Between Worlds

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Label: CEN
Catalog: CMCCD 30522

Brown, Donna; Maria, Margaret

Enveloping the philosophy of Eros and Thanados, the creative life force and the inevitability of death, ‘Between Worlds’ starts and ends as just another day, with the Sunrise and the Sunset. What fills our days on this earth, from birth to death, is a journey of extremes. This recording is a unique collaboration between the two artists whose hearts are very much aligned. Some of the poems were set specifically to music, while others were adapted into music that was composed in the theme of the poem. With her masterful skills as an extraordinary cellist merging with the intuition of a gifted creator, Margaret Maria is a unique and exciting new voice in the world of music. Her talents have been described by her colleagues as,” an unstoppable force of nature - seamless in its complete unification of technical and subconscious realm”’, making Margaret Maria’s music one of a kind and mystifying in its process and creation. A graduate of the prestigious Curtis Institute of Music, Margaret Maria’s career has seen her play on many stages as a seasoned solo and chamber musical performer and in professional orchestras across Canada. Her later in life transition into composition has seen her work being performed on stage in her very first World premiere of a composition for orchestra and soprano. 'Between Worlds' was premiered in 2019 in Ottawa, featuring the Ottawa Chamber Orchestra, with guest soloist, the great Canadian soprano Donna Brown. Celebrated soprano Donna Brown’s voice has been described as “shimmering”, “luminous”, “gemlike in its brilliance”. She has performed on the world’s great opera and concert stages throughout Europe, Asia, North America, and South America. Donna Brown studied voice, piano, and composition in Ottawa before going to McGill University. She then went to Paris to continue her studies with Noémie Pérugia.

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