Upcoming concerts for May – December, 2013
Thursday, May 2nd, California State University – Los Angeles – Nicolas Gerpe, pianist of Panic Duo, plays Phobos and Deimos, Circling. (More info to follow, date TBC.)
Friday, May 3rd, 8:00 pm, Christ & St. Stephen’s Church, 122 W 69th St., New York, NY - The Azure Ensemble presents “Sky and Time”, a concert including music by Gabriella Smith, Alexandra du Bois, Alexandra Gardner, Stacy Garrop, and Jocelyn Morlock. Tickets $10/$5 at the door.
Sunday, May 5nd, 11:30 am, Lorne Watson Recital Hall, Brandon University – Brandon, MB Madeline Hildebrande, finalist in the E-gre competition, plays music by Randolph Peters, Jocelyn Morlock (Phobos and Deimos, Circling), Rodney Sharman, Denis Gougeon, and Samuel Barber. Streaming video of her performance is here: Madeline’s performance starts about 13 minutes into the video with Randolph Peters’ Hallucinations; Phobos and Deimos, Circling starts about 24 minutes in.
Sunday, May 5nd, Thayer Hall, Colburn School of Music – Los Angeles – Nicolas Gerpe, pianist of Panic Duo, plays Phobos and Deimos, Circling. (More info to follow, time TBC.)
Thursday, May 23, 2013, 8:00 pm, Vancouver East Cultural Centre- Véronique Lacroix, conductor, and the Tempest Flute Ensemble present Les Quatres Elements, a co-production with Conservatoire de Musique de Montréal, Ensemble de flûtes Alizé, and Redshift Music Society. Four new works inspired by the four elements: fire, earth, water, air. This will be the Vancouver premiere of my new piece Salamander for flute octet. Nifty excerpt here.
Saturday, May 25, 2013, 7:30 pm, Britannia Mine Museum – NEWmatica – The Power of Percussion!New music, modern tap dance, and the building itself played as a musical instrument, Co-presented by Astrolabe Musik Theatre and the Britannia Mine Museum Tickets available at: www.brownpapertickets.com or in person at the venue.
Sunday, May 26, 2013, 7:30 pm, Cochrane Street United Church, St. John’s, Nfld – “A Great Big Sing: QVE 20th Anniversary” – Quintessential Vocal Ensemble celebrates 20 years of choral singing at its finest, including QVE classics such as “Danny Boy” and “MLK”, “Alleluia” by Eric Whitacre, and music by Rajaton’s Jussi Chydenius and the King’s Singers. Guest performances by cellist Nathan Cook, in the powerful “Exaudi” for choir and solo cello by Canadian composer Jocelyn Morlock, and the Holy Heart Chamber Choir. Tickets $20/$18 here.
Sunday, June 21, 2013, 8:00 pm – St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church – St. John’s, Nfld – Duo Concertante — violinist Nancy Dahn and pianist Timothy Steeves — will play a concert including Jocelyn Morlock’s Petrichor, which was specially commissioned for them. Happy Summer Solstice!
August 4, 11 am, Ottawa International Chamber music festival, Ottawa, ON – Duo Concertante — violinist Nancy Dahn and pianist Timothy Steeves — will play a concert including Bach’s sonatas 1, 3, and 4, and Jocelyn Morlock’s Petrichor.
August 23, time TBA, Indian River Festival, Indian River, PEI Duo Concertante — violinist Nancy Dahn and pianist Timothy Steeves — will play a concert including Jocelyn Morlock’s Petrichor, which was specially commissioned as a companion piece to the Bach.
October 27, time/place TBA, Halifax, NS – Duo Concertante — violinist Nancy Dahn and pianist Timothy Steeves — concert including Jocelyn Morlock’s Petrichor.
January 2014, time/place TBA, St. John’s, NL – Duo Concertante — violinist Nancy Dahn and pianist Timothy Steeves — concert including Jocelyn Morlock’s Petrichor.
PAST CONCERTS – 2013
Friday, January 25, 2013, 8:00 pm, Christ Church Cathedral, Vancouver, BC. Pianist Sarah Hagen performs a concert featuring music by Rachmaninoff, Haydn, Debussy, Jeffrey Ryan and Jocelyn Morlock. Part of Christ Church Cathedral’s Emerging Artist Series. More info and advance tickets here.
January 27 – February 8, 2013 – Couloir – Prairie Debut tour - “Three Meditations on Light” will be played on every concert on this tour. (I’ve highlighted the Brandon one below, as I used to live there…)
January 27, Lacombe AB Presented by Canadian University College in College Administration Auditorium.
January 29 , Snow Lake MB Presented by Ravna Concerts in Ravna House.
