Composer ~ Performer ~ Broadcaster
RESPONSIO, by Peter-Anthony Togni
A contemporary response to Guillaume de Machaut’s Messe de Nostre Dame
In Responsio Peter-Anthony Togni reflects, comments, refutes, challenges and embellishes the bare medieval voice of Guillaume de Machaut and his medieval masterpiece the Messe de Nostre Dame. Juxtaposing bursts of bass clarinet improvisation against through composed choral material, Responsio casts the role of the bass clarinettist into that of a [...]
The Fall of 2012 saw Peter-Anthony in studio recording his new solo piano album Piano Alone.
This suite of tracks comes out two wonderful afternoons I spent at Toronto’s Number 9 recording Studio’s. I fell instantly in love with the studio’s beautiful 9′ Bechstein piano which I had never been introduced to before. Nothing on this [...]
Lamentations of Jeremiah ECM
Of all the recorded offerings for Holy Week, this is by some measure the most original and affecting that has come my way. – Norman Lebrecht
Recent Performances of Lamentations
Lamentations of Jeremiah, with Jeff Reilly and the Elmer Iseler Singers was performed on January 28th, 2013 at the opening of the Winnipeg [...]
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[ May 16, 2014; 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm. ] On May 16th, 2014 at Podium 2014 in Halifax the National Youth Choir of Canada under the direction of Hilary Apfelstadt will premiere Earth Voices, commissioned by the Association of Canadian Choral Communities.
At Halifax’s St. Mary’s Basilica 8 pm
[ March 30, 2014; 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm. ] Trinity Wall Street
This series of Lenten concerts explores the wealth of music, from a wide variety of styles and periods, inspired by text from the Book of Lamentations in the Hebrew Bible, as well as other sacred texts.
Join conductor Julian Wachner and Novus NY
Peter Togni – Tenebrae Litanies – for String Orchestra
Glass – Symphony [...]
The Arctic has always intrigued southern Canadians but nowadays with the issues of global warming, mineral development, the creation of Nunavut and sovereignty concerns over the Northwest Passage, the region is even more on Canadians’ radar.
‘True North’ is a one-of-a-kind show combining improvised music by the well-known Nova Scotian musician and broadcaster Peter-Anthony Togni and [...]
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