II Performances

Recent and Upcoming Performances

2012

September 16

Trio Nomidi at Qualicum Beach

Trio Nomidi (with Karen Gerbrecht, violin, and Olivia Blander, cello) presents works by Haydn, Bach, Villa Lobos, Ligeti, and Alfredo Santa Ana.

September 16th, 2012, 2:30pm

Old School House Arts Centre, 122 Fern Road West

Qualicum, BC

 

September 9

Ignite! 2012

New works by Jennifer Butler, Graham Flett, Patrick Giguere, Stefan Maier, and Alvaro Rojas.

September 9, 2012, 8pm

Phillip T Young Recital Hall (University of Victoria, MacLaurin Building)

 

August 12

Boulez contra Cage

Presented by Pride in Art, featuring Tiresias (with Rachel Kiyo Iwaasa) and actors Simon Webb and David Bloom. A new performance/theatre piece dramatizing the polemic relationship between two icons of twentieth century music. Performances of works by Boulez, Cage, and the premiere of Musique d’art pour flûte et piano by Canadian composer Simon Martin.

August 12, 3pm, 2012

Roundhouse Community Centre, Vancouver

 

August 10

True North Strong and Free: Recent Canadian Music for Flute & Piano

With flutist Jessica Raposo and pianists Kenneth Broadway and Dianne Frazer. Performance of works by Christopher Kovarik, Yvonne Gillespie, and Imant Raminsh at the 2012 National Flute Association Convention in Las Vegas.

August 10, 8:30am, 2012

Caesar’s Palace, Las Vegas

 

May 24

DMA Lecture Recital

Final lecture recital of my Doctorate of Musical Arts degree at the University of British Columbia. The lecture will focus on my thesis: “Of Instrumental Value: flutist-composer collaboration in the creation of new music”. This event also features the performance of Luciano Berio’s Sequenza I per flauto solo and the premiere performance of Yurei by Jeffrey Ryan.

May 24, 2012, 8pm

Barnett Recital Hall, School of Music, University of British Columbia

 

May 13

Fallujah

Public workshop of the new opera by Tobin Stokes. Presented by City Opera Vancouver, Charles Barber, director

May 13, 2012, 7pm

Freddy Wood Theatre, University of British Columbia

 

May 11

Meridians

Presented by the Redshift Music Society. New works for chamber ensemble and singer/narrator: “Songs from the Rainshadow’s Edge” by T. Benton Roark and “3339” by Mark Haney

May 11, 2012, 8pm

The Cultch, Vancouver

 

March 25

Aventa: The Comedy of Change

Premieres by Jeffrey Ryan and Michael Oesterle, plus “The Comedy of Change” by Julian Anderson

March 25, 2012, 8pm

Phillip T Young Recital Hall (University of Victoria, MacLaurin Building)

 

March 20

Music on Main: A Month of Tuesdays

With Christopher Bagan, harpsichord. Performing works by Bach, Handel, Vivaldi and Couperin, with new Canadian counterparts by Cassandra Miller, Jocelyn Morlock, Alfredo Santa Ana and Edward Top.

March 20, 2012, 8pm

The Cellar Jazz Club, Vancouver

 

March 15

Vancouver New Music: Saariaho

Performing Laconisme de l’aile and Noa Noa by Kaija Saariaho.

March 15, 2012

Waldorf Hotel, Vancouver

 

February 3

Aventa presents: Living Toys

Aventa performs works by Anthony Genge, Gavin Bryars and Thomas Adès. Presented as part of the Victoria Symphony’s 2012 New Music Festival.

February 3, 2012, 8pm

Alix Goolden Performance Hall, Victoria

 

January 18

On Fairness by Santa Ana

Premiere of the “On Fairness” by Alfredo Santa Ana at the Peter Wall Centre with Karen Gerbrecht, violin and Olivia Blander, cello.

January 18, 2012, 6pm

Peter Wall Centre, UBC, Vancouver

 

2011

December 2 – 4

Shadowcatch

Vancouver Pro Musica presents the interdisciplinary Noh-inspired chamber opera “Shadowcatch”. Music composed for five singers and instrumental trio by Vancouver composers Dorothy Chang, T. Benton Roark, Jennifer Butler and Farshid Samandari.

