2010-2011 Season

Aventa

One of Canada’s finest chamber orchstras, Victoria’s Aventa Ensemble, under the direction of William Linwood, will make their Calgary debut with the exuberantly active music of Pierre Boulez’ Derive II as well as a selection of new and recent works by Canadian composers.

Saturday January 8, 2011

Eckhardt-Gramatté Hall, Rozsa Centre, University of Calgary
8:00 pm, pre-concert talk at 7:15 pm

PROGRAM:
Pierre Boulez Derive II
Andre Ristic Six apparitions de Lenine sur un piano
James Beckwith Maxwell Concerto for flute and ensemble
Laurie Radford Flocking Filling Tracking

NWC presents Nu:BC

As part of an exchange initiative with Vancouver Pro Music, and in conjunction with the University of Calgary Happening Festival of New Music and Media and the Canadian New Music Network Regional Summit, New Works Calgary hosts Nu:BC with Paolo Bortolussi (flute), Eric Wilson (cello) and Corey Hamm (piano) from the University of British Columbia. The concert includes a world premiere by preeminent Canadian composer Brian Cherney.

Friday January 28, 2011

Eckhardt-Gramatté Hall, Rozsa Centre, University of Calgary
8:00 pm, pre-concert talk at 7:15 pm

PROGRAM:
Dorothy Chang Bloom
Brian Cherney Twenty-two Arguments for the Suspension of Disbelief
Keith Hamel Krishna’s Flute
Jocelyn Morlock I conversed with you in a dream
Hope Lee I Laika

String Thing I

Critically acclaimed violoncello soloist and chamber musician Caroline Stinson, formerly from Edmonton and now a resident of New York City, brings to Calgary a diverse and rich program of American and international solo violoncello repertoire.

Thursday March 3, 2011

Eckhardt-Gramatté Hall, Rozsa Centre, University of Calgary
8:00 pm, pre-concert talk at 7:15 pm

PROGRAM:
T. Patrick Carrabré Ancestral Drones for cello and tape
George Perle Hebrew Melodies
Elliott Carter Figment for Cello Alone
John Harbison Suite for solo cello
Andrew Waggoner Le Nom
Roger Sessions Six Pieces for violoncello
Steven Stucky Dialoghi
Henri Dutilleux Trois Strophes sue le Nom de Sacher

String Thing 2

Virtuoso violin soloist and the driving force behind Trio Fibonacci, Julie-Anne Derome will present a program of music for violin with live audio and video processing including the labyrinthine  Anthèmes 2  by Pierre Boulez and Canadian works by Eagle, Plamondon, Provost and Radford.

Friday March 25, 2011

Eckhardt-Gramatté Hall, Rozsa Centre, University of Calgary
8:00 pm, pre-concert talk at 7:15 pm

PROGRAM:
Pierre Boulez Anthèmes 2
David Eagle Soundplay 2
Yannick Plamondon La fenêtre
Serge Provost Journal d’une enfant rêveuse…1935
Laurie Radford Tracking

Percussion +

The newest new music ensemble hosted by New Works Calgary, the Rubbing Stone Ensemble will present works for percussion and ensemble with guest virtuoso percussionist Aiyun Huang. Included are world premieres by Sean Clarke and Anthony Tan.

Thursday April 21, 2011

Eckhardt-Gramatté Hall, Rozsa Centre, University of Calgary
8:00 pm, pre-concert talk at 7:15 pm

PROGRAM:
Rolf Boon Waves
Michalis Andronikou panora-mix
Sean Clarke Christus, Der Uns Selig Macht
Ali Nader Esfahani Circumpolaris Suite
Roger Feria Tiān goǔ shí yuè
Kelly-Marie Murphy Movement I: Impetus of Doubt from Fallability, Logic, and the Return of Wonder
Anthony Tan …this chain…