Julie Sits Waiting – 5 Days Left

"Julie Sits Waiting is a small gem of complex proportions, bursting at the seams at every moment, giving the audience prolonged moments of spectacular sound and projection as the actors leave the stage, only to return to the fully engaged, and darkly invigorating story they tell through an incredibly diverse storehouse of physical and vocal brilliance."

Julie Sits Waiting: Rehearsal Update

One of the most rewarding aspects of this process has been welcoming back to Toronto my long-term mentor and collaborator, Richard Armstrong. For those of you who are unfamiliar with Richard’s work, he and I first met in Banff in 1989 – I had been a student there in the mid-80s and was returning to sing 'Miss Donnithorne's Maggot' and Richard was invited to teach in the programme as visiting faculty. We have become close friends through the 23 years we have known each other.

Berio’s Folksongs – the reason there is a Turning Point Ensemble

“Tonight was our first run through of Berio’s Folk Songs with our guest vocalist Fides Krucker. Listening to her distinctive and beautiful interpretation, and the musicians playing so intimately together really reminded me of why we founded Turning Point Ensemble. Berio’s Folk Songs is a true masterwork of the 20th century, music that is easily standing the test of time, and that my hunch is that you will have never heard live in Vancouver…”