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CURRENT PROJECTS
 
Delights & Discords for chorus & wind ensemble (ESO)
 
Northwest Passage Variations (ESO)
 
—Sonata for viola & piano
NEW RELEASE
 
 
Lullaby featured on Edmonton Symphony Orchestra's 2-CD "A Concert for New York" alongside works by Estacio, Gilliland, Martinu & Bernstein. Purchase.
 
  ESO logo Resident Composer of the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra
  CCFA logo Supported in part by the Canada Council for the Arts
 
William Eddins, Jens Lindemann, Robert Rival, John Estacio & Allan Gilliland with the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra at Carnegie Hall, May 8, 2012. Photo © Steve J. Sherman.

"...gentle textures and flowing themes occasionally yield surprising harmonic turns and briskly changing meters." —Allan Kozinn, New York Times, on Lullaby, which received its US premiere at this concert.

"...a work of quiet rapture and refined sensibility...elegant concision..." —Jack Sullivan, American Record Guide
   
UPCOMING EVENTS
Date Location Work Details
2014
May 2
& May 3
Edmonton, AB Delights & Discords
(double world premiere)
For chorus & wind ensemble. Edmonton Symphony Orchestra & Richard Eaton Singers. William Eddins, cond. Winspear Centre.
May 2, 3
& May 4
Kitchener-Waterloo, ON Delights & Discords
(double world premiere)
For chorus & wind ensemble. Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony & Grand Philharmonic Choir. Edwin Outwater, cond. Centre in the Square.
May 11 Edmonton, AB Northwest Passage Variations
(world premiere)
Variations on the song by Canadian folk legend Stan Rogers. Edmonton Symphony Orchestra. William Eddins, cond. Winspear Centre.
May 12 Ottawa, ON Whirlwind Ottawa Symphony Orchestra. David Currie, cond. National Arts Centre.
Jun 14 Järvenpää, Finland Sonata for Clarinet & Piano "Muskoka" Kallio-Kuninkala Chamber Music Festival [in Finnish]. Organized by the Sibelius Academy.
Oct 4
& Oct 5
Victoria, BC Spring Victoria Symphony. Bernhard Gueller, cond. Royal Theatre.
2015
Feb 28 Edmonton, AB Whirlwind Edmonton Symphony Orchestra. José-Luis Gomez, cond. Winspear Centre.