GroundSwell—Linked

Archival and brand new contemporary music content online.

Curator interviews, live-stream and video concerts, masterclasses, discussions, and more. Additionally, stay tuned for our extensive video and audio archive online—nearly 30 years of new music events out of the vault and linked to you. Catch a glimpse from our GroundSwell—Linked Introduction and stay tuned as new content rolls out.

Curator Conversations_GS1: Leanne Zacharias
Aired September 11, 2020

GroundSwell President Karen Sunabacka speaks with Leanne Zacharias about the first concert of GroundSwell’s 2020-21 season, Not Seeing is a Flower (January 17, 2021).

 

 

 

*This concert has been postponed until GroundSwell’s 2021-22 season.

© Leif Norman

The Original McIntosh – Part 1
The Original McIntosh – Part 2
Aired September 25, 2020

A special two-part series celebrating GroundSwell co-founder, Diana McIntosh. Including raw archival footage, excerpts, and interviews with Ben Reimer and Vincent Ellin (Part 1) and Beverley Johnston and Laurel Ridd (Part 2).

 

Curator Conversations_GS2: Jim Hiscott
Aired October 9, 2020

GroundSwell President Karen Sunabacka speaks with Jim Hiscott about the second concert of GroundSwell’s 2020-21 season, Many, Many Cadences (February 16, 2021), featuring Montreal-based string quartet Quatuor Bozzini.

Listen to samples by the featured composers here.

*This concert has been postponed until GroundSwell’s 2021-22 season
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Télévision—Highlights of Concert from 2006-07 Season
Aired October 24, 2020

An archival concert from GroundSwell’s 2006-07
season featuring percussionists Ben Reimer & Shawn Mativetsky. Listen to works by Matthew Burtner, Eliot Britton, and Nicole Lizée.

 

Curator Conversations_GS3: crys cole
Aired November 6, 2020

GroundSwell President Karen Sunabacka speaks with sound artist crys cole about the third concert of GroundSwell’s 2020-21 season, Interspecies Smalltalk (March 26, 2021), featuring historic American electro-acoustic composer David Behrman and emerging American composer & fiddler Cleek Schrey.

*This concert has been postponed until GroundSwell’s 2021-22 season.

New Voices: Now and Then—Highlights of Concert from 1991-92 Season
Aired November 20, 2020

An archival concert from GroundSwell’s first season, 1991-92, featuring Therese Costes (soprano), Karen Jensen (mezzo), and Mel 
Braun (baritone), in works by Tom Johnson and György Ligeti.
Aired February 19, 2021
An archival concert from GroundSwell’s 2006-07 season, featuring all Manitoba music, with Charlene Pauls (soprano), Ian Hodges (guitar), Laurel Ridd (flute), Daniel Scholz (viola), and Ben Reimer (percussion), in works by Bruce ShaversJerry SemchyshynMichael Matthews, and Glenn Buhr.