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
Carl Orff was an extremely private person, insisting that his work is the only important thing. When the editor for a lexicon on modern opera asked Orff to provide some bibliographical information, Orff replied: “Carl Orff, born in Munich, still living there.” His eight volume autobiography revea