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Zwei lieder nach Rilke – Music Video

We are excited to share news of our next project! A new music video set to Omar Daniel’s award-winning work Zwei lieder nach Rilke. This will be our most ambitious project yet! Created in collaboration with filmmaker Emil Agopian, this 15-minute music video will feature soprano Laura Hynes and Land’s End Ensemble, set to our recording of the work from our latest CD “The Chamber Music of Omar Daniel”, and generously sponsored by the Canada Council for the Arts. Tentative release date – Summer 2021.

April 10, 2021, 2021-04-10 7:30PM

Of Gryphons and Other Realms

For our next live stream concert, we are proud to present seven world premieres of new works written for Land’s End Ensemble by composers of the University of Calgary’s Composition Program: Darren Ancheta, Maria A. Bustos, Filip Vujanovic, Matthew Mak, Mickail Hendi, Julia Olive, and Scott Ross-Molyneux. Also featured is Vincent Ho’s dynamic Gryphon Realms, inspired by the gryphon mythology.

News

Kickin’ It 2.0 CD nominated for an East Coast Music Award

Derek Charke’s Tree Rings (from our Kickin’ It 2.0 album) receives East Coast Music Awards nomination for “Classical Composition of the Year”!

 

Big congratulations to the winner of our 17th Annual Composer Competition, Tze Yeung Ho, whose work “shullamite” took home the first prize!

Congratulations also to our 2nd and 3rd place winners, Brendan Bevan and Alyssa Aska for their fine work!

Working on the compositions was very rewarding for us and we are grateful for all the support and interest in the competition, including record-high submissions!

Congratulations to Emilie Cecilia LeBel, the 2016 winner of the Land’s End Composer’s Competition!

Emilie will receive a $1500 commissioning prize upon completion of a new piano trio for the Land’s End Ensemble.  The new composition will be premiered next season.

Second prize was awarded to August Murphy-King.  Joshua Denenberg was awarded third prize as well as the Audience Choice Award.  Congratulations to all!