Hot Sheet for the week of Oct 31, 2017

"Simplicity and truth are the sole principles of the beautiful in art.”  ~ Christoph Willibald Gluck

For you this week from the stages of UBC Music... National Arts Centre Orchestra Residency + Orfeo ed Euridice opening night!

Oct 31–Nov 3
National Arts Centre Orchestra Residency at UBC School of Music
Masterclasses, panel discussions, composer talks, and more.
Details below or visit music.ubc.ca/naco for the full schedule of events.

Wed Nov 1
Wednesday Noon Hours
Tom Keenlyside Quartet

Tom Keenlyside saxophones/flute, Miles Black piano, Miles Hill bass
Bernie Arai drums
Swing, Latin, Brazilian, free jazz and more
12:00 noon, Barnett Hall
$5 at the door

Thu Nov 2
Tunes at Noon
Aaron Graham marimba (current DMA student)
Works by Piazzolla, Queen, Lennon/McCartney, original compositions by Aaron Graham, Ivan Trevino, Tom Waits, and more. Tunes at Noon features performances in the foyer of the UBC Welcome Centre by UBC School of Music students and alumni. Bring your lunch, listen, and enjoy.
12:00 noon, The Robert H. Lee Alumni Centre
FREE
Presented in collaboration with UBC Welcome Centre, UBC School of Music, Alumni UBC and UBC Arts and Culture District.

Nov 2 – 4
Orfeo ed Euridice Pre-show Talk with Dr. Hedy Law
"The Invisible Hand: Staging Gluck’s Orfeo ed Euridice in 2017"
UBC Music faculty member Dr. Hedy Law will present a pre-show talk before the Thursday through Saturday UBC Opera performances of Orfeo ed Euridice.
Thurs – Sat, 6:45 pm – 7:15 pm, Old Auditorium
For information call 604-822-6725.
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Nov 2 – 5
UBC Opera
Gluck Orfeo ed Euridice
Members of the Vancouver Opera Orchestra
Leslie Dala conductor
Nancy Hermiston director
Thu – Sat 7:30 pm, Old Auditorium
Sun 2:00 pm, Old Auditorium
$45 Adult | $35 Senior | $20 Student | $15 UBC Student
Available at ubcoperatickets.com or call 604-822-6725.

Oct 31 – Nov 3
NAC Orchestra: Masterclasses
Masterclasses in strings, winds, brass and percussion
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All NAC masterclasses are free and open to the public & held in the UBC Music Building.
Presented in partnership with the National Arts Centre Orchestra in association with the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra.

Thu Nov 2
NAC Orchestra: Panel Discussion
Life Reflected: a new model for multidisciplinary collaboration
Alexander Shelley, Artistic Director, National Arts Centre Orchestra, with composers, Nicole Lizée, and Carol Todd (mother of Amanda Todd discussing the work by Jocelyn MorlockMy Name is Amanda Todd)
12:00 noon – 1:00 pm, Barnett Hall
FREE and open to the public
Presented by the National Arts Centre Orchestra in partnership with the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra and ISCM 2017.
More info

Added event!
Thu Nov 2
NAC Orchestra: Composer Talk with Nicole Lizée
National Arts Centre Orchestra Guest Composer

1:00 pm – 1:45 pm, Barnett Hall
FREE
Presented in partnership with the National Arts Centre Orchestra in association with the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra.

Thu Nov 2
National Arts Centre Orchestra: Life Reflected
Opening Concert, ISCM World New Music Days 2017
Alexander Shelley conductor, National Arts Centre Orchestra
Erin Wall soprano, Monique Mojica actor
Donna Feore creative producer & director
Programme:
Zosha Di Castri & Alice Munro Dear Life
Jocelyn Morlock (MMus'96, DMA'02) My Name is Amanda Todd
Nicole Lizée Bondarsphere
John Estacio (MMus'91) I Lost My Talk
7:30 pm, The Centre, 777 Homer Street
Tickets: $19–52 available at vancouversymphony.ca or call 604-876-3434.
Presented by the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra.

 

Life Reflected - National Arts Centre Orchestra / Alexander Shelley, Artistic Director

Beyond the Gates


Sat Nov 4 · Vancouver Hospice Benefit Concert · Microcosmos Quartet
With special guest Jesse Read bassoon
Works by Britten, Mozart, and Piazzolla
3:00 pm, Vancouver Unitarian Church, 949-49 Avenue
More info | Tickets

November 4 & 6 · Dream of Gerontius · VSO with UBC Choirs
Vancouver Symphony Orchestra — Bramwell Tovey conductor
University Singers and UBC Choral Union — Graeme Langager Director of Choral Activities
Elgar Dream of Gerontius
Nov 4 & 6, 8:00 pm, The Orpheum, 601 Smithe St, Vancouver
Info & Tickets

Mon Nov 6 · ISCM World New Music Days · Turning Point Ensemble
Turning Point Ensemble includes several UBC Music faculty members.
This world premiere performance from Vancouver composer Rita Ueda and librettist Rodney Robertson will present Hemingway’s The Old Man and the Sea as you’ve never heard it before.
12:00 noon, Roundhouse Performance Centre, 181 Roundhouse Mews, Vancouver

Mon Nov 6 · ISCM World New Music Days · Event and memory: Music for Solo Instruments
How do composers transform the beautifully simple voice of a solo instrument?
François Houle clarinetMark Takeshi McGregor flute & piccolo, Corey Hamm piano, Dragos Tara double bass & live electronics, and Rebecca Wenham cello
5:00 pm, ANNEX, 823 Seymour Street, Vancouver

Mon Nov 6 · ISCM World New Music Days · Turning Point Ensemble and ECM+
Turning Point Ensemble with the Ensemble contemporain de Montréal
Works by Sokolović, Žebeljan and more.
7:30 pm, Roundhouse Performance Centre, 181 Roundhouse Mews, Vancouver

Tue Nov 7 · ISCM World New Music Days · PEP & Standing Wave
PEP (Piano and Erhu Project) Corey Hamm piano, Nicole Ge Li erhu
Standing WaveChristie Reside flutes, AK Coope clarinets, Rebecca Whitling violin, Peggy Lee cello, Allen Stiles piano, Vern Griffiths percussion
7:30 pm, Roundhouse Performance Centre, 181 Roundhouse Mews, Vancouver

Info, tickets and full list of ISCM events

On the Horizon

Tue Nov 7
ISCM World New Music Days 2017
Electroacoustic Music Concert
Paolo Bortolussi flute, Corey Hamm piano, Bob Pritchard and Keith Hamel electronics
Rai Discrete Transfer (Japan)
Truax The Garden of Sonic Delights (Canada)
Reusner Definierte Lastbedingung (Germany)
Ryszard Glacial Music (Poland)
12:00 noon, Barnett Hall
FREE
Presented by the UBC Computer Music Studio in partnership with ISCM 2017.
More info

Tue Nov 7
Divisional Concert: Voice
7:30 pm, Old Auditorium
FREE