Events 2016-2017

July 14 2016 –composer– Shout, Sisyphus, Flock- New Music Concerts Ensemble – Beijing Conservatory, Beijing, China

September 30, 2016 – composer – Shout, Sisyphus, Flock- New Music Concerts Ensemble, Music Gallery, Toronto

October, 1st, 2016- composer – The Young Person’s Guide to New Music - Telliskivi loomelinnak, Tallinn Estonia, Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, Ardo Ran Varres (narrator), conductor Andres Kaljuste

October 19 2016 – composer - Montreal Symphony Orchestra – Kent Nagano, Conductor – World Premiere of The Seven Heavenly Halls for Tenor Solo, Chorus and Orchestra

October 19 2016 – Master class for composition students, Conservatoire de Montreal

October, 21st, 2016 composer – The Young Person’s Guide to New Music -Estonia Concert Hall, Tallinn, Estonia, Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, Ardo Ran Varres (narrator), conductor Olari Elts

December 13  2016 – conductor – New Music Ensemble of the Glenn Gould School – Canadian Opera Company, Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre – works by Magnus Lindberg, Saman Shahi and Ron Smith

January 2017 – conductor/composer – Symphony Nova Scotia – Open Waters New Music Festival – host and conductor of works by Ives, Magnus Lindberg, Nicole Lizee, Brian Current and Claude Vivier

February 20 to 28 2017 – composer – workshops of Missing Women, chamber opera about the missing and murdered aboriginal women – Victoria and Vancouver

April, 6th, 2017-  composer – The Young Person’s Guide to New Music -Estonia Concert Hall, Tallinn, Estonia, Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, Ardo Ran Varres (narrator), conductor Kristiina Poska

April, 7th, 2016 -  composer – The Young Person’s Guide to New Music - Estonia Concert Hall, Tallinn, Estonia, Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, Ardo Ran Varres (narrator), conductor Kristiina Poska

April, 8th, 2017-  composer – The Young Person’s Guide to New Music ­– Niagara Symphony – Dean Burry (narrator), conductor Bradley Thachuk

April, 9th, 2017-  composer – The Young Person’s Guide to New Music ­– Niagara Symphony – Dean Burry (narrator), conductor Bradley Thachuk

May 4, 2017 – conductor – New Music Ensemble of the Glenn Gould School – Telus Centre for the performing arts 7:30 pm

May 24, 2017 – composer – The Seven Heavenly Halls and Those Who Live in the Sky – Canadian Opera Company Orchestra and Chorus – Koerner Hall – 21C festival – Johannes Debus, conductor

Events 2015-2016

September 9 2015 – composer - Workshop I, Clarence and Anita – with Soundstreams and Crowe’s Theatre, sponsored by the Canada Council for the Arts – libretto by Anton Piatigorsky

September 10 2015 – composer – press release event, Montreal – announcement of the Azrieli Commissioning Prize

September 19 2015 – conductor - At the Seems, a Jules Leger Celebration – Continuum Contemporary Music – Harbourfront Theatre – premieres by Jules Leger winners Thierry Tidrow, Chris Paul Harman, Alec Hall and André Ristic.

September 29 2015 – composer – These Begin to Catch Fire – Gryphon Trio – Kiev Ukraine

October 1 2015 – composer – The Star Spangled Banner! (in slanted time)  - Buffalo Chamber Players, Buffalo New York

October 1 2015 – composer – Sungods, for Solo Piano – Winston Choi, piano – New Works Calgary

October 2 2015 – composer - Workshop II, Clarence and Anita – with Soundstreams and Crowe’s Theatre, sponsored by the Canada Council for the Arts – libretto by Anton Piatigorsky

December 8 2015 – conductor – COC Richard Bradshaw atrium – Strange Luminescence – works by Alice Ho (world premiere), Philippe Leroux (North American Premiere of TotalSOLo), Chris Paul Harman, New Music Ensemble of the Glenn Gould School – Claudia Chan, piano solo

January 14 2016 – composer/arranger – Halifax Nova Scotia – Symphony Nova Scotia premiere of new orchestra of Schubert’s Im Abendroth – Andrea Ludwig, Mezzo Soprano

April 5 2016 – conductor – Telus Centre for the Performing Arts – 730pm, free – works by Pierre Boulez, Ana Sokolovic and Andrew Norman

April 23 2016 – composer – Montreal - world premiere of Shout, Sisyphus, Flock – Transmission Ensemble – Chapelle Historique du Bon Pasteur

