Alexina Louie is a Juno-Award winning composer and has been commissioned to write major works for most of Canada’s leading performers, ensembles, and orchestras. Her works have also been performed internationally.
She was born in Vancouver in 1949, and is the child of second-generation Canadi
Jonah Criswell received his BFA from Kansas City Art Institute and his MFA from Pennsylvania State University. He has exhibited in New York, Kansas City, Pennsylvania and Germany. His work is concerned with contemporary domestic spaces as a metaphor for how we construct, on a subconscious level, our
György Ligeti was a 20th-century Hungarian composer, most well-known for his works used in the films of Stanley Kubrick. Ligeti’s early works were influenced by his countryman Béla Bartók. After fleeing Hungary’s communist regime in the late 1950s, Ligeti arrived in Cologne and worked in an el
Iannis Xenakis was a highly original Greek composer, known for using mathematic principles in his compositions. Born in Romania, Xenakis was part of the Greek Resistance during World War II, then later moved to France, where he worked as an architect with Le Corbusier and studied composition with Oli