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Link | …included on the program for the first concert of the 2018-19 season in the symphony’s Explorations series is Jocelyn Morlock’s My Name Is Amanda Todd, which won Classical Composition of the Year at this year’s Juno Awards.
Link | One of these pieces was My Name Is Amanda Todd, by Jocelyn Morlock, a Manitoba native who is composer-in-residence with the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra.
Link | When Anton Dvořák wrote his massive Stabat Mater—in which the VSO will be joined by the UBC University Singers and four powerful soloists…
Link | Nancy Hermiston’s UBC Opera Ensemble has already begun its production of the opera Silent Night (Nov. 8 and 9) | The Vancouver Symphony’s performance of Dvorak’s Stabat Mater… UBC’s University Singers and Choral Union
Link | Spectrum’s Rzewski Festival opened Sunday evening with pianist Corey Hamm playing the composer’s great The People United will Never Be Defeated!
Link | Harpsichordist Christopher Bagan will join Victoria Baroque Players founder Soile Stratkauskas in an early-18th-century program on Friday.
Link | Camerata Nova will be joined by cellist Cris Derksen, traditional drummer and singer Cory Campbell and the Winnipeg Boys' Choir.
Link | Opening night will feature Canadian pianist Corey Hamm performing The People United […] Hamm has already made an award-winning recording of The People United, that which Rzewski himself has praised.
Link | Mythos — Including some of the finest musicians in this city, the Standing Wave sextet is known for presenting visceral performances of challenging scores. Among the three world premieres will be one from Vancouver Symphony Orchestra composer in residence Jocelyn Morlock, Stone’s Throw. At the Roundhouse on Tuesday (November 6).
Link | Joining the judges' table for 2018 is J. Patrick Raftery, seasoned tenor and voice instructor with the University of British Columbia's School of Music
Link | The event started with an on-site flute performance composed by Ramsey Sadaka and performed by Emily Richardson, both UBC School of Music students.
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