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Marc Sabat

Marc Sabat (born in Kitchener, ON, Canada; lives in Berlin, Germany) is a Canadian composer of Ukrainian descent, and has been based in Berlin since 1999. He makes pieces for concert and installation settings, drawing inspiration from investigations of the sounding and perception of Just Intonation and of various music forms — folk, experimental and classical. He studied composition, violin and mathematics at the University of Toronto, at the Juilliard School in New York, and at McGill University, as well as working privately with Malcolm Goldstein, James Tenney and Walter Zimmermann. Scores and artist editions are available through Plainsound Music Edition: www.plainsound.org 

Programs

Harbour Symphony

Location: Harbourfront Centre

Composers Delf Maria Hohmann and Raven Chacon with Allison Cameron, John Oswald and Marc Sabat bring St. John’s celebrated Harbour Symphony to Toronto, transforming boats berthed near the city’s shoreline into an orchestra on the water. Featuring music written for the horns of tugboats, trawlers, ferries, leisure vessels, and ocean-going freighters, each…

Listening Session with Allison Cameron, Raven Chacon, and John Oswald

Location: Harbourfront Centre

A collaboration with Delf Maria Hohmann, Allison Cameron, Raven Chacon, John Oswald, and Marc Sabat culminated in a special edition of Harbour Symphony as part of the Toronto Biennial of Art Opening Week, activating boats docked along Toronto’s shoreline in a celebratory launch. For this evening, Chacon, Cameron and Oswald reflect…

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