Hot Sheet for the week of September 9, 2019

“Music is liquid architecture; architecture is frozen music.” ~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

This week from the stages of UBC Music

Wed Sept 11
Wednesday Noon Hours: The Brash and the Beautiful!
Vancouver Brass Orchestra

The Vancouver Brass Orchestra debuts with works for brass and percussion that are spectacular and reverberant, lively and sweet. You won’t want to miss this exciting introduction.
Björk Overture from “Dancer in the Dark”
Susato arr. Poirier Danse Suite from Danserye
Sampson Reflections on a Dance
Sparke Dance Movements (excerpt)
Daugherty Motown Metal
12:00 noon, Barnett Hall
$5 at the door (cash only)

Thu Sept 12
Tunes at Noon: Artemisia Duo
Emily Richardson flute
Susan Xia piano
The name Artemisia draws upon the root “Artemis”, the Greek goddess of wild animals and the moon. It also has a long history in the arts as the name of an accomplished female painter in the Baroque period. In addition, the word Artemisia combines segments of each of the members’ names with the word “art,” signifying their collaborative approach to creating music.
Works by Chopin, Piazzolla, Bizet, Saint-Saëns and more.
12:30 pm, The Robert H. Lee Alumni Centre FREE

Sat Sept 14
Mysterious Barricades
J. Patrick Raftery tenor
Ian Burns baritone
Simran Claire mezzo-soprano
Ian Cleary tenor
Leslie Dala piano
Richard Epp piano
Nancy Hermiston soprano
Heidi Melton soprano
Santa Ono cello
Valerie Whitney horn
A cross-Canada concert for suicide awareness, prevention and hope. Don’t miss the Vancouver concert featuring UBC Music faculty and students, and Santa Ono as guest speaker and performer. To ensure your place at the concert, it is recommended to reserve a ticket.
Live concert 7:00 pm, Barnett Hall
FREE (by donation)
Register here
Streaming and info at


Sun Sept 15
Sunday Socials: Concerts at Knox
UBC/EMV Young Performers Series

Sinead White soprano
The UBC/EMV Knox Young Performers Series at Knox United is a new outreach initiative bringing student performers and early career professionals into the community. Knox United hosts a "Social Bar" after each concert with a complimentary snack.
2:00 pm, Knox United Church
FREE (by donation)
Knox series page
Presented in partnership with the Knox United and Early Music Vancouver.
Generously supported by Bryan and Gail Atkins.

Video of the Week

Watch the Vancouver Brass Orchestra perform works by Björk, Sampson, and more this Wednesday at Barnett Hall, 12 pm! Full details

On the Horizon

Wed Sept 18
Wednesday Noon Hours
Jose Franch-Ballester clarinet
Corey Hamm piano
Schoenfield Klezmer Sonatina
Bunch Cookbook
Novacek 4 Rags for two Jons
12:00 noon, Barnett Hall
$5 at the door (cash only)

Thu Sept 19
Tunes at Noon
Isabelle Boersig piano
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, The Robert H. Lee Alumni Centre