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February 2, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
New & Now
Ajtony Csaba, conductor
Philippe Leroux: Envers IV
Cassandra Miller: Round
Shabahang Saffari: Isolation (winner of the 2017 UVic Composers’ Competition)
Plus works selected from a call for scores
The UVic Orchestra performs Round, a new composition by School of Music alumna Cassandra Miller (BMus ’05) commissioned by the Toronto Symphony Orchestra, in celebration of the 150th Anniversary of the Confederation of Canada. Miller is a Canadian composer of chamber and orchestral music, currently living in the north of England. She twice received the Jules-Léger Prize for New Chamber Music, Canada’s highest honour for composition.
Also on the program is Isolation by Shabahang Safari, winner of the 2017 UVic Composers’ Competition, the Canadian premiere Philippe Leroux’s Envers IV, as well as works selected from a call for orchestra shorts.
This event is part of the School of Music’s 50th Anniversary New Music & Digital Media Festival and is presented in partnership with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra with financial assistance from the Government of Canada.