SALT New Music Festival

Live Streaming Concerts and Torque Premiere

7-8 January 2022 Victoria, BC and online

Tsilumos Ensemble is pleased to present the 2022 edition of SALT New Music Festival in collaboration with Victoria Composers Collective and Quasar Saxophone Quartet. 

Four of Wolf Edwards’ works will be performed at the upcoming SALT New Music Fesitval:

Um allein zu kämpfen – performed by Liam Hockley, Friday January 7th, 2:30 PM (PST)

Torque – new work performed by the Quasar Saxophone Quartet, Friday January 7th, 7 PM (PST)

The June 2nd Movement – performed by the Tsilumos Ensemble, Saturday January 8th, 7 PM (PST)

Civilian Death Toll – performed by the Tsilumos Ensemble, Saturday January 8th, 7 PM (PST)

The concerts will be held without an audience at the Philip T Young Recital hall, and livestreamed here. Join in the after-concert zoom discussions with the performers, composers, and other audience members 15-20 minutes after the concerts here. For more details and the full concert program, please visit the webpage of the festival or Facebook page.

At It Again! Wolf Edwards and the Quasar Saxophone Quartet

Composer Wolf Edwards and the Quasar Saxophone Quartet of Montreal celebrate their twenty year collaboration with a brand new composition entitled Torque (twisting force). This new work will be premiered in Victoria, BC at the bi-annual SALT Festival of Contemporary music (details TBA) this January. It will also be recorded this January for the composer’s upcoming portrait CD/vinyl record

Upcoming Portrait CD Outer Planes: The Sound Compositions of Wolf Man Edwards Vol. I

To be recorded this January 6th, 7th, & 8th at the University of Victoria with sound engineer Paul Luchkov. This recording will mark the composer’s first ever portrait CD/vinyl release. The record will feature five works: Torque for saxophone quartet, The June 2nd Movement for chamber ensemble, Chains for solo electric guitar and electronics, Um Allien Zu Kampfen for solo bass clarinet and electronics, and Civilian Death Toll for two saxophones and percussion. The album includes performers who have commissioned , performed, and supported the composer’s work throughout his career. These performers include The Tsilumos Ensemble, The Quasar Saxophone Quartet, guitarist Adrian Verdejo, and clarinetist Liam Hockley.

Torque for saxophone quartet 2021