording of the concert.

Performers: University of Toronto Wind Ensemble ; Gillian MacKay, conductor ; Jeffrey Reynolds, guest conductor ; Michelle Siemens, soprano

Program:

  • Adrenaline City / Adam Gorb
  • Three Japanese Dances / Bernard Rogers
  • Suite in B Flat, op. 4 / Richard Strauss
  • Souffe de lumière / Norbert Palej
  • Ecstatic Waters / Steven Bryant

New music festival : conversation with Krzysztof Penderecki

File consists of a recording of the concert, which took place in Walter Hall.

Performers: Krzysztof Penderecki, Roger D. Moore Distinguished Visitor in Composition ; Norbert Palej, moderator ; Polish Chamber Choir Jan £ukaszewski, conductor

Program:

  • Excerpts to be performed by the Polish Chamber Choir. Kaczka Pstra (2008) ; Miserere from the Passion (1965) ; Sicut locutus est from the Magnifcat (1974) ; Sanctus (2009).

New music festival : festival concert no. 2

File consists of a program and recording of the concert.

Program:

  • Palos / Kristopher Magnuson
  • Time, Sky and Echoes / Hu Xiao-Ou (Cecilia String Quartet : Min-Jeong Koh, violin ; Sarah Nematallah, violin ; Caitlin Boyle, viola ; Rachel Desoer, cello)
  • Silent Blooms / Wendy Lee (Tristan Durie, flute ; Peter Stoll, clarinet ; Maxime Despax, viola ; Sebastian Ostertag, cello ; Adam Zukiewicz, piano ; Norbert Palej, conductor).

Gamut ensemble concert

File consists of a program and recording of the concert.

Performers: Norbert Palej, director ; Emilie LeBel, assistant conductor ; Matthew Todd, composer-in-residence ; Alexandra Smither, soprano ; Ryan Scott, percussion.

Program:

  • Flower ; three pieces ; composition for three voices / John Cage
  • Five songs / Witold Lutoslawski
  • Chamber music / Luciano Berio
  • The sirens' song calls / Matthew Todd.

Gamut ensemble concert

File consists of a program and recording of the concert.

Performers: Norbert Palej, director.

Program:

  • Mnamas Xapin Witoldowi Lutoslawskiemu (1994) / Iannis Xenakis
  • Insomniac (2013, world premiere, gamUT commission) / Jason Caron
  • Cog (2013, world premiere, gamUT commission) / Matthew Todd
  • Trio (1945) / Witold Lutoslawski
  • O King (1968) / Luciano Berio
  • Three Children's Songs (1948, arr. 2013) / Witold Lutoslawski
  • There's Also People Outside (2013, world premiere, gamUT commission) / Sophie Dupuis.

Women on the verge

File consists of a program and recording of the concert.

Performers: Emily Martin, soprano Elizabeth McDonald, soprano Kathryn Tremills, piano with Lydia Munchinsky, cello

Program:

  • Penelope / Cecilia Livingston
  • Syrian Songs . Snow / Norbert Palej
  • Blue of the Distance / Emilie LeBel
  • At last, to be identified! I never saw a moor / Richard Pearson Thomas
  • Dickinson songs (2008). That I did always love / Logan Skelton
  • Let Evening Come / Robert Spillman
  • Birthday / Robert Aldridge.

New music festival : gamUT ensemble and University of Toronto concert orchestra

File consists of a program and recording of the concert.

Performers: gamUT ensemble ; Norbert Palej, conductor ; University of Toronto Concert Orchestra ; Constantine Caravassilis, conductor ; Kerim Anwar, conductor ; Dan Rutzen, conductor

Program:

  • Duo Ye ; bright moonlight ; Yang Ko ; Feng ; the Han figurines / Chen Yi
  • Soft travelers / Anna Hostman
  • Murmer / Emilie LeBel
  • Sprout ; Shuo / Chen Yi

Bridge & Wolak duo and Bedford Trio

File consists of a program and recording of an event that took place in Walter Hall.

