Jump to content

Search the Community

Showing results for tags 'music'.



More search options

  • Search By Tags

    Type tags separated by commas.
  • Search By Author

Content Type


Categories

  • Nov/Dec 2016

Categories

  • Sept/Oct 2016

Categories

  • Past editions in PDF format

Categories

  • Advertorials

Categories

  • July/August 2016

Categories

  • Jan/Feb 2017

Categories

  • March/April 2017

Categories

  • Passages

Categories

  • Local Lens

Categories

  • May/June 2017

Categories

  • July/August 2017

Categories

  • Sept/Oct 2017

Categories

  • Focus Magazine Nov/Dec 2017

Categories

  • Jan/Feb 2018

Forums

  • Victoria Talks
    • Victoria Talks

Categories

  • Focus Magazine's dropbox

Blogs

There are no results to display.

Calendars

  • Community Calendar

Found 137 results

  1. Victoria Baroque: Music for Passiontide

    until
    MUSIC FOR PASSIONTIDE Victoria Baroque with St John's Chamber Singers conducted by David Stratkauskas J. S. Bach: Cantata for Palm Sunday Himmelskönig sei willkommen BWV 182 Soloists: Zachary Windus, countertenor; Nolan Kehler, tenor; Louis Dillon, baritone G. B. Pergolesi: Stabat Mater Soloists: Adriána Kalafszky soprano; Jardena Gertler-Jaffe, mezzo-soprano J. Handl: Motet for Good Friday Ecce quomodo moritur Baroque Music written for the Holy Week; Pergolesi's heart-rending Stabat Mater, and Bach's uplifting Cantata for Palm Sunday. Playing on instruments of the 18th century, Victoria Baroque brings audiences closer to the soundworld of the Baroque period. Church of St John the Divine, 1611 Quadra, Victoria V8W 2L5 Tickets: General $28, Senior $25, Student & Child $5 from Munro’s Books, Ivy’s Bookshop, Long & McQuade (Victoria), and at the door More info: victoria-baroque@shaw.ca, 250 590 9770, www.victoria-baroque.com
  2. until
    “Mashes together James Brown, the Family Stone, Otis Redding and the Memphis Horns in one slick, rock ‘n’ roll package, and tops it off with the spirit of gospel” –OTTAWA CITIZEN Blending 60s soul fire with impassioned vocals and songwriting, St. Paul & the Broken Bones are killing it on the international music scene. Their take-no-prisoners live show has earned them legions of fans across Europe and North America. This Alabama-based 8-piece soul band is led by PAUL JANEWAY, a former bank teller whose vocals draw frequent comparisons to soul legends like Otis Redding and Al Green. During the band’s feverish performances, Janeway screams, croons and often dives into the audience. Following the success of their debut album “Half the City,” St. Paul & The Broken Bones’ critically acclaimed sophomore album “Sea of Noise” was released in 2016. This high voltage band makes its debut at TD JazzFest 2018.
  3. until
    “They make you get up and dance… salsa at its timeless best.” – LOS ANGELES TIMES The SPANISH HARLEM ORCHESTRA (SHO) is a two-time Grammy winning 13-piece salsa and Latin jazz band setting the standard for New York style, authentic hard core salsa—live or recorded, it doesn’t get any better. Lead by pianist OSCAR HERNANDEZ, the band’s stage presence, rich sound and musical precision leaves audiences mesmerized until the last note. With four Grammy nominations over a 15 year career, this Latin Jazz powerhouse recently released their self-titled fifth album, which features two of America’s great jazz icons, Chick Corea and Joe Lovano. With 13 world-class artists coming together to create an unparalleled musical experience, SHO are sure to make their mark on this year’s TD JazzFest. ROYAL & MCPHERSON BOX OFFICE Online at www.rmts.bc.ca (250) 386-6121
  4. until
    “Recaptures the magic and history of Memphis blues, R&B and soul classics” Three-time Grammy Award winner DEE DEE BRIDGEWATER is a jazz visionary at the utmost tier of vocalists. In the 70s, this Memphis native was a member of the Thad Jones/Mel Lewis Big Band and also performed with jazz notables Max Roach, Sonny Rollins, Dexter Gordon and Dizzy Gillespie. A Tony Award Winner, producer, and record label head, she recently won the NEA Jazz Masters Fellows Award in April 2017. Bridgewater’s highly-anticipated album “Memphis…Yes, I’m Ready,” released fall 2017, imbibes her love of vintage soul and blues with fierce passion. Dee Dee Bridgewater and her 9-piece band’s performance at TD JazzFest 2018 guarantees to recapture the magic and history of Memphis Blues, R&B and Soul classics. ROYAL & MCPHERSON BOX OFFICE Online at www.rmts.bc.ca (250) 386-6121
  5. Bandfest 2018

    until
    A non-competitive festival for concert bands featuring thirty ensembles from the Pacific Northwest. Participating bands will be adjudicated and will receive an on-stage clinic by an adjudicator. Plan to attend and support students involved in music education! For inquiries and band registration, email uvicbandfest@gmail.com. Free admission. Contact name: UVic School of Music Contact email: uvicbandfest@gmail.com Phone: 250-721- 8634 Website: http://finearts.uvic.ca/music/events
  6. Tuesdaymusic

    until
    Take an afternoon break to enjoy a concert of varied repertoire and instruments featuring UVic School of Music students. Admission by donation. Contact name: UVic School of Music Contact email: concert@uvic.ca Phone: 250-721- 8634 Website: http://finearts.uvic.ca/music/events
  7. unheard

