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Meet the Artist......Dai Fujikura, composer

Who or what inspired you to take up composing, and pursue a career in music?

I have never pursued a career in music, it ended up like this. 1,369 more words


Contemporary composers awarded Queen's Birthday Honours

Contemporary composers James MacMillan and Mark Anthony-Turnage were among those honoured by the Queen yesterday.

Anthony-Turnage, b.1960, was awarded a CBE (Commander of the Order of the British Empire) and MacMillan, b.1959, was given a Knighthood (Knight Bachelor) following his CBE in 2004. 162 more words

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China Tour Blog #2: Double Orchestras — Double Chaos!

After a very long flight, Esprit Orchestra arrives in Beijing with all orchestra members, including instruments, intact. We collect luggage at the carousel and exit the area. 415 more words

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China Tour Blog #1: AC Flight 31 Toronto —> Beijing: A Case of the Bass

There was a real buzz of anticipation as the Esprit Orchestra members began to gather at Pearson Airport’s Terminal 1 group check in on the morning of May 27.   363 more words

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