One Two, Trio is comprised of three proponents of brass instruments and chamber music; Katherine Evans (Trumpet), Valerie Whitney (French Horn), and Jeremy Berkman (Trombone). Founded initially during the pandemic to perform music outside for listeners safely distant, the group has recorded performances for the Chamber Music in the Schools program (CMITS), and most recently […]
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 […]
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 […]
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
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 […]
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 […]
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."
Celebrated duo Marina Thibeault and Janelle Fung delight international audiences with their spellbinding performances and engaging presence. They will perform a compelling program for viola and piano which includes works from two leading European women composers. Marina Thibeault will premiere Flourish, an innovative work for solo viola, interactive electronics & interactive video written by UBC […]