The Canadian Women Composers Project

 

Saturday, June 24th
7:30 PM

$25
$15  (Under 18s and students with valid ID)

 

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Clarisse Tonigussi, soprano
Jenna Richards, piano

In Celebration of Canada’s 150th anniversary, Toronto based soprano Clarisse Tonigussi is undertaking a tour across the country with this program of music by female Canadian composers in celebration of some of the great music the women of our nation have created. Included in the program is a new work commissioned by Clarisse, written by Rebekah Cummings, that receives its premiere on this tour.

Program

Ana Sokolovic (1968-)
Love Songs (2009)

Gena Branscombe (1881-1977)
“How do I love thee?” from Love in a Life (1907)
The Open Road from The Sun Dial (1913)

Jean Etheridge (1943-)
Child Face and Offering and Rebuff (1967)

Jean Coulthard (1908-2000)
Les Chansons du Coeur (1979)

Mary Gardiner (1932-2010)
Three (love?) songs (1995)

Carol Ann Weaver (1948-)
Timbrel in her Hand (1988)

Jana Skarecky (1957-)
Green and Gold (2001)

Martha Hill Duncan Daisy (1955-)
Singing in the Northland (2008)

Rebekah Cummings (1980-)
New work, with text from Lucy M. Montgomery’s Anne of Green Gables