Hot Sheet for the week of Sept. 17, 2018

“Music is an outburst of the soul.” ~ Frederick Delius

This week from the stages of UBC Music

Tue Sept 18
Divisional Concert: Keyboard
12:00 noon, Barnett Hall

Tue Sept 18
The Singer Behind the Song
Renée Fleming guest artist
Music and the Mind
5:00 pm – 6:30 pm, Old Auditorium
Free with reserved seating
Call the UBC Opera Box Office at 604-822-6725 to reserve.
Note: time change. Event was previously scheduled for 1:00 pm.
Presented in partnership with the Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies. Sponsored by the Vancouver Symphony, The Sonya and Charlotte Wall Arts Fund, the Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies, UBC Opera and the UBC Faculty of Arts. | More info

Thu Sept 20
Tunes at Noon
Luis Angel Medina (BMus’16) classical guitar
An exciting concert of music from Mexico, Cuba, Argentina, and Spain.
Works by Fuentes, Trigo, Piazzolla, and more.
12:00 noon, The Robert H. Lee Alumni Centre
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 Sept 20
Harvest Feastival
5:00 pm – 10:00 pm, University Commons (outside the AMS Nest) and Arts & Culture District (various locations)
UBC Opera Ensemble: Big, Bold & Beautiful
A set of best-loved operas are mined to create this sparkling gem of a program that will seduce, delight and inspire you. Thrill to favourite selections from La Traviata, La Bohème, Die Fledermaus and more.
Time TBA, Old Auditorium
UBC Symphony Orchestra: Up-close & Personal  
Want the music insider’s view? Our Juno-nominated, 90-member orchestra is led by conductor Dr. Jonathan Girard and is considered one of the finest university orchestras in Canada. The first 30 patrons sit right onstage and others invited into the intimate choral loft.
8:00 pm, Chan Centre | More info
Harvest Feastival tickets: $10–$50
Full event schedule, info and tickets
Presented by UBC Campus & Community Planning and UBC Arts and Culture District.

Fri Sep 21
Colloquium Series: Trichy Sankaran
Theory and Practice: Music of South India
Tracing the history of rhythmic concepts and issues of the ancient Tala system, this colloquium will focus on the modern practice of rhythmic principles and practice of South Indian drumming in the Carnatic tradition.
3:30 pm, Gessler Hall (Room 116)

Sun Sept 23     
Winners Concert: Robert and Ellen Silverman Piano Concerto Competition at UBC
Piano soloists: Benjamin Hopkins, Evgenia Rabinovich, Ayunia Saputro and Aydan Con
Mozart Piano Concerto in B-Flat Major, K.595, i. Allegro
    Ayunia Saputro piano
Mozart Piano Concerto in A Major, K.488, ii. Romanze; Adagio
    Aydan Con piano
Beethoven Piano Concerto No.1 in C Major, Op.15, iii. Rondo; Allegro Scherzando
    Evgenia Rabinovich piano
Beethoven Piano Concerto No.4 in G Major Op.58
    Benjamin Hopkins piano
Withthe UBC Symphony Orchestra
Jonathan Girard conductor
7:30 pm, Chan Centre
$8 available at, in person at the Chan Centre, or call 604-822-2697.
More info


Tue Sept 25
Divisional Concert: Strings
12:00 noon, Barnett Hall

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

Video: Ayunia Saputro

Ayunia Saputro (UBC Music student and one of the winners of the Silverman Piano Competition) practices Mozart's Piano Concerto in B-Flat Major for the upcoming performance on Sept. 23 at the Chan Centre. Buy tickets

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