Long to Reign Over Us-Jason Doell

jason doell (b. 1976) Long to Reign Over Us (2017)** accordion, ute, piano, violin
“The fairies, besides being vengeful, are also very arrogant, and allow no interference with their old-established rights” – Lady Francesca Speranza Wilde

Jason Doell is an acclaimed Canadian composer whose works often skirt the edges of chamber music and sound art. His music has been interpreted by many important international artists including: Continuum Contemporary Music, The Cecilia String Quartet, Array Music, Contact Contemporary Music, The Pierrot Ensemble, The CCMW string orchestra conducted by Gary Kulesha, JunctQin Keyboard Collective, Rob MacDonald, Matt Brubeck, Gabriel Proko ev, Jacques Israelievitch, and Christina Petrowska-Quilico amongst others. Throughout his academic and professional ca- reers, Jason’s work has earned him many selections for prestigious workshops/pre- sentations/commissions and has won him many awards. Among the awards, he has won the Toronto Emerging Composer Award and Harry Freedman Recording Award, both presented by the Canadian Music Centre, and the Nonclassical Global Composi- tion Competition. His performances and compositions have also garnered consider- able attention from Toronto media where his collaboration with percussionist/composer Germaine Liu was listed as one of the top ten concerts of any genre in Toronto for 2014. This Spring will see 3 new premieres: a large scale chamber work performed by Continuum Contemporary Music and Jumblies Theatre, a string quartet performed by Quatuor Bozzini, and a piece premiered by Thin Edge New music Collective.

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