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….
Link | Nancy Hermiston’s UBC Opera Ensemble has already begun its production of the opera Silent Night (Nov. 8 and 9) | The Vancouver Symphony’s performance of Dvorak’s Stabat Mater… UBC’s University Singers and Choral Union
Link | Soprano Judith Forst sang at a launch event.