Hot Sheet for the week of Feb. 27, 2018

“Neither a lofty degree of intelligence nor imagination nor both together go to the making of genius. Love, love, love, that is the soul of genius.” ~ W.A. Mozart

For you this week from the stages of UBC Music

Tue Feb 27
Songs of Shakespeare
Suzie LeBlanc soprano and Alex Weimann harpsichord
5:00 pm – 6:30 pm, Coach House, Green College, UBC
Info & registration
Sponsored by Early Music Vancouver at Green College.

Wed Feb 28   
Wednesday Noon Hours
Robert Silverman
Chopin Scherzos, Nos. 1 – 4
12:00 noon, Barnett Hall
$5 at the door
This concert is a re-imagining of a Wednesday Noon Hour recital that Robert Silverman performed in the 1970s.
Event link | Watch video: interview with Robert Silverman

Thu Mar 1
Tunes at Noon: The Micki-Lee Trio
Micki-Lee Smith fiddle
Jaelem Bhate piano
Jacques Forest bass
Jazzy tunes with fiddle flair!
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 | Info & repertoire
Presented in collaboration with UBC Welcome Centre, UBC School of Music, Alumni UBC and UBC Arts and Culture District.

Thu Mar 1
Divisional Concert: Voice
7:30 pm, Old Auditorium

Fri Mar 2
Colloquium Series
Grant Sawatzky (Ph.D. Candidate, University of British Columbia)
"Harmonic Phrase Rhythm and Metric Particularity in Stravinsky"
12:00 noon, Room 116, Music Building

Fri Mar 2
The Robert and Ellen Silverman Piano Concerto Competition at UBC
Witness the incredible talent of our top piano students as they compete for a coveted spot performing with the UBC Symphony Orchestra!
Concertos by Beethoven, Mozart, Schumann, and Mendelssohn
Featuring UBC Music Students:
Shirley Cha, Aydan Con
Benjamin Hopkins, Thomas Pantea
Evgenia Rabinovich, Ayunia Saputro
Irene Setiawan, Sarah Tang

6:00 pm, Barnett Hall
Full list of repertoire | Learn more about the competition | Watch videos

Mon Mar 5
UBC Early Music Ensembles
A Festival of Baroque Chamber Music
Music by Purcell, Handel, Telemann, and more
12:00 noon, Barnett Hall
FREE | Event link

Mon Mar 5
Divisional Concert: Voice
7:30 pm, Old Auditorium

Tue Mar 6
Divisional Concert: Keyboard
12:00 noon, Barnett Hall

Tue Mar 6
Divisional Concert: Voice
7:30 pm, Old Auditorium

Student Recitals Season!

Visit our student recitals calendar to explore upcoming FREE concerts by our extremely talented students. Student recitals are subject to change or cancellation without notice.

"An opportunity that pianists don't get every day"

Watch video: DMA student Benjamin Hopkins discusses his excitement to perform in the first ever Robert and Ellen Silverman Piano Concerto Competition this Friday.

 Witness a new generation of stars in the making!
The Robert and Ellen Silverman Piano Concerto Competition
Fri Mar 2, 6:00 pm, Barnett Hall

On the Horizon

March 5–28
Early Music Month
From Medieval to Baroque
The UBC School of Music presents a month-long program of exciting Early Music concerts and recitals — featuring some of Vancouver's best Early Music musicians and up-and-coming performers.
Read more

Wed Mar 7   
Wednesday Noon Hours
The Last Rose of Summer
Debi Wong voice (BMus'08)
Otto Tolonen guitar
Mikko Ikäheimo lute
Texts by William Shakespeare with contemporary music of Hans Werner Henze and historical music of Dowland, Campion, and Johnson.
12:00 noon, Barnett Hall
$5 at the door

Fri Mar 9
UBC Contemporary Players
12:00 noon, Barnett Hall
Note: NEW DATE! Originally scheduled for Mon Mar 12 at 12:00 noon.

Fri Mar 9
UBC Symphony Orchestra
Winner of the 2018 UBC Concerto Competition
Carter Johnson piano *
Jonathan Girard conductor
Jaelem Bhate graduate assistant conductor
Bernstein Overture to Candide
Prokofiev Piano Concerto No. 3 in C Major, Op. 26 *
Nielsen Symphony No. 4 ‘The Inextinguishable’, Op. 29
8:00 pm, Chan Centre
$8 available at, in person at the Chan Centre or call 604-822-2697.
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