Performers: Bedford Trio (Alessia Disimino, violin ; Emma Schmiedecke, cello ; Jialiang Zhu, piano) ; Michael Bridge, accordion ; Kornel Wolak, clarinet

Program:

  • Big sky / Joan Tower
  • Maker of the world / Anthony Gunadi [Winner of the 2024 University of Toronto New Music Festival Bedford Trio Composition Competition]
  • Flashback / Wendy Wan-Ki Lee
  • Moon trip / Robert Paterson
  • Quay quodlibet / Norbert Palej
  • West-East / Marjan Mozetich (world premiere, NMF commission)
  • Digital stardust / Bach, Bridge and Wolak
  • Five dance preludes / Witold Lutosławski
  • Dance of the blind / Marjan Mozetich.

New Music for guitar(s) and ensemble

File consists of a program and recording of an event that took place in Walter Hall. Featured new and recent works for/with guitar(s) by Canadian composers.

Program:

  • Distant light / Simon Farintosh (Simon Farintosh, guitar)
  • Guitar duet / David Occhipinti (Elizabeth Chernyak, Scott Jolicoeur, guitars)
  • Retazos / Jose Evangelista (Bahar Ossareh, guitar)
  • En homenaje a Jorge Morel. Danza y coral / Jorge Caballero (James Baker, Ciel Fang, Simon Farintosh, Bahar Ossareh, guitars)
  • Vita brevis / Norbert Palej (Maeve Palmer, soprano ; Alessia Disimino, violin ; Hye Won Cecilia Lee, harpsichord/synthesizer ; Rob MacDonald, guitar).

Macerollo and Stoll

File consists of a program and recording of the concert.

Performers: Joe Macerollo, accordion ; Peter Stoll, clarinet.

Program:

  • Sonata in C minor (Peter Stoll, clarinet and Michael Bridge, accordion) / J.P. Telemann
  • Quay Quodlibet (2011) / Norbert Palej
  • Prayer for the Immortality of Jesus, from Quartet for the End of Time / Olivier Messiaen (arr. Stoll)
  • Duologue and PS42J's / Phil Nimmons
  • Pentagrams for Two Accordions (with Michael Bridge, accordion) / Andrew Staniland
  • In the Key of ? (live improvisation) / Macerollo ; Stoll
  • Oblivion (Peter Stoll, clarinet and Michael Bridge, accordion) / Astor Piazzolla.

Gamut ensemble : Symphoniae sacrae

File consists of a program and recording of the concert.

Performers: gamUT ensemble ; Norbert Palej, director ; Arvin Fekri, assistant conductor ; Tyler Versluis, composer-in-residence ; Amy Gottung, soprano ; Arvin Fekri, conductor ; Dobrochna Zubek, cello.

Program:

  • Night Music I (1963, rev. 1976) / George Crumb
  • Silenzio (1991) / Sofia Gubaidulina
  • Pater Noster (2010, world premiere) / Chan Ka Nin
  • Paranymphus Adiens (2003) / Christos Hatzis
  • Missa Syllabica (1977) / Arvo Pärt
  • Harbinger (2013, world premiere, gamUT commission) / Tyler Versluis.

Gamut ensemble

File consists of a program and recording of the concert.

Performers: gamUT Ensemble Norbert Palej, director ; Ivan Barbotin, assistant conductor ; Noam Lomish, coposer-in-residence ; Vinko Globokar, distinguished visitor in composition ; David Schotzko, percussion ; Irvin Chow, dancer ; Sung-Ah Choi, dancer ; Michelle Zetts, dancer ; Angela Blumberg, choreography ; Saman Shahi, conductor ; Greg Harrison, drum set.

Program:

  • Corporel / Vinko Globokar
  • Seven romances on verses by Alexander Blok / Dimitri Shostakovich
  • Echoes of thiele / John Beckwith
  • Les citations / Henir Dutilleux
  • La ronde / Globokar
  • Discom.Mimifority.Sincertcy (...perpetual immnersion in being...) / Mitch Renaud
  • The nagila mayster / Noam Lemish

In memory of Steven Stucky : a piano recital by Xak Bjerken

File consists of a program and recording of the concert.

