Hot Sheet for the week of Mar. 26, 2018

“Bach is the beginning and end of all music.” ~ Max Reger

A special concert for Easter weekend

UBC Choirs and UBC Symphony Orchestra perform Bach's religious masterwork St John Passion on Saturday March 31 at 8:00 pm in the Chan Centre for Performing Arts.

Kudos

Jocelyn Morlock (MMus'96, DMA'02) won the Juno Award for Classical Composition of the Year for "My Name is Amanda Todd". Congratulations, Jocelyn! Read more

Watch video: Jocelyn Morlock accepts her Juno award for Classical Composition of the Year for "My Name is Amanda Todd". Carol Todd speaks about the legacy of her daughter, Amanda.

For you this week from the stages of UBC Music

Tue Mar 27
Divisional Concert: Keyboard
12:00 noon, Barnett Hall
FREE

Tue Mar 27
Divisional Concert: Voice
7:30 pm, Old Auditorium
FREE

Wed Mar 28   
UBC Early Music Ensembles
Featuring the Baroque Mentorship Orchestra
Alexander Weimann director
A Tribute to Telemann: Overtures and Concertos for Strings and Winds
7:30 pm, Barnett Hall
FREE | More info

Thu Mar 29
UBC Jazz Ensemble I
Fred Stride director
A re-imagining of Stravinsky's The Rite of Spring
12:00 noon, Barnett Hall
FREE | Event link

Thu Mar 29
Tunes at Noon
Nicole Linaksita piano
Kristen Cooke oboe
Paul Hung flute
Works by Damase, Schocker, and Dring.
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 | More info
Presented in collaboration with UBC Welcome Centre, UBC School of Music, Alumni UBC and UBC Arts and Culture District.

Thu Mar 29
MOA Visual and Material Culture Research Seminar Series
Dr. Hedy Law
“Materiality and Material Traces of Gesture in the French Enlightenment: A History of Musical Pantomime”
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm, Room 213, Museum of Anthropology
FREE and open to the public | More info

Sat Mar 31
University Singers
UBC Choral Union
UBC Symphony Orchestra

Graeme Langager conductor
Derek Chester Evangelist
Stephen Duncan Jesus; Luka Kawabata Pilate
Sydney Frelick soprano; Yenny Lee mezzo soprano
Thomas Lamont tenor; Antony Knight bass
Bach St John Passion, BWV 245
8:00 pm, Chan Centre
$25 Adults | $15 Students
Available at tickets.ubc.ca, in person at the Chan Centre, or call 604-822-2697.

Tue Apr 3
Divisional Concert: Winds, Brass and Percussion
12:00 noon, Barnett Hall
FREE

Tue Apr 3
UBC Percussion Ensemble
7:30 pm, Barnett Hall
FREE

Tue Apr 3
The Chan Turns 20
Celebrating 20 years of UBC Opera at the Chan Centre
UBC Opera Ensemble
7:30 pm, Chan Centre
$35 Adult | $25 Senior | $15 Student
Tickets available at ubcoperatickets.com or in person at the Chan Centre. Call 604-822-6725 for info.

Student Recital Season!

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

On the Horizon

Wed Apr 4
Dr. George Tzanetakis (University of Victoria)
Rhythm Research Cluster: Workshop
“Extracting Rhythmic Information from Audio Recordings”
10:30 am –11:30 am, Room X704, ICICS
Institute for Computing, Information and Cognitive Systems, 2366 Main Mall
FREE | More info
Presented by UBC School of Music with support from the VP Research & Innovation Research Excellence Clusters Initiative.

Wed Apr 4   
UBC Korean Percussion Ensemble
12:00 noon, Barnett Hall
or on the plaza if sunny
FREE

Wed Apr 4
UBC Chamber Choir
UBC graduate student conductors
7:30 pm, Barnett Hall
FREE

Thu Apr 5
UBC African Music and Dance Ensemble
12:00 noon, Barnett Hall (or on the plaza if sunny)
FREE

Thu Apr 5
UBC Men’s and Women’s Choirs
UBC graduate student conductors
7:30 pm, Barnett Hall
FREE

Fri Apr 6
UBC Gamelan Ensemble
12:00 noon, Barnett Hall (or on the plaza if sunny)
FREE | More info

Fri Apr 6
Concert at the Belkin
UBC Contemporary Players

Works by Mariah Mennie (BMus student)
2:00 pm, Belkin Art Gallery, 1825 Main Mall
FREE | More info

Fri Apr 6   
UBC Bands: MOMENTmusic
UBC Symphonic Wind Ensemble
UBC Concert Winds

Music by Ticheli, Sousa, Hearshen, Maslanka, Copland, and Husa.
Featuring J. Patrick Raftery voice
8:00 pm, Chan Centre
$8 available at tickets.ubc.ca or in person at the Chan Centre.
More info

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