Edmonton Symphony Orchestra musicians set to serenade boaters on a lake on Canada Day

While the COVID-19 pandemic has seriously disrupted many people’s Canada Day plans, the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra has come up with an imaginative idea to provide some safe entertainment on the holiday. In a news release issued Monday, the ESO said…

ESO announces details for annual contest that sees teen have their composition performed at Symphony Under the Sky

The latest edition of an annual contest that sees budding young composers reach for the sky was launched by the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra on Thursday. The ESO issued a news release inviting high school students who are “passionate about composing”…

Review: Calgary’s Timepoint Ensemble blends dark with delightful at first Edmonton event

The instrumentation of the ensemble leant itself to darker sounds, compounded by a choice of music that emphasized gloomier colours, often revolved around single notes, and concentrated on texture and soundscapes Cutting-edge classical music may be the provenance of a…