May 26 2016 – conductor – Japan Next - Continuum Contemporary Music– Ryan Scott, artistic director – 21C festival of The Royal Conservatory – works by Dai Fujikura, Hikari Kiyama, Misato Mochizuki andHiroki Tsurumoto

May 28 2016 – host/conductor – Cinq à Sept – 21C festival of the Royal Conservatory – new works by Ana Pidgorna, Andrew Norman, Ana Sokolovic and Rodney Sharman

Events 2014 – 2015

July 4  Airline Icarus (excerpt) – The Bicycle Opera Project - Kingston –Sydenham St United Church

July 6 Airline Icarus (excerpt) – The Bicycle Opera Project – Prince Edward County –Harwood Estates

July 8 Airline Icarus (excerpt) – The Bicycle Opera Project - Prince Edward County – Fields on West Lake

July 9 Airline Icarus (excerpt) – The Bicycle Opera Project - Belleville

July 12 Airline Icarus (excerpt) – The Bicycle Opera Project - Westben Festival - Campbellford –Warkworth 

July 15 Airline Icarus (excerpt) – The Bicycle Opera Project - Hamilton –Artword Artbar 

July 20 Airline Icarus (excerpt) – The Bicycle Opera Project - Bayfield – Bayfield Town Hall

July 22 - Airline Icarus (excerpt) – The Bicycle Opera Project - London –Centre Space for the Arts

July 25/26/27 - Airline Icarus (excerpt) – The Bicycle Opera Project - Stratford

July 29 - Airline Icarus (excerpt) – The Bicycle Opera Project - Brantford –Presented by the Brantford Opera Guild

July 31-  Airline Icarus (excerpt) – The Bicycle Opera Project - Guelph – Harcourt Memorial United

August 1 - Airline Icarus (excerpt) – The Bicycle Opera Project - Waterloo –Canadian Clay and Glass Gallery

August 7/8- Airline Icarus (excerpt) – The Bicycle Opera Project - Toronto –Toronto Summer Music Festival

August 9 - Airline Icarus (excerpt) – The Bicycle Opera Project - St Andrews by the Lake Church
Toronto Island

August 10 -  Airline Icarus (excerpt) – The Bicycle Opera Project - Evergreen Brickworks - Toronto

December 9 2014 – Conductor, Host -  The GGS Ensemble – Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre of the COC – works by Marco Stroppa, Brian Harman (world premiere) and Claude Vivier (Lonely Child) 

March 4 2015 – composer - Airline Icarus- The Bicycle Opera Project – Roy Thompson Hall lobby space – preshow for the Toronto Symphony’s New Creation Festival

March 13 2015 – Sungods- Yoko Hirota, piano – Queens University

March 13- 15  2015 – Juno weekend in Hamilton Ontario – Nominee for Classical Composition of the Year

March 14 2015 – The Pilot’s Aria – Alexander Dobson and Steven Philcox – Juno Classical Showcase, Hamilton

March 14 2015 - Airline Icarus is awarded the 2015 Juno award for Classical Composition of the Year

March 19 2015 – Sungods- Yoko Hirota, piano – Guelph Ontario

April 21 2015 – Launch of 21C Festival – Conservatory Theatre of The Royal Conservatory

April 30 2015  – conductor – The GGS Ensemble – works by Gerard Grisey (Partiels), Andre Ristic, Michel Van Der Aa and Alexina Louie

April 30-May 2 - Airline Icarus broadcast premiere on Dash Radio - Classical

May 9 2015 – Rounds for String Quartet-The Wolfgang Project – National Arts Centre - Ottawa

May 17 2015 - conductor - New Music Concerts, Toronto - works by Michel Gonneville and Henri Pousseur, Trinity St. Paul's

May 23 – music director/artistic advisor – 21C festival concert-  works by Jordan Noble, Saariaho and Raphael Weinroth-Browne 

May 28 – conductor – Continuum Contemporary Music – The Theatre Centre – works by Jimmie Leblanc, Nicole Lizee, Michael Oesterle and James Rolfe

June 22 2015 – composer, conductor -  Dora Awards Presentations – Airline Icarus nominated in 5 categories: Outstanding Production, Outstanding New Musical/Opera, Outstanding Scenic Design, Outstanding Musical Direction, Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble

July 6 2015 – composer - CD Launch – Gryphon Trio – Elements Eternal, featuring These Begin to Catch Fire – performance at Canadian Music Centre

