WNMF 3: ORCHESTRAL VOICES OF THE FUTURE

Monday, January 27 | 7:30 pm | Centennial Concert Hall

The WSO presents world premieres of wet ink orchestral works by six emerging Canadian composers, alongside the winner of the CMC Prairie Region Emerging Composer Competition, 15-year-old Henry From.

Now in its fourth year, the WNMF Composers Institute looks to the future of Canadian orchestral music, immersing a hand-selected group of composers from across the country in an intensive week of rehearsals and workshops under the mentorship of WNMF guest composers Sarah Kirkland Snider, Jared Miller, and Harry Stafylakis. The Composers Institute culminates in this concert of premieres led by Daniel Raiskin, Associate Conductor Julian Pellicano and RBC Assistant Conductor Naomi Woo.

WORKS:
Henry From – Isle of Pic
Matthew-John Knights –  Voice les larmes avec lesquelles je pleure pour toi
Liam Ross Gibson – Monstera Deliciosa
Mackenize Carroll – Blood Sky 
Matthew Emery – Unanswered Letters
Julia Mermelstein – in turn
Simon Gregorcic – Two Collages: on the waves of Lake Balaton

ARTISTS:
Daniel Raiskin, conductor
Julian Pellicano, conductor
Naomi Woo, conductor

PRE-CONCERT CHAT: COMPOSER LOUNGE
An inside look into the composer’s mind.
6:45 pm | Piano Nobile

POST-CONCERT Q&A
Immediately following the concert | Piano Nobile

PARTICIPANTS:
Daniel Raiskin, conductor & host
Julian Pellicano, conductor
WNMFCI composers