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Robert Aitken, artistic director

MICHAEL KOERNER'S CHOICE

Sunday November 11, 2018 @ 8 Introduction @ 7:15
New Music Concerts Ensemble, Robert Aitken direction
Ben Heppner special guest
Betty Oliphant Theatre at 404 Jarvis Street [MAP]

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L/R: Carter, Stravinsky, Ives, Schafer, Milhaud

In honour of his 90th birthday, NMC invited arts philanthropist and director emeritus Michael Koerner
to draw on his profound musical knowledge to select the program for this concert.

Programme:

Elliott Carter (USA 1908-2012) Rigmarole (2011)
Igor Stravinsky (Russia/USA 1882-1971) Octet (1922-23, rev.1952)
Charles Ives (USA 1874-1954) Selected Songs
R. Murray Schafer (Canada b.1933) String Quartet No.6,
“Parting Wild Horse’s Mane” with Tai Chi dancer (1993)
Darius Milhaud (France 1892-1974) La Création du monde (1923)