Events 2013 – 2014

Sept 18, 2013 - World premiere - Birefringence - Jeunesses Musicales and Canadian Art Song Project, Maureen Forrester Award national tour launch - Simone Osborne and Anne Larlee

October 25, 2013- Sungods - Yoko Hirota - Chapel Historique du Bon Pasteur, Montreal

November  5, 2013- Star Spangled Banner in Slanted Time - Buffalo Chamber Players, SUNY Buffalo

November 12 2013 - composer - Extreme Positions and Birefringence - Jeunesses Musicales and Canadian Art Song Project, Maureen Forrester Award tour - Simone Osborne and Anne Larlee

November 10 to December 8 - composer - tour of Extreme Positions and Birefringence - Jeunesses Musicales and Canadian Art Song Project, Maureen Forrester Award tour - Simone Osborne and Anne Larlee in ten communities accross Ontario and Quebec

December 3, 2013 - conductor - Richard Bradshaw Amphiteare, Canadian Opera Company - Variations for Chamber Orchestra (World Premiere) by Scott Good, Accident (Tombeau de Grisey) by John Rea, My 20th Century by Martin Bresnick

January 12-14 2014 - composer, conductor - New York - Opera America presents Airline Icarus Showcase

January 23, 2014 - Sungods - New Works Calgary

February 23, 2014, Vancouver Symphony Orchestra - Inventory, for soprano, soundfiles and chamber orchestra, Annex Theatre, conducted by Bramwell Tovey

March 1 2014, conductor, Martin Bresnick's My 20th Century, lobby space or Roy Thompson Hall, pre-show of the Toronto Symphony's New Creations Festival.

March 7 2014 - Toronto Symphony Orchestra - world premiere of Three Pieces for Orchestra: Earth So Much Like Heaven, Heaven So Much Like Earth, Without Grace The Universe Is Just An Explosion and Motion Is The Default State, at the New Creations Festival

April 10 2014 - conductor - Behind the Sound of Music - an evening of works for video and live orchestra - World Premiere of Behind the Sound of Music by Nicole Lizee. Other works by Louis Andriessen and Martin Matalon.

May 4 2014 - conductor - By Other Means - Continuum ensemble at The Music Gallery - pieces by Sciarrino, Nicole Lizee and a world premiere by Thierry Tidrow

May 9 2014 - panelist - Salon21 - Icarus and the creation of modern opera - Soundstreams

May 22 2014 - composer, conductor - Faster Still - performed in Koerner Hall, Toronto as part of the 21C festival at The Royal Conservatory

May 22 2014 - music director, Andriessen's Anais Nin, Koerner Hall as part of the 21C festival at The Royal Conservatory

May 23, 2014 - music director, World Premiere of Hamsa, by Trichy Sankaran, 21C festival

May 24, 2014 - host and moderator, preconcert discussion, 21C festival

June 3-8 2014 - composer, conductor -  North American Premiere production of Airline Icarus, produced by Maniac Star, directed by Tim Albery, presented by Soundstreams Canada. At the Daniels Spectrum, Toronto.

Events 2012 – 2013

August 7, 2012 – conductor – Ottawa Chamber Music Festival – works by Boulez, Hostman, Bouchard and others

August 7, 2012- composer - performance of Strata at National Gallery of Canada by the Continuum ensemble

October 22 – conductor – Continuum contemporary music – Music Gallery – Brush Strokes, by Linda Catlin Smith

October 26-31 – ISCM delegate of the Canadian League of Composers – Belgium

November 20  - conductorCanadian Opera Company  - Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre  - works by Unsuk Chin, Martin Matalon, Chris Paul Harman – performed by Lucy FitzGibbon, Ryan McCullough and the New Music Ensemble of the Glenn Gould School

November 25 – composer, conductor – Airline Icarus, an opera/oratorio in one act –The Royal Conservatory -  produced by Maniac Star in partnership with The Royal Conservatory –  plus recording session for commercial disc

November 30 – composer – Sungods 2012, version for chamber orchestra  - world premiere – The Banff Centre – Gruppo Montebello - Henk Guittart, conductor -http://www.banffcentre.ca/event/5908/gruppo-montebello/?d=2012-11-30+19:30

December 6 – conductor – Acrostic Wordplay – as part of the city-wide festival of Korean music, works by Suhki Kang, Unsuk Chin and others – The Royal Conservatory, Mazzoleni Hall.

