Follow Us Facebook Twitter Instagram. Sarah Jo Kirsch Follow cacophonewpg. February 7, Comments. Trodding forth with declamatory brass and sweeping strings, there is a moment of meditative stillness before a fugal finale. A bombastic surge full of erratic gestural exchanges between strings and brass and explosions of percussion that managed to drown out the rest of the orchestra at times wind down to a rich, leathery stretch for the ears before the basses reinitiate the momentum into a final burst of cosmic delight. She paints an iridescent and earthy journey into a dark, sulphured labyrinth. A plaintive English horn solo guides the listener into squeaky and shimmering strings through slow moving curiosity and into cadential discovery.
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An unforgettable week filled to the brim with wonderful music, emotions, exciting encounters and utmost concentration, it was one of the most significant events in my professional career. I am delighted to welcome you to the new edition of the Winnipeg New Music Festival! I invite you to discover a seemingly endless array of musical styles and remarkably talented composers and performers.
Winnipeg New Music Festival | New Visions
Finding your information. Hey there, time traveller! The 28th annual Winnipeg New Music Festival returns to its roots when it roars back into life this weekend with another jam-packed feast of contemporary music and culture. New Music Festival co-founder Bramwell Tovey takes the festival podium for the first time in 18 years. David Cooper.
There are, however, few opportunities for Canadians in the early stages of their careers to engage with the medium in a practical, hands-on environment. The participants will experience the week-long Winnipeg New Music Festival from behind the scenes, attending rehearsals and concerts. Applicants must be Canadian citizens or permanent residents currently enrolled in a university degree program in music composition. Applicants who completed their degree in the —18 or —19 seasons are also eligible. There are no age restrictions; however, applicants should be composers at the early stages of their professional careers. Each composer may submit only one composition for consideration. Past Composers Institute participants are not eligible. Only works that will not have been officially premiered prior to the WSO world premiere date are eligible. A recording is not required but highly recommended. Computer mock-ups are acceptable.