Drop

1999

Drop is haunted by ghosts of violin sonatas past, ghosts whose desires are sometimes indulged, but more often frustrated. It was commissioned with the assistance of The Ontario Arts Council by the Sabat-Clarke Duo, who premiered it in Toronto in January 1999.


James Rolfe CA

Toronto composer James Rolfe has been commissioned and performed by soloists, ensembles, orchestras, choirs, theatres and opera companies in Canada and abroad. He has received a Guggenheim Fellowship, the K. M. Hunter Music Award, and the Jules Léger Prize for New Chamber Music. The Canadian Opera Company, Queen of Puddings Music Theatre Company, Tapestry New Opera, and Toronto Masque Theatre have commissioned and produced his operas. Current projects include a work for Coleman Lemieux Dance with choreographer James Kudelka and writer Alex Poch-Goldin, and a new operatic version of Gogol's The Overcoat for Tapestry Opera and Vancouver Opera with writer Morris Panych.

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James Rolfe