Date: January 30, 2014
Location: Ontario, Canada
Choir type: College and University Choirs
University of Toronto Contemporary Music Festival presents
Sunday, February 2, 2:30 p.m. at Church of the Redeemer, Avenue Rd. and Bloor Street
Admission by donation at the door.
University of Toronto MacMillan Singers and Women’s Chamber Choir
Hilary Apfelstadt, Conductor
Frances Farrell and Tracy Wong, Graduate Assistant Conductors
Eunseong Cho, collaborative pianist
Premiering new works by student composers, Matthew Gaskin and Aiden Hartery (Frances Farrell, conductor) and presenting selections from Gabriel Prokofiev’s “Simple Songs for Modern Life” for female trio (Tracy Wong, conductor). Mr. Prokofiev is in residence at the Faculty of Music for the duration of the Contemporary Music Festival.
Other repertoire includes “Un soir de neige” by Poulenc, “Y’ver, vous n’estes qu’un villain,” by Debussy, and Hindemith’s “L’hiver, ” all sung by MacMillan Singers. The Women’s Chamber Choir will sing “Snow by Morning” by Shank, “Winter Solstice” by Carey and R. Murray Schafer’s “Snowforms.”