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2016-17 Season 01.09.2016
Among the exciting projects for this season :

– My corporate Identity,  an opera for the Deutsche Oper, as part of Neue Szenen III.
Into something rich and strange, for Vincent Lhermet (Accordion) and Marianne Muller (Viola da Gamba), to be toured through France in a program of Elizabethan consort music.

– A new work for Sarah Maria Sun (soprano) and Kilian Herold (clarinet)

More news for the season to be revealed soon! 

 Sarah Maria Sun + Johannes Fischer 07.06.2016
Now up on Youtube: Die alten, bösen Lieder (2016)

 Deutsche Oper Berlin 04.12.2015
I have been selected to write a new opera for the Deutsche Oper, as part of Neue Szenen III. The opera will be premiered in Berlin in April 2017. 

 Jules-Léger Prize Ceremony 19.09.2015
The Canada Council for the Arts’ official prize Ceremony at Continuum’s season opener for Au fond du Cloître Humide   

Premiere: So Be It 02.07.2015
My first saxophone quartet will be premiered 
at this year’s World Saxophone Congress in Strasbourg.   

Friday 10th July 2015 – 10:30 AM
Cité de la musique et de la danse, Strasbourg
Keuris Quartet


Premiere: Manifeste Assi 22.03.2015
My newest piece for speaker and 3 Bass instruments based on the poetry of young Innu poet Natasha Kanapé Fontaine will be premiered as part of the Akademie der Künste Pluriversale II festival on June 20th, 2015.
Speaker: Thierry Tidrow, Texts: Natasha Kanapé Fontaine
Cello: Niklas Seidl, Bass clarinet: Heather Roche, Bass flute: Liz Hirst

Radio Interview 28.02.2015
Invited onto Baruch Zeicher’s one-hour radio show Paradigms, where the entire program focused on my work, including interviews and a few pieces! Here’s the webcast: http://paradigms.bz

Jules-Léger Prizewinner 2014 15.12.2014
So happy to finally be able to share that I have won the Canada Council for the Arts’ prestigious  Jules-Léger Prize 2014 for my piece Au fond du Cloître Humide, written for Continuum Contemporary Music! Here’s a link to the interview with the Canada Council: