Hot Sheet for the week of Sept 26, 2017

“Works of art make rules; rules do not make works of art.”  ~ Claude Debussy

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Wednesday Noon Hours Season Pass
This year is the 50th anniversary of concerts in the music building. To help mark the occasion, 2017–2018 Wednesday Noon Hour season passes are available for only $50 (regular price: $70). Buy your pass at the door prior to a Wednesday Noon Hour concert.

This week from the stages of UBC Music

Tue Sept 26
Divisional Concert: Voice
7:30 pm, Old Auditorium

Wed Sept 27
Wednesday Noon Hours: Standing Wave
Christie Reside flute, AK Coope clarinet, Rebecca Whitling violin, Olivia Blander* cello, Allen Stiles piano, Vern Griffiths percussion (*Olivia Blander appears instead of Peggy Lee)
20th C Remix
Jared Miller (BMus'10) Guilty Pleasures based on John Adams' China Gates
Debussy arr. Nobles Des pieds sur la neige
Berry arr. Cameron Wilson (BMus'88) Louie Louie Variations
Messiaen arr. Butler Le Merle Noir
John Korsrud (BMus'89) Two Tastes of the Hague (inspired by music of Louis Andriessen)
Riley arr. Goddard Half Wolf Dances Mad in Moonlight
12:00 noon, Barnett Hall
$5 at the door | Event link

Video: Standing Wave performs Pots n’ Pans Falling live at the VSO New Music Festival.

Thu Sept 28
Tunes at Noon: Nicole Linaksita piano
Five (Movement 4 from “Echoes”) by Dorothy Chang plus works by Beethoven, Rachmaninoff and Liszt.
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. Nicole Linaksita (BMus’16, BSc’16) is a UBC alumna with a dual degree.
12:00 noon, The Robert H. Lee Alumni Centre
FREE | Event Link
Presented in collaboration with UBC Welcome Centre, UBC School of Music, Alumni UBC and UBC Arts and Culture District.

Thu Sept 28
Harvest "Feastival": An evening of feasting, arts & culture
Join friends and colleagues for a night of food, art and culture, including shows and exhibits in UBC's Arts and Culture District
4:00 pm Cocktails, UBC Alumni Centre | 5:00 pm Six-course dinner
8:00 pm Arts & Culture District shows and exhibits (various locations)
UBC Symphony Orchestra — Open Rehearsal
8:00 pm, Chan Centre | Event details 
Tickets: $10–$45
Menu, entertainment and venue details | Tickets

Thu Sept 28
What Nijinksky Saw: Backstage at the Premiere of The Rite Of Spring
Thomas F. Kelly, Morton B. Knafel Professor of Music, Harvard University
5:00 pm – 6:30 pm, Coach House, Green College, UBC
Reception to follow
FREE and open to the public
Part of "Transforming Sounds / Altered Selves Series" produced by Green College in association with Early Music Vancouver, the UBC School of Music and the SSHRC-funded “Early Modern Conversions" Project based at McGill University | More info

Fri Sept 29
Graduate Colloquium Series
Thomas F. Kelly, Morton B. Knafel Professor of Music, Harvard University
"Capturing Music: The Invention of the First Recording Technology"
12:00 noon – 2:00 pm, Barnett Hall
FREE and open to the public
Part of "Transforming Sounds / Altered Selves Series" | More info

Fri Sept 29
Music on the Point: Concerts with Personality
Lucas Wong piano
Mostly Debussy: In Black and White
Find out how Debussy played “Tai Chi” with the black and white keys in imaginative ways, plus: Stravinsky’s Danse Sacrale from Rite of Spring for piano four hands with Corey Hamm piano
7:30 pm, Barnett Hall
$20 Adults | $10 Students
Event Link | Buy Tickets
A UTown@UBC community concert in partnership with the UBC School of Music.

Video: UBC Music alum Lucas Wong (BMus'04) performs Debussy's Général Lavine.

Mon Oct 2
Divisional Concert: Voice
7:30 pm, Old Auditorium

Tue Oct 3
Divisional Concert: Strings
12:00 noon, Barnett Hall

Tue Oct 3
Divisional Concert: Voice
7:30 pm, Old Auditorium

Beyond the Gates

Sun Oct 1
Music on Main: Jane Coop piano
Works by Beethoven and Rachmaninoff
10:00 am Pre-show complimentary coffee and pastries
11:00 am Concert, Vancouver Playhouse, 600 Hamilton Street
Tickets: $29–$49 Regular reserved seating / $15 Student reserved seating
Tickets & info | Video
Presented by Music on Main.

On the Horizon

Wed Oct 4
Wednesday Noon Hours
Anna Magdalena Kokits piano
Coast to Coast Tour: Celebrating Austrian and Canadian Music
Works by Beethoven, Zemlinksy, Fung, Kerer, and more
12:00 noon, Barnett Hall
$5 at the door
Presented in partnership with the Austrian Cultural Forum, Embassy of Austria with support from Alexander Zemlinsky Fonds.
Event Link | Read news article