Notes on Composing

5 collaborations in film and music
April 2, 2009, 8 pm
The Images Festival
Isabel Bader Theatre
93 Charles Street West, Toronto, ON, CA, M5S 2C7 map

The Images Festival and Continuum Contemporary Music present an evening of collaborations: five Canadian filmmakers working with Canadian and Dutch composers, a repeat of the program presented in Amsterdam. The music of four of the works is performed live by Continuum’s ensemble of flute, clarinet, violin, cello, piano and percussion; the fifth is performed by composer/violinist Malcolm Goldstein.

  1. Title
    Composer/Filmmaker
  2. Martin Arnold/Christina Battle Toronto/Toronto
  3. Richard Ayres/Guy Maddin Renkum/Winnipeg
  4. Oscar van Dillen/Clive Holden Rotterdam/Vancouver
  5. Rick Sacks/Vera Frenkel Toronto/Toronto
  6. Malcolm Goldstein/Daichi Saito Montreal/Montreal

* Films commissioned by The Canada Council for the Arts

Performers

Continuum’s ensemble, with Gregory Oh (conductor).

Tickets

$15 adults / $12 seniors, students & arts workers

Program

Click here to view the concert program.

Video

Excerpt from Glorious
Guy Maddin (CA), film
Richard Ayres (CA), composer
Anne Thompson (flute), Max Christie (clarinet), Carol Fujino (violin), Paul Widner (cello), Laurent Philippe (piano), Ryan Scott (percussion)

Excerpt from Two Cameras at Sea
Clive Holden (CA), film
Oscar van Dillen (NL), composer
Anne Thompson (flute), Max Christie (clarinet), Carol Fujino (violin), Paul Widner (cello), Laurent Philippe (piano), Ryan Scott (percussion)

Excerpt from Trees of Syntax, Leaves of Axis
Daichi Saito (CA), film
Malcolm Goldstein (CA), improvised music

Excerpt from Behind the Shadows
Christine Battle (CA), film
Martin Arnold (CA), composer
Anne Thompson (flute), Max Christie (clarinet), Carol Fujino (violin), Paul Widner (cello), Laurent Philippe (piano), Ryan Scott (percussion)

Excerpt from ONCE NEAR WATER: Notes from the Scaffolding Archive
Vera Frenkel (CA), film
Rick Sacks (CA), composer
Anne Thompson (flute), Max Christie (clarinet), Carol Fujino (violin), Paul Widner (cello), Laurent Philippe (piano), Ryan Scott (percussion)

Notes on Composing