Elaine is excited to give the Canadian première of Finnish composer Tomi Räisänen‘s evocative Dreamgate, written for two toy pianos, tape and voice. She will also give the North American première of Monkey Music for toy piano and cymbal monkey, written by Australian composer Matthew Hindson. Both pieces will be premièred this Wednesday August 11 at 7:30pm as part of “junctQín PLUGGED,” a concert at the Raff Pavilion of the Sky as part of the Plein Air Garden Concert Series.
Tickets for the concert are $10 and can be reserved in advance at 416 487 0705. In addition to the two premières, this concert features junctQín keyboard collective performing music by John Cage, ice cream trucks, toy piano and toy boombox, Thierry de Mey’s Musique de tables, and Tristan Perich’s qsqsqsqsqqqqqqqqq for 3 toy pianos and 3 channel 1 bit tones!