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New Music Ensemble

Directed by Laurie Radford

March 27 at 8 p.m.

FREE admission

Part of the 2017 Taking Flight Festival

McKenzie Cleland, Lindsay Ellefson, Anna Johnson, Koltan Kreamer, Abdullah Soyden, Serenity Wellman, Jason Wiker, Xia Yutong


Theme & Variations (1985)                                           Violet Archer

Theme: Capricious

Variation 1: Tranquil

Variation 2: Energetic


Of Passion’s Tide (1991)                                              Jeffrey Ryan


7.   Return


Twilight #1 (2003)                                                       Robert Morin


Four in Hand (1981)                                                   Ann Southam


Electronic Improvisation (2017)                                 Abdullah Soyden


Minimusic (1969)                                                        R. Murray Schafer


Laurie Radford composes music for diverse combinations of instruments, electroacoustic media, and performers in interaction with computer-controlled signal processing of sound and image. His music has been performed by Le Nouvel Ensemble Modern, Aventa Ensemble, New Music Concerts, Trio Fibonacci, Ensemble Transmission, Earplay, the Penderecki, Bozzini and Molinari String Quartets, and the Winnipeg, Calgary, Edmonton and Montréal Symphony Orchestras and is available on empreintes DIGITALes, McGill Records, PeP Recordings, Clef Records, Eclectra Records, Centrediscs and Fidelio Audiophile Recordings. Radford has taught composition and sonic arts at McGill University, Concordia University, Bishop’s University, University of Alberta, City University (London, UK), and is presently an Associate Professor at the University of Calgary.