Liam Ritz

Liam Ritz: Winnipeg New Music Festival


Liam Ritz is a Canadian-born composer based in Toronto, Ontario. He has worked with renowned musicians and ensembles including the Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra, the Toronto Symphony Orchestra, Gemma New, Veronique Lacroix, Etsuko Kimura, Cameron Crozman, Adam Sherkin and more. Liam’s works have been frequently performed in festivals and workshops across Canada, as well as performances in the United States, Italy, Finland, and Argentina. Recognized for his work, he has received six SOCAN Foundation Young Composers Awards, a City of Hamilton Arts Award, and was selected as the inaugural winner of the Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra’s Composer Fellowship Program during their 2018-19 season. A graduate of the University of Toronto, Liam’s work has been supported by organizations such as the Toronto Arts Council, Ontario Arts Council, Canada Council for the Arts, and the RBC Emerging Artists Project.