December 2 at 8pm, December 3 at 8pm, December 4 at 2pm, 2011

Firehall Arts Theatre, Vancouver

 

November 5

Vertical Orchestra 2011

Redshift presents Vertical Orchestra 2011, featuring the Vancouver Bach Choir and the 14-member Negative Zed Ensemble. New works by Kristopher Fulton, Christopher Kovarik, Jacquie Leggatt, Jordan Nobles and Jeffrey Ryan. Leslie Dala, conductor.

November 5, 2011, at 7pm and 9pm

Indoor atrium of the Vancouver Public Library, downtown branch

Vancouver, BC

 

November 1

Aventa presents: Stormwatch

Performing the premiere of Hand I used to hold by Jules Leger Prizewinner Justin Christensen, as well as works by Rodney Sharman and Sir Peter Maxwell Davies.

November 1, 2011, 8pm

Philip T. Young Recital Hall, University of Victoria

 

October 20

Vancouver New Music Festival

Performing Phlegra by Iannis Xenakis.

October 20, 2011, 9:30pm

Scotia Bank Dance Centre, Vancouver

 

September 10 – 11

Aventa presents: Ignite! Composer Workshop with Michael Finnissy and Michael Oesterle.

Aventa workshops and performs new works by Gabriel Dharmoo, Anna Höstman, Alexis Raynault, Mason Koenig, Christopher Reiche, Chedo Barone, Symon Henry, Alex Jang and internationally acclaimed composer Michael Finnissy.

September 10 at 2pm, September 11 at 8pm, 2011

Philip T. Young Recital Hall, University of Victoria

 

June 30

Tensho / Pour Takako Minekawa

Redshift presentation of recent works for instruments and electronics by Japanese-Canadian composer Yota Kobayashi and the premiere of Pour Takako Minekawa by André Cormier. With Rachel Iwaasa, Alasdair Money, Robin Streb, and Brian Nesselroad.

June 30, 2011, 8pm

The Cultch, Vancouver

 

June 16

Seven Deadly Sins/Sea to Sea

Redshift double-bill presenting the premiere performance of Seven Deadly Sins: seven new pieces for solo flute by Dániel Péter Biró, Dorothy Chang, James Beckwith Maxwell, Jocelyn Morlock, Gregory Lee Newsome, Timothy Benton Roark and Owen Underhill. The second programme features the Tempest Flute Ensemble under the baton of Véronique Lacroix presenting the Western Canadian premieres of works for multiple flutes and cello by Christopher Butterfield, Kati Agocs and Gordon Fitzell.

June 16, 2011, 8pm

The Cultch, Vancouver

 

April 2

Undercurrents – CD Launch

Redshift presents the CD launch concert of Undercurrents, a new CD featuring music by Vancouver composer Jordan Nobles.

April 2, 2011, 4pm and 7pm

Bloedel Conservatory

Queen Elizabeth Park, Vancouver

 

March 27

Aventa Ensemble presents Ask You Dance Me

Featuring works by Rolfe, Oesterle and Brady

March 27, 2011, 8pm

Philip T. Young Recital Hall, Victoria

 

March 20

Tsilumos Festival

Performing works by Sciarrino, Maxwell, Czernowin and Grisey

March 20, 2011, 3pm – 10pm

Open Space, Victoria

 

February 6

Aventa Ensemble presents Voluptuous Panic

Featuring works by Frehner, Radford, Ligeti and the premiere of Vovere by James Beckwith Maxwell for flute and chamber ensemble

February 6, 2011, 8pm

Philip T. Young Recital Hall, Victoria

 

January 8

Aventa Tour 2011

Featuring Tombeau sur la mort de Monsieur Górecki by Piotr Grella-Mozejko, for alto flute and chamber ensemble

January 8, 2011, 8pm

Rozsa Centre, Calgary

 

January 7

Aventa Tour 2011

Featuring Tombeau sur la mort de Monsieur Górecki by Piotr Grella-Mozejko, for alto flute and chamber ensemble

