Performances

Performance Highlights & Premieres


Departures (Flute & Piano) WORLD PREMIERE (Jul 1st, 2013 )
Location Canadian Flute Convention, Appleby College, Oaksville, ON, Canada
Featuring Susan Hoeppner (fl) Angela Park (pf)


Modulations US PREMIERE (Feb 28th, 2013 )
Location Kilbourn Hall, Eastman School of Music, Rochester, NY, USA
Featuring Eastman Percussion Ensemble Michael Burritt (dir)


Three Songs on Poems by Sappho MEXICAN PREMIERE (Feb 27th, 2013 )
Location Scotiabank Northern Lights Music Festival, Casa Contenta, Las Brisas #7, Ajijic, Mexico
Featuring Erin Cooper-Gay (sop) Greg Gallangher (vc), Kim Mai Ngyun (va) & Jasmin Arakawa (pf)


Melisma MEXICAN PREMIERE (Feb 27th, 2013 )
Location Scotiabank Northern Lights Music Festival, Casa Contenta, Las Brisas #7, Ajijic, Mexico
Featuring Graham Lord (cl)


Arabesque MEXICAN PREMIERE (Feb 22nd, 2013 )
Location Scotiabank Northern Lights Music Festival, Ajijic, Mexico
Featuring Northern Lights Festival Orchestra Jeremy Bell (vn) and Leonardo Gasparini (cond)


String Quartet No.2, The Gathering NEW ZEALAND PREMIERE (Feb 9th, 2013 )
Location Nelson Cathedral, Nelson, New Zealand
Featuring Penderecki String Quartet


Redemption (Book 3) WORLD PREMIERE (Jan 29th, 2013 )
Location 2013 New Music Festival, Centennial Concert Hall, Winnipeg, MB, Canada
Featuring Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra Alexander Mickelthwate (cond)


String Quartet No.1, The Awakening WEST INDIES PREMIERE (Dec 1st, 2012 )
Location Hall 1 Academy for Performing Arts, Port of Spain, Trinidad, West Indies
Featuring University of Trinidad and Tobago Musicians Jonathan Storer (vn), Eleanor Ryan (vn), Simon Browne (va), and Vernon Reghr (vc)


Coming To EUROPEAN Premiere (Apr 18th, 2012 )
Location Sociedad Filarmonica de Bilbao, Marqu
Featuring Hilary Hahn (vn) Cory Smythe


Modulations WORLD PREMIERE (Feb 5th, 2012 )
Location University of Toronto New Music Festival, Walter Hall Faculty of Music, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
Featuring TorQ Percussion Quartet


Paranymphus Adiens CANADIAN PREMIERE (Dec 17th, 2011 )
Location St. Thomas's Church, Toronto, ON, Canada
Featuring Exultate Chamber Singers Karen Grylls (dir)


Extreme Unction WORLD PREMIERE (Nov 18th, 2011 )
Location Glenn Gould Studio, 250 Front St W Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Featuring Sinfonia Toronto Nurhan Arman (dir), Jeff Reilly (bcl)


Coming To WORLD PREMIERE (Oct 13th, 2011 )
Location Constella Festival, Cincinatti Arts Association, Memorial Hall, Cincinnati, OH, USA
Featuring Hilary Hahn (vn) Valentina Lisitsa (pf)


Departures: Concerto for Flute and String Orchestra WORLD PREMIERE (Aug 21st, 2011 )
Location Japan Flute Convention 2011, Biwako Hall, Otsu City, Shiga, Japan
Featuring Kyoto Symphony Orchestra Susan Hoeppner (fl), Hiroshi Sekiya (cond)


Oklats WORLD PREMIERE (Jul 12th, 2011 )
Location Festival 500 Sharing the Voices, International Choral Festival, St. John's Arts and Culture Centre, St John's, Newfoundland, Canada
Featuring Lady Cove Women's Choir Kellie Walsh (dir)


