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2 April 2016 - 'ash' (2016) to be premiered in Italy

My piece 'ash' for alto flute and clarinet will be premièred on 2 April 2016 in Lucca, Italy. It was commissioned by the Cluster Association of Composers in Italy (no relationship with the Cluster Festival in Winnipeg), and will be played by members of the Etymos Ensemble (Francesco Gatti and Tony Capula) at the Auditorium della Fondazione Banca del Monte in Lucca, Italy.

'unanswered renga' (2011) : ISCM World Music Days in Korea Official Canadian selection

unanswered renga is one of the six official selections of the Canadian Section of the International Society for Contemporary Music for 2016. A recording of this solo flute piece played by Reiko Manabe is included in the Canadian Section 2016 Selected Works CD which will be distributed next week at the 2016 World Music Days festival in Tongyeong, South Korea.

Daryl will attend the festival as a secondary delegate of the Canadian Section.


19 March 2016 - 'umoregi (if exposed...)' receives it's North American première

The Bozzini Quartet will give the world première of the revised version of umoregi (if exposed...) at the Cluster Festival in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. The piece was written in 2014, premièred in Tokyo in September of that year, and revised in 2015.

I will be in attendance at the festival (thanks to a Canada Council travel grant), and taking part in a panel discussion after the concert with composers Marielle Groven and Cassandra Miller.

Further information about the concert, tickets, and the rest of the festival can be found on the Cluster Festival’s website,
Saturday, 19 March 2016
Doors/Show: 7:00/8:00pm

The Exchange Community Church, 75 Albert St, Winnipeg

I acknowledge the support of the Canada Council for the Arts, which last year invested $157 million to bring the arts to Canadians throughout the country.
Nous remercions le Conseil des arts du Canada de son soutien. L’an dernier, le Conseil a investi 157 millions de dollars pour mettre de l’art dans la vie des Canadiennes et des Canadiens de tout le pays.

12 March 2016 - 'In Nomine' for shamisen and piano premiere

In Nomine, a newly-commissioned piece for shamisen and piano, will be performed by Kevin Willoughby and Azusa Morinishi in Takamatsu, Japan.

This is my first piece for shamisen. The piece is a series of variations on the John Taverner’s pre-1530 setting of the ‘in nomine’ plainchant. In the English Renaissance, as well as more recently, it has been a very popular melody for variations. More information can be found here.

When: 12 March 2016 at 14:00
Venue: Takamatsu Kokubunji Hall
Address: 430 Kokubunji Shinmyo, Takamatsu, Kagawa, Japan
Tickets: ¥1000 (see details below or contact me directly to reserve tickets)

2016-03-12 Morinishi Willoughby

Daryl Jamieson a guest on 'Signal to Noise'

I appeared as a guest on the sixth episode of Kerry Andrew’s podcast Signal to Noise. We discussed the classical and new-music music scene in Tokyo, and we played some excerpts of music related to Japan and what’s happening now in London and Tokyo.

Have a listen here: