Hot Sheet for the week of Oct. 1, 2018

“What you don't play can be more important than what you do.” ~ Thelonious Monk

What does the music of glaciers sound like?

UBC Symphony Orchestra performs “Slippages" — a new work about climate change — and works by Hsu and Mahler on Oct 5. Watch video

On Oct. 5th, 2018, the UBC Symphony Orchestra & Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies present "Slippages," a thrilling new work about climate change improvised from the gorgeous graphic scores of renowned artist Deborah Carruthers. Also on the evenings program are works by Gustav Mahler and Taiwanese composer Tsang-Houei Hsu.

This week from the stages of UBC Music

Mon Oct 1
Divisional Concert: Voice
7:30 pm, Old Auditorium
FREE

Tue Oct 2
Divisional Concert: Winds, Brass and Percussion
12:00 noon, Barnett Hall
FREE

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

Wed Oct 3   
Wednesday Noon Hours
John Stetch
(MMus composition student) piano
Jazz Piano Through a Classical Lens
Mozart (transcr. Stetch) Sonata No.13 in B-flat Major, K.333
Thelonious Monk (arr. Stetch) Ask Me Now
John Stetch Kapustin Rag
Bach (transcr. Stetch) Italian Concerto, BWV 971, Part 1
John Stetch Improvisation
Chopin (transcr. Stetch) Polonaise in A-flat Major, 'Heroic', Op. 53
12:00 noon, Barnett Hall
$5 at the door | More info

Six-time Juno Award nominee (& UBC grad student!) John Stetch demonstrates his unique synthesis of jazz & classical piano. John headlines the next Wednesday Noon Hours concert at Roy Barnett Recital Hall on Oct. 3rd, 2018. Only $5 at the door!

October 1–5, 2018
ARTIVISM: A festival of Creative Resistance
The John Stetch concert is part of the ARTIVISM festival, which showcases music, poetry, visual art and cultural events at UBC.
ARTIVISM info & full schedule | Presented by UBC Arts and Culture District and DIVE.

Thu Oct 4
Tunes at Noon
Bassem Ibrahim Mohammed Trio
Ibrahim Saker oud, Bassem Ghabrous piano, Mohammed Ali riq (Arabic percussion)
A fusion of pop, jazz and Arabic music.  
12:00 noon, The Robert H. Lee Alumni Centre
FREE

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. Presented in collaboration with UBC Welcome Centre, UBC School of Music, Alumni UBC and UBC Arts and Culture District.
Info & repertoire

Thu Oct 4
UBC Symphony Orchestra
Katherine Ciesinski mezzo-soprano
J. Patrick Raftery tenor  
Jonathan Girard conductor
Mahler Das Lied von der Erde (excerpts)
12:00 noon, Chan Centre
FREE

Fri Oct 5
Colloquium Series
Alexandre De Andrade-Negri (PhD student, UBC)
"A Trans-Diatonic Approach to Harmony in Hugo Wolf's Songs"
3:30 pm, Room 400B (4th floor), Music Building
FREE | Info & abstract

Fri Oct 5
UBC Symphony Orchestra
Katherine Ciesinski mezzo-soprano
J. Patrick Raftery tenor
Jonathan Girard conductor
Tsang-Houei Hsu The Splendid Universe, Chinese Festival Overture, Op. 18
Deborah Carruthers Slippages (world première)
Mahler Das Lied von der Erde
7:30 pm, Chan Centre
$8 available at tickets.ubc.ca, in person at the Chan Centre, or call 604-822-2697.
More info


Tue Oct 9
Divisional Concert: Keyboard
12:00 noon, Barnett Hall
FREE

Beyond the Gates

Sat Oct 6
Vancouver Pro Musica Workshop with Turning Point Ensemble
Featuring Sonic Boom 2019's ensemble-in-residence, Turning Point Ensemble, this workshop is designed to help prepare composers for writing new works for the Sonic Boom concert in March 2019. Brief sketches will be read by the Turning Point Ensemble.
10:00 am – 2:00 pm, Room 4350, Goldcorp Centre for the Arts
149 W Hastings St, Vancouver
Admission by donation at the door
Presented by Vancouver Pro Musica. | More info

On the Horizon

Here are a few upcoming events and recent additions to our concert calendar!

Wed Oct 10 
Wednesday Noon Hours: Songs from the Heart
Katherine Evans trumpet
Terence Dawson piano
With Frank Zotter spoken word artist
Works of Copland, Hubeau, Persichetti and others, inspired by poetry.
12:00 noon, Barnett Hall
$5 at the door
Info & Repertoire

Wed Oct 10  — Added event
Voice Masterclass with Sumi Jo
1:00 pm – 5:00 pm, Old Auditorium
FREE | More info

Fri Oct 12
UBC Bands: Scenes I
Symphonic Wind Ensemble
Concert Winds

Cait Nishimura Chasing Sunlight
Eric Whitacre October
Plus works by Fučík, Barnes, Bernstein, and Hindemith.
7:30 pm, Chan Centre
$8 available at tickets.ubc.ca, in person at the Chan Centre, or call 604-822-2697.
Info & repertoire

Fri Oct 12 — Added event
Faculty Recital
Jasper Wood violin and David Riley piano
Works by Dvořák, Bloch, Fiocco, Prokofiev, and Bazzini.
8:00 pm – 9:00 pm, Barnett Hall
FREE | Info & repertoire

Fri Oct 26 — Added event
Guest Artist Recital
Hyunim Yoon flute and Ju Yeon Shin piano
Works by Clarke, Caliendo, Schocker, Mouquet, and Andersen.
8:00 pm, Barnett Hall
FREE | Info & repertoire

Concerts & Events Calendar | Monthly calendar view

Music Venue Key

Barnett HallRoy Barnett Recital Hall in the Music Building | 6361 Memorial Road | (prior to 2010: Recital Hall)
Gessler Hall: Room 116 in the Music Building | 6361 Memorial Road
Old AudOld Auditorium — across from the Music Building | 6344 Memorial Road
Chan CentreChan Centre for the Performing Arts | 6265 Crescent Roa