Eckhardt-Gramatté National Competition 2023 Winner’s Tour: McKenzie Warriner

Roy Barnett Recital Hall (Music Building) 6361 Memorial Road, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

McKenzie Warriner is a Saskatchewan-born and raised/Toronto-based soprano acclaimed for her interpretation of music spanning from the Baroque to the Avant-garde. Particularly committed to singing the works of living composers, McKenzie performed at the 2023 Aldeburgh Festival as a Britten Pears Young Artist, premiering works by Marcus Rock and Beatrice Ferreira. Other recent credits include […]

$5 – $10

UBC Opera: The Cunning Little Vixen

Chan Centre for the Performing Arts 6265 Crescent Road, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Leoš Janáček’s bittersweet fable shows a deep understanding of the complexities of power and oppression, and the cyclical nature of life. Usually seen as a fairy tale, this opera offers revealing insight into nature’s struggle to survive the devastating footprint of humanity. With a colourful and majestic score influenced by Moravian folk songs, this opera […]

$15 – $45

David Kaplan

Roy Barnett Recital Hall (Music Building) 6361 Memorial Road, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

This program involves three interrelated commissions by Christopher Cerrone, Anthony Cheung, and Andrea Casarrubios, around which I’ve developed a “quasi una fantasia” program theme, featuring almost-improvised works connected and interspersed with actually-improvised preludes and transitions. Other music includes Schumann, Saariaho, Ligeti, Couperin, Brahms, Beethoven and more. There are a number new commissions by underrepresented composers, and […]

$5 – $10

UBC Early Music Ensemble

Roy Barnett Recital Hall (Music Building) 6361 Memorial Road, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

The UBC Early Music Ensemble is a mixed instrumental/vocal ensemble specializing in the performance of music from the Medieval, Renaissance, and Baroque eras. Image: A Musical Company, Gerard van Kuijl, ca. 1651

Free

UBC Early Music Ensemble

Roy Barnett Recital Hall (Music Building) 6361 Memorial Road, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

The UBC Early Music Ensemble is a mixed instrumental/vocal ensemble specializing in the performance of music from the Medieval, Renaissance, and Baroque eras. Image: Lady Playing a Lute; Bartolomeo Veneto and workshop (Italian, died 1531, active 1502 – 1531); about 1530; Oil on panel; 55.9 × 41.3 cm (22 × 16 1/4 in.); 78.PB.221

Free

UBC Contemporary Players

Roy Barnett Recital Hall (Music Building) 6361 Memorial Road, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Director: Dr. Paolo Bortolussi The Contemporary Players Ensemble is a dynamic and eclectic program of music featuring world-renown contemporary masterworks, as well as newly commissioned works by UBC composers.

Free

UBC Contemporary Players: Concert at the Belkin

Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery 1825 Main Mall, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Paolo Bortolussi, director The UBC Contemporary Players present a program of collaborative works created in response the Belkin Gallery’s current exhibition, of artist Carole Itter’s works: “Only when I’m Hauling Water do I wonder if I’m getting any Stronger” The concert features music by UBC Professor of Composition Dorothy Chang and UBC Professor of Ethnomusicology Michael Tenzer. Admission is free and open […]

Free

Flute, Harp, and Viola Trio

Roy Barnett Recital Hall (Music Building) 6361 Memorial Road, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

VSO Principals Christie Reside, Hung-Wei Huang, and Alyssa Katahara present a program of music celebrating three incredible composers: Jocelyn Morlock, Sofia Gubaidulina, and Claude Debussy. Debussy’s colourful and classic work for flute, viola, and harp is preceded by Gubaidulina’s haunting and evocative “Garden of Joys and Sorrows.” Beginning the program is a touching work for […]

$5 – $10

J.S. Bach: Das Orgelbüchlein

Roy Barnett Recital Hall (Music Building) 6361 Memorial Road, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

J.S. Bach’s monumental Orgelbüchlein (BWV 599−644) is a collection of 46 Lutheran chorale preludes for organ, spanning the entire traditional liturgical year. As Bach composed these various chorale preludes mainly throughout his Weimar appointment from 1708-1717, the Orgelbüchlein is a showcase of his development as a composer through this early period of his career, as […]

$5 – $10

Infamy Too!

Roy Barnett Recital Hall (Music Building) 6361 Memorial Road, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Infamy Too! are committed to exploring the possibilities of the contemporary percussion duo repertoire. Julia Chien and Aaron Graham seek out programs which highlight innovative aspects in instrumentation, expressive potential of the medium, and also showcase music and composers from their native Vancouver, BC. "Accessibly eclectic" and "insightful and passionate."

$5 – $10

UBC Chamber Choir

Roy Barnett Recital Hall (Music Building) 6361 Memorial Road, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

UBC’s graduate choral conducting students lead the UBC Chamber Choir in performance.

Free

UBC Opera: Cendrillon

Old Auditorium 6344 Memorial Road, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Long before Disney’s Cinderella, there was Massenet’s Cendrillon. Based on Charles Perrault’s 1698 version of the classic fairy tale, Cendrillon finds our titular hero, whose real name is Lucette, aching to go to the ball. With the help of some magic, she is whisked away on a carriage and transformed into an unknown beauty. Will true love prevail before […]

$15 – $45