PAST EVENTS

Soundwalk and Oscillations at Charleson Park – Aug. 16, 2015

Charleson Park Soundwalk
Led by Jean Routhier
Sunday, August 16, 2015
8PM – 9PM
Meeting place: Love Your Bean Sculpture by Cosimo Cavallaro (look for the big and colorful kidney-shaped rocks) close to the seawall near the children’s playground/off leash area in Charleson Park (999 Charleson Rd.) [map]

This soundwalks will be approximately 60 minutes

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Cricket Solos for Clarinet, Piccolo, Percussion, and Violin – July 10, 2015

Mungo Thomson – Cricket Solos for Clarinet, Piccolo, Percussion, and Violin (2012-13)
Presented in partnership with the Contemporary Art Gallery
Friday, July 10, 2015; from 8:30PM

Emery Barnes Park (Richards and Davie Street) [map]
Free

To create Cricket Solos for Clarinet, Piccolo, Percussion, and Violin, Mungo Thomson collaborated with composer Michael Webster to transcribe field

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Spring Soundwalks – May 24 + 31, 2015

Re-listening to Vancouver
Sunday, May 24, 2015; 2PM
Led by Jorma Kujala
Meet by the tennis courts Andy Livingstone Park Fieldhouse, 89 Expo Boulevard (between Carrall Street and Quebec Street) [map]

Skirting boundaries of time and space, this soundwalk will investigate neighbourhoods and communities along the peripheral east side of Vancouver’s downtown core, in

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Voices & Strings – April 18, 2015

 
Voices and Strings
Works by Peggy Lee and Mary Margaret O’Hara, Linda Bouchard, Linda Catlin Smith, and Jay Schwartz
Saturday, April 18, 2015; 8PM
Free pre-show chat at 7:15PM
Orpheum Annex (823 Seymour Street, 2nd floor) [map]
Single tickets $35 regular, $15 students (includes taxes and venue surcharges)
Advance tickets available at voices-and-strings.brownpapertickets.com and 1.800.838.3006

Vancouver New

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JACK Quartet – Mar. 14, 2015

JACK Quartet (NYC)
Saturday, March 14, 2015; 8PM
Doors at 7PM, pre-show chat at 7:15PM

Orpheum Annex (823 Seymour Street, 2nd floor) [map]
Single tickets $35 regular, $15 students (includes taxes and venue surcharges)
Advance tickets available at jackquartet-vancouver.brownpapertickets.com and 1.800.838.3006

This concert was live-streamed by the Canadian Music Centre – BC Region.
Watch the archived video here.

Artist

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Untitled #275 – Feb. 14, 2015

Francisco López (Spain) & Reinier van Houdt (Netherlands) – Untitled #275
Saturday, February 14, 2015; 8PM
Doors at 7PM, FREE pre-show chat at 7:15PM

Orpheum Annex (823 Seymour Street, 2nd floor) [map]
Single tickets $35 regular, $15 students (includes taxes and venue surcharges)
Advance tickets available at untitled275-vancouver.brownpapertickets.com and 1.800.838.3006

Untitled #275 is an unorthodox piano concert

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Sounds we love/Sounds we hate – Soundmap

Sounds we love/sounds we hate
We’ve collected sounds from Vancouver and beyond to find out what people think of their sonic environment – sounds they like, sounds they don’t like; everyday sounds, and sounds that are special in some way.

Zoom in for more detail, zoom out to find more sounds, and scroll to

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Sonic Playground – Nov. 9, 2014

Sonic Playground
Sunday, November 9, 2014 | 10AM – 2PM
Vancouver Academy of Music (1270 Chestnut Street)
FREE EVENT
Space is limited. Email charlotte [at] newmusic.org or call 604-633-0861 to register.
In this workshop open to youths aged 8 to12, Sound Out Loud (Justin Devries and Robyn Jacob) will lead participants through an exploration of sound improvisation techniques. Through confidence building games

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Rushes Ensemble – Nov. 22, 2014

Rushes Ensemble – Michael Gordon’s Rushes (US)
Saturday, November 22, 2014; 8PM
Doors at 7PM, FREE pre-show chat at 7:15PM
Orpheum Annex (823 Seymour Street, 2nd floor) [map]
Single tickets $35 regular, $15 students (includes taxes and venue surcharges)
Advance tickets available at rushes-vancouver.brownpapertickets.com and 1.800.838.3006

Rushes is a brilliant and hypnotic new work for seven bassoons

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At the Edge of Wilderness – Sept. 26 to Oct. 21, 2014

Canadian Music Centre – BC Region and Vancouver New Music present
At the Edge of Wilderness
A video installation about ghost towns in British Columbia created by composer Hildegard Westerkamp and photographer Florence Debeugny

Opening reception September 26, 2014; 5-7PM
Cellist Peggy Lee will perform excerpts of Hildegard Westerkamp’s Liebes-Lied/Love Song at the opening reception.

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