December 7 – composer – Sungods, for solo piano – Claudia Chan at The Music Gallery , Toronto http://www.musicgallery.org/eachevent.php?event_id=62

January 26- conductor – DEAL by Steve Mackey, for improvising guitarist and ensemble – New Music Ensemble of the The Glenn Gould School with Steve Mackey as soloist – Walter Hall, University of Toronto New Music Festival

February 8, 9 – conductor, composer-  host and curator, conductor of the Windsor Canadian New Music Festival – works by Pierre Michaud, Nicole Lizee (world premiere), Murray Schafer, Brian Current and Andrew Svoboda (1977-2004).

March 9 - Leaps of Faith, for solo piano, performed at Gallery 345 by Ciro Lombardi

March 23 – conductor, composer – 5 Penny New Music Ensemble, Sudbury. Works by Brian Current, James Rolfe, Patrick Saint-Denis, Omar Daniel, Inouk Demers and Brian Harman(*). http://www.5pennynewmusic.ca/events.php

April 6 - conductor - Henry Brant's Mobiles II, Gallery 345, New Music Concerts

April 25 - conductor - Continuum Contemporary Music, The Music Gallery, works by Trevor Grahl and Gord Williamson

April 18 – conductor – New Music Ensemble of The Glenn Gould School – Telus Centre for the Performing Arts – works by Ligeti, Alexina Louie, Scott Good (world premiere), Steve Mackey.

April 24 - Star Spangled Banner in Slanted Time - Buffalo Chamber Players, Buffalo NY

April 29-May 2 - conducting workshop with Peter Eotvos, Royaumont France, sponsored by Chalmers Professional Devlopment award

May 6-11 – Fort Worth Texas – Airline Icarus at Forth Worth Opera New Frontiers Festival

May 23  - Strata - Beijing Modern Music Festival - Beijing, China

Events 2011 – 2012

July 27, 2011 - 8pm - Ottawa, Canada - National Youth Orchestra of Canada - SOMA - St. Brigid's Centre for the Arts

July 30, 2011 - New London, New Hampshire (USA) - National Youth Orchestra of Canada - SOMA - Sawyer Fine Arts Center

August 2, 2011 - composer and conductor - Ottawa, Canada - Ottawa Chamber Music Festival - Faster Still, Duo Concertante and Afiara String Quartet

August 5, 2011 - Montreal -  National Youth Orchestra of Canada - SOMA - Notre Dame Basilica - 730pm

August 9, 2011 - Toronto - National Youth Orchestra of Canada - SOMA - Koerner Hall - 730pm

September 18, 2011 - SOMA broadcast on CBC Radio 2, from Koerner Hall

October 27, 28, 29 2011 - Calgary - Royal Winnipeg Ballet's Wonderland - Alberta Ballet

October 30, 2011 - Chicago - Quintet Op.5 - Access Contemporary Music

November 4,5 2011 - Edmonton - Royal Winnipeg Ballet's Wonderland - Alberta Ballet

November 5, 2011 - Yoko Hirota - Piano Piece no.1 - Eckhart Gramate Hall, Calgary

November 8, 2011 - Yoko Hirota - Piano Piece no.1 - Music at Noon series, University of Lethbridge, Alberta

November 12,13 2011 - Minneapolis MD - Royal Winnipeg Ballet's Wonderland - Orpheum Theatre

December 8 and 9 2011 - Conductor - In Vain - Georg Fredrich Haas - New Music Ensemble of the Royal Conservatory

January 12, 13, 14, 2012 - Altanta GE - Royal Winnipeg Ballet's Wonderland - Atlanta Ballet

January 23, These Begin to Catch Fire, premiere - Gryphon Trio, 730pm Walter Hall, Toronto

Janurary 28 - Conductor - Hillborg's Meltdown Varations - New Music Ensemble of the RCM in partnership with the Faculty of Music at the University of Toronto

February 4 - Sungods, for solo piano - Performed by Yoko Hirota - 3 Penny Concerts - Sudbury Ontario

February 12 - Composer, Conductor - Strata - Continuum Contemporary Music, Toronto

February 18 2012 - Taiwan National Symphony - A Young Person's Guide to New Music - Taiwan

March 1 2012 - Toronto Symphony Orchestra - This Isn't Silence - Toronto ON

March 4, 5 2012 - Narrator and Composer - Edmonton Symphony Orchestra - A Young Person's Guide to New Music - Edmonton Alberta