Performers: Presented by Norbert Palej.

Program:

  • Images, piano, 2nd ser. Cloches à travers les feuilles ; Et la lune descend sur le temple qui fut ; Poissons d'or / Claude Debussy
  • Fantasien über Gedichte von Richard Dehmel / Alexander Zemlinsky
  • Sonatas, piano / Steven Stucky
  • Ephemera / Jesse Jones
  • Post-modern homages, Set II. Sonatina DCXL ; Gymnopedie No. 4 / Stephen Hartke
  • King of the sun. Flames of the sun make the desert flower hysterical / Stephen Hartke
  • Sonatas, piano, no. 9, op. 68 / Alexander Scriabin.

University of Toronto contemporary music ensemble

File consists of a program and recording of an event that took place in Walter Hall.

Performers: University of Toronto Contemporary Music Ensemble ; Norbert Palej, festival coordinator ; Wallace Halladay, director ; Lorenzo Guggenheim, assistant conductor ; Matti Pulkki, accordion

Program:

  • Perspectives carnavalesque / Jean Lesage (Lorenzo Guggenheim, conductor)
  • Concerto fluido / Uros Rojko (Matti Pulkki, accordion) (Canadian premiere)
  • Equilibrion Iib / Snezana Nesic (world premiere)
  • …and I need a room to receive five thousand people with raised glasses… or what a glorious day, the birds are singing "halleluia" / Ana Sokolovic.

Andre Mehmari : chamber music

File consists of a program and recording of an event that took place in Walter Hall. Inutil Pasiagem by A.C. Jobim and Cheio de Dedos by A. Mehmari were listed on printed program but not performed.

Performers: Andre Mehmari, piano ; Peter Stoll, clarinet ; Emmanuele Baldini, Annalee Patipatnakoon, violins ; Matthias McIntire, viola ; Dobrochna Zubek, cello ; Adam Scime, double bass ; Norbert Palej, presenter

Program:

  • Insensatez / A.C. Jobim
  • Sem voce / A.C. Jobim
  • Di menor / Carlos Althier Escobar "Guinga"
  • Suite Brasileira / A. Mehmari
  • Shostakovitchiana / A. Mehmari
  • Rosa / Alfredo da Rocha Vianna Filho
  • Milonga del Angel / Astor Piazzola, arr. A. Mehmari
  • Oblivion / Astor Piazzola, arr. A. Mehmari
  • Michelangelo 70' / Astor Piazzola, arr. A. Mehmari.

Contemporary music ensemble

File consists of a program and recording of the concert.

Performers: Gary Kulesha, director ; Robin Reid-Moran, saxophone ; Shaun Mallinen, saxophone ; Annemieke Vanderkraay, trombone ; Elburz Sorkhabi, trombone ; Holly Dronyk, tuba ; Olivia Shortt, piano Alberta Brown, flute ; Lance McMillan, bassoon ; Caroline Cole, harp Katherine Watson, flute ; Brian Triska, clarinet ; Maia Broido, violin ; Samuel Bisson, cello ; Shelley Zhang, piano ; Madeline Kapp, mezzo soprano ; University of Toronto Contemproary Music Ensemble

Program:

  • Pulau Dewata (1977) / Vivier, Claude, 1948-1983
  • Pastorales de Noel (1943) / Jolivet, André, 1905-1974
  • O Kng (1968) / Berio, Luciano, 1925-2003
  • Nuages Precieux (1987) / Chan, Ka Nin
  • The poet and the war (2007/08) / Palej, Norbert

Atmospheres

File consists of a program and recording of the concert.

Performers: Percussion Ensemble.

