2018 / Events, Performances

TURNING for Piano Quartet – world premiere performance by Gwen Hoebig, violin; Daniel Scholz, viola; Yuri Hooker, cello; David Moroz, piano; Tuesday, May 8, 2018; GroundSwell concert “Louis Riel’s Dream”, Eckhardt Hall, Winnipeg Art Gallery.

UPTOWN MUSIC for solo piano by Jim Hiscott; arranged for flute, piano and percussion by Sorin Petrescu; premiere of arrangement by Trio Contraste (Ion Bogdan Ştefănescu, flute; Sorin Petrescu, piano; Doru Roman, percussion); May 22, 2018; Săptămâna Internaţională a Muzicii Noi; Aula UCMB (Bucharest Union of Craftsmen’s Cooperatives), Bucharest, Romania.

2017 Events / Performances

THE MILKY DUST OF STARS – for soprano and cello (texts by Amy Lowell); world premiere performance by Sarah Kirsch and Yuri Hooker; GroundSwell Series; Thursday May 4, 2017, Eckhardt-Gramatté Hall, University of Winnipeg

SHADOW PLAY – for flute and tabla; performance by Marie-Hélène Breault, flute and Shawn Mativetsky, tabla; Ottawa New Music Creators, Saturday, March 18.

WATER CIRCLE – for fiddlers ensemble and string orchestra; world premiere performance by the Frontier Fiddlers and the Manitoba Chamber Orchestra, led by Karl Stobbe; Tuesday Feb. 14, 2017, Westminster United Church, Winnipeg.

2016 / Events, Performances

LES LARMES DE POLICHINELLE — for flute, viola and cello; performances by New York’s Eight Strings & a Whistle trio (Suzanne Gilchrest, Ina Litera and Matthew Goeke); Sept. 19, 2016, Spectri Sonori Series, Dixon Recital Hall, Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana; Nov. 18, 2016, Tenri Cultural Institute, 43A West 13th Street, New York City.

SPIRAL — for two violas; performance by Folie à Deux — Nora Krohn and Nick Revel– at The Stone in New York City; July 31, 2016. Here it is, from youtube:

NORTH WIND — for chromatic dizi and orchestra (excerpt); multiple performances by Xiao-Nan Wang, dizi, with the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Julian Pellicano; in the WSO’s Adventures in Music Series, at the Centennial Concert Hall, Winnipeg, and the Western Manitoba Centennial Concert Hall, Brandon, Manitoba; Winter and Spring, 2016

BLUE OCEAN — for clarinet, button accordion, cello and piano; performance by James Campbell, Jim Hiscott, Leanne Zacharias and Alexander Tselyakov, Brandon University Clarinet Festival; at the Lorne Watson Recital Hall , Brandon University, Brandon, Manitoba; April 23, 2016.

2015 / Events, Performances

IQALUIT RIVER — for flute, clarinet, violin, viola, cello, double bass and percussion; premiere performance by Derek Charke, Micah Heilbrunn, Karl Stobbe, Elise Lavallée, Leana Rutt, Meredith Johnson and Victoria Sparks, conducted by Julian Pellicano; in the GroundSwell New Music Series, at the Winnipeg Art Gallery; December 16, 2015.

QUINTET FOR ZHENG AND STRING QUARTET — premiere performance by Geling Ziang and the VICO String Quartet; in the Vancouver Inter-Cultural Orchestra Series, at Pyatt Hall, Vancouver; November 14, 2015. Here from youtube, courtesy of VICO, is a recording of the performance.

SPIRAL — for two violas; recorded by Folie à Deux (Nick Revel and Nora Krohn); New York, NY; July, 2015



World Dances is a good example of  new music that really works” — Andrew Thompson, Winnipeg Free Press