March 11, 2012 11am - Gryphon Trio - These Begin to Catch Fire - Ottawa - the Sacred Space

March 11, 2012 8pm - Gryphon Trio - These Begin to Catch Fire - Ottawa - Irene's Pub

April 1, 2pm - Kindred Spirits Orchestra - Concertino for flutes and strings - Markham Ontario

April 3, 12pm - conductor - Sherkin Whirlwave (World Premiere), Saariaho's Graal Theatre, COC Atrium concert

April 9, 2012, 8pm - Faster Still, University of Western Ontario, Paul Frehner, conductor

April 15, 2012 - afternoon broadcast of This Isn't Silence, Toronto Symphony Orchestra, CBC Radio 2

April 16, 2012 - Soundstreams Salon 21 - "What inspires young composers?"

April 18 2012 - Montreal Symphony Orchestra - A Young Person's Guide to New Music, French Version - Montreal PQ

April 19 2012 - 730pm, Telus Centre, Toronto- conductor - Sherkin Whirlwave (World Premiere), Ahn's COOL! for interactive electronics and ensemble (World Premiere) Saariaho's Graal Theatre,

April 25 2012 - Montreal Symphony Orchestra - A Young Person's Guide to New Music, Bilingual Version - Montreal PQ

April 27 2012 - Yoko Hirota - Sungods, for solo piano - New Music Concerts - Gallery 345, Toronto

May 2 2012 - Montreal - Nouvel Ensemble Moderne - premiere of Strata II

June 1, 2012 - pianist - Gallery 345 Toronto, Piano Music for Two - "composers play"

Events 2010 – 2011

October 8 2010 – Victoria Symphony, Concerto for Accordion and Orchestra, Victoria BC

October 10, 2010 - Chicago, MayneStage Theatre - Winston Choi performs Piano Piece No.1

October 22, 2010 - Conductor - Pierrot Lunaire, Part II, X Avant Festival, Music Gallery, Greg Oh, curator

December 9, 2010 – Conductor – A Mirror On Which to Dwell - NME of the Glenn Gould School, TELUS Centre, Toronto - works by Linda Catlin Smith (world premiere), Elliot Carter and Murray Schafer

February 5, 2011 - Piano Piece no. 1 - 5 Penny Concerts, Sudbury Ontario, Yoko Hirota,  piano

February 8, 2011 - For Puffers Shore and YOU ARE -   Brandon University New Music Festival

February 11, 2011 - Conductor - Windsor Symphony Orchestra - Windsor Canadian Music Festival - scheduled for broadcast on CBC Radio 2 - works by Vivier, Sokolovic, LeDroit, Pui Ming Lee

February 28, 2011 - Toronto - CD release - St. Lawrence String Quartet - "Sea to Sea" featuring Rounds for String Quartet, plus works by Marcus Goddard, Derek Charke and others.

February 28, 2011 - talk to graduate composition students - Stanford University

February 28, 2011 –  San Francisco - World Premiere, Strata, commissioned by the San Francisco Contemporary Music Players. With music by Du Yun, Ron Smith and Ligeti.

March 6 2011 - 3pm - San Francisco - Strata - San Fransisco State University - San Francisco Contemporary Music Players. With music by Du Yun, Ron Smith and Ligeti.

March 9-13 - Royal Winnipeg Ballet, with the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra, “Wonderland” a full length Ballet featuring the Brian Current’s pieces For the Time Being, Kazabazua and Concertino alongside the music of John Estacio

Tour Dates of "Wonderland":

Saskatoon, Saskatchewan March 16, 2011
Regina, Saskatchewan March 17, 2011
Medicine Hat, Alberta March 19, 2011
Banff, Alberta March 20, 2011
Kelowna, British Columbia March 21, 22, 2011.
Vancouver, British Columbia March 24, 25, 26, 27, 2011
Nanaimo, British Columbia March 29, 30, 2011
Victoria, British Columbia March 31, April 1, 2, 2011

April  1,2,3 2011 – World Premiere of Whirling Dervish, for Sufi Whirling and Symphony Orchestra, commissioned by the Kitchener Waterloo Symphony Orchestra, with assistance from the Barlow Endowment.

April 5, 2011 – Conductor – NME of the Glenn Gould School, Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre - Works by Linda Catlin Smith, Vincent Ho, Magnus Lindberg and Murray Schafer

April 8, 2011 – Conductor – NME of the Glenn Gould School, TELUS Centre, Toronto - Works by Murray Schafer, Steve Reich, Vincent Ho and Magnus Lindberg.