Program:

  • Slow Swirl at the Edge of the Sea (1989) / Mark Duggan (AJ Fisico, Branden Kelly, Kevin Mulligan, Michael Murphy, Anson Wong)
  • Vespertine Formations (2003) / Christopher Deane (Sam Kim, Jacob Mannion, Kevin Mulligan, Carol Wang)
  • Malandragem (2012) / Mark Duggan (AJ Fisico, Jacob Mannion, Kevin Mulligan, Michael Murphy, Derek Ou)
  • Cloud Cluster (2005) / Yang Xiaozhong (AJ Fisico, Branden Kelly, Jacob Mannion, Michael Murphy, Derek Ou ; Norbert Palej, conductor)
  • John's Gone (2008) / Mark Duggan (Sam Kim, Derek Ou, Carol Wang, Anson Wong)
  • Jali's Dream (1992) / Mark Duggan (AJ Fisico, Branden Kelly, Sam Kim, Derek Ou, Carol Wang, Anson Wong, Mark Duggan ; Steel pan soloist: Michelle Colton.)

New music festival : festival concert no. 3

File consists of a program and recording of the concert.

Program:

  • Gu Yun (Song of Ancient) for solo flute (2009) / Jia Guoping ; Ode of Luan (2010) for solo flute / Chen Muscheng (Luisa Sello, flute)
  • Moonlight and Prayer / Chang Yingzhong (Karine St. Pierre, soprano ; Juan Gabriel Olivares, clarinet ; Wesley Shen, piano 1 ; Adam Zukiewicz, piano 2 ; Norbert Palej, conductor)
  • Flavor in Quingyin / Song Mingzhu (Tristan Durie, piccolo ; Steven Koh, violin ; Maxime Despax, viola ; Sebastian Ostertag, cello ; Adam Scime, double bass)
  • Wind Horse / Shi Ziwei (Steven Koh, violin ; Younggun Kim, piano)
  • Face Painting / Yang Xinmin (Monique Aube, flute ; Jana Luksts, piano)
  • Saxophone Quartet / Chan Ka Nin (Sara Everson, soprano saxophone ; Elliot Wright, alto saxophone ; Jennifer Tran, tenor saxophone ; Kevin Shen, baritone saxophone).

Ode to joy

File consists of a program and recording of the concert.

Performers: Fanfare Brass ; Jeffrey Reynolds, conductor ; University of Toronto Wind Ensemble ; Gillian MacKay, conductor ; University of Toronto Jazz Septet ; Chase Sanborn, coach ; Artists of the Opera Division, (Claire de Sevignie ; Byung Jun Yoon, Geoffrey Sirett ; Favian Arciniegas ; Alexandra Beley ; Andrew Haji ; Miah Im, pianist) ; University of Toronto Symphony Orchestra and Chorus ; David Briskin, Conductor ; Lindsay Barrett, soprano ; Erica Iris Huang, alto ; Michael Colvin, tenor ; Andrew Love, bass.

Program:

  • Fanfare for Dawn (premiere) / Chan Ka Nin
  • Traveler / David Maslanka
  • Fanfare for an Independent Mind (premiere) / Alexander Rapoport
  • All of You / Cole Porter
  • Big Smoke Fanfare (premiere) / Norbert Palej
  • "Chi mi frena in tal momento?" - Sextet from Lucia di Lammermoor / Gaetano Donizetti
  • Symphony No. 9 in D minor, op. 125 / Beethoven

Vocalis 1: What's new with you?

File consists of a program from a concert by master's and doctoral level singers, which was broadcast on the Faculty of Music YouTube channel.

Program:

  • Evocations / Harry Somers (Roanna Kitchen, soprano ; Jo Greenaway, piano)
  • Five Shakespeare songs. Music the comforter ; Titania's henchman ; Come buy! / Colin Eatock (Roanna Kitchen, soprano ; Trevor Chartrand, piano)
  • Where there's a wall. Grief poem / Ian Cusson (Stephanie McKay-Turgeon, soprano ; Jo Greenaway, piano)
  • The house of tomorrow / John Greer (Celine Cascanette, mezzo-soprano ; Suzy Smith, piano)
  • Ours. May's aria / John Estacio (Rhian Merritt, soprano ; Anna Han, piano)
  • Flight. Down you go / Jonathan Dove (Alexandra Delle Donne, soprano ; Jo Greenaway, piano)
  • Three songs / Matthew Emery (Grace Liang, soprano ; Jo Greenaway, piano)
  • Four lyrical moments / Norbert Palej (Nicole Percifield, mezzo-soprano ; Suzy Smith, piano).

