Debuts & Premieres in Rome on Canadian Day, July 5


These Canadian artists will make their debuts in Rome July 5: Borealis String Quartet, Guillaume Tardif, Jana Miller, Jorden de Souza and Kornel Wolak.


4 Canadian compositions will be premiered.

Colin Eatock: (1958 – ) Ashes of Soldiers (2010)
European premiere
for Soprano, Clarinet and Piano
The text is based on a poem by Walt Whitman, from Leaves of Grass. The composer has dedicated this work to Alan James Eatock, his father.

Imant Raminsh (1943 – ) String Quartet No. 1 (2004)
Rome premiere

Raminsh’s String Quartets No. 1 and No. 2 were commissioned for the Borealis String Quartet by Chamber Music Kelowna and premiered in Kelowna, British Columbia in 2005.

Jean Papineau-Couture: (1916-2000) Aria (1946)
Rome premiere
for unaccompanied violin

Roberto Occhipinti: Via Romano
Rome premiere
for Jazz Quartet, Piano, Bass, Saxophone and Percussion

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