Hot Sheet for the week of August 27, 2019

“To achieve great things, two things are needed: a plan, and not quite enough time.” ~ Leonard Bernstein

The 2019–20 Concert Calendar

Our concert calendars are available now!

Pick one up in the School of Music lobby today! If you're not already on our list, email us and we will send you a printed copy in the mail. You can also download the digital version here.
The School of Music concerts and events calendar is available on our website. Look online for new events, updates, and more.

Next week from the stages of UBC Music

Thu Sept 5
Tunes at Noon
Bryn Wiley keyboard
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.
12:30 pm – 1:15 pm, The Robert H. Lee Alumni Centre

Wed Sept 11
Wednesday Noon Hours
Vancouver Brass Orchestra

The Brash and the Beautiful!
Debut performance of the Vancouver Brass Orchestra
"Reflections on a Dance" — Works by unlikely combinations of artists from Björk to Sampson
Björk Overture from “Dancer in the Dark”
Susato Renaissance Dances
Whitacre arr. Michaux Sleep
Howarth Chatham Dances
Sampson Reflections on a Dance
12 pm, Barnett Hall
$5 at the door (cash only)

Beyond the Gates

Aug 26 & Sept 2
Bard on the Beach
Opera & Arias: Verdi and More!
The talented young stars of the UBC Opera Ensemble, directed by Nancy Hermiston, are returning to Bard to bring more gorgeous opera favourites to life. Joined by the Vancouver Opera Orchestra and conducted by Maestro Leslie Dala (Vancouver Opera), the singers will perform excerpts from Verdi’s La Traviata and Rigoletto, along with a selection of French opera highlights from Manon Lescaut, Tales of Hoffman, Lakmé and Carmen. The concert, presented against the BMO Mainstage’s signature backdrop of mountains, sea and sky, promises to be an unforgettable experience!
Mon Aug 26 at 2 pm & 7:30 pm
Mon Sept 2 at 2 pm & 7:30 pm
Tickets and info:

On the Horizon

Sat Sept 14

Mysterious Barricades
A cross-Canada concert for suicide awareness, prevention and hope
14 cities including Vancouver, 14 Continual hours of concerts
Vancouver concert includes Santa Ono as guest speaker and performer
Live concert 7 pm (PDT), Barnett Hall
Register here
Streaming and info at

Wed Sept 18
Wednesday Noon Hours

Jose Franch-Ballester clarinet
Corey Hamm piano
Schoenfield Klezmer Sonatina
Bunch Cookbook
Novacek 4 Rags for two Jons
12 pm, Barnett Hall
$5 at the door (cash only)