New Music

David Aaron Jaffe is an American composer, performer, computer music innovator, software developer and author.

Scott MacInnes has become a leader in the musical community as a performer, conductor, composer, arranger and clinician. In the fall of 2005 Scott moved to British Columbia to play bass trombone for a season with the Victoria Symphony.

Concert and Q&A: Lori Freedman performs "This Time," Oct. 21

Monday, October 21, 2013, 7:30 pm

Lori Freedman performs This Time, clarinet improvisation and Q&A
Admission: $15 general; $10 students/seniors/members.
Musical revolutionary Lori Freedman (clarinet) performed her improvisation This Timeon Monday, October 21, at 7:30 p.m. Following the performance, she answered questions about her work and improvisational process.
This Time is a set of musical ideas discovered in the moment of expressing them. Confounded and obsessed by the nature of Time and its omnipotent control of designing sound routes, Lori Freedman invites the listener to enter into a state of instability with music flowing imperceptibly between tenses: now and then, then and now…this time. Improvisations hovering between times now past is a perpetual culmination, an ongoing history of Freedman’s own musical activities and the confluence of them.

Catherine Fern Lewis is renowned as a highly versatile soprano and sound artist.

Piano Concert: Roger Admiral, Sept. 20

Friday, September 20, 2013, 8:00 pm

Admission: $15 general; $10 students, seniors, and members.
Coming to us from Camrose, Alberta, Roger Admiral performed a concert featuring works for piano from western Canada.  Recognized for his dedication to contemporary music, Admiral has premiered many new compositions. In March 2014, Admiral returned to Victoria to play Ligeti’s Piano concerto with the Victoria Symphony. The program for this concert included 15 for piano by Alberta’s Howard Bashaw, La Travesía Intermitente hacía Los Galápagos by Saskatchewan’s Gyula Csapó, and Pillar of Snails by Victoria’s own Christopher Butterfield.

Gyula Csapó is one of the most prominent composers to come out of the composition class of the late Morton Feldman, as well as a protégé of the late John Cage. Originally from Hungary, Mr.

Originally from White Rock, British Columbia, Canadian composer Howard Bashaw is a graduate of the University of British Columbia (DMA, 1989).

Canadian pianist Roger Admiral performs solo and chamber music repertoire spanning the 18th through the 21st century. Known for his dedication to contemporary music, Roger has commissioned and premiered many new compositions.

The Wandelweiser Group is an international group of composers/performers. It was founded in 1992 by Dutch-born flautist Antoine Beuger and German violinist Burkhard Schlothauer.


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