January 7, 2011, 8pm

Stanley Milner Theatre, Edmonton

 

January 6

Aventa Tour 2011

Featuring Tombeau sur la mort de Monsieur Górecki by Piotr Grella-Mozejko, for alto flute and chamber ensemble

January 6, 2011, 8pm

Tanna Hall, Schulich School of Music, McGill University, Montréal

 

January 4

Aventa Tour 2011

Featuring the premiere of Tombeau sur la mort de Monsieur Górecki by Piotr Grella-Mozejko, for alto flute and chamber ensemble

January 4, 2011, 8pm

Music Gallery, Toronto

 

2010

November 14

Tribute to Barry Truax

Performing Steam for flute and tape

November 14, 2010, 8pm

SFU Centre for the Contemporary Arts, Woodwards campus, Vancouver

 

October 23

Western Canadian Music Awards

Classical Music Showcase Concert

Performing works by Jocelyn Morlock and Stephen Chatman

With Rachel Iwaasa, piano

October 23, 2010, 7:30pm

Mary Irwin Theatre, Rotary Centre for the Arts, Kelowna, BC

 

October 17

Aventa Ensemble presents Apparitions

Performing works by Ristic, Sokolovic, Jørgensen and Ruders

October 17, 2010, 8pm

Philip T. Young Recital Hall, Victoria

 

October 6

Duo with Martin Fisk, marimba

Music by Bach, Piazzolla, Villa-Lobos, da Viola, Velasquez and Corea

October 6, 2010, 12:15pm

Kwantlen Polytechnic University

Langley, BC

 

October 1 & 3

Turning Point Ensemble and Vancouver Cantata Singers

Owen Underhill and Eric Hannan, conds.

Performing Stravinsky’s Cantata and Janacek’s Nursery Rhymes

October 1 & 3, 2010, 7:30pm

Telus Theatre, University of British Columba, Vancouver

 

September 10 – November 27

Kizuna: Connecting Through Generations

Exhibit featuring four new paintings by Mark McGregor and Shi-Ki, a new sound installation for flute and electronics by Yota Kobayashi. Also featuring works by Greg Masuda, Natalie Purschwitz & Miyuki Shinkai

Opening night featured a performance of Kobayashi’s Tensho, with McGregor on flute and Carolyn Chan, dancer

September 10 – November 27, 2010

Japanese Canadian National Museum, Burnaby, BC

 

July 3

Further East / Further West

McGregor/Nesselroad/Chan Trio

New works for flute, percussion and dancer

With Brian Nesselroad, percussion, and Carolyn Chan, dancer

Works by Christopher Reiche, Farshid Samandari, Benton Roark, Craig Day, Dubravko Pajalic and Jared Schimnosky

July 3, 2010, 8pm

Vancouver Community College Auditorium, Vancouver BC

 

May 28

Art Without Boundaries: Playing Images, Drawing Notes

IP Project 2010, Cuneo

Ensemble comprised of musicians and artists from Cuneo, Lübeck, Gdansk, Riga and Vancouver, performing new works by Tadeusz Dixa, Benton Roark, Matteo Durbano and Kaspar Querfurth

May 28, 2010, 9pm

Teatro Toselli, Cuneo, Italy

 

April 22

Vancouver New Music

Sounds Unlikely

Premiere of “Happenstance” by Marci Rabe

April 22, 2010, 8pm

Scotiabank Dance Centre, Vancouver, BC

 

April 14

Aventa Ensemble: 2010 Tour

Tribute to Gilles Tremblay

Performing works by Boulez, Biró and Tremblay

April 14, 2010, 8pm

Saint Mary’s University Art Gallery, Halifax NS

 

April 10

Aventa Ensemble: 2010 Tour

Tribute to Gilles Tremblay

Performing works by Edwards, Biró and Tremblay

April 10, 2010, 8pm

New Music Concerts, Betty Oliphant Theatre, Toronto ON

 

April 9

Aventa Ensemble: 2010 Tour

Performing works by Boulez, Biró and Tremblay

April 9, 2010, 8pm

Chapelle historique du bon Pasteur, Montreal, QC

 

