CALENDAR OF EVENTS
NOTE: All CapU Classics Concerts and Re-Sounding Music lectures take place at 11:45am-12:45pm in the BlueShore Financial Centre for the Performing Arts on the North Vancouver Campus. These concerts are free to the general public.
8 - CapU Classics Concert - Known and Unknown: The solo piano music of Rodney Sharman
Rachel Kiyo Iwaasa, piano
Rachel Kiyo Iwaasa, “piano virtuoso and avant-garde muse” (The Georgia Straight), performs works chronicling her 20-year collaboration with composer Rodney Sharman, including his celebrated opera transcriptions from diverse sources ranging from Monteverdi to Sondheim.
15 - Re-Sounding Music - Russell Wallace
This workshop will focus on Salish vocal music concentrating on Lil’wat and Stʼatʼimc music cultures. We will investigate the Salish music form and learn about the components that make up a Salish song. We will learn some songs and also look at collective vocal improvisation.
22 - CapU Classics Concert - Wayfinder
Mohamed Assani, sitar
Musical traveller Mohamed Assani takes his sitar in a completely new and unexpected direction- bringing together unforeseen musical worlds that relentlessly pushes at the frontiers of cultural and musical hybridity.
6 - CapU Classics Concert - Shadow and Substance
Heather Pawsey, soprano
AK Coope, clarinet
Rachel Kiyo Iwaasa, piano
Shadow and Substance is a meditation on the opposing forces that come to bear on our lives: struggle with the darkness that can lie within, and celebration of the light which strengthens and sustains. Featuring a world premiere by Jennifer Butler, Shadow and Substance is a tribute to the dearly beloved and greatly missed late Jocelyn Morlock, one of Canada’s greatest composers.
13 - Re-Sounding Music - Emily Logan - Performance Anxiety
27 - CapU Classics Concert - Orchid Ensemble
Lan Tung, erhu/Chinese violin and vocals
Dailin Hsieh, zheng/Chinese zither
Jonathan Bernard, percussion
Acclaimed as “one of the most adventurous groups uniting Eastern and Western musical traditions”, the Orchid Ensemble will present a program embracing a variety of styles ranging from Taiwanese and Chinese music, World Music, and New Music to Creative Improvisation.
24 - Re-Sounding Music - Adrianne Wurz - Vancouver Musicians' Association
30 - 7:30pm -CapU Instrumental Ensemble Performance - Coming Together - A broad array of small and large instrumental works to bring us together, featuring both contemporary and classics. Something for everyone!
2 - 7:30pm -CapU Choral Ensemble Performance - Joy! Choral music from many times and cultures to put you in a good mood just in time for the holidays!
12 - CapU Classics Concert - Dvorak to Derksen
Naomi Guy, violin
Sunny She, violin
Tawnya Popoff, viola
Min Jee Yoon, cello
Meaghan Williams, double bass
Featuring the work of Juno nominated Cree-Mennonite cellist and composer, Cris Derksen and Bohemian composer Antonin Dvorak’s String Quintet with the dedication “To My Nation”.
26 - Re-Sounding Music - Guido Heistek - Alexander Technique
27 - Choral Intensive
16 - CapU Classics Concert - Vancouver Erhu Quartet
Lan Tung, erhu
Jun Rong, erhu
Parmela Attariwala, violin/viola
Sungyong Lim, cello
An exploration of the sonic possibilities combining the erhu with western strings in the works of Denburg, Wang, Armanini, Zhang, Knudson, and Eslami.
1 - CapU Classics Concert - Virtuoso Transcriptions for Piano Four Hands
Scott Meek and Clare Yuan (The Meeks Duo), piano duo
Piano duet transcriptions of classical and modern works, including world premiere performances.
2 - 7pm - Music Diploma Performance Competition - a live event at the BlueShore Theatre
8 - TBA
22- CapU Classics Concert - Student Showcase - featuring top prize winners of the Music diploma program performance competitions
4 - 7:30pm - CapU Instrumental Ensemble Performance
6 - 7:30pm -CapU Choral Ensemble Performance