2015-2016 Season

New Works Calgary 32nd Season 'veloCity"

The 2015-2016 New Works Calgary season, VeloCity, will comprise four main concert events and the second edition of the Calgary New Music Festival.

John Roberts and music in Canada –

Winston Choi  |  Ensemble Resonance
Sara Hahn  |  Wild West New Music Ensemble

October 1, 2015
Eckhart-Gramatté Hall, University of Calgary

A tribute concert to the pioneering arts administrator and cultural policy advisor John Roberts with performances by Calgary’s finest practitioners of new music of music originally commissioned by John Roberts from some of Canada’s most well-known composers…

New Works Calgary 32nd Season - Velocity | Elizabeth and Marcel Bergmann Duo "Canto Ostinato"Canto Ostinato

Elizabeth and Marcel Bergmann Piano Duo

Novembe5 15, 2015
Eckhardt-Gramatté Hall, Rosza Centre, University of Calgary

On the heels of a much-lauded presentation in Amsterdam, two former Calgary musicians return to present Dutch composer Simeon Ten Holt’s monumental minimalist work Canto Ostinato. Also featured will be …[more…] [artist bio]

Virtuosity of ExcessNew Works Calgary 32nd Season - Velocity | Lori Freedman "virtuosity of excess"

Lori Freedman

February 20, 2016
Festival Hall

Internationally renowned as one of the most provocative and creative performers in the field of contemporary music, bass clarinetist Lori Freedman is active in the performance of concert repertoire, improvised and electroacoustic music, and…  [more…] [artist bio]


Shawn Mativetsky and Xenia Pestova

March 31, 2016
Festival Hall

This unique duo explores the combination of Indian tabla improvisation with western new music explorations with … [more…] [artist bio]

Second Annual Calgary New Music Festival 2016Second Annual Calgary New Music Festival

April 29 – May 7, 2016
Various Venues (to be announced)

Orchestra, chamber music, opera, electronic music, interdisciplinary performance….the diversity of today’s new music presented by…[more…]