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June 2015

10 Quartet Fest West Concert: Lafayette String Quartet @ 8:00pm - 10:00pm

Lafayette String Quartet with Alexander Tselyakov, piano, Yariv Aloni, viola

Come celebrate the Victoria launch of the LSQ’s latest release “DISTANCE and MOTION” featuring a new Piano Quintet by Kelly Marie-Murphy with Alexander Tselyakov. Also on the program, the beautiful Hummell Piano Quintet, Shostakovich’s jazz-infused 13th Quartet and a viola quintet by Michael Haydn, the younger brother of Joseph, with violist Yariv Aloni.

Quartet Fest West is an in-depth study of the string quartet literature with the world-renowned Lafayette String Quartet on the beautiful UVic campus. Quartet Fest West runs from June 8-19, 2015. Masterclasses, workshops and concerts are open to the public.

MACLAURIN BUILDING - Phillip T. Young Recital Hall, Rm B125

$12 students / $25 regular
3 concert pass: $25 students / $65 regular
Buy tickets here

13 Quartet Fest West Concert: Penderecki String Quartet @ 8:00pm - 10:00pm

Wilfrid Laurier’s remarkable quartet-in-residence, the Penderecki String Quartet, joins once again as Quartet Fest West guest artists.
Performing Beethoven Op. 18, No 3, Penderecki No. 3 and Smetena’s beautiful quartet No. 1, “From My Life”.

Quartet Fest West is an in-depth study of the string quartet literature with the world-renowned Lafayette String Quartet on the beautiful UVic campus. Quartet Fest West runs from June 8-19, 2015. Masterclasses, workshops and concerts are open to the public.

MACLAURIN BUILDING - Phillip T. Young Recital Hall, Rm B125

$12 students / $25 regular
3 concert pass: $25 students / $65 regular
Buy tickets here

14 Quartet Fest West: An Evening with violist Henk Guittart @ 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Renowned violist Henk Guittart speaks about his quartet’s long relationship with the great chamber musician Eugene Lehner.

Quartet Fest West is an in-depth study of the string quartet literature with the world-renowned Lafayette String Quartet on the beautiful UVic campus. Quartet Fest West runs from June 8-19, 2015. Masterclasses, workshops and concerts are open to the public.

MACLAURIN BUILDING - B-Wing, Rm. B037

Admission by donation

16 Quartet Fest West Gala Concert: Lafayette & Penderecki String Quartets @ 8:00pm - 10:00pm

Two great Canadian string quartets, UVic's Quartet-in-Residence the Lafayette String Quartet, and Waterloo's Penderecki String Quartet, join forces to perform one of the most beautiful works for 8 ever written, the rarely-performed Enescu Octet. Also on the program the magnificent cello quintet in C by Franz Schubert.

Quartet Fest West is an in-depth study of the string quartet literature with the world-renowned Lafayette String Quartet on the beautiful UVic campus. Quartet Fest West runs from June 8-19, 2015. Masterclasses, workshops and concerts are open to the public.

MACLAURIN BUILDING - Phillip T. Young Recital Hall, Rm B125

$12 students / $25 regular
3 concert pass: $25 students / $65 regular
Buy tickets here

19 Quartet Fest West: Participants Concert @ 8:00pm - 10:00pm

Featuring participating quartets of Quartet Fest West 2015.
Program TBA

Quartet Fest West is an in-depth study of the string quartet literature with the world-renowned Lafayette String Quartet on the beautiful UVic campus. Quartet Fest West runs from June 8-19, 2015. Masterclasses, workshops and concerts are open to the public.

MACLAURIN BUILDING - Phillip T. Young Recital Hall, Rm B125

Admission by donation

28 Pinnacle Brass Quintet: Eugene Dowling Tuba Scholarship fundraising concert @ 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Featuring Pinnacle Brass Quintet with some of Victoria’s top brass players to raise funds for the Eugene Dowling Scholarship for Tuba and Euphonium. Featuring:

John Ellis, Matthew McCrady, Louis Ranger, Ryan Cole – trumpets
Mike Oswald, Annie McCrady – horns
Matthew Cameron, Alon Soraya, Andre Cossette, Scott MacInnes – trombones
Bob Fearnley – euphonium
Tim Keels, Kory Major, Paul Beauchesne – tubas
Matthew Clark – conductor

The Pinnacle Brass Quintet, dubbed “Victoria’s super group” by CTV Vancouver Adam Sawatsky, was formed in 2009 and is comprised of musicians from many of Vancouver Island’s important musical institutions. As a result, its membership is committed to making a positive contribution to the local music scene while acting as ambassadors to other communities.

Donations to the Eugene Dowling Scholarship for Tuba and Euphonium may be made here.

St. John the Divine Church (1611 Quadra St, Victoria) -

Admission by donation - $20 suggested donation

July 2015
23 SALT New Music Festival and Symposium @ All Day

The 2015 SALT New Music Festival and Symposium continues to attract world-renowned Canadian and international composers and performers to the west coast of British Columbia.