Arabesque EUROPEAN PREMIERE (Mar 13th, 2011 )
Location Megaron (Athens Concert Hall), Athens, Greece
Featuring Camerata Orchestra of Athens Alexander Myrat (cond), Giorgos Panagiotidis (violin)


Credo WORLD PREMIERE (Nov 12th, 2010 )
Location Avery-Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center, New York, NY, USA
Featuring CityMusic Cleveland Alexander Myrat (cond), George Dalaras (bar)


Telluric Dances US PREMIERE (Nov 12th, 2010 )
Location Avery-Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center, New York, NY, USA
Featuring CityMusic Cleveland Alexander Myrat (cond), Suzanne Lemieux (ob)


Paranymphus Adiens FIRST LIVE PERFORMANCE (Nov 7th, 2010 )
Location Sacred Heart Cathedral, Wellington, New Zealand
Featuring SMP Ensemble Charley Davenport (vc)


From the Song of Songs NY PREMIERE (May 15th, 2010 )
Location
Featuring Metropolitan Greek Chorale Marina Alexander (director)


Tongues of Fire: Wind Orchestra (arr. Lau) US PREMIERE (Mar 13th, 2010 )
Location College Band Directors National Association Conference, West Chester University, West Chester, Pennsylvania, USA
Featuring Acadia University Wind Ensemble Frank L. Battisi (cond) & Mark Grant Adam (perc)


Tongues of Fire: Wind Orchestra (arr. Lau) WORLD PREMIERE (Feb 2nd, 2010 )
Location Eckhardt-Grammatt
Featuring The University of Calgary Wind Ensemble Rod Squance (perc) & Glenn Price (cond)


Mirage? WORLD PREMIERE (Sep 9th, 2009 )
Location Westminster Church, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Featuring Evelyn Glennie (perc) Manitoba Chamber Orchestra, Anne Manson (cond)


Arabesque WORLD PREMIERE (Sep 6th, 2009 )
Location La F
Featuring Ang La Pi


In the Fire of Conflict: Solo Percussion US PREMIERE (Jun 30th, 2009 )
Location Zeltsman Marimba Festival 2009, Harper Hall, Lawrence University, Appleton, Wisconsin, USA
Featuring Beverley Johnston (perc)


Winter Solstice EUROPEAN PREMIERE (Jan 20th, 2009 )
Location Athens Concert Hall, Athens, Greece
Featuring Camerata Orchestra of Athens Constantinos Siskos (hn), Alexander Myrat (cond)


In the Fire of Conflict: Percussion Quartet WORLD PREMIERE
(Percussion Quartet Version)
(Jan 8th, 2009 )
Location Walter Hall, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
Featuring TorQ Percussion Quartet


In the Fire of Conflict WORLD PREMIERE (Aug 5th, 2008 )
Location Walter Hall, Faculty of Music, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
Featuring Toronto Summer Music Denise Djokic (cello), Scott Ryan (perc), Peggy Baker (choreography/dance)


Water WORLD PREMIERE (Jul 24th, 2008 )
Location Songbridge Event, 8th IFCM World Symposium on Choral Music; Tivoli Gardens Concert Hall, Copenhagen, Denmark
Featuring Shallaway Children's Choir Combined childrens' choirs from China, Denmark, Hungary and Canada with Kellie Walsh (cond)


Tongues of Fire (May 24th, 2008 )
Location Orpheum Theatre, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Featuring Evelyn Glennie (perc) Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, Bramwell Tovey (cond)


Psalm 91 WORLD PREMIERE (Mar 7th, 2008 )
Location Metropolitan United Church, Toronto, Canada
Featuring Elmer Iseler Singers The combined Elmer Iseler Singers and the Vancouver Chamber Choir


From the Song of Songs WORLD PREMIERE (Mar 6th, 2008 )
Location Trinity-St. Paul's Centre, Toronto, Canada
Featuring Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra and Chamber Choir Maryem Tollar (alt), Rufus Mueller (tnr), Jeanne Lamon (dir), & Ivars Taurins (dir)


