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Vancouver New Music Festival 2013 : October 16 – 19, 2013

Vancouver New Music Festival 2013 : October 16 – 19, 2013

October 10, 2013
National

Vancouver New Music Festival 2013
VNM 40th Anniversary Retrospective
October 16 – 19, 2013

Four-night pass $110; single tickets are also available.
Passes and tickets available through Brown Paper Tickets (www.brownpapertickets.com or 1.800.838.3006).

VNM’s four-night festival celebrates the wide array of artistic approaches that have been embraced and nurtured by VNM throughout its past forty years. Featuring some of the composers and musicians who have contributed to VNM’s artistic programming over the years, each night will highlight a different musical format, from small to large ensembles, solos, opera excerpts, and electronic music. See the full schedule below for details.

Works for Small Ensemble and Solos
Wednesday, October 16, 2013 | 8PM
Orpheum Annex (823 Seymour Street, 2nd Floor)
Tickets $35 regular/$15 students and seniors (taxes and venue surcharges included)
Works by Paul Dolden (Resonance #1), Jacques Hètu (Sonate Pour Piano op.35), Jacqueline Leggatt (Cold Trip), Jocelyn Morlock (Icarus Landing), Michael O’Neill (Stabimobilism), and James Rolfe (Railway Street). Featuring Lori Freedman (Montreal), François Houle (Vancouver), Rachel Kiyo Iwaasa (Vancouver), Mark McGregor (Vancouver) and Catriona Strang (Vancouver).

Electronic, Electroacoustic, and New Media Works
Thursday, October 17, 2013 | 8PM
Orpheum Annex (823 Seymour Street, 2nd Floor)
Tickets $25 regular/$10 students and seniors (taxes and venue surcharges included)
Featuring performances by Jackson 2bears (Victoria), Magali Babin (Montreal), Tim Hecker (Montreal), Robert Normandeau (Montreal), and Hildegard Westerkamp (Vancouver).

Opera Excerpts in Concert
Friday, October 18, 2013 | 8PM
Vancouver Playhouse (600 Hamilton Street)
Tickets $35 regular/$15 students and seniors (taxes and venue surcharges included)
Excerpts from Elsewhereless (Rodney Sharman/Atom Egoyan), The Gang (Peter Hannan/Tom Cone), 120 Songs for the Marquis de Sade (Peter Hannan/Peter Hinton), and The Star Catalogues (Owen Underhill/Marc Diamond). Featuring special guest, bass Michael Douglas Jones (NYC), who won a Jessie Award for his performance in the original staging of 120 Songs for the Marquis de Sade.

Works for Large Ensemble
Saturday, October 19, 2013 | 8PM
Vancouver Playhouse (600 Hamilton Street)
Tickets $35 regular/$15 students and seniors (taxes and venue surcharges included)
Works by Howard Bashaw (The Cycle of Strength), John Korsrud (The Shadow of Your Smile), Alexina Louie (Winter Music), and James Maxwell (Intueri).

http://newmusic.org/festival