Lots of nifty new things this weekend, and the following week! Music by Ana Sokolovic, Michael Oesterle, Edward Top, Jeff Ryan, me, Steve Reich, and a bunch of other people too…don’t forget Stravinsky!
VSO premieres Totem by Edward Top, this Saturday (Jan 20) and Monday (Jan 22) at the Orpheum, 8pm.
This Sunday, January 20, there are two showings of Turning Point Ensemble’s Film and Music Collide, at 2pm and 8pm, at SFU Woodwards. Music includes Michael Oesterle’s Chromo Concerto.
Monday and Tuesday, January 21 and 22, the Push Festival and Music on Main are co-presenting Ana Sokolovic’s Svadba. Don’t miss this, it’s one of the Georgia Straight’s highlights of the Push Festival. Here’s Alex Varty’s article about it…
Friday January 25, 8pm, pianist Sarah Hagen performs music by Rachmaninoff, me, Jeff Ryan, Haydn and Debussy, at Vancouver’s Christ Church Cathedral. Jeff Ryan’s piece, Saturn, and my Prelude (on the name of Glenn Gould) are the 21st century content.
The following week, January 28 and 29, will see the premiere of Steve Reich’s Piano Counterpoint, and a solo performance of Stravinsky’s Rite of Spring, played by pianist Vicky Chow. Reich and Rite is another co-pro by Music on Main and the Push Festival.