Past concerts – 2012

Friday January 13, 2012 at 8 pm, St. Marks in Kitsilano – 1805 Larch Street – Please come join us for an evening of chamber music with Couloir ~ Ariel Barnes, cello & Heidi Krutzen, harp ~The evening will include World Premieres of “Drifting Seeds” by American Baljinder Sekhon and “A monk, dancing” by Canadian Glenn Buhr, as well as performances of Jocelyn Morlock’s “Three Meditations on Light” and Nico Muhly’s “Clear Music” with special guest Maryliz Smith. Ticket prices $30, $23, $15 (regular/senior/student.)

Sunday January 15, 2012 at 7:30 pm, St. Philip’s Anglican Church – 3737 West 27th Avenue – J.S. Bach’s Musical Offering and Jocelyn Morlock’s Revenant will be performed by Soile Stratkauskas – flute, Arthur Neele – violin, Christopher Bagan – harpsichord, and Natalie Mackie – viola da gamba. Tickets at the door: $20 general admssion, $15 students/seniors
For more information please call: 604 224 3238 ext 302.

Friday January 20, 2012 at 8pm, Blusson Spinal Cord Centre – 818 West 10th Avenue – Redshift New Music Society…Redshift is celebrating their tenth anniversary (ten years to the day!) with a percussion extravaganza. New works by Kathleen Allan, Jocelyn Morlock, Jordan Nobles, James O’Callaghan, Alfredo Santa Ana, and Chris Sivak — performed by a pounding parliament of percussionists. (No, that ridiculous alliteration is not my fault.) Pieces by me on this concert are Hatch and I Love Paul Klee.

Upcoming in February 2012Zart on the Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra’s “What Next?” Festival, possibly some other pieces too (most likely Theft.) Details to follow.HPO’s “What Next?” Festival has been cancelled for this year.

Saturday February 4, 2012 at 7:30 pm, Chilliwack Cultural Centre, 9201 Corbould St. – “The Chilliwack Academy of Music invites you to their 2nd annual Faculty Concert: “Bella Notte” meaning “beautiful night.” Inspired by the colourful music of Italy and the magic of nighttime, this full musical program showcases the talent of the Academy’s esteemed teachers, and benefits your local non-profit music school. Patrons have the option of attending a festive Italian dinner prior to the show with light entertainment provided by the Academy’s students.” A widely varied program, including my piece Asylum – link is to the CBC broadcast of the premiere performance by Nancy Dahn and Timothy Steeves of Duo Concertante with cellist Vernon Regehr.

February 9, 2012 – BBC Radio 3 Recital, Aberdeen Art Gallery and Museums Trio Verlaine will be playing my arrangement of Ravel’s Tombeau de Couperin for flute, viola and harp.

February 10, 2012 – Royal Conservatoire of Scotland – Trio Verlaine will be playing may arrangement of Ravel’s Tombeau de Couperin for flute, viola and harp.

Tuesday March 6, 2012 – Lloyd Ultan Recital Hall – Ferguson Hall, University of Minnesota – Ashley Boychuk, soprano, in recital – music by Mozart, Liszt, Berg, Morlock. (The songs by me are the Involuntary Love Songs.)

Sunday March 18, 2012 time TBA, the National Autonomous University of Mexico, Mexico City – Maestro Edison Quintana and Jane Hayes, pianists, will be playing half light, somnolent rains on their concert in Mexico City.

Tuesday March 20, 2012 doors at 6:30 pm, concert at 8:00 pm, The Cellar Jazz Club, Vancouver – part of Music on Main’s A Month of Tuesdays series – Mark Takeshi McGregor, flute, and Christopher Bagan, harpsichord, will be performing works by Bach, Handel, Vivaldi and Couperin, with new Canadian counterparts by Cassandra Miller, Jocelyn Morlock, Alfredo Santa Ana and Edward Top. Mine is a Handel-preamble (but no, that’s not the title. In fact it is called HANDELMOBILE and locomotes rather curiously. I am most pleased with it, so you’d better go hear it or you’ll be eternally regretful.)

Sunday March 25, 2012 at 3:00 pm, Westminster United Church – Maryland @ Westminster, Winnipeg, MBThe Winnipeg Singers, conducted by Yuri Klaz, will be performing my piece Exaudi. Info here on Winnipeg Arts page.

Tuesday March 27, 2012 doors at 6:30 pm, concert at 8:00 pm, The Cellar Jazz Club, Vancouver – part of Music on Main’s A Month of Tuesdays series – Rachel Iwaasa performs Cosmophony, a cycle of nine works for piano and video that is inspired by the beauty and majesty of the cosmos. The concert also features the world premiere viewing of John Bolton’s new music video featuring Rachel Iwaasa performing Jocelyn Morlock’s Phobos and Deimos, Circling.

