Welcome to Continuum’s 37th season!!
In 2021/2022, we continue to evolve our digital practices while simultaneously returning to the stage for in person concerts beginning in February!!
In the coming days, we will announce exciting details on HATCH, our annual summer music mentor ship project funded by The Azrieli Foundation culminating in multi-platform digital broadcasts in August. And we will introduce you to a huge project we’ve been working on all year – a fully interactive digital archive dating back to our first concert in 1985 and packed with information on all our activity to date! This archive, our new website and our 21/22 graphic design is all created by Mouthoftiger.
Starting in September, we continue Press Play, our recurring web series featuring exclusive performances of extraordinary solos and duos recorded in high quality at the Canadian Music Centre in Toronto. Each jam-packed episode includes intimate and informative conversation on the how and why behind the music with the artists themselves. This season, we feature many composers and special guests including Ian Cusson, Tyshawn Sorey, Dorothy Chang, Keiko Harada and Mauro Zannoli with Marion Newman (mezzo soprano), Rachael Kerr (piano), Gregory Oh (piano), Rob MacDonald (guitar), Matti Pulkki (accordion) Carol Fujino (violin), Joyce To (percussion) and Sanya Eng (harp) and many others.
On the weekend of February 25th-27th, 2022, we return for a very special in-person event in collaboration with Jumblies Theatre + Arts (our second major project together) titled Grounds for Goodness in Mississauga’s incredible Small Arms Inspection Building.Together we have commissioned two new music-driven works featuring world premieres by Christina Volpini (CA) and Robert Fleitz (US). These works respond to themes from a Jumblies multi-year interdisciplinary project, Grounds for Goodness: a suite of new works artfully exploring and expressing why and how people sometimes behave in good ways towards each other. This collaboration excitingly interweaves Continuum’s contemporary music practice and professional ensemble with Jumblies interdisciplinary and community-arts practices, including many diverse and mixed-ability community participants.
And we have many other special projects and other surprises planned throughout the season!!!
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