Episode 5: Leslie Newman


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Episode 5: Leslie Newman

December 11, 2020 – 8pm

Leslie Newman is not only one of the most celebrated and internationally renowned flutists in Canada, she is a musician’s musician held in the highest regard by her many colleagues. As an accomplished solo, chamber and orchestral flutist, Leslie is also a new music specialist and core member of Continuum’s ensemble. This Press Play episode features Leslie in a recital of extraordinary new solo works and foreshadows a concert soon-to-come featuring Leslie as soloist with the Continuum ensemble. In that future concert and this episode we feature world premieres by Anna Höstman.

Starry Flute (1992) by Elena Firsova (RU)

Fern (2013, Rev. 2019 for alto flute*) by Anna Höstman (CA)

Surge (2016) by Iman Habibi (CA, IR)


*premiere of revised version

Episode 5: Leslie Newman

production sponsors

Dr.Peter Burns

The Mary-Margaret Webb Foundation