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CURRENT PROJECTS
 
—work commissioned by the Gryphon Trio for Ottawa Chamberfest with the support of the Ontario Arts Council
 
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  CD RELEASES

  Global tapestry - Ananta duo
 
Sonata "Muskoka" for clarinet & piano (Lake movement). Ananta Duo: "Global Tapestry" (2018). Purchase. Spotify.


  Windermere String Quartet: Inner Landscapes
 
Traces of a Silent Landscape. Windermere String Quartet: "Inner Landscapes" (2016). Purchase. iTunes. Spotify. Naxos Music Library.


 
 
Lullaby. Edmonton Symphony Orchestra: "A Concert for New York" (2013). 2014 Western Canadian Music Awards nominee for Classical Recording of the Year. Purchase.
 

 

Video

Performances

I. Turbulent, driving from Viola Sonata

Charles Pilon (va), Jeremy Spurgeon (pno)
Edmonton, AB
November 2, 2015
II. Fantasy. Slow & free from Viola Sonata

Charles Pilon (va), Jeremy Spurgeon (pno)
Edmonton, AB
November 2, 2015
III. Presto vivo from Viola Sonata

Charles Pilon (va), Jeremy Spurgeon (pno)
Edmonton, AB
November 2, 2015
Scherzo from Traces of a Silent Landscape

Vaughan String Quartet
St. Albert, AB
February 1, 2014
Fantasy on a Theme of Schubert
[starts at 1:44:54]

Vasilisa Khaddad, violin

St. Petersburg, Russia
October 7, 2018
"There Will Come Soft Rains" from Red Moon & Other Songs of War

Gregory Wiest & Nicole Winter
Munich, Germany
March 26, 2009
Ten Miniatures for chromatic kantele
[starts at 37:11]

Hedi Viisma, chromatic kantele

Helsinki, Finland
November 11, 2017
Ottawa Youth Orchestra world premiere

John Gomez, conductor; Colleen Sutton, narrator
Six Pieces for piano

Irene Huang, piano

recorded Jun. 30, 2020

About the Music

Delights & Discords: Interview with Edwin Outwater

Edwin Outwater interviews Robert Rival about Delights & Discords" that received a rare double world premiere by the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra and Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony in May 2014.

Inside the Composer's Workshop: Symphony No. 2 "Water"

Narrated slideshow produced by Robert Rival on the inspiration behind Symphony No. 2 "Water".

Inside the Composer's Workshop: Whirlwind: From Sketch to Score

Narrated slideshow produced by Robert Rival in September 2012 on the creative process behind Whirlwind.

Lullaby Bound for Carnegie Hall (ATB Financial)

Video produced by Glenn Kubish of ATB Financial on Lullaby, a work commissioned by the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra for its performance at Carnegie Hall on May 8, 2012.