Pianist Composer Performance Artist
"One of modern music's more mischievous minds"
"McIntosh...uses her entire body as an instrument. It was like catching a short-wave broadcast from outer space. She is a wonder, and she is witty and inventive in the bargain."
"An individual but genuinely poetic atmosphere."
"Full of mysterious sounds."
"Multimedia performance is a natural outgrowth of the age, and McIntosh is one of its important voices."
"Pianist puts some fun on music series menu."
"Diana McIntosh's sound arsenal."
"Her multi-media concert... was thoroughly entertaining for every breathing soul in the audience."
"She's so inventive you can't believe what you're listening to, and you can't stop."
"Virtuoso composer, pianist, show-woman - Winnipeg's Diana McIntosh - is one of the wonders of the Canadian contemporary music world. Contemporary music is not often so engaging, entertaining and delightful."
Sunday, May 8, 2016, at 2:30 pm at Convocation Hall, U. of Winnipeg. Diana will give a solo concert of her theatrical works. She will be assisted by bassoonist, Vincent Ellin, in her piece for solo bassoon, called Porini, Porini, Porini, and in the premiere of her new work for bassoon, voice, and tape .
Sunday, April 10, 2016, 7 pm, at Crescent Fort Rouge United Church, Wpg., Diana will curate a GroundSwell concert featuring the Winnipeg Singers in choral works. McIntosh will also perform her piece , O (as described below) and a piece for tape by Scott Jodoin will be premiered—commissioned by Ground Swell.
Monday, February 22, 2016, 12:30 noon, at the Faculty of Music, U. of MB, Diana will give a noon-hour solo concert of two of her theatrical works—a piece called O for voice live electronics and tape, based on a poem by Di Brandt, and All in Good Time for piano and tape.