January 31, Saskatoon, SK Presented by Third Avenue Church, 7:30 pm.
February 1, Rosthern SK Presented by Station Arts Centre in Station Arts Centre.
February 3, Estevan SK Presented by Estevan Arts Council in St. Paul’s United Church.
February 5, Minnedosa MB Presented by Minnedosa Performing Arts Committee in United Church.
February 7, Carman MB Presented by Golden Prairie Arts Council in Carman Collegiate Theatre.
February 8, Brandon MB Presented by ProSeries in Lorne Watson Recital Hall, Brandon University.
Friday, February 8, 2013, 8:00 pm, Lorne Watson Recital Hall, Brandon University School of Music – Couloir on the Brandon University Pro Series concerts. (Part of their Prairie Debut tour – for more info/concert dates, click here and here.) Sonatas by Boccherini and Debussy, and Jocelyn Morlock’s Three Meditations on Light. More info here. If you want a nifty downloadable PDF of all of the Brandon Pro Series concerts for the 2012-13 season, it is found here.
Tuesday, February 12, 2013, 7:30 pm, Salle de concert du Conservatoire, Montréal – Véronique Lacroix, conductor, and Ensemble de flûtes Alizé present Les Quatres Elements, a co-production with Conservatoire de Musique de Montréal, The Tempest Flute Ensemble, and Redshift Music Society. Since 1999, ECM+’s synergy with Ensemble Alizé continues to grow with this new proposition for flute octet and cello, conducted by Véronique Lacroix. Composers Jocelyn Morlock and Edward Top of Vancouver and Éric Champagne and Emily Hall of Montreal compare their metaphysical visions of the universe with four new works inspired by one of the four elements (fire-earth-water-air). With the addition of fourteen young flutists scattered around the public, Eric Champagne’s water theme will provide total musical immersion. This will be the world premiere of my new piece Salamander for flute octet. (Repeat performance in Vancouver in May 2013 by the Tempest Flute Ensemble.) More info about ECM is here.
February 21, 8 pm, Kresge Recital Hall, Carnegie Mellon School of Music, Pittsburgh, PA. Trio Verlaine will be playing my arrangement of Ravel’s Tombeau de Couperin for flute, viola and harp.
February 24, 3 pm, St James Catholic Church, Sewickley, PA. Trio Verlaine will be playing my arrangement of Ravel’s Tombeau de Couperin for flute, viola and harp.
Sunday, February 24, 2013, 7:30 pm, Orpheum Theatre, Vancouver – Vancouver Academy Orchestra with Joseph Elworthy and Ariel Barnes, solo cellists, present a concert which features the BC premiere of Aeromancy, concerto for two celli. This concert also includes the New World Symphony of Dvorák, and Richard Wagner’s Prelude to Die Meistersinger. Tickets are $10 for adults and $6 for students. More info and ticket sales can be found at the Vancouver Academy Orchestra website, here.
Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013 7:00PM
Théâtre Rouge, Conservatoire de musique de Montréal – 4750, avenue Henri-Julien – Aventa at the Montreal New Music Festival. Bill Linwood, conductor; Patricia Green, mezzo-soprano; Anne Grimm, soprano; Vincent Ranallo, baritone.
- Jocelyn Morlock, Lacrimosa
- Kaija Saariaho, The Tempest Songbook
- Michel Gonneville, Cantate de la dette perpétuelle
Saturday, Mar. 2, 2013 8:00PM – Aventa at Groundswell – Convocation Hall, Wesley Hall (2nd floor), 515 Portage Avenue, University of Winnipeg. Info at Groundswell Aventa Ensemble: Bill Linwood, conductor; Patricia Green, mezzo-soprano; Anne Grimm, soprano; Vincent Ranallo, baritone – concert includes:
- Jocelyn Morlock, Lacrimosa
- Michel Gonneville, Cantata of the unredeemable debt
- Kaija Saariaho, The Tempest Songbook
- Simon Steen-Andersen, Black Box Music
Friday, March 8, 2013, 8:00pm, Orpheum Annex, Vancouver – On the second night of Vancouver New Music’s Big Bang, Fringe Percussion performs a program of exceptional and varied percussion works by Harrison Birtwistle, John Cage, Carlos Chavez, and Lou Harrison. The program also features Darwin’s Walken Fish Quartet by Jocelyn Morlock. Originally commissioned by Vancouver New Music in 2006, the quartet arrangement was written for Fringe Percussion in 2008. Fringe’s website is here, facebook page is here.
