Link | “A new orchestral enterprise spearheaded by conductor Jaelem Bhate aims to re-think classical orchestral music presentation”
Link | “[Vancouver Cantata Singers’] competition portfolio included Jocelyn Morlock’s glorious but tricky Io, Io, commissioned last year to celebrate the ensemble’s 60th anniversary”
Link | ”It features voice as part of the mix, as befits festival co-founder soprano Dory Hayley; it’s also a potent mix of favourite chamber music repertoire and some very edgy endeavours.”
Link | UBC School of Music musicology professor David Metzer specializes in 20th and 21st century musical styles and has published books on the subject such as The Ballad in American Popular Music: From Elvis to Beyoncé (Cambridge University Press) and has taught courses on the Beatles.
Link | BC-born tenor Ben Heppner hosted and Netherlands native Otto Tausk conducted at the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra’s 100th-anniversary concert.
Link | A potential showstopper is a new piece by outgoing VSO composer in residence, Jocelyn Morlock.
Link | …operatic tenor Richard Margison perform it at his invitation only Wall Ball. Backed by a full band, four-piece Latin ensemble and eight UBC Opera Ensemble members….