Hot Sheet for the week of June 3, 2019

“When I sing, trouble can sit right on my shoulder and I don’t even notice.” ~Sarah Vaughan

This week from the stages of UBC Music

Thu Jun 6
Canadian Music Society (MusCan) Conference Concert
The Nu:BC Collective and Friends

Paolo Bortolussi flute, Liam Hockley (MMus’13, DMA’19) clarinet
Jasper Wood violinEric Wilson celloCorey Hamm piano
Aaron Graham (MMus’16, DMA student) percussionJonathan Girard conductor
Maggie Lu (BMus student) Impromptu
Leslie Opatril (MMus student) Rondette
Lauro Pecktor Zefiro Miniatures
Brian Garbet (MMus'13) Antimatter Manifesto
Hanna Kim I Dreamt the Snow Road Was Swept Clear
Ramsey Sadaka (DMA student) evening rain clouds…
Aaron Graham (MMus’16, DMA student) Sleeping Bear
7:30 pm, Barnett Hall
Free admission | More info
Presented by the Canadian University Music Society and the UBC School of Music. This concert features contemporary Canadian compositions selected from the 2019 Call for Scores and Student Composer Competition.

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 view | Mobile-friendly calendar

Beyond the Gates

Sun Jun 9
St Philip’s Chamber Music Series
Bach's Orchestral Suites
Paolo Bortolussi flute
Bach Orchestral Suite #2
Mozart Flute Quartet in D
Mendelssohn String Quartet
Performers include Nancy DiNovo, Isabelle Roland, and Brian Mix.
Admission by donation at the door.
4:00 pm – 5:30 pm, St. Philips Anglican Church, 3737 W 27th Ave
More info

Watch video | Let's talk costumes! Here's a look behind the scenes of UBC Opera'supcoming production of Mozart's Don Giovanni!  | BUY TICKETS

On the Horizon

Jun 20 – 23 | Mozart Don Giovanni
UBC Opera Ensemble | Members of the Vancouver Opera Orchestra    
Norbert Baxa conductor Nancy Hermiston director
Sung in Italian with English Surtitles
Thu – Sat 7:30 pm, Old Auditorium
Sun 2:00 pm, Old Auditorium
$45 Adult | $35 Senior | $20 Student | $15 UBC Student  Available at or call 604-822-6725. More info | Buy tickets

Special Offer
Enjoy dinner and 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 from the Rose Garden Parkade. Dinner is available for purchase for the performances of Don Giovanni on June 20, 21 and 23.
A delicious three-course meal with coffee and tea is only $39.50 including tax and gratuity. Dinners will be served at 5:30 pm for both evening and matinee performances.
Book your meal now
Call the box office at 604-822-6725 or email

In case you missed it:
Inside the Brain of an Opera Singer

UBC Opera and the Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health embark on the Wall Opera Project, an exciting interdisciplinary study of how opera training sculpts the brain.
Read more


CD Review
"Great commitment and big musical gestures" ~ UBC Music faculty member Mark Anderson’s recently-released CD Julius Röntgen: Piano Music 4 was reviewed by the Dutch publication Trouw. Read the review and translation here. Listen to the CD here.

Hot Sheet Summer Schedule
The Hot Sheet will be sent every other week until the end of June.

For further details and complete listings:
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 Road
Alumni Centre: The Robert H. Lee Alumni Centre | 6163 University Blvd