UBC’s graduate choral conducting students lead the UBC Chamber Choir in performance.
The program begins with Reena Esmail’s ethereal and tender Saans (Breath), with its Indian-inspired improvisatory writing. This is followed by 2 short works commissioned by the Trio for its 20th anniversary, inspired by the image of a triangle: Dorothy Chang’s sparkling Points of Light leads to the shadows of Cindy Cox’s Mysterium Coniunctionis. The program […]
Mozart’s tale of love’s vices is a timeless classic beloved by audiences the world over. Ferrando and Guglielmo enter into a wager with the old cynic Alfonso to test the faithfulness of their two fiancées, Fiordiligi and Dorabella. What ensues is a series of cunning plot twists bringing into doubt everyone’s devotion to their would-be […]
UBC Balinese Gamelan Ensemble Putu Swaryandana, artist-in-residence Michael Tenzer, director Oscar Smith, assistant The UBC Balinese Gamelan ensemble performs the rich and dynamic Gamelan music of Bali Indonesia. The ensemble is made up of a beautiful symphony of gongs, drums, and other percussion, and the music is full of syncopated melodies, layered textures, and unexpected shifts and transitions. […]
There is no better setting than the UBC Botanical Garden to celebrate the arrival of spring. Come hear what the singers have learned this year, how they have developed, and enjoy the awakening of nature with the UBC Opera Ensemble. Selections from the mysterious fourth opera will also be presented. After the concert, enjoy free […]