Christina Petrowska Quilico: Games of the Night Wind: 12 Nocturnes by David Jaeger

Two titans of the Canadian music scene, composer David Jaeger and pianist Christina Petrowska Quilico, come together on Games of the Night Wind. Enhancing the appeal of their collaboration, the album intersperses twentieth-century solo piano works by Toru Takemitsu, Alexandre Tansman, and Henryk Górecki in amongst the dozen nocturnes by Jaeger. Arriving after last year’s Chamber Music … Read more

Empowered by Friendship: Dialogues

On May 26, 2024, pianist Jialiang Zhu performed in a solo piano recital Dialogues featuring piano music written by an array of fantastic contemporary composers – David Jaeger, Kathryn Knowles, Anita Pari, Qiuyue Jin, Edward Enman – along with “Benediction de Dieu dans la Solitude” by Franz Liszt. Each piece of the program is a … Read more

Games Of The Night Wind

May 15, 2024 – 7:30PM EDT Chalmers Performance Space20 St. Joseph StreetToronto, ON M4Y 1J9 Canada Described by the Oskar Morawetz Award jurors as a “legend” of Canadian musicians, Christina Petrowska Quilico joins lauded composer and champion of new music David Jaeger on GAMES OF THE NIGHT WIND, a dreamy musical landscape premiering 12 of Jaeger’s original nocturnes … Read more

Composers in Play: “This Constant Song”

pianists Christina Petrowksa Quilico, Amelia Grace Yates and Adam Sherkin.

On Tuesday, November 28th, three pianists join forces to celebrate the work of Górecki, Takemitsu and Ontario composers Ann Southam and David Jaeger. Ann Southam David Jaeger Henryk Górecki Tōru Takemitsu Jaeger joins in person to discuss a new project with veteran pianist Christina Petrowksa Quilico. Amelia Grace Yates and Adam Sherkin brings solo sets … Read more

David Jaeger: Chamber Works for Viola’ Showcases Carol Gimbel’s Poetic Nature

Navona’s enterprising collection of mostly miniatures for viola by Canadian composers focuses on the instrument’s more dour qualities, relieved only occasionally by bursts of energy and light. It also provides a showcase for Carol Gimbel, not only in her ability to inhabit Jaeger’s music but to restlessly pursue her own poetic nature. David Jaeger: Chamber … Read more

Conjuring: The Viola Music Of David Jaeger

Conjuring: Viola Music of David Jaeger

The violist Elizabeth Reid and the pianist Alison Bruce Cerutti come together for this passionate and meticulous interpretation of the work of the Canadian legend David Jaeger. The album begins with the stirring and warm “Sonata, Tristan And Isolde”, which unfolds across 3 graceful chapters of beauty and reflection, as Reid and Cerutti blend their … Read more

The Inside Story: David Jaeger and CHAMBER WORKS FOR VIOLA

CHAMBER WORKS FOR VIOLA from composer David Jaeger gathers together some of Jaeger’s most defiantly creative compositions and demonstrates the vast possibilities of the viola and the chamber music genre as a whole. Jaeger’s music will surely remind listeners — and perhaps even some other composers — of the rich tonal palate the viola offers. … Read more

Thoughts about IHS55

It’s going to take some time to process everything that took place in Montréal this past week for #IHS55. The flow of talent and creativity was exhilarating and inspiring! The learning was unbounded, including what I learned and discovered of myself. It was an honour and great privilege to have presented a growing body of new … Read more

David Jaeger Chamber Works and Duo Cavatine

Duo Cavatine: NuagesKNS Classical David Jaeger: Chamber Music for ViolaNavona Records 2023 is shaping up to be quite the year for Canadian composer David Jaeger. Consider: in March Elizabeth Reid issued a superb collection of his viola music on Redshift Records, and now another set of chamber pieces for the instrument has appeared on Navona. Adding to … Read more

Nuages has the most spins on Spotify

Duo Cavatine - Nuages

The CD “Nuages” by Duo Cavatine, recently released by KNS Classical, had the most spins of all the recordings in the KNS Classical catalogue on Spotify last week. Congratulations to this outstanding duo!! Acclaimed for their captivating and sophisticated personas, the pair unveils a profound harmony and heartfelt vulnerability, which lies at the core of … Read more