Winnipeg-born pianist and conductor, VICTOR DAVIES is one of Canada’s outstanding composers. His works have been heard live and on record and have been broadcast and televised worldwide. His music ranges from opera, musical theatre, ballet, choral music, symphony, and chamber music to children’s songs for television. Davies has also written scores for radio, film, and TV. One of his recent composing projects is the Manitoba Opera’s Transit of Venus, premiering this fall in Winnipeg. Davies studied at both the University of Manitoba, from which he recently received an Honorary Doctorate of Laws, and Indiana University. He now lives in Toronto.