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Canada 150 – TSO’s Innovation for the Nation

Tuesday, July 11, 2017   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Minji Kim

One area of innovation at TSO he’s particularly proud of is Canada Mosaic, a colossal series of more than 50 new commissions to mark the nation’s 150th birthday. For this, TSO got in touch with 40 different ensembles from across the country and asked them to commission a new two-minute work (nicknamed ‘Sesquies’ in honour of Canada’s sesquicentennial) from a composer of their choosing, all paid for by a CAD7.5m (€5.9m) grant from Canadian Heritage."

Toronto Symphony Orchestra (TSO) has gone through some turbulent times lately, but it has also scored some serious successes. Andrew Anderson at International Arts Manager met up with TSO vice president of innovation Adrian Fung, to find out what the future holds. Read the original article on the International Arts Manager website

Tanya Tagaq with TSO: Photo @ Jag Gundu

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