April 6

Le Marteau Sans Maître

Aventa Ensemble

Performing Le Marteau Sans Maître by Pierre Boulez and Mishpatim by Dániel Péter Biró

April 6, 2010, 8pm

Philip T. Young Recital Hall, Victoria

 

March 28

Mark McGregor and Kenneth Broadway

Performing Mozart, Brahms and Berg

March 28, 2010, 2pm

The Old School House Arts Centre

Qualicum Beach, BC

 

March 27

St. Matthew Passion

With the Vancouver Voices and Victoria Philharmonic

Peter Butterfield, conductor

March 27, 2010

Victoria, BC

 

February 14

Hommage à Gilles Tremblay

Aventa Ensemble

Performing works by Tremblay, Wolf Edwards and Simon Steen Andersen

February 14, 2010, 8pm

Philip T. Young Recital Hall, Victoria

 

February 11

Hommage à Gilles Tremblay

Aventa Ensemble

Performing works by Tremblay, Wolf Edwards and Simon Steen Andersen

February 11, 2010, 8pm

Conservatoire de Musique de Montréal, QC

 

2009

November 29

Cerberus Trio

With Roberta Botelli, cello and Chris Bagan, piano

Performing works by Hummel, Gaubert, Martinu, Weber and Boismortier

November 29, 2009, 2pm

The Old School House Arts Centre

Qualicum Beach, BC

 

November 17

Tiresias at the Cellar

With Rachel Kiyo Iwaasa

Presented by Music on Main

Performing works by Franck, Gaubert, Ravel and Kara Gibbs

November 17, 2009, 8pm

The Cellar, Vancouver

 

November 15

Aventa Ensemble presents At First Light

Performing George Benjamin’s At First Light

November 15, 2009, 8pm

Philip T. Young Recital Hall, Victoria

 

October 3

Kolot by Dániel Péter Biró

Presented by Vancouver New Music

October 3, 2009, 8pm

Scotia Bank Dance Centre, Vancouver

 

September 13

Aventa Ensemble presents Ignite – the Composers Workshop

New works by Christopher Reiche, William Peltier, Dániel Péter Biró, Annette Brosin, Felipe Ribeiro.

September 13, 2009, 8pm

Philip T. Young Recital Hall, Victoria

 

August 10

Transgressions

Presented by Pride in Art

Performing Steam by Barry Truax

August 10, 2009, 7:30pm

Roundhouse Performance Space, Vancouver

 

August 1

Tiresias at Powell Street Festival

Performing works by Hiroki Tsurumoto, Toshio Hosokawa and a new premiere by Vancouver composer Kara Gibbs

August 1, 2009, 2pm

WISE Hall, Vancouver

 

June 15 – 16

Aventa Ensemble: 2009 Tour

Athelas Festival

Performances of music by Poul Ruders, Per Nørgård and Rolf Wallin

Copenhagen, Denmark

 

June 14

Aventa Ensemble: 2009 Tour

A·DEvantgarde Festival

Works by Jeffrey Ryan, Michel Gonneville, Rodney Sharman, Michale Oesterle and Paul Frehner

Munich, Germany

 

June 11

Aventa Ensemble: 2009 Tour

Music of the Aurora Borealis

Music by Rolf Wallin, Poul Ruders and the premiere of Turmalin for solo flute by Anders Nordentoft

Scandinavia House, New York City

 

May 24

Aventa Ensemble

Performing works by Worsae, Christensen, Steen-Andersen, Sharman and Sorensen.

May 24, 2009, 8pm

Philip T. Young Recital Hall, University of Victoria

 

April 3

Vancouver New Music presents Andriessen

Performing Andriessen’s “La Passione” for large ensemble

April 3, 2009, 8pm

Vancouver Playhouse

 

February 22

Tiresias at Qualicum Beach

Tiresias performs works by Coulthard, Douglas and Kovarik

February 22, 2009, 2pm

The Old School House Arts Centre

Qualicum Beach, BC

 

February 8

Aventa Ensemble

Performing works by Oesterle, Wallin and Ristic

February 8, 2009, 8pm

Philip T. Young Recital Hall, University of Victoria

 

January 24

Gjallarhorn

Tiresias, with percussionist Brian Nesselroad, present new commissions by Gregory Lee Newsome, James Beckwith Maxwell, and Danish composer Klaus Ib Jørgensen, as well as recent works by Kaija Saariaho.

