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Matty Poon

The Four Corners of New Music


Tickets to Thin Edge New Music Collective at BeMused Network!
$13 student, artist, senior / $18 general
(Nov 6, 2014, 8:00pm) Cuatro Esquinas (The Four Corners)
Performances at Gallery 345.

Designing a program for a concert often requires skillful finesse between what is new and what is familiar to the audience.  What excites me is seeing the balance in the plethora of new and challenging works that members of the Thin Edge New Music Collective (TENMC) and visiting special guest Laura Ventemiglia have specially prepared for their audience in Cuatro Esquinas (Four Corners) — also TENMC’s first international collaboration project. Read on…

Day and Night Battles it out at Opera 5 Fundraiser


In the Classical world, where things can be a bit too serious, it is good to see opera that are fun and exciting while going to the depths that this rich art form is capable of.

Get your tickets at BeMused Network!
(Sept 9, 2014, 6:00pm) Equinox: Day vs. Night Fundraiser ($25)
(Sept 19 to 21 2014, 7:30pm) Offenbach & Hahn  (Student $20 / General $25)

There is a perceived air or atmosphere around Classical music as a whole by the general public: More often than not, the average Canadian deems it a class of entertainment too far removed from their understanding to appreciate and enjoy. We’ve seen some response to this in the past few years; orchestras have been adding concerts featuring video game music, high-profile soloists have become more accessible to their audiences. But what about opera? Read on…

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