Light from the Cross EUROPEAN PREMIERE (Jan 15th, 2008 )
Location Athens Concert Hall, Athens, Greece
Featuring Camerata Orchestra of Athens Alexander Myrat (cond)


Zeitgeist EAST ASIAN PREMIERE (Nov 17th, 2007 )
Location Beijing Conservatory of Music, Beijing, China
Featuring Camerata Orchestra of Athens Nikos Tsouchlos (cond)


Lazy Afternoons by the Lake WORLD PREMIERE (Aug 11th, 2007 )
Location Charles W. Stockey Centre for the Performing Arts, Parry Sound, Ontario, Canada
Featuring James Campbell (cl) Beverley Johnston (perc)


K627 NORTH AMERICAN PREMIERE (Aug 3rd, 2007 )
Location Festival of the Sound, Charles W. Stockey Centre for the Performing Arts, Parry Sound, Ontario, Canada
Featuring Festival of the Sound Orchestra Glen Mongomery (pf), Jamie Sommerville (cond)


Rebirth WORLD PREMIERE (Jun 10th, 2007 )
Location Sir James Dunn Theatre, Dalhaus Arts Centre, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Featuring Scotia Festival Orchestra Stephen Dann (vla), Alain Trudel (cond)


Tongues of Fire WORLD PREMIERE (Jun 10th, 2007 )
Location Sir James Dunn Theatre, Dalhaus Arts Centre, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Featuring Scotia Festival Orchestra Beverley Johnston (perc), Alain Trudel (cond)


Cruel Elegance WORLD PREMIERE (May 30th, 2007 )
Location Scotia Festival of Music, Halifax, Nova Scotia, CA
Featuring Supernova Quartet


K627 WORLD PREMIERE (May 14th, 2007 )
Location Athens Concert Hall
Featuring Camerata Orchestra of Athens Alexander Myrat (cond), Maria Asteriadou (piano)


Easter Kontakion WORLD PREMIERE (Apr 8th, 2007 )
Location live-to-air, Broadcast Centre, Toronto, Ontario, CA
Featuring Elmer Iseler Singers Lydia Adams (cond)


Constantinople EUROPEAN PREMIERE (Mar 21st, 2007 )
Location The Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London, UK
Featuring Gryphon Trio Patricia O' Callaghan (soprano); Maryem Tollar (alto); Marie-Jos


Telluric Dances EUROPEAN PREMIERE (May 5th, 2006 )
Location Athens Concert Hall, Athens, Greece
Featuring Athens State Orchestra Dimitris Vamvas (ob), Byron Fidetzis (cond)


From the Book of Job WORLD PREMIERE (Feb 17th, 2006 )
Location Centennial Concert Hall, Winnipeg, MN, CAN
Featuring Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra Valdine Anderson (sop), Andrey Boreyko (cond)


Through a Glass Darkly WORLD PREMIERE (Jan 27th, 2006 )
Location Woodlawn United Church, Dartmouth, NS, CAN
Featuring Jennifer Lim (pf)


The Troparion of Kassiani US PREMIERE (Oct 21st, 2005 )
Location St Mary
Featuring Patricia Rozario (S) Cappella Romana / Alexander Lingas (dir)


Winter Solstice US PREMIERE (Jun 8th, 2005 )
Location 37th International Horn Society Summer Symposium, School of Music, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL, USA
Featuring James Sommerville (hn) Alabama Symphony Orchestra / Michael Thompson (cond)


Telluric Dances WORLD PREMIERE (May 3rd, 2005 )
Location Rebecca Cohn Auditorium, Dalhausie Arts Center, Halifax, NS, CAN
Featuring Suzanne Lemieux (ob) Symphony Nova Scotia / Bernhard Gueller (cond)


Afterthoughts 1 WORLD PREMIERE (Mar 7th, 2005 )
Location Walter Hall, Toronto, ON, CAN
Featuring Gryphon Trio