January 24, 2009, 2pm

Christ Church Cathedral, Vancouver

 

2008

December 18

Trade Winds

Tiresias presents music by BC composers Jean Coulthard, Paul M. Douglas and Chris Kovarik.

December 18, 2008, 10:30am

Silk Purse, West Vancouver

 

October 24

Vancouver New Music

Presenting a solo flute concert including Unity Capsule by Brian Ferneyhough and Allaure in una lontananza by Salvatore Sciarrino.

October 24, 2008, 8pm

Scotia Bank Dance Centre, Vancouver

 

October 15

Trade Winds

Tiresias presents music by BC composers Jean Coulthard, Paul M. Douglas, and the premiere of a new sonata by Chris Kovarik

October 15, 2008, noon

Kwantlen Polytechnic University, 12666 72nd Ave., Surrey

 

September 7

Ignite! The Composers Workshop

Aventa presents its annual Student Composers Workshop, with works by Christopher Reiche, Mason Koenig, William Peltier, Hiroki Tsurumoto, as well as a new commission by Michel Gonneville, Browsing Agon.

September 7, 2008, 8pm

Philip T. Young Recital Hall, University of Victoria

 

August 7

Gilding the Lily

Tiresias performs the music of Rodney Sharman, in honour of his fiftieth birthday. Presented by Pride in Art.

August 7, 2008, 8pm

Roundhouse Community Centre, Vancouver

 

August 3

Wilde at Art

A tribute to Oscar Wilde. Tiresias premieres a new commission by Vancouver composer Jeffrey Ryan, My Soul Upon My Lips. Presented by Pride in Art.

August 3, 2008, 8pm

Roundhouse Community Centre, Vancouver

 

April 10 – 13

Sonic Boom Festival of New Music

Performing works by Christopher Butterfield, Christopher Kovarik, Alexander Pechenyuk, and Kara Gibbs

April 10-13, 2008

Western Front, Vancouver

 

March 21

Bach’s St. John’s Passion

March 21, 2008, 7:30pm

St. Helen’s Anglican Church

4405 8th Avenue West, Vancouver

 

March 14

Échos Fidèles

New music for ten flutes

A Redshift Music production

New works by Rose Bolton, Derek Charke, André Cormier, Anna Höstman, Chris Kovarik, James B. Maxwell, Gregory Lee Newsome, Jordan Nobles, Benton Roark and Carl Winter

March 14, 2008, Noon

Sinclair Centre Atrium

757 West Hastings Street, Vancouver

Admission: Free

 

March 4

In C

A special performance of Terry Riley’s In C for mixed ensemble

Presented by Music on Main

March 4, 2008, 8pm

Heritage Hall

3102 Main Street, Vancouver

 

February 3

Appearances

Aventa New Music Ensemble

Music by Oesterle, Hatch and Wallin

February 3, 2008, 8pm

Phillip T. Young Recital Hall, University of Victoria

 

January 25

Trace the Gold Sun

Premiering a new flute concerto by Anna Höstman

Victoria Symphony New Currents Festival

January 25, 2008, 8pm

MacPherson Theatre, Victoria

 

2007

December 10

Vancouver Miniaturist Ensemble

Inaugural concert

Music by John Baker, Kathryn Cernauskas, André Cormier, Emily Hall, Chris Kovarik, Elizabeth Knudson, Rodney Sharman, Karlheinz Stockhausen, Amy Williams and others

December 10, 2007, 8pm

Western Front, Vancouver

 

November 4

Northern Lights

Aventa New Music Ensemble

Music by Gregory Lee Newsome, Saariaho and Boulez

November 4, 2007, 8pm

Phillip T. Young Recital Hall, University of Victoria

 

October 30

What Does Vancouver Sound Like?

