Finding Voice

October 22, 2012, 8 pm
The Music Gallery
918 Bathurst Street, Toronto, ON, CA, M5R 3G5 map

Ways of speaking. Being able to speak at all. Communication, as well as the historical lens, is at the core of a concert that presents two linked theatrical works by Dutch composer Martijn Voorvelt based on the tangled up story of Sir Morell MacKenzie, inventor of the tracheotomy, and his treatment of the mute and dying German Emperor Friedrich III.

  1. Christopher ButterfieldCA
  2. Nicolai KorndorfRU/CA
  3. Brush Line *†‡
    Linda C. SmithCA
  4. Martijn VoorveltNL
  5. Martijn VoorveltNL

* Canada Council Commission
† Premiered by Continuum
‡ The Laidlaw Foundation Commission

The performance of Frederick's Doctor is a world premiere. For more information on the program please read Jennifer Waring's thoughts on Martijn Voorvelt, and Ryan Scott's thoughts on Nikolai Korndorf.


Continuum’s ensemble, with Marion Newman (mezzo-soprano), Christopher Mayell (tenor), Sanya Eng (harp), Rob MacDonald (guitar), Adrian Gross (mandolin), Paul Rogers (double bass) and Brian Current (conductor).


$30 adults / $20 seniors, arts workers & Music Gallery members / $10 students



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