Friday, August 23 at 8:00pm, Open Space presents the world premiere of a song cycle by Tiange Zhou, entitled Empathy II, featuring Cathy Fern Lewis (soprano), Marina Hasselberg (cello), Rachel Iwaasa (piano).
Born in China in 1990, Tiange Zhou is a composer, photographer, designer, and improvisational dancer. Empathy II is written specifically for this team of musicians and includes projections, choreography and spoken text.
Saturday, August 24 at 8:00pm, the SALT Festival of New Music presents New Works for Wind Instruments.
Liam Hockley (clarinet), Stephanie Bell (flute), and Kristen Cooke (oboe, English horn) will perform works by Max Murray, Nina Senk, Kimia Koochakzadeh Yazdi, and Karlheinz Stockhausen.
Admission is free/by donation. Doors at 7:30pm. Check out the full program of SALT festival events.
Open Space presents Doing Things 'n Stuff: An accumulation of actions, relics, recent work, and more from John G. Boehme. The month-long exhibition will highlight the international practice of Victoria-based performance artist John G. Boehme and cast a light on the vibrant performance art community within the city.