Eve Egoyan

Tuesday, December 9, 1997. 8:30 pm

Virtuosic psychedelia, insidious meandering, phenomenal junk-collecting and the rouge proliferation of a week: music in search of wonder from Canada and Great Britain. Pianist Eve Egoyan plays music by Linda C. Smith, Stephen Parkinson, Michael Finnissy, Allison Cameron (world premiere) and Martin Arnold. Assisted by Canadian composers present.

Vines and Tubers (Nightshades) (1997) Martin Arnold
1. Woody
2. Deadly
A Nocturne (1995)  Linda C. Smith
Corals of Valais (1997) Allison Cameron
Paradise Canyon (1994) Stephen Parkinson
John Wyatt
Doctor Carter
Folklore, Section 2 (1993-1994) Michael Finnissy
(for Sir Michael Tippett)

Eve Egoyan is a Canadian artist and pianist from Ontario. She studied at the University of Toronto and the University of Victoria. She is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada (FRSC) and designated a CMC Ambassador by the Canadian Music Centre. Her musical inspirations include a number of contrasting artists including Alvin Curran, Erik Satie, Ann Southam and Michael Finnissy. Egoyan worked on several collaborative projects with composer Ann Southam throughout the late 90s and early 2000s including: Qualities of Consonance (1998), Figures (2001), In Retrospect (2004), and Simple Lines of Enquiry (2008). She has been the recipient of several accolades including “Best Classical” The Globe and Mail (1999) for her first solo CD, one of “Ten Top” classical discs,The New Yorker magazine (2009), and “Top Classical Disc of the Year”, The Globe and Mail (2011). Eve and her brother, Atom, now a film director and producer, were raised by their parents in British Columbia. –Bio as of 2019