The 2015 Festival’s host ensemble, Tsilumos Ensemble (Victoria, BC), is pleased to collaborate with the internationally acclaimed vocal ensemble Neue Vocalsolisten (Stuttgart, Germany), flautist/composer Sylvie Lacroix (Vienna, Austria), Kirk McNally (Victoria, BC) and Cathy Lewis (Victoria, BC).  New works by Canadian and international composers Charles-Antoine Fréchette (Montreal, QC), Annesley Black (Ottawa, ON), Justin Christensen (Langley, BC), Dániel Péter Biró (Victoria, BC), Linda Catlin Smith (Toronto,ON), Felipe de Almeida Ribeiro (Brazil), Georg Friedrich Haas (Austria/USA), Samir Odeh Tamimi (Israel/Germany) and Zaid Jabri (Syria) will be presented in the program.

For the schedule of events and further information, visit:
Tsilumos website
Open Space website

MACLAURIN BUILDING - Various locations

24 SALT New Music Festival and Symposium @ All Day

The 2015 SALT New Music Festival and Symposium continues to attract world-renowned Canadian and international composers and performers to the west coast of British Columbia.

The 2015 Festival’s host ensemble, Tsilumos Ensemble (Victoria, BC), is pleased to collaborate with the internationally acclaimed vocal ensemble Neue Vocalsolisten (Stuttgart, Germany), flautist/composer Sylvie Lacroix (Vienna, Austria), Kirk McNally (Victoria, BC) and Cathy Lewis (Victoria, BC).  New works by Canadian and international composers Charles-Antoine Fréchette (Montreal, QC), Annesley Black (Ottawa, ON), Justin Christensen (Langley, BC), Dániel Péter Biró (Victoria, BC), Linda Catlin Smith (Toronto,ON), Felipe de Almeida Ribeiro (Brazil), Georg Friedrich Haas (Austria/USA), Samir Odeh Tamimi (Israel/Germany) and Zaid Jabri (Syria) will be presented in the program.

For the schedule of events and further information, visit:
Tsilumos website
Open Space website

MACLAURIN BUILDING - Various locations

25 SALT New Music Festival and Symposium @ All Day

The 2015 SALT New Music Festival and Symposium continues to attract world-renowned Canadian and international composers and performers to the west coast of British Columbia.

The 2015 Festival’s host ensemble, Tsilumos Ensemble (Victoria, BC), is pleased to collaborate with the internationally acclaimed vocal ensemble Neue Vocalsolisten (Stuttgart, Germany), flautist/composer Sylvie Lacroix (Vienna, Austria), Kirk McNally (Victoria, BC) and Cathy Lewis (Victoria, BC).  New works by Canadian and international composers Charles-Antoine Fréchette (Montreal, QC), Annesley Black (Ottawa, ON), Justin Christensen (Langley, BC), Dániel Péter Biró (Victoria, BC), Linda Catlin Smith (Toronto,ON), Felipe de Almeida Ribeiro (Brazil), Georg Friedrich Haas (Austria/USA), Samir Odeh Tamimi (Israel/Germany) and Zaid Jabri (Syria) will be presented in the program.

For the schedule of events and further information, visit:
Tsilumos website
Open Space website

MACLAURIN BUILDING - Various locations

26 SALT New Music Festival and Symposium @ All Day

The 2015 SALT New Music Festival and Symposium continues to attract world-renowned Canadian and international composers and performers to the west coast of British Columbia.

The 2015 Festival’s host ensemble, Tsilumos Ensemble (Victoria, BC), is pleased to collaborate with the internationally acclaimed vocal ensemble Neue Vocalsolisten (Stuttgart, Germany), flautist/composer Sylvie Lacroix (Vienna, Austria), Kirk McNally (Victoria, BC) and Cathy Lewis (Victoria, BC).  New works by Canadian and international composers Charles-Antoine Fréchette (Montreal, QC), Annesley Black (Ottawa, ON), Justin Christensen (Langley, BC), Dániel Péter Biró (Victoria, BC), Linda Catlin Smith (Toronto,ON), Felipe de Almeida Ribeiro (Brazil), Georg Friedrich Haas (Austria/USA), Samir Odeh Tamimi (Israel/Germany) and Zaid Jabri (Syria) will be presented in the program.

For the schedule of events and further information, visit:
Tsilumos website
Open Space website

MACLAURIN BUILDING - Various locations

27 SALT New Music Festival and Symposium @ All Day

The 2015 SALT New Music Festival and Symposium continues to attract world-renowned Canadian and international composers and performers to the west coast of British Columbia.

The 2015 Festival’s host ensemble, Tsilumos Ensemble (Victoria, BC), is pleased to collaborate with the internationally acclaimed vocal ensemble Neue Vocalsolisten (Stuttgart, Germany), flautist/composer Sylvie Lacroix (Vienna, Austria), Kirk McNally (Victoria, BC) and Cathy Lewis (Victoria, BC).  New works by Canadian and international composers Charles-Antoine Fréchette (Montreal, QC), Annesley Black (Ottawa, ON), Justin Christensen (Langley, BC), Dániel Péter Biró (Victoria, BC), Linda Catlin Smith (Toronto,ON), Felipe de Almeida Ribeiro (Brazil), Georg Friedrich Haas (Austria/USA), Samir Odeh Tamimi (Israel/Germany) and Zaid Jabri (Syria) will be presented in the program.

For the schedule of events and further information, visit:
Tsilumos website
Open Space website

MACLAURIN BUILDING - Various locations


 

 

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