Tiresias presents music by Westerkamp, Butler, Coulthard and Weisgarber

Music on Main: A Month of Tuesdays

October 30, 2007, 8pm

The Cellar

3611 W. Broadway, Vancouver

 

September 9

Composers Workshop II

Aventa New Music Ensemble

New music by Hiroki Tsurumoto, Cassandra Miller, Simon Martin and Justin Christensen

September 9, 2007, 8pm

Phillip T. Young Recital Hall, University of Victoria

 

August 4

Vertical Songs: Flute music by Japanese composers

Performing works by Toshio Hosokawa and Dai Fujikura

Powell Street Festival

August 4, 2007, 2:30pm

The Chapel

304 Dunlevy, Vancouver

 

May 22

Tiresias at the Cellar

Music by Morlock, Fage, Debussy, and the premiere of a new work by Alexander Pechenyuk

Music on Main: A Month of Tuesdays

May 22, 2007, 8pm

The Cellar

3611 W. Broadway, Vancouver

 

May 12

Looking Ears, Listening Eyes

New Works Calgary presents Tiresias

Works by Shane Fage, Hope Lee, Jocelyn Morlock, Rodney Sharman and Jennifer Butler

May 12, 2007, 8pm

Scarboro United Church

134 Scarboro Avenue SW

Calgary, AB

 

March 16

New Works for Wind Quintet by Rick Covey and Chris Kovarik

Works by Jennifer Butler and Rodney Sharman with Tiresias

Sonic Boom Festival of New Music

March 16, 2007, 7:30pm

Western Front

303 E. 8th Ave., Vancouver

 

March 5

Aventa New Music Ensemble

Music by Nørgård, Ruders, Jørgensen, Sørensen and Abrahamsen

March 5, 2007, 8pm

Scandinavia House, New York City, USA

 

March 3

Aventa New Music Ensemble

Music by Nørgård, Ruders, Jørgensen, Sharman and Magnanensi

March 3, 2007, 8pm

Maritime Conservatory of Performing Arts, Halifax

 

March 1

Aventa New Music Ensemble

Music by Oesterle, Ruders, Jørgensen, Sørensen and Magnanensi

March 1, 2007, 8pm

Music Gallery, Toronto

 

February 27

Aventa New Music Ensemble

Music by Ruders, Eggert, Jørgensen, Gonneville and Magnanensi

February 27, 2007, 8pm

Salle Pierre-Mercure, Montreal

 

February 24

Aventa New Music Ensemble

Music by Nørgård, Ruders, Eggert, Jørgensen, Sørensen and Magnanensi

February 24, 2007, 2:30pm

Phillip T. Young Recital Hall, University of Victoria

 

February 13

Different Stones

Music for ten flutes by Christopher Kovarik, Marci Rabe, Jordan Nobles, Jennifer Butler and Tudor Feraru in the Rotunda of the Vancouver Art Gallery

February 13, 2007, 7pm

Vancouver Art Gallery

750 Hornby Street, Vancouver

 

February 1

Delicate Fires

Tiresias Duo, with Rachel Kiyo Iwaasa, piano

Presenting music by Barbara Pentland, and new works by Jocelyn Morlock, Jennifer Butler, and Rodney Sharman

February 1, 2007, 4:30pm

The Banff Centre for the Arts

 

January 24

Trajectories

Tiresias Duo, with Rachel Kiyo Iwaasa, piano

Presenting music by Barbara Pentland, and new works by Jocelyn Morlock, Jennifer Butler and Rodney Sharman

January 24, 2007, 12:30pm

Phillip T. Young Recital Hall, University of Victoria

 

January 18 & 19

Turning Point Ensemble

Performing Deserts by Varèse and The Rest is Missing by Stefan Smulovitz

January 18 & 19, 2007, 8pm

Roundhouse Community Centre

181 Roundhouse Mews, Vancouver

 

January 12

Delicate Fires

Tiresias Duo, with Rachel Kiyo Iwaasa, piano

Presenting music by Barbara Pentland, new works by Jocelyn Morlock and Jennifer Butler, and the premiere of Arsis and Thesis by Rodney Sharman

January 12, 2007, 8pm

Western Front

303 E. 8th Ave., Vancouver

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