On Saturday, October 22, 2016, singers Eara Beaudet (soprano), Claudiner Ledoux (alto), Bernard Cayouette (tenor) and Jean-Pierre Couturier (baritone) recorded my work “Pater Noster”, composed in 2011, at Missione Maria Ausiliatrice, 8550, ave. Joliot-Curie, Montréal, Canada. Padraig Buttner-Schnirer was the recording engineer for this project with the final mix expected before the end of November.
On Thursday, October 13th 2016, at 5 PM, I presented the Doctoral Colloquium lecture at McGill University’s Schulich School of Music, organized by the McGill Association of Student Composers. The lecture concluded with a performance of the “Fables” song cycle by Jean-Pierre Couturier.
On Monday, October 10th, 2016, at 14h30 I gave a workshop on organ improvisation of choral accompaniment during the annual study day of LAUDEM, the Association of Liturgical Musicians of Canada, which took part at Paroisse Sainte-Angèle, 5275, boul. Lavoisier, at Montréal. Furthermore, I was reelected for another 3-year term as administrator.
On Saturday October 8th 2016 at 8 PM baritone Jean-Pierre Couturier and I performed a concert at Saint-Ivan-Rilski church in Montréal. The programme included works from the “Fables” realization: Frank Martin’s “6 Monologe aus Jedermann”, Maurice Ravel’s “Chansons madécasses” and my cycle “Fables”. Special thanks to Jeffrey Stonehouse and Viviana Gosselin who once again joined us to perform Ravel’s cycle.
My article “Bulgarian folklore in Canada: some sources and observations” was published in the journal Антропология. Списание за социо-културна антропология. Anthropology. Journal of Socio-Cultural Anthropology. The editor-in-chief of the journal is Dr. Ana Luleva.
The article’s MLA7 bibliographic citation is as follows:
Fol, Alexandra. “Bulgarian Folklore in Canada: Some Sources and Observations.” Антропология. Списание за социо-културна антропология. Anthropology. Journal of Socio-Cultural Anthropology 3 (2015): 151-55. Web. 5 Oct. 2016. <http://anthropology-journal.org/wp/journal/bulgarian-folklore-in-canada-some-sources-and-observations-alexandra-fol>.
You can access the full article HERE.