Thursday, March 14, 2013, 8pm, Canadian Music Centre, 837 Davie St. Vancouver – Cordei Contemporary Harp and Violin Duo along with the Canadian Music Centre presents an all Canadian program featuring works by composers Jocelyn Morlock, Mark Armanini, Jin Zhang, Pierick Houdy and featuring the charming chamber opera “Park Bench Play” written for the duo by Kathleen Allan. Albertina Chan, harp and
Janna Sailor, violin, with special guests Madeline Lucy Smith and Steven Belanger.
Wednesday, March 20, 2013, 12:00pm, Barnett Hall, UBC School of Music, Vancouver – Borealis String Quartet with Corey Hamm piano. Performances of T. Patrick Carrabre: “A Hammer For Your Thoughts…” Quintet for Piano and Strings; Jocelyn Morlock: “Waterclocks” (from Theft) arr. for Piano Quintet; L. V. Beethoven: String Quartet opus 18 no. 4 in C Minor.
Wednesday, March 20, 2013, 8:00pm, Goldmark Hall, Mannes College, The New School For Music, New York, NY – Oboist Ron Mann and pianist Mike Stewart play works by York Bowen, Johann Nepomuk Hummel, Camille Saint-Saëns and Joseph Schwantner. Ron is joined by guitarist Yutthasak Komjornkijborworn for a special New York premiere of Jocelyn Morlock’s ‘Verdigris’ (arranged for oboe and guitar.)
Thursday, March 21, 2013 at 2 pm, and Friday, March 22 at 8pm, West Point Grey United Church – 4595 West 8th Avenue (at Tolmie), Vancouver – Vetta Chamber Music – HARP AND STRINGS FEATURING “COULOIR” – The Thursday concert will feature Debussy – Danses sacré et profane and Morlock – Three Meditations on Light for cello and harp. Friday includes the Debussy and the Morlock, plus Kikta – Sonata for cello and harp and Schafer – Theseus for harp and string quartet.
Tuesday, March 26, 2013 – doors at 6:30 pm, concert starts at 8 pm, The Cellar Restaurant & Jazz Club, 3611 West Broadway, Vancouver – One Night Stand: Jocelyn Morlock with the Music on Main All-Star Band. From the Music on Main website: “Spend a night getting to know one of Canada’s essential creative voices, Music on Main’s Composer-In-Residence, Jocelyn Morlock.
Three Meditations on Light (2011) for harp & cello
Vespertine (2005) for flute & harp
New Work (world premiere) (2013) for violin and piano
I conversed with you in a dream (2006) for flute & piano
Asylum (2010) for piano, violin & cello
Halycon (2003) for piano & cello
Theft (2009) for clarinet, violin, cello, piano & percussion
Shade (1999) for cello & percussion
Involuntary Love Songs (2008) for soprano & piano
Saturday, April 20, 2013, 7:30 pm, Port Theatre – 125 Front St, Nanaimo, BC – The Vancouver Island Symphony presents its final concert of the season, Birds of A Feather. This concert includes the world premiere of Ornithomancy, a flute concerto written especially for Paolo Bortolussi. More details to follow.
Friday, April 26, 2013, 8:00 pm – Kitchener Waterloo Chamber Music Society, 57 Young Street, West Waterloo, ON – Duo Concertante – All Bach Concert II – Sonatas no 2, 4, and 6 with the world premiere of Petrichor, a Bach – inspired piece by Jocelyn Morlock.
Friday, April 26, 2013, morning: California State University – Sacramento – Nicolas Gerpe, pianist of Panic Duo, plays Phobos and Deimos, Circling. (More info to follow.)
Friday, April 26, 2013, evening: Salon 97 @ aMuse Gallery, San Francisco – Nicolas Gerpe, pianist of Panic Duo, plays Phobos and Deimos, Circling. (More info to follow.)
Saturday, April 27, 2013, 7:30 pm – Canadian Music Centre – 20 St Joseph St, Toronto, ON – Duo Concertante – Works by Schafer, Morlock, Gougeon, Jaeger and Beethoven.
Saturday, April 27th, evening: Special Event hosted by Brian Baumbusch, Oakland – Nicolas Gerpe, pianist of Panic Duo, plays Phobos and Deimos, Circling. (More info to follow.)
Sunday, April 28, 2013, 7:30 pm – St. John’s Anglican Church – Lunenburg, Nova Scotia – Musique Royale presents Duo Concertante at St. John’s Anglican Church in Lunenburg on Sunday at 7:30 p.m. The duo — violinist Nancy Dahn and pianist Timothy Steeves — will play works by J.S. Bach, Jocelyn Morlock’s Petrichor, Murray Schafer’s Wild Bird and Beethoven’s Kreutzer Sonata. Tonight’s program will be recorded by CBC for In Concert. (Broadcast date TBA.)