Gamut ensemble

File consists of a program and recording of the concert, which occurred in Walter Hall.

Performers: Norbert Palej, director ; Adam Scime, composer-in-residence ; Alexandra Smither, soprano ; Eliza Johnson, soprano ; Sara Schabas, soprano ; Constantine Caravassilis, conductor ; Alexandra Smither, soprano ; Marta Herman, soprano ; Anastasia Tchernikova, conductor.

Program:

  • Feuillets Inédits for Onde Martenot and Piano / Olivier Messiaen
  • Eszká-Emlékzaj / György Kurtag
  • Swinging Music / Kazimierz Serocki
  • A Kis Csáva Mov. IV: Nachtstück / György Kurtag
  • Ein Kleines Potpourri / Hans Werner Henze
  • Brief Intermission
  • Opus Number Zoo / Luciano Berio
  • Three Madrigals. 1. Sur une étoile ; 2. Entfernung ; 3. Reflection / Alfred Schnittke
  • Good Night. Mov. III / Henryk Mikoaj Górecki.

New music festival : music by Chen Yi and University of Toronto composers

File consists of a program and recording of the concert.

Performers: Susan Hoeppner, flute ; Rachel Mercer, cello ; Beverley Johnston, percussion ; Lydia Wong, piano ; Norbert Palej, conductor ; Midori Koga, piano ; Lydia Wong, piano ; Lorna MacDonald, soprano ; Angela Schwarzkopf, harp ; Ina Henning, accordion ; Alexa Wilks, violin ; Linnea Thacker, violin ; Alexander McLeod, viola ; Sarah Steeves, cello ; Beverley Johnston, percussion ; Peter Stoll, clarinet ; Steven Philcox, piano ; University of Toronto Viola Ensemble (Katharine Rapoport, director ; Christopher Arnold, Mohammed Abu Ramadan, Andrea Poon, Jesse Morrison, Matt Antal, Anne Prevost, Dongmin Kim, Stefan Ho, Julia Park, William Rowson, conductor) ; Marta Herman, mezzo-soprano ; Alexander McLeod, viola ; Shauna Rolston, cello ; Steven Philcox, piano.

Program:

  • China West Suite ; Qi / Chen Yi
  • Glimpses of the Moon ; Belonging / Chan Ka Nin
  • Woman runs with wolves / Alice Ho
  • Attitudes / Gary Kulesha
  • Three trios for nine violas / Alexander Rapoport
  • Anaktoria / Christos Hatzis

Student composer concert

File consists of a program and recording of an event that took place in Walter Hall.

Performers: Norbert Palej, director

Program:

  • How long does it take to tune? / Tom Tsang (Christine Suh, clarinet ; Tom Tsang, oboe ; Angela Lin, piano)
  • Out of the ivory palaces / Emmanuel Samuel Wong (Emmanuel Wong, organ ; David Zuniga, voice ; Josephine Leung, voice)
  • Spring prelude : the cherry blossom / Matthew Woolard (Matthew Woolard, piano ; Anwen Robertson, flute)
  • Listen / Anthony Gunadi (Arushi Das, soprano ; Angela Ng, piano)
  • Ecstacy / Pari Bahrami (Jenise Pan, piano ; Antonia Cambre, cello)
  • Flurries / Cooper Pearson (Rocco Marciano, piano)
  • Movement of fate / Maria-Eduarda Mendes Martins (Bevis-Ng, tam-tam)
  • Souvenir / Hsiu-Ping Patrick Wu (Hsiu-Ping Patrick Wu , violin)
  • String quartet no. 1 : The Crossroads / Jeanne Tsui (Esther Van Rooi, Samantha Cardwell, violins ; Simon Hauber, viola ; Antonia Cambre, cello)
  • Lux Aeterna / Minjoo Kim(Danial Khan Sheibani, conductor ; Alannah Beauparlant, soprano ; Veronica Zupanic, Hsiu-Ping Patrick Wu, violins ; Kyung Rok Moon, viola ; Chloe Liang, cello).

