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University Centre Farquhar Auditorium

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University of Victoria
Victoria, BC V8W 3P2 Canada
250-721-8480 http://www.uvic.ca/auditorium/

The Farquhar Auditorium is located in the University Centre at the University of Victoria.

The Auditorium and washrooms on the main floor are wheelchair accessible.

Pay parking is in effect on weekdays and evenings. Parking is free on Sundays.

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October 2017

UVic Orchestra

Friday, October 27 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
University Centre Farquhar Auditorium, University of Victoria
Victoria, BC V8W 3P2 Canada
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A Tribute to Maureen Forrester Featuring: Noa Frenkel, contralto Benjamin Butterfield, tenor Ajtony Csaba, conductor Program: Howard Shore/text by Elizabeth Cotnoir: L'Aube, a song cycle for Mezzo Soprano and Orchestra* Gustav Mahler: Das Lied von der Erde (The Song of the Earth) Richard Wagner: Rienzi Overture This program honours the extraordinary Canadian mezzo-soprano Maureen Forrester. An artist who achieved great acclaim, Forrester was also a generous teacher whose legacy carries on through her many students. As an international superstar who…

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November 2017

UVic Wind Symphony

Friday, November 24 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
University Centre Farquhar Auditorium, University of Victoria
Victoria, BC V8W 3P2 Canada
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Dr. Michael Keddy, conductor Program TBA

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Don Wright Symphonic Winds

Thursday, November 30 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
University Centre Farquhar Auditorium, University of Victoria
Victoria, BC V8W 3P2 Canada
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Light & Dark Dr. Michael Keddy, conductor Don Wright Symphonic Winds brings student musicians together from all across the UVic campus to perform concert band repertoire. Tune in here for the live broadcast.

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December 2017

UVic Chorus & Orchestra: Gala Concert

Saturday, December 2 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
University Centre Farquhar Auditorium, University of Victoria
Victoria, BC V8W 3P2 Canada
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50TH ANNIVERSARY SIGNATURE EVENT Timothy Vernon, guest conductor Arthur Rowe, piano Merrie Klazek, trumpet  We are thrilled to welcome Timothy Vernon as guest conductor on this special occasion. Founding artistic director of Pacific Opera Victoria, Maestro Vernon has earned the admiration of audiences and fashioned POV into one of the city’s true cultural treasures. Maestro Vernon will conduct the UVic Chorus & Orchestra in G. F. Handel’s Utrecht Te Deum, Hindemith’s Symphonic Metamorphosis, and Beethoven’s Coriolanus Overture. As an added…

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February 2018

UVic Orchestra

February 2, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
University Centre Farquhar Auditorium, University of Victoria
Victoria, BC V8W 3P2 Canada
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New & Now Ajtony Csaba, conductor Program: Philippe Leroux: Envers IV (Canadian premiere) Cassandra Miller: Round Shabahang Saffari: Isolation (winner of the 2017 UVic Composers' Competition) Plus works selected from a national 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…

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UVic Wind Symphony & The Naden Band

February 9, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
University Centre Farquhar Auditorium, University of Victoria
Victoria, BC V8W 3P2 Canada
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UVic Wind Symphony & The Naden Band of the Royal Canadian Navy Dr. Gerald King & SLt Vincent Roy, Conductors The University of Victoria Wind Symphony (Dr. Gerald King, Conductor) & The Naden Band of the Royal Canadian Navy (SLt Vincent Roy, Conductor) in concert together. This is the fifth annual collaboration of these two outstanding ensembles—a partnership that is unique in Canada. Tune in here for the live broadcast.

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BandFest 2018

February 28, 2018 - March 2, 2018
University Centre Farquhar Auditorium, University of Victoria
Victoria, BC V8W 3P2 Canada
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BandFest is a non-competitive festival for concert bands featuring thirty ensembles from the Pacific Northwest. Participating bands will be adjudicated and will receive an on-stage clinic by an adjudicator. Plan to attend and support students involved in music education! For inquiries and band registration, email uvicbandfest@gmail.com.

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March 2018

UVic Orchestra

March 9, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
University Centre Farquhar Auditorium, University of Victoria
Victoria, BC V8W 3P2 Canada
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Polite and Heroic Iris Hung, piano Ajtony Csaba, conductor Program: Maurice Ravel: Piano Concerto in G major, featuring UVic Concerto Competition winner, Iris Hung Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 8 in F major, Op. 93 Plus movements from the Bach family, in collaboration with the ensemble of UNC Charlotte under the leadership of Dr. Jonathan Andrew Govias (BMus '98)  Tune in here for the live broadcast.

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UVic Wind Symphony

March 23, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
University Centre Farquhar Auditorium, University of Victoria
Victoria, BC V8W 3P2 Canada
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Year End Spectacular with Special Guests Dr. Gerald King, conductor UVic's Wind Symphony — recognized as one of the premiere performing wind ensembles in the Pacific Northwest — performs works by Gillingham, Giroux, Nelson, Williams and more. Tune in here for the live broadcast.

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April 2018

Don Wright Symphonic Winds

April 5, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
University Centre Farquhar Auditorium, University of Victoria
Victoria, BC V8W 3P2 Canada
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Dr. Michael Keddy, conductor Don Wright Symphonic Winds brings student musicians together from all across the UVic campus to perform concert band repertoire. Tune in here for the live broadcast.

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UVic Orchestra

April 7, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
University Centre Farquhar Auditorium, University of Victoria
Victoria, BC V8W 3P2 Canada
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50th Anniversary Season Finale Claire Dresselhuis, cello Ajtony Csaba, conductor Edward Elgar: Cello Concerto in E minor, Op. 85, featuring UVic Concerto Competition winner Claire Dresselhuis Gustav Mahler: Symphony No. 1 in G major Tune in here for the live broadcast.

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