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The Old and the New: An Interview with Composer Dinuk Wijeratne

March 19, 2021

Composer Dinuk Wijeratne

“I’m constantly looking for ways to have fun and blur the boundaries, and not think at all about style.”


Pop music, Schubert, and 12th-century poems—Sri Lankan–born Canadian composer Dinuk Wijeratne's work is a collision between old and new.

His work “A letter from the After-life” from Two Pop Songs on Antique Poems features on TSO On Demand: Vivaldi’s Four Seasons from March 26.

Listen as he talks about his unique style and myriad influences with The New Classical 96.3FM host, Kathleen Kajioka:

 

 

Visit Dinuk’s website to listen to “A letter from the After-life”.


Hear Dinuk Wijeratne’s work on TSO On Demand: Vivaldi’s Four Seasons, available from March 26.

For more interviews, tune in to Sunday Night at the TSO, every Sunday at 8:00pm on The New Classical 96.3FM!

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