Victor Davies awarded Order of Canada

Victor Davies 2014. Photo - Graham Lindsey.

Lily Pad Productions is delighted to announce that Victor Davies has been awarded the Order of Canada today.

The Citation reads:

Victor Davies, C.M.
Toronto, Ontario
For broadening the appeal of contemporary Canadian music
and for supporting the legal rights of Canada’s composers.

“Victor Davies is a fierce supporter of Canada’s creative musical community and one of our most beloved composers.

His compositions have broadened the appeal of Canadian contemporary music, and he is regularly commissioned by arts organizations and lay people alike. He has written everything from a rock opera based on the legend of Beowulf to an oratorio entitled Revelation to children’s songs. In addition, his world renowned Mennonite Piano Concerto has become part of the classical piano repertoire. As an advocate who has helped advance the legal rights of Canadian creators, he regularly shares his industry expertise with fellow musicians.

More information on the June 2014 Order of Canada Appointments, please visit the official site.

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