Song of Hope, World Band

Song of Hope, World Band

ENSEMBLE VIVANT and EUTERPE CANADA performers Catherine Wilson, piano, Norman Hathaway, viola, and George Koller, bass were honoured to perform Peter Meechan’s The Song of Hope in support of RYAN ANTHONY in his courageous 8-year battle against cancer.

La Despedida by John Burke

La Despedida by John Burke

This is the world premiere live performance of Canadian composer John Burke’s La Despedida. Inspired by Catherine Wilson and Ensemble Vivant’s interpretations of the music of Argentine composer Astor Piazzolla, as well as works by other Latin composers, John Burke...

John Burke, Canadian Composer

John Burke, Canadian Composer

ANNOUNCING THE PASSING OF AN IMPORTANT COMPOSER AND MUSICAL INTELLECT DR. JOHN JOSEPH BURKE, May 10, 1951 – January 18, 2020, Toronto, Ontario.

TheWholeNote Latin Romance CD Review

TheWholeNote Latin Romance CD Review

Latin Romance is chamber music at its evocative best! The WholeNote Review: Written by Sharna Searle, Category: Pot Pourri, Published: 24 February 2020 

EV performs as part of the Social Justice/Equal Rights Conference

EV performs as part of the Social Justice/Equal Rights Conference

Euterpe was asked to engage Ensemble Vivant musicians to perform for a Social Justice/Equal Rights Conference as part of Black History month. Musicians: Catherine Wilson, piano; Corey Gemmell, violin; Sybil Shanahan, cello; Jim Vivian, bass; Kevin Turcotte, trumpet....

LIVE Lab opening ceremonies

LIVE Lab opening ceremonies

Ensemble Vivant with neuroscientist Dr. Laurel Trainor (founder/director LIVE Lab) at the McMaster Institute for Music and the Mind (MIMM), September 27th, 2014. ENSEMBLE VIVANT:  Catherine Wilson, piano/artistic director;  Stephen Sitarski, violin; Sybil Shanahan,...

WholeNote Magazine – Mysterium review

WholeNote Magazine – Mysterium review

WholeNote Magazine, September 2014, by Roger Knox. John Burke is a distinguished Canadian composer whose work has for two decades moved beyond the concert hall to engage with contemplative practices of several cultural traditions. This disc includes pieces from the...

High-tech venue opens in Hamilton

High-tech venue opens in Hamilton

Mac’s LIVElab welcomes the public for a test drive From the Hamilton Spectator, by Graham Rockingham McMaster University is now home to one of the most-sophisticated, high-tech concert venues in the world. As a matter of fact, the new LIVElab at the McMaster Institute...

NEW CD!  John Burke’s Mysterium

NEW CD! John Burke’s Mysterium

The new Euterpe project "Mysterium: Music from the Labyrinth" from composer John Burke and performed by Ensemble Vivant. Available Now through the Euterpe website. $19.95 (includes taxes and shipping worldwide) Purchase To listen or for digital downloads, click here!...

Benefit Concert, April 25th at the Heliconian Club

Benefit Concert, April 25th at the Heliconian Club

An evening of sensuous latin music in aid of bringing live quality music to children.  Featuring music by Ensemble Vivant and images of Havana by photographer Mary Purdue. Fri April 25 at 7:30 pm at Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton Ave, Toronto On. Tickets are available...