April 4, 2012, 8:00 pm, Modern Green Development Auditorium, UBC’s CIRS building (Centre for Interactive Research on Sustainability – 2260 West Mall, UBC campus) Vancouver, BCHeather Beaty, a Masters flute student at UBC will be playing I conversed with you in a dream (flute and piano duo) on her recital. The recital is called “Sustained Sounds” and will feature works inspired by the environment and arranged by local composers to showcase the centre’s focus on sustainability.
Prior to the recital at 7:30pm, a pre-performance talk on “Sustainability in the Arts” will be presented by UBC Sauder School of Business environmental studies majors.

Saturday, April 7, 2012, 5:00 pm, Ford – Crawford Hall, Indian University, Bloomington, INStephen Hynes, flute and Trevor Leslie, piano, will be playing I conversed with you in a dream (flute and piano duo) on Stephen’s M. Mus. recital.

Tuesday, April 10, 2012, 12:15 pm – University of Lethbridge Recital Hall A feast for the ears, the Music At Noon series presents a brilliant lineup of free, live concerts every Tuesday in the Recital Hall at 12:15 pm sharp. Today’s concert features Dr. Sandra Stringer (mezzo-soprano) accompanied by Dr. Deanna Oye (piano). Involuntary Love Songs by Jocelyn Morlock will be among the music performed.

Friday May 4, 2012, First Baptist Church on Laurier Avenue, Ottawa, ON. The Capital Chamber Choir presents their “Journey from this World” concert, which will include three Canadian pieces: John Estacio’s Eulogies, Jocelyn Morlock’s Exaudi and Eleanor Daley’s Requiem. Tickets here.

May 10 St. Andrew’s United Church, Kaslo, B.C. – Couloir duo (see Rossland, below) presented by the Kaslo Concert Society
May 12 TD Canada Trust Sunday Concert Series, – Couloir duo (see Rossland, below) the Kootenay Gallery of Art, Castlegar, B.C.

Monday May 14, 2012, 7:30 p.m. at the Rouge Gallery, Rossland, BC.. Cello and harp duo Couloir are touring this spring/summer – from Rossland News online, “The result is several wonderful new pieces to be performed on tour in the Kootenays “Three Meditations on Light” by Canadian composer Jocelyn Morlock – a profoundly spiritual work, effervescent and glowing, “Drifting Seeds” by American Baljinder Sekhon – a rhythmically exciting work that explores the social and cultural connections between individuals and societies and “A monk, dancing” by Canadian Glenn Buhr which includes chant and music from other cultures following the story of a monk constantly flipping faiths as he finds his way.”

(tbd) in May 2012Les Oiseaux – shows by Ensemble QAT featuring Bird in the Tangled Sky and other avian music.

Tuesday July 31, 2012, 6:00 pm, Unitarian Church, Hodmezovasarhely, HungaryShade will be performed on a duo concert by Eszter Karasszon, violoncello and Gabor Palotas, vibraphone.

Thursday August 16, 2012, 7:30 pm, Lorne Watson Recital Hall – Full concert of my music in Brandon, Manitoba. Part of a weeklong festival called Augustfest. Further details to follow, please see Augustfest website.

Wednesday, September 19, 2012, 12 pm, UBC School of Music, Vancouver, BC – A concert by Fringe Percussion. From their page on facebook: ‘Our 2012/13 season begins on Wednesday, September 19 with a noon-hour show at UBC with special guest Bob Becker. The program will include Jocelyn Morlock’s “I Love Paul Klee”, Cage’s “Third Construction”, Reich’s “Music for Pieces of Wood”, and Becker’s “Mudra”.’

Friday, September 21, 2012, 8 pm, UBC School of Music, Vancouver, BCThe Nu:BC Collective – Living Sounds – Celebrating Kaija Saariaho at 60. Paolo Bortolussi flute, Eric Wilson cello and Corey Hamm piano with Keith Hamel electronics, Carla Huhtanen soprano, Daniel Bolshoy guitar. Works by Saariaho, Chang, Sokolovic, Morlock, Doolittle and Butler. 8:00 pm, Barnett Hall $20 Adults | $10 Students

September 27, 2012, 8:00 pm, Music on Main’s Modulus Festival, Heritage Hall, Vancouver, BC – New songs on texts by celebrated Vancouver playwright Tom Cone. The songs, Somewhere Along the Line and Cubistique – (ascending a staircase) will be featured on the opening night concert, but the festival continues to Sunday, September 30th. More info here, here, and here.

Thursday, October 18, 2012, 12pm, Canadian Music Centre, 837 Davie Street, Vancouver, BCNOVO Ensemble presents a lunchtime concert with guest pianist Scott Meek. Program includes I Conversed with You in a Dream and Halcyon by Jocelyn Morlock and Five Impressions of a Holiday by Eugene Goossens. Tickets: $15 General Admission, $10 Students/Seniors – available at the door.

