By Nicole Lizée
Nicole Lizée. October 2018. Montréal, Canada.
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By Eve Egoyan
I am an artist whose medium is the piano. The piano is at the centre of my creative universe. I am inspired by it and continually re-invent my relationship with the piano through the exploration of +
By Vivian Fung
Ever since becoming a mother to my rambunctious, now three-year-old son, I have frequently been asked, by men and women alike, how motherhood has changed my life as a composer. I have wanted to write an +
By Susanna Eastburn, MBE
I first met Nicole Lizée, and encountered her music, at the 2014 ISCM World Music Days in Wrocław, Poland. We had a slightly silly conversation outside a bar about her home province of Saskatchewan, which +
Deciphering Canada’s New Music Scene
By Zosha Di Castri
I. IMPETUS & METHOD
When Music on Main’s Composer in Residence Nicole Lizée approached me on the occasion of the ISCM World New Music Days 2017 to give some insight +
By Martin Arnold
In the March, 2017 issue of the British music magazine The Wire, an article written by Tim Rutherford-Johnson appeared titled, “Across the Great Divide: New Experimental Music From Canada.” It deals with a set of composers +
By Christopher Mayo
Notation is odd.
Musical notation is so ubiquitous that it’s easy to ignore just how odd it is. Not so much the constantly evolving lexicon of actual dots and lines and arcs and squiggles on the +
The Orpheus Project
Jocelyn Morlock interviews David Pay
August 22, 2014
Jocelyn Morlock: How was The Orpheus Project born?
David Pay: I was in Holland in 2011 and I went to a lot of shows at Holland Festival that +
By Jocelyn Morlock
I first encountered Nikolai Korndorf’s (1947-2001) music in the listening room of the University of British Columbia’s Music Library in 1999, when a fellow student handed me a disc from Sony Classical called A New Heaven, and +