Posts Tagged: Richard Stoltzman

NEXUS at Fifty: PART 18: 1999

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        “IN 20 YEARS WE’LL BE RETIRED” Not yet! In 1999 NEXUS was inducted into the Percussive Arts Society’s Hall of Fame – a great honour indeed. And this fall, 2021, our newest member, Garry Kvistad will receive that honour too. Lauren Vogel Weiss wrote a very fine article about NEXUS, describing… Read more »

NEXUS at Fifty: Part 17: 1998

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KIDS AND CONCERTS    We kicked off 1998 with 3 months of intensive touring, beginning with Canada’s National Arts Centre where we presented our new commissions and a new piece by John Wyre called Still Life. We would come back to the NAC in May for 3 more concerts with its orchestra under Boris Brott. From… Read more »

NEXUS at Fifty: Part 15: 1995-1996

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1995   CATHEDRAL SONGS, PEEPERS and COLGRASS   CBC Producer David Jaeger had asked the Winnipeg Symphony’s composer-in-residence Glenn Buhr “to compose a piece that would be an expression of musical community building. The work would be designed as a surround-sound symphony for performance in the Barbara Frum Atrium at the new CBC Centre: on the ground… Read more »