Item 8 - Interview with Ricardo Ferro conducted by Rosemonde Desjardins

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Interview with Ricardo Ferro conducted by Rosemonde Desjardins


  • November 1, 2020 (Creation)

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1 video recording (42 min., 22 sec.) : mp4

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Item is a video recorded interview between Rosemonde Desjardins (interviewer, representative of FoMARA) and Ricardo Ferro (interviewee). Ricardo Ferro is a Venezuelan-Canadian composer and multi-instrumentalist based in Toronto, Ontario. As an emerging composer, Ricardo has written music for and worked with North American ensembles and performers such as the Calidore String Quartet, Oakville Youth Symphony Orchestra, and Younggun Kim. He has written award-winning music for film and theatre for the Sundeis Film Fastival in Boston and the National Theatre School Festival in Canada. In 2019, Ricarod co-founded the Green Room Sound Collective, a contemporary music organization dedicated to the creation and performance of new dramatic and multimedia works of music, and is currently their artistic director. Ricardo is currently pursuing a degree in composition at the University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Ricardo and Rosemonde's conversation covers topics including eurocentrism in music, music pedagogy, Black Lives Matter, and representation.

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