Achievements News

Arabic Translation of Alessandra Ciucci's Writing Published by the Edition La Croisée des Chemins and the Académie du Royaume du Maroc

The Arabic translation of Alessandra Ciucci's writing on Moroccan professional female singer-dancers (shikhat) and on the musicopoetic genre ‘aiṭa, was published as a collection by the Edition La Croisée des Chemins in partnership with the Académie du Royaume du Maroc.

Sonja Wermager and Callum Blackmore Publish Chapters in “Sacred and Secular Intersections in Music of the Long Nineteenth Century”

Graduate students Sonja Wermager and Callum Blackmore have both published chapters in the recent volume "Sacred and Secular Intersections in Music of the Long Nineteenth Century: Church, Stage, and Concert Hall."

Zosha Di Castri Commissioned by Toronto Symphony Orchestra

Zosha Di Castri was commissioned by the Toronto Symphony Orchestra to write a song cycle for acclaimed soprano Barbara Hannigan, entitled "In the Half-Light." With a libretto written by renowned author Tash Aw, the cycle received its world premiere in Toronto's Roy Thomson Hall on May 19 and 21, 2022, conducted by Gustavo Gimeno.

Magdalena Stern-Baczewska Premieres Charles Fox's Fantaisie for Clarinet, Piano, and Orchestra

Magdalena Stern-Baczewska (Director, MPP), together with clarinetist Carol McGonnel and Orchestre de Chambre du Conservatoire Américain de Fontainebleau, gave a U.S. premiere of Charles Fox's Fantaisie for Clarinet, Piano, and Orchestra, with the composer at the podium.

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