TORONTO

Charles Sy (tenor) and Lara Dodds-Eden (piano) live at Walter Hall, University of Toronto Faculty of Music, 21 May 2017 Artwork by Scott Leeming Crankie by Benjamin Hermann Production Direction and Video by Laurel MacDonald Sound by Peter Olsen Editing by Edmund Stenson

live recording from 'are you here?' at Burdock's PIANOFEST, Jan 27, 2017
with Alex Samaras  

live recording from 'are you here?' at Burdock's PIANOFEST, Jan 27, 2017
with Catherine Gardner (soprano) 

live recording from 'are you here?' at Burdock's PIANOFEST, Jan 27, 2017
with Alex Samaras  

Szymanowski's Mythes for violin and piano with Sheila Jaffe, Feb 12, 2016 Walter Hall

live recording from off-centre music salon's 'Invasion of Paris' with soprano Lucia Cesaroni at Trinity St Paul's, Apr 2, 2017

live recording from off-centre music salon's 'Invasion of Paris' with mezzo Michèle Bogdanowicz at Trinity St Paul's, Apr 2, 2017

live recording from Lara's DMA Recital 1 - 'Under Many A Star', Walter Hall, University of Toronto, Feb 12 2016 with Alex Samaras

Webern: jung und alt

Anton Webern 2 Pieces: I .Langsam II. Langsam Drei Kleine Stücke, Op.11 I. Mäßige Achtel II. Sehr Bewegt III. Äusserst Ruhig James Churchill, cello Lara Dodds-Eden, piano Recorded 10th January, 2016 Mazzoleni Hall, Toronto

luminous night - music of Ola Gjeilo with Macmillan Choir and Dr. Hilary Apfelstadt

live webcast from 22 October 2016 is available for streaming here - we play from around 8' to 20'

 

 

L'HOMME ET LE CIEL -

Three promotional videos for FAWN Chamber Creative's December 2015 production at The Music Gallery of Adam Scime's new opera, directed by Amanda Smith, designed by Holly Meyer-Dymny. A one-act chamber opera, featuring a 6-piece ensemble with electronics and a 3-singer cast: Alex Dobson (baritone) as Hermas, Larissa Koniuk (soprano) as Rhoda and Adanya Dunn (soprano) as The Messenger. Libretto by Ian Koiter w/ Translation by Eric Démoré. Video by North Model & Vocals by Adanya Dunn Piano by Lara Dodds-Eden **Video recorded at Gallery 345 in Toronto.


BANFF

Workshop footage from Rebekah Alexander's project, inspired by one line from Racine's adaptation of the Phaedra myth: Phaedra says to Hippolytus "Your eyes might convince you of the truth/ if for one moment, you could look at me".
This monologue segues into the opening movement of Crumb's song cycle 'Apparition' with Lara at the piano.

"Is concert theatre? Can theatre be concert?" February 2016: an artist residency at the Banff Centre led by Pedja Muzijevic, where musicians collaborated with actors, dancers, choreographers, video artists, lighting designers, and people from all walks of life. Here is a small sampling to the workshops, rehearsals, works in progress, and concerts presented during the three-week program. Film by Dee Choi.

Projections by Jacques Collin featuring Heather Beaty (flute) and Lara Dodds-Eden (piano). Created for a live performance of Jocelyn Morlock's 'I conversed with you in a dream'

A behind the scenes documentary with Kevin Drew and the four bands taking part in the 2013 Independent Music residency. Featuring bands Kashka, The Belle Game, Boys Who Say No and Boats, and pianist Lara Dodds-Eden. 

Marc Sabat's  'Tristan, Isolde' for two pianos (2009), performed by Lara-Dodds Eden and Ann-Kristin Sofroniou, followed by Rodney Sharman's 'Tristan und Isolde' Opera Transcriptions (2013), performed by Ann-Kristin Sofroniou, piano.
Live recording at the Rolston Recital Hall, The Banff Centre of Arts, 24 January 2014

Familiar Wild video featuring many of the Fall Residency Musicians

a late night performance of Satie's Gymnopedies on 9 pianos by artists in the "Concert as Theatre" Music Residency, Kinnear Building, Banff Centre for the Arts, 22 February 2016

KASHKA performs 'Prophet (Acoustic)' live at the Drake Hotel, Toronto with Ilana Zarankin and Chantale Renee (vocals), Anissa Hart (cello) and Lara Dodds-Eden (keyboard). Song appears on Bones EP: www.smarturl.it/kashkaBONES and electropop version on Bound LP: www.smarturl.it/kashkaBOUND

Singer-songwriter Benjamin Hermann's 'Air Balloon' recorded at the Banff Centre with Melissa Bandura (violin/vocals), Tilman Robinson (trombone), Melissa Hammer (trumpet) and Lara Dodds-Eden (piano)


LONDON



Live Music Now was one of 25 charities selected to take part in the eight series of Media Trusts’ Untold Stories scheme. Filmmaker Tara Jang worked with a volunteer film crew over two days in February 2013. The film includes interviews with LMN musicians including Lara Dodds-Eden and Rosalind Ventris (viola), beneficiaries, carers and teachers as well as footage of LMN work at a care home and a school for children with special educational needs.