Whitehorse | Roy Thomson Hall | Toronto Symphony Orchestra
Orchestrations of Die Alone, Nighthawks, and Gracie were commissioned by Roy Thomson Hall as part of Orchestrated: a night of music featuring Canada’s best contemporary artists backed by the Toronto Symphony Orchestra. The first performance was given by Whitehorse and the Toronto Symphony Orchestra conducted by Lucas Waldin on June 15, 2019.
DVSN | Toronto Symphony Orchestra | Red Bull Music Festival
Commissioned for the Red Bull Music Festival and first performed by DVSN and the Toronto Symphony Orchestra conducted by Lucas Waldin, October 19, 2018 at Roy Thomson Hall, Toronto.
King Britt | Alarm Will Sound
On May 9 2018 at the Sheldon Concert Hall and Art Galleries, Alarm Will Sound presented three new pieces by King Britt: "The Intention," "The Moment of the Fall," and "The Cosmos Feel Me." The music is in the vein of King's project, Fhloston Paradigm which is a manifestation of afro-futurist ideals, based in an electronic music landscape. Past AWS collaborators and Mizzou International Composers Festival residents Christopher Stark, Charlie Peck, and Christopher Mayo helped bring these pieces to life.
Leela Gilday & Sylvia Cloutier | National Arts Centre Orchestra
This seven-player version of Ama Anaana was commissioned by the National Arts Centre Orchestra and first performed December 5th, 2017 at St. Jude's Cathedral, Iqaluit, NU.
Carly Rae Jepsen | Toronto Symphony Orchestra
These orchestrations of Run Away With Me, Making the Most of the Night, Gimmie Love, E•MO•TION, Your Type, Tug of War, When I Needed You, Boy Problems, All That, Let's Get Lost, Call Me Maybe and I Really Like You were commissioned by the Toronto Symphony Orchestra with financial support from the Government of Canada for performance during the 150th Anniversary of the Confederation of Canada. The first performance was given by Carly Rae Jepsen and the Toronto Symphony Orchestra June 17th, 2017. These orchestrations have subsequently been performed by the Indianapolis Symphony and the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra.
Tanya Tagaq, Christine Duncan & Jean Martin | Toronto Symphony Orchestra
Qiksaaktuq was commissioned by the Toronto Symphony Orchestra with support from the Department of Canadian Heritage for performance during the 150th Anniversary of the Confederation of Canada. The first performance was given by the Toronto Symphony Orchestra conducted by André de Ridder at the New Creations Festival, March 4th, 2017. Qiksaaktuq has subsequently been performed by the Victoria Symphony, the Regina Symphony Orchestra and the Saskatoon Symphony Orchestra.
Carly Rae Jepsen | Polaris Music Gala | Toronto Symphony Orchestra
A string quartet arrangement of Your Type commissioned by the Toronto Symphony Orchestra for performance at the Polaris Music Gala, September 19th, 2016.
Drake | Polaris Music Gala | Toronto Symphony Orchestra
A chamber arrangement of Drake's Know Yourself commissioned by the Toronto Symphony Orchestra for performance at the Polaris Music Gala, September 21st, 2015.
Matthew Herbert | London Sinfonietta
One Day was commissioned by the London Sinfonietta and first performed 20 November 2010 at the Royal Festival Hall, London.
Goldie | BBC Concert Orchestra
Sine Tempore was commissioned for the BBC Proms and first performed by the BBC Concert Orchestra conducted by Charles Hazelwood August 1st 2009 at the Royal Albert Hall. The process of writing the piece was captured as part of the BBC Classical Music Television documentary Classic Goldie.