“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 violin, Eric Wilson cello, Corey Hamm piano
Aaron Graham (MMus’16, DMA student) percussion, Jonathan 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) ...like 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.
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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
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 ubcoperatickets.com or call 604-822-6725. More info | Buy tickets
OPERA DINNERS AT SAGE
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 email@example.com.
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.
"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.
Music Venue Key
Barnett Hall: Roy 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 Aud: Old Auditorium — across from the Music Building | 6344 Memorial Road
Chan Centre: Chan Centre for the Performing Arts | 6265 Crescent Road
Alumni Centre: The Robert H. Lee Alumni Centre | 6163 University Blvd