New techniques in global collaboration for musical performance

File consists of a program and recording of an event that took place in Walter Hall. This concert was presented as part of a joint creative research project between the University of Toronto and the Chinese University of Hong Kong.

Performers: Bedford Trio (Alessia Disimino, violin ; Andrew Ascenzo, cello ; Jialiang Zhu, piano) with guest artists

Program:

  • Tripping in the horror vacui : for piano trio and electronics / Nolan Hildebrand
  • Compression cycles : for modular synthesizer and live electronics / Eliot Britton (Chris Wiens)
  • My journal : for cello, percussion, and electronics / Fish Yu (Andrew Ascenzo, cello ; Nikki Huang, percussion)
  • Do you believe in spring? : for piano trio and live eletronics / Kenneth Li [not recorded]
  • Vita brevis : for voice, violin, guitar, harpsichord/synthesizer / Norbert Palej (Maeve Palmer, soprano ; Alessia Disimino, violin ; Hye Won Cecilia Lee, harpsichord and synthesizer ; Rob MacDonald, guitar)
  • The Not-yet : for piano trio / Yuhan Zhou [winning piece of the 2022 Piano Trio Composition Competition] : [part 1]
  • The Not-yet : for piano trio / Yuhan Zhou [winning piece of the 2022 Piano Trio Composition Competition] : [part 2].

Stylus Fantasticus

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Performers: gamUT Ensemble ; Norbert Palej, director ; Arvin Fekri, assistant conductor ; Tyler Versluis, composer in residence.

Program:

  • Madrigals, Book II (1965). Bebe el agua tranquila de la canción añeja (Elisabeth Hetherington, solo) ; La Muerte entra y sale de la taberna (Brittany Rae, solo) ; Caballito negro Dónde lievas tu jinete (Hannah Tarder-Stoll, solo) / George Crumb
  • Ogloudoglou (1969) / Giacinto Scelsi (Alexandra Smither, soprano ; Nathan Petitpas, percussion)
  • Anerca (1979) / Milton Barnes (Rachel Soong, clarinet ; Eric Mohr, bassoon)
  • Messe dite "Pour le Jour de la Paix" (1940). Alleluia (Madison Angus, solo) ; Kyrie (Brooke Dufton, solo) ; Gloria (Jessica Wright, solo) ; Sanctus, Benedictus (Marina Davis, solo) ; Agnus Dei, Domine Non Sum Dignus (Amy Gottung, solo) ; Deo Gratias, Alleluia (Maeve Palmer, solo) / André Jolivet
  • Lyca, excerpt (2014, premiere) / Patrick McGraw
  • Fantasia (2014, premiere) / Tyler Versluis.

Masters and DMA students perform

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Program:

  • Nobles seigneurs, salut! (Les Huguenots) / Giacomo Meyerbeer ; Voi che sapete (Le nozze di Figaro) / Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (Gena van Oosten, mezzo-soprano; David Eliakis, piano)
  • Nun eilt herbei (Die lustigen Weiber von Windsor) / Otto Nicolai (Rebecca Townsend, soprano; Suzy Smith, piano)
  • An die Musik, D.547 / Franz Schubert ; The year's at the spring (Three Browning Songs, op. 44) / Amy Marcy Beach (Monica Sowinski, soprano; Suzy Smith, piano)
  • Quando m'en vo' (La bohème) / Giacomo Puccini (Madison Angus, soprano; Suzy Smith, piano)
  • Deux mélodies hébraïques. Kaddisch ; L'énigme éternelle / Maurice Ravel (Ryan McDonald, countertenor; Helen Becqué, piano)
  • Ach, ich fühl's (Die Zauberflöte) / Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart ; Dark Lullaby (The Poet and the War) / Norbert Palej (Sonya Harper Nyby, soprano; Helen Becqué, piano)
  • Cabaret Songs. Waitin ; Toothbrush Time / William Bolcom (Jennifer Routhier, mezzo-soprano; David Eliakis, piano)
  • Sul fil d'un soffio etesio (Falstaff) / Giuseppe Verdi (Dallas Chorley, soprano; Suzy Smith, piano)
  • Suleika I, D.720 / Franz Schubert (Deanna Singh, soprano; Andrea Van Pelt, piano).

