Hot Sheet for the week of Oct. 29, 2018

“The only truth is music.” ~ Jack Kerouac

This week from the stages of UBC Music

Tue Oct 30
Divisional Concert: Keyboard
12:00 noon, Barnett Hall

Wed Oct 31
Wednesday Noon Hours
Saxophilia Saxophone Quartet
Julia Nolan soprano saxophone
Kris Covlin alto and tenor saxophones
David Branter alto and tenor saxophones
Colin MacDonald baritone saxophone
with Mo Miao alto saxophone *
Fred Stride Tango del Currie from Metamorphosis II
David Baker Faces of the Blues *
Pierre Lantier Andante et Scherzetto
Joseph Cheukman Lai Saxophone Quartet No. 2
12:00 noon, Barnett Hall
$5 at the door
More info | Read the Saxophilia CD Review

Thu Nov 1
Tunes at Noon
Billie Smith violin
Benjamin Hopkinspiano
Works by Mozart, Strauss, Bach, and more.
12:00 noon, The Robert H. Lee Alumni Centre

6163 University Blvd
FREE | Info & repertoire

Fri Nov 2
UBC Symphony Orchestra
Manfredo Schmiedt guest conductor
Villa-Lobos Bachianas Brasileiras, No. 2
Rimsky-Korsakov Scheherazade, Op. 35
7:30 pm, Chan Centre
$8 available at, in person at the Chan Centre Ticket Office, or call 604-822-2697.

Nov 3, 4, 8, 9
Silent Night
An Opera in Two Acts
Music by Kevin Puts
Libretto by Mark Campbell
Based on the screenplay by Christian Carion for the motion picture Joyeux Noëlproduced by Nord-Ouest Productions.
UBC Opera Ensemble
Members of the Vancouver Opera Orchestra
Richard Margison Kronprinz
Robert Wood conductor
Nancy Hermiston director
Nov 3, 8, 9 at 7:30 pm, Old Auditorium
Nov 4 at 2:00 pm, Old Auditorium
$45 Adult | $35 Senior | $20 Student | $15 UBC Student
Tickets available at ubcoperatickets.comor call (604) 822-6725.
Full event info

Special Offer

Enjoy dinner followed by a UBC Opera performance in our beautiful Arts and Culture District at the north end of campus. Indulge in fresh, modern West Coast cuisine at UBC's Sage Restaurant, steps away from the Rose Garden Parkade. Dinner is available for purchase for the following performance dates:
Silent Night| November 3, 4, and 9
Die Zauberflöte| January 31, February 1, 2, and 3
Don Giovanni| June 20, 21 and 23
A delicious three-course meal with coffee and tea is only $39.50 including tax and gratuity — and you'll meet some of the UBC Opera Ensemble as they reprise excerpts from the performance.
Book your meal online, call the box office at 604-822-6725 or email

Nov 5–8
Symposium: Silent Night
War-Related Trauma Stress Injuries: Lessons Learned Across Time

Running alongside the Silent Night opera is a wide-ranging, multidisciplinary symposium organized in conjunction with the Faculty of Education and the Veterans Transition Program. The symposium features several guest speakers, including special guest Lieutenant General Romeo Dallaire (Ret) on November 8.
Various times, Old Auditorium
Admission is free. To reserve free tickets to the Nov. 8 event, visit ubcoperatickets.comor call 604-822-6725.
Info and full schedule
Symposium Coordinators: Prof. Nancy Hermiston, Dr. Marvin Westwood, and Corporal Tim Laidler (Executive Director, Centre for Group Counselling and Trauma).

Tue Nov 6
Divisional Concert: Strings
12:00 noon, Barnett Hall

Student recitals
Visit our student recitals calendar to explore upcoming FREE concerts by our talented students! Note: These events are subject to change or cancellation without notice. Calendar viewMobile-friendly calendar

Video: Meet Julia Lockhart

WATCH VIDEO | Meet the Faculty: Julia Lockhart, Adjunct Professor of Bassoon explains what first made her want to learn the instrument.

Beyond the Gates

Nov 2–6
2018 Modulus Festival
Don’t miss what the Georgia Straight calls “a fantastic gift to the city.” Many UBC Music personnel appear in the festival, including several UBC Music students and alumni in Driftwood Percussionon Nov 3.
Festival schedule & info

Tue Nov 6
Modulus Festival: Mythos
Standing Wave
Christie Reside
 fluteA-K Coope clarinet
Rebecca Whitling violin, Peggy Lee cello
Allen Stiles pianoVern Griffiths percussion
Keith Hamel Just Another Day (world première)
Jocelyn MorlockStone’s Throw (world première)
Plus works by Phillipe LeRoux, Laura Bowler, Anna Höstman, and Harry Stafylakis.
8:00 pm, Roundhouse Performance Centre, 181 Roundhouse Mews, Vancouver
$29/$15. General Admission seating.
Tickets and info
Presented in collaboration with Standing Wave.

Call for Applications: International Women's Day Festival

This is a call for creative change-makers who would like to participate in an exciting new festival taking place at UBC for International Women’s Day held March 8–9, 2019! The Festival Team is looking for speakers, performers, artists, musicians, comedians, designers, and more, with the aim of amplifying and centering the voices of under-represented communities. This brand-new event will foster community dialogue about leveraging creative expression to address gender-based inequities and bring about positive change.
Apply now| Email Deb Pickmanfor info.

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