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Shadow Play

— for flute and tabla; Pfce by Josephine Wilkin and Shawn Mativetsky; Powis Hall, Bangor University, Bangor, Wales; March 6, 2014.

Al Paradiso

—for violin, bass clarinet and SATB choir; Premiere pfce by Karl Stobbe, Lori Freedman and Canzona, cond. Henry Engbrecht; at Crescent Fort Rouge United Church, Winnipeg, Manitoba; 8:00 pm, Monday, Mar. 3, 2014.

Far Heavens

—for chromatic dizi and string orchestra; Premiere pfce by Xiao Nan Wang and the Manitoba Chamber Orchestra, cond. Judith Yan; at Westminster United Church, Winnipeg, Manitoba; 7:30 pm, Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014.

Swirl

—for solo cello; Pfce. by Clara Shandler; Backstage Lounge, 1585 Johnston St., Vancouver, B.C.; 7:30 pm, Sunday, December 15, 2013.

Caña

—for Latin band, string trio and button accordion; Premiere pfce by Papa Mambo Band led by Rodrigo Muñoz; Mary Lawton, Elise Lavallée, Emma Quackenbush, string trio; and Jim Hiscott, button accordion; in GroundSwell 'Latin Party' concert, at Eckhardt-Gramatté Hall, University of Winnipeg; Thursday, May 16, 2013.

Norte Tropical CD Launch

Launch of new CD by Rodrigo Muñoz and Jim Hiscott. Live performances of selections from the CD by Rodrigo, Jim and quartet, at the Atrium, McNally Robinson Booksellers, Grant Park Mall, Winnipeg. 2pm, Saturday May 4, 2013.

Cantu

—for orchestra; Premiere pfce. by the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra, cond. Alexander Mickelthwate; Centennial Concert Hall, Winnipeg; 7:30 pm, Tuesday January 29, 2013.

The Sun and the Moon

—for flute and cello. Performance by NOVO Ensemble; Silk Purse Performing Arts Centre, 1570 Argyle Ave., West Vancouver, BC; 2pm, Sunday June 24, 2012. Repeat performances by hte Novo Ensemble at the CMC and Alliance Française, Vancouver, October 18 &19, 2012.

Pater Noster

—for SATB Choir; Premiere pfces. by Camerata Nova, cond. Mel Braun; Eglise du Precieux Sang, St.Boniface, Winnipeg,Saturday and Sunday, March 10 and 11, 2012.

After Sorrow

—for string trio; Premiere pfce. by Karl Stobbe, violin, Elise Lavallée, viola and Emma Quackenbush, cello; Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, in the WSO New Music Festival, Tuesday, January 31, 2012.

Shadow Play

— for flute and tabla; Pfce by Marie-Hélène Breault and Shawn Mativetsky, on Shawn Mativetsky's new CD Cycles, launched in Montreal, November 14/11

Streams of Works by Jim Hiscott

— Streamed-audio recordings of many works by Jim Hiscott are now available on the Canadian Music Centre's website; please see the "news" page of this site for detai