2017 New music festival : Via Italia! : contemporary music from Italy

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Performers: Salvatore Sciarrino, Roger D. Moore Distinguished Visitor in Composition ; Norbert Palej, Festival Coordinator ; Wallace Halladay, concert curator and Director, Contemporary Music Ensemble.

Program:

  • Kho-Lo. I ; II / Giacinto Scelsi (Noah DeVerheyen, flute; Marco DeConno, clarinet)
  • Mambo / Luca Francesconi (Stephanie Chua, piano)
  • Oratio Horarum / Francis Ubertelli (Ian Sabourin, countertenor; Tristan Durie, flutes; Juan Gabriel Olivares, clarinets; Kevin Shen, saxophones; Graham Banfield, guitar; Michael Bridge, accordion; Jialiang Zhu, piano; Yang Chen, Michael Murphy, Josh Wynnyk, percussion; Alice Hong, violin; Andrew Ascenzo, violoncello; Gary Kulesha, conductor)
  • Wasserklavier ; Brin / Luciano Berio (Enrico Elisi, piano)
  • Antipodes / Ivan Fedele ; Polveri laterali / Salvatore Sciarrino (Enrico Elisi, piano)
  • Rasch II / Franco Donatoni (Samantha Etchegary, George Liu, Olivia Shortt, Lucas MacPhail, saxophones; Stephanie Chua, piano; Michael Murphy, percussion)
  • Trash TV Trance / Fausto Romitelli (Graham Banfield, electric guitar)
  • Un adieu / Giacinto Scelsi (Stephen Clarke, piano).

Student composer concert no. 4

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Performers: Norbert Palej, director

Program:

  • In F / Fish Yu (Fish Yu, horn and lights)
  • Thank you and good night / James Lowrie (James Lowrie, guitar)
  • Prelude 1 : Copoeira / Daniel Wang Gomes (Alejandro De Leon Meija, piano)
  • Sonata for oboe and piano / Kyle Meng (Zoe Yang, oboe ; Kyle Meng, piano)
  • tOy
  • bOx --mut il at e d / Hirad Moradi (Veronica Zupanic, violin ; Hirad Moradi, cello ; Joseph Park, piano) [not performed]
  • The Myth of Medea / Emma Clark (Audrey Morris, harp)
  • The Lost mistress / Jordan Abramson (Dasha Tereshchenko, mezzo soprano ; Constantin Moeller, flute ; Sarah Darragh, clarinet ; Christopher Fan, horn ; Satchi Kanashiro, violin ; Hayley Chan, cello ; Jordan Abramson, conductor)
  • Butterflies / Duncan Hall (Kannan Bloor, soprano saxophone ; Charlotte Chau, alto saxophone ; Chantelle Tom-Ying, tenor saxophone ; Yungfei Xie, baritone saxophone ; Josh Gibson, narrator)
  • In this eye-black night / Chiara Urban (Aemilia Moser, soprano ; Duncan Hall, conductor ; Tina Jia, flute ; Charlene Chin, harp ; Mobin Naeini, viola ; Maren Helyar, cello ; Thomas Carli, percussion ; Thomas Li, percussion).

