Concert at the Belkin: Contemporary Players

Once again, we are pleased to welcome the UBC Contemporary Players to the Belkin Art Gallery for a concert inspired by the exhibition The Beautiful Brain: The Drawings of Santiago Ramón y Cajal. Led by Directors Corey Hamm and Paolo Bortolussi, this graduate and undergraduate student ensemble from the UBC School of Music will animate the Gallery for an afternoon program celebrating themes from the exhibition.

The Chan Centre at 20

In the 20 years since it opened, in 1997, the Chan Centre for the Performing Arts has inspired generations of talented young musicians to achieve their professional goals as musicians. Many dozens of UBC Music students have parlayed their experiences at the Chan into successful national and international careers. Explore UBC School of Music's long and vibrant relationship with the Chan Centre in the slideshow above.

Mozart – Requiem & Chatman – A Song of Joys

In honour of the 20th anniversary of the Chan Centre for the Performing Arts, UBC Choirs and Symphony Orchestra perform Mozart's Requiem and Stephen Chatman's A Song of Joys on April 8th, 2017. With Drs. Graeme Langager and Jonathan Girard, conductors. Full event details here

Note: The performance begins at the 30:30 mark.

Arts on Air: An opera classic and teaching Indigenous texts

Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin was actually written for students, according to Hermiston, and not only demonstrates the lead characters’ singing strengths but also that of the chorus. Arts on Air spoke with some students about their characters, how they came to opera, and what it feels like to use their bodies as their instruments.