Friday, October 19, 2012, 8pm, Place: Alliance Française de Vancouver, 6161 Cambie Street, Vancouver, BCNOVO Ensemble presents an evening concert with guest pianist Scott Meek. Program includes I Conversed with You in a Dream and Halcyon by Jocelyn Morlock and Five Impressions of a Holiday by Eugene Goossens. Tickets: $15 General Admission, $12 Students/Seniors – available at the door.

Friday, October 19, 2012, 11:00 am & 7:30 pm. Pre-concert talk at 6:55 p.m. inside the Freed-Orman Centre. Assumption Chapel, Windsor, ON The Windsor Symphony Orchestra presents Vienna’s Musical Vortex, with Eric Paetkau – music by Haydn, Hummel, Schubert, Mozart, and Jocelyn Morlock (Solace for string orchestra.) http://www.windsorsymphony.com/season/intimateclassics1213.html

Saturday, October 20, 2012, 7:30 pm. Leamington United Mennonite Church, Leamington, ON The Windsor Symphony Orchestra presents Vienna’s Musical Vortex, with Eric Paetkau – music by Haydn, Hummel, Schubert, Mozart, and Jocelyn Morlock (Solace for string orchestra.) http://www.windsorsymphony.com/season/satclassics1213.html

Sunday, October 21, 2012, 7:30 pm. St. Anne’s Church, Tecumseh, ON The Windsor Symphony Orchestra presents Vienna’s Musical Vortex, with Eric Paetkau – music by Haydn, Hummel, Schubert, Mozart, and Jocelyn Morlock (Solace for string orchestra.) http://www.windsorsymphony.com/season/sunclassics1213.html

Tuesday, October 23, 2012 – Ohio State University – Mary Davis Fetherston, Cora Kuyvenhoven, Mark Rudoff and Talia Turnbull, cello quartet ,perform Jocelyn Morlock’s The Violet Hour and a quartet by Bryan Zoelch. Soundcloud excerpt of The Violet Hour here.

November 3, 2012 Theft has been selected to be performed during the ISCM World Music Days 2012 in Belgium. It will be played by the Ensemble XXI on 3 November, in Antwerp. More info can be found here, here and here

November 4, 2012 | 7:00 pm Schola Cantorum, under the direction of Tone Bianca Sparre Dahl, with cellist Hans Josef Groh of the Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra, will be performing Exaudi in Margaretakyrkan, in Oslo, Norway on the 4th of November at 19.00.

November 10, 2012 | 8:00 pm – VCC Auditorium, Vancouver, BC @ 8 pm. Remembrance: John Cage at 100 features Fringe Percussion, Jon Siddall, and Gamelan Si Pawit in a program of powerful, contemporary music that celebrates the work of John Cage and local composers who have been influenced by his thoughts, ideas, and music. Don’t miss this rare opportunity to hear Cage’s “Haikai” with Gamelan Si Pawit on the original instruments for which it was written and other masterworks such as Cage’s Third Construction and Lou Harrison’s “The Song of Quetzalcoatl“. The program also features I Love Paul Klee by Vancouver’s own Jocelyn Morlock and the world premiere of Jon Siddall’s “Nitobe, Tea“. Tickets $20/15 available at http://fringepercussion.brownpapertickets.com/ or at the door.

November 11, 2012| 8:00 pm -First Church – 66 Marlborough Street, Boston, MA. ROADS TAKEN – a concert of music by Chris Arrell, Ron Amchin, Kaley Lane Eaton, Michael Lee, Joel Love, Jocelyn Morlock (Involuntary Love Songs) and Sid Richardson. Tickets: $15 general admission / $10 students and seniors online or at the door. Under 18 free. Boston New Music Initiative season-at-a-glance here.

November 15, 2012, | 7:30 pm – Manship Theatre, 100 Lafayette Street, Baton Rouge, LA. Couloir Duo at the Manship Theatre. Principal harp and principal cello of the Vancouver Opera Orchestra, internationally recognized as soloists and teachers, Ariel Barnes and Heidi Krutzen’s Couloir Duo was born of a mutual desire to create memorable, moving performances, reaching deeply into music’s emotional and spiritual elements. Heidi and Ari will be performing a concert of newly-commissioned pieces as well as classic music literature transcribed for cello and harp – repertoire includes Jocelyn Morlock’s Three Meditations on Light, Couloir’s first commissioned work. Couloir on the Manship website here, tickets $10, available here or at the door.

November 21, 2012 – | 8:00 pm Westminster United Church, Winnipeg, MB – Manitoba Chamber Orchestra – Maestro Scott Yoo has designed a fascinating program featuring works by Morlock [Nostalgia – excerpt here] and Schoenberg, plus Mozart’s 5th violin concerto with Canadian violinist Karen Gomyo, praised by The Guardian for her “remarkable musicianship.” MCO’s brand-new website, with ticket sales, here.

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