The CBC is celebrating Canada’s greatest composers with a collection of their best works.
The first-ever compilation of the CBC’s best composers, composers and orchestras will be presented on June 21.
This year’s compilation is curated by The National Centre for the Arts (NCA) and the Centre for Canada and U.S. Music (CCUMUS).
The CBC Music Foundation, which supports the CBC, and the NCA will be hosting a free public lecture and Q&A session on the CBC Music’s 50th anniversary in the National Centre.
The event will take place from 7:30 a.m. to 8 p.m., June 21 at the National Arts Centre in Gatineau, Que.CBC Music Foundation co-founder and co-chairperson J. Michael Toth will be moderating.
He will talk about the history of CBC Music, the importance of CBC programs, the music of the composers who compose it, and composers’ careers, as well as what makes a great composer.CBC Arts Canada has created a collection that includes works from the CBC and CBC-produced music programs, including music, poetry and visual arts.
These are available online through CBC Arts Canada.
The National Centre of the Arts is located at the University of Toronto and the National Gallery of Canada.