April 10-15 - Zagreb, Croatia - ISCM, Canadian delegate

April 29, 2011 - Verbania Italy, World Premiere of Airline Icarus, Brian Current, composers and conductor, Chamber Orchestra of Bologna, Atelier la Voce dell'Arte, as part of the international 2011 Fedora Prize http://www.premiofedora.it/en_US/home

April 28, 29, 30 – Royal Winnipeg Ballet, with the National Arts Centre Orchestra, Ottawa, “Wonderland” full length Ballet featuring the Brian Current’s pieces For the Time Being, Kazabazua and Concertino and the music of John Estacio

         

Events 2009 – 2010

October 3 2009  Artistic Director: Music Inside/Out: Nuit Blanche at the Royal Conservatory

In celebration of the opening of the new Koerner Hall over 200 musicians, singers, staff, volunteers and electronics were directed in an installation performance of James Tenney’s  In a Large Open Space (1994, Berlin)  which spanned the entire building and lasted 12 hours. Musicians and singers were sent musical direction via mass text messaging. An estimated 15000 people attended throughout the night.

October 21 – 29, 2009 Honens International Piano Competition, Calgary Alberta, commissioned composer of imposed piece – 21 performances by international pianists of Leaps of Faith, Piano Piece No.2

November 16 2009 – Conductor adjudicator, Contemporary Showcase, Association for Canadian New Music Projects

November 16 2009 – Rounds performed by St. Lawrence String Quartet, Walter Hall, Toronto

December 3 2009 – conductor for concert What is Spectral Music? at Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre:

Music and explanations surrounding the relationship between harmony and colour. Music by Philippe Leroux of France (in attendance), Robert Lemay (Canada, OAC world premiere commission) Analia Lludgar (Toronto premiere) and the North American premiere of Stefan Niculescu’s surround-sound Ison II.

December 4 2009 – conductor for concert What is Spectral Music? at TELUS Centre for Performance and Learning, Mazzoleni Hall.

December 6 2009 – conductor for Voi (REX) by Philippe Leroux at the Music Gallery, Toronto, by Toronto New Music Projects, Wallace Halladay, artistic director

January 5 – 9, 2010 – composer sessions with students at Winston Churchill Secondary School, Thunder Bay,  Ontario – composed a work for Symphony Orchestra in collaboration with 30 students

February 24 – 2010 – conductor – Evangelista, Rolfe, Berio, Young Artist Overture, Soundstreams Canada

February 28 – 2010 – conductor – James Rolfe, Squeeze, Continuum Contemporary Music

March 1,2, 2010 – conductor – At Wolf’s Head, Thunder Bay Symphony Orchestra

March 23, 2010 – For the Time Being – Thunder Bay Symphony Orchestra

April 6, 2010  – Conductor – Songs of Love and Sorrow: Rediscovering the Social Ethics of Music: music James Rolfe (Canada), Claude Vivier (Canada), John Rea (Canada) and Luciano Berio (Italy) at Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre

April 10, 2010 – Conductor, coordinator – Songs of Love and Sorrow: Rediscovering the Social Ethics of Music: Conference and Concert at TELUS Centre for performance and learning. Visiting philosophers and composers discuss the relationship between music and ethics.  Special guest soloist Livia Sohn and composer Jonathan Berger (Standford). Also music by James Rolfe (Canada), Claude Vivier (Canada), John Rea (Canada) and Luciano Berio (Italy) and Wolf Edwards.

April 19, 20, 2010 - composer sessions with students at JS Woodsworth School, Scarborough,  Ontario – composed a work for symphony orchestra in collaboration with 30 students.

May 1 2010 – Inventory – VOX festival of the New York City Opera, New York

May 10, 2010 – Recipient of the Hunter Prize 2010 at the Gladstone Hotel, Toronto

May 28, 2010 – Guest curator and conductor – Brian’s Picks – New Music Concerts at the Music Gallery, Toronto: Music by younger composers mostly unknown to Toronto: Enno Poppe (Germany), Fabien Levy (France), Oliver Schneller (Germany), Analia Lludgar (Canada), Nicole Lizée (Canada).

June 5, 2010  - Moderator of panel discussion – Cultiver sa carrière, Montreal workshop sponsored by the Canadian League of Composers, with panellists Andre Ristic, Robert Lemay, Robert Normandeau, Nicolas Gilbert and Ana Sokolovic.