Described as “especially glorious… ethereal”, and “a highlight of the concert”, the music of Canadian composer Tawnie Olson has been performed by a wide range of ensembles and individual musicians.
Carlos D. Perales (Úbeda, 1979), is a pianist, composer, conductor and researcher focused on the extension of the acoustic sound through the possibilities of the electronic expression and the human-computer interaction.
Monica Pearce, originally from Prince Edward Island, is a composer of new classical/contemporary music with a particular affinity for solo and chamber music, opera, and musical theatre.
From very early on it was clear that Messiaen would be a composer who would stand alone in the history of music. Coming not from any particular ‘school’ or style but forming and creating his own totally individual musical voice.
Called a “brilliant musical scientist” and lauded for “creating a stir with listeners for her breathless imagination and ability to capture Gen-X and beyond generation”, Montreal based composer Nicole Lizée creates new music from an eclectic mix of influences including the earliest MTV videos, turntablism, rave culture, Hitchcock, Kubrick, 1960s psychedelia and 1960s modernism.