University of Toronto NEW MUSIC FESTIVAL January 25 – 31, 2010 Norbert Palej, Festival Coordinaror Krzysztof Penderecki Roger D. Moore Distinguished Visitor in Composition

University of Toronto
NEW MUSIC FESTIVAL
January 25 – 31, 2010
Norbert Palej, Festival Coordinaror

Krzysztof Penderecki
Roger D. Moore Distinguished Visitor in Composition

FESTIVAL ACTIVITIES

Monday, January 25 – 7:30 pm
Panel discussion with Krzysztof Penderecki
Presented in collaboration with Soundstreams Canada.
NEW VENUE: Gardiner Museum, 111 Queen’s Park.
Admission: Free

Tuesday, January 26 – 7:30 pm
Composers’ Forum with Krzysztof Penderecki
Venue: Boyd Neel Room, Faculty of Music, Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen’s Park
Admission: Free

Wednesday, January 27 – 7:30 pm
The Chamber Music of Krzysztof Penderecki, Part I

PROGRAM
Per Slava for cello solo (Winona Zelenka)
First Violin Sonata (Erika Raum, Lydia Wong)
Quartet for clarinet and string trio (Peter Stoll, Alexa Wilks, Alex McLeod, Sarah Steeves)
Sextet for violin, viola, cello, clarinet, horn and piano (Erika Raum, Teng Li, Shauna Rolston, Max Christie, Neil Deland, Lydia Wong)

Venue: Walter Hall, Faculty of Music, Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen’s Park
Admission: Free

Thursday, January 28 – 12:10 pm
Conversation with Krzysztof Penderecki
Venue: Walter Hall, Faculty of Music, Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen’s Park
Admission: Free

Thursday, January 28 – 7:30 pm
The Chamber Music of Krzysztof Penderecki, Part II

PROGRAM
Prelude for clarinet solo (Peter Stoll)
Tre Miniature for clarinet and piano (Peter Stoll, Adam Zukiewicz)
Cadenza for viola solo (Alex McLeod)
String Trio (Alexa Wilks, Alex McLeod, Sarah Steeves)
Miniatures for violin and piano and Second Violin Sonata (Erika Raum, Lydia Wong)

Venue: Walter Hall, Faculty of Music, Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen’s Park
Admission: Free

Friday, January 29 – 12:10 pm
Duo Contempera
New music for cello and accordion. David Hetherington, cello, Joseph Petric, accordion.
Venue: Walter Hall, Faculty of Music, Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen’s Park
Admission: Free

Friday, January 29 – 8:00 pm
Penderecki Plus!
Presented in collaboartion with Esprit Orchestra
Alex Pauk – conductor; Shauna Rolston, Roman Borys, Paul Widner – cellos, Stuart Laughton – trumpet

Penderecki:
Concerto Grosso for three cellos and orchestra
Penderecki: Threnody to the Victims of Hiroshima
R. Murray Schafer: The Falcon’s Trumpet
John Adams: “Batter my heart, three person’d God” for baritone and orchestra – aria from the opera Dr. Atomic

Venue: Koerner Hall, The Royal Conservatory, 273 Bloor Street West
Tickets: call Esprit’s Box Office at 416-366-7723
For more information visit www.espritorchestra.com


Saturday, January 30 – 8:00 pm
Sunday, January 31 – 3:00 pm
The Choral Music of Penderecki and Palej
Presented in collaboration with Soundstreams Canada.
Polish Chamber Choir, Elmer Iseler Singers, Toronto Children’s Choir. Featuring the choral works of Penderecki, Henryk Gorecki and a world premiere by Norbert Palej. Venue: NEW VENUE!! Metropolitan United Church, 56 Queen Street East
Tickets: call 416-504-1282
For more information visit: www.soundstreams.ca

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