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David Dalle
Thursday May 7th, 2015 with David Dalle
Toronto Symphony Orchestra and Bruckner; Canadian composer Kevin Lau

Today we look at the Toronto Symphony Orchestra's visit to Ottawa tomorrow (Friday May 8th). They are performing Anton Bruckner's 7th symphony, a violin concerto by Haydn, and a new orchestral work by young Canadian composer Kevin Lau. Kevin Lau received his doctorate in music composition from the University of Toronto and has been very active with compositions and supporting new music. This has included co-founding the Sneak Peek Orchestra in Toronto which focuses on emerging Canadian musicians and composers. We hear this orchestera in a performance of Kevin Lau's "Water of Life" for violin and orchestra. It is a tonal work which showcases Lau's interest in fantasy and sci-fi inspirations and shows distant kinship to Rimsky-Korsakov. We will also hear the Toronto Symphony Orchestra in a live recording of Bruckner's 4th symphony. Concert info:
The Water of Life for Violin and Orchestra
Kevin Lau/Conrad Chow, Sneak Peek Orchestra, Victor Cheng - CMC - Canadian Music Centre Canadian
Moldavian Shepherds' Dance
Taraf de Haidouks - Of Lovers, Gamblers, and Parachute Skirts - Crammed New
Vesti a minha saudade
Beatriz da Conceicao - Tears of Lisbon - Sony
La Nuit à Santa Cruz
Mohamed Abozekry & Heejaz Extended - Ring Road - Jazz Village New
Romani Caj
Kocani Orkestar - The Ravished Bride - Crammed
Symphony No. 4 in E flat
Anton Bruckner/Toronto Symphony Orchestra, Peter Oundjian - Symphony No. 4 - TSO Live Canadian
Interactive CKCU
This is Mohamed Abozekry & Heejaz Extended on now? Sort of arabic driven jazz. NICE!

2:43 PM, May 7th, 2015
David Dalle (host)
Yeah it's a fantastic album, I'll end up playing every track from it on my show.

2:45 PM, May 7th, 2015
Matthew Crosier (host)
outstanding program Dave !!!!

2:50 PM, May 7th, 2015