opera

World Music Exploration - Andrew Ager

Maestro gives his seal of approval (energetic singing) on this week's featured entry. This week we are learning about Canadian Composer Andrew Ager. 
 
Andrew Ager is a living composer. He has been the Composer-in-Residence of the Georgian Bay Symphony and Timothy Eaton Memorial Church. Ager has composed music for orchestra, chamber ensembles and opera. 

 

This is a clip from his 2005 opera "Frankenstein" based on Mary Shelley's "Frankenstein" (a collaboration with Tryptych Productions of Toronto) 
 
 
 
He has received grants from the Laidlaw Foundation, The Ontario Arts Council and The Canada Council for the Arts.
(c) 2011 by Musespeak(TM), Calgary, AB, Canada. All rights reserved.

Buona Notte, Maestro Pavarotti

Luciano Pavarotti, one of The Three Tenors, passed away on September 6 at the age of 71. Luciano Pavarotti Remembered - a collection of websites containing links to articles and photo galleries CBC Article The Three Tenors Perform Nessun Dorma (Let No One Sleep) Globe and Mail Article

Mille grazie, Maestro Pavarotti per la bella musica.

Buona notte, signor. Dormi bene. (c) 2007 by Musespeak(tm), Calgary, AB, Canada. All rights reserved.