Songwriting showcase concert

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Performers: Norbert Palej, festival coordinator

Program:

  • California poppies / Christne Suh
  • What I'm really trying to say / Ethan Larose
  • Story of me / Andrew Li
  • An ode to friends / Julia Flagal [video]
  • Again and again / Antos Blonski
  • Christmas bell / Bernadette Choy
  • Sex hair / Stefa Haynes [video]
  • Wait a minute / Yun Lee
  • Never say yes / Pratap Mathews
  • Simon / Ashlene Sereda
  • Daddy / Lifia Teguh
  • Show your hands / Susannah Zou
  • Dreamdraft / Micki-Lee Smith [video]
  • Sound of trees / Rita Yung
  • Aliens are real / Christopher Jones
  • Entracte / Duncan Hall [video]
  • Unrequited / Aeon
  • If you're looking for forever / Claudia Rando [video]
  • Day dream / Fish Yu
  • My salvation / Ada Gholami
  • Feanor / Lynna Bao [video]
  • Glory on high / Axel Rosolowski
  • Déjà vu / Zak Bashir-Hill

Second-year undergraduate singers in performance

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Performers: Trevor Chartrand, piano

Program:

  • Se tu m'ami, se sospiri / Alessandro Parisotti (Elizabeth Gilerovitch, soprano)
  • Ridente la calma, K. 152 / Josef Mysliveček, arr. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (Jereney Shen, soprano)
  • Cantique / Nadia Boulanger (Théa Nappert, mezzo-soprano)
  • Léocadia. Les chemins de l'amour / Francis Poulenc (Arushi Das, soprano)
  • Faust. Avant de quitter ces lieux / Charles Gounod (Giovanni Rabbito, baritone)
  • Un ballo in maschera. Saper vorreste / Giuseppe Verdi (Isabella Milano, soprano)
  • Cloud light : fourteen small songs for voice and piano. Small song on being lost / Norbert Palej (Megan O'Donnell, soprano)
  • Das verlassene Mägdlein / Hugo Wolf (Giuliana Barrow Lattanzio, mezzo-soprano)
  • Canciones Clásicas Españolas, vol. 1. Con amores, la mi madre / Fernando Obradors (Ana Sofia Castro Barrios, soprano)
  • Les berceaux / Gabriel Fauré (Sofia Bolonna, mezzo-soprano)
  • Three songs. Requiescat / Matthew Emery (Luca McCauley, tenor)
  • Litany / John Musto (Eyal Stopnicki, tenor)
  • Le Grillon / Antoine Dessane (Olivia Lee, soprano)
  • Nuit d'étoiles / Claude Achille Debussy (Victoria Chan, soprano)
  • Will there really be a morning? / Ricky Ian Gordon (Aimee Harness, soprano).

Hatzis@70

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Performers: Norbert Palej, festival coordinator

Program:

  • Orbiting garden / Christos Hatzis (Younggun Kim, piano ; digital audio)
  • Three songs on poems by Anne Michaels / Christos Hatzis (world premiere) (Lawrence Wiliford, tenor ; Steven Philcox, piano ; Anne Michaels, reading)
  • In the fire of conflict / Christos Hatzis (Michael Murphy, marimba ; Steven Henry, rap on video ; digital audio)
  • String quartet no. 1 (The Awakening) / Christos Hatzis (Dior Quartet: Noa Sarid, Tobias Elser, violins ; Caleb Georges, viola ; Joanne Yesol Choi, cello ; digital audio)
  • One and others (dance on video based on the Awakening) (Demis Volpi, choreographer ; Ballet am Rhein ; Ralph Goertz, video) [not recorded]
  • Nothing but the light = Das Lied von der Erde / Sarah Slean, Gustav Mahler, arr. Christos Hatzis (world premiere) (Sarah Slean, vocalist ; Dance Theatre David Earle on video ; David Earle, choreographer ; Danielle Baskerville, Sarah McQueston, Jenna Oxley, Georgia Simms, dancers ; John Lauener, video ; virtual symphony orchestra recorded and mixed by Aaron Tsang ; Joanne Yesol Choi, cello ; Ryan Davis, viola ; Tobias Elser, violin ; Rachel Fenlon, mezzo soprano ; Vanessa Fralick, trombone ; Caleb Georges, viola ; Susan Hoeppner, flute, piccolo ; Daniel Hill, tuba ; Sarah Jeffrey, oboe, English horn ; Eri Kosaka, violin ; Noa Sarid, violin ; Peter Stoll, clarinet ; Katya Poplyansky, violin ; Steven Woomert, trumpet).
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