    until
    Soprano Heather Pawsey presents unheard, a multimedia recital of new works for solo voice from Canadian composers exploring narrative experiences of women often silenced in literature, history, and mythology. Partially staged and framed within photographs by artist Maggie MacPherson, with performative costuming by Diane Park, unheard features the world premiere of British Columbia composer Jeffrey Ryan’s a cappella unheard songs with texts by Vancouver Poet Laureate Rachel Rose; British Columbia composer Anna Pidgnora’s Off the Voice; and R. Murray Schafer’s Aria of the Princess from The Princess of the Stars.
  8. Stephanie Zelnick, clarinet

    until
    Stephanie Zelnick’s program takes a unique and provocative musical snapshot from the middle of the 20th century with sonatinas by Joseph Horovitz and Bohuslav Martinů, Béla Kovács’ Sholem alekhem rov feidman, and Alan Shulman’s Rendezvous. Hailed by critics as “simply sublime and exquisite,” Dr. Zelnick is Associate Professor of Clarinet at the University of Kansas and principal clarinet of the Boulder Philharmonic Orchestra. Admission by donation. Contact name: UVic School of Music Contact email: concert@uvic.ca Phone: 250-721- 8634 Website: http://finearts.uvic.ca/music/events
  9. Violin Studio Recital

    until
    Featuring UVic School of Music violin students from the studio of Ann Elliott-Goldschmid. Tune in here for the live broadcast. Admission by donation. Contact name: UVic School of Music Contact email: concert@uvic.ca Phone: 250-721- 8634 Website: http://finearts.uvic.ca/music/events
  10. Flute Studio Recital

    until
    Featuring UVic School of Music flute students from the studio of Dr. Suzanne Snizek. Tune in here for the live broadcast. Admission by donation. Contact name: UVic School of Music Contact email: concert@uvic.ca Phone: 250-721- 8634 Website: http://finearts.uvic.ca/music/events
  11. Piano Studio Recital

    until
    Featuring UVic School of Music piano students from the studio of Arthur Rowe. Tune in here for the live broadcast. Admission by donation. Contact name: UVic School of Music Contact email: concert@uvic.ca Phone: 250-721- 8634 Website: http://finearts.uvic.ca/music/events
  12. Alexander Dunn, guitar

    until
    Virtuoso guitarist Alexander Dunn performs two Brahms-inspired sonatas by the Austrian composer Ferdinand Rebay. Although little known, Rebay is enjoying a deserved recognition for his beautiful and well-crafted music. The program will also include the Canadian premiere of Alan Willcocks' 12 Impressionistic Sketches and his 12 Miniature Preludes — English impressionism reminiscent of Debussy. Tune in here for the live broadcast. Regular $20 / Seniors $15 / Students & UVic Alumni $10 Contact name: UVic Ticket Centre Contact email: ticket@uvic.ca Phone: 250-721- 8480 Website: http://www.uvic.ca/auditorium/ticket-centre/index.php
  13. Fridaymusic

    until
    Featuring UVic School of Music voice students in a concert of varied repertoire. Tune in here for the live broadcast. Admission by donation. Contact name: UVic School of Music Contact email: concert@uvic.ca Phone: 250-721- 8634 Website: http://finearts.uvic.ca/music/events
  14. Clarinet Studio Recital

    until
    Featuring UVic School of Music clarinet students from the studio of Patricia Kostek and Dr. Kornel Wolak. Tune in here for the live broadcast. Admission by donation. Contact name: UVic School of Music Contact email: concert@uvic.ca Phone: 250-721- 8634 Website: http://finearts.uvic.ca/music/events
  15. Tuesdaymusic

    until
    Take an afternoon break to enjoy a concert of varied repertoire and instruments featuring UVic School of Music students. Admission by donation. Contact name: UVic School of Music Contact email: concert@uvic.ca Phone: 250-721- 8634 Website: http://finearts.uvic.ca/music/events
  16. Getting Higher Choir's intake

    until
    All Voices Can Sing! All Voices Welcome! The no-audition Getting Higher Choir's Spring season new singers intake runs Feb. 19th to Mar. 1st. Details: http://www.gettinghigherchoir.ca/choir_life/next-season-info.php or call Bill @ 250-920-4160 We will have a half hour New Singer Orientations at 7:00 p.m. on each of the evenings listed below that will be followed by opportunities to sing with the current choir members from 7:30 - 9:30. Feel free to bring interested friends. Mondays - Feb. 19 & 26 First Unitarian Church of Victoria, 5575 West Saanich Road (opposite the Red Barn) Tuesdays - Feb. 20 & 27 and Thursdays - Feb. 22 & 29 Church of Truth, 111 Superior Street (at St. Lawrence Street)
  17. Sooke Philharmonic Tea & Symphony

    until
    Tea & Symphony with Sooke Philharmonic Chamber Players & Chorus February 4, 2018, 2:30 pm Sooke Community Hall, Sooke, B.C. Tea and Symphony is Sooke's version of the ever popular Boston or Vienna Pops where the audience sits around tables with friends and enjoys the informal atmosphere. There will be a variety of music from Mozart to Offenbach to Piazzolla. There will be several soloists - Sooke's own soprano, Nancy Washeim, will sing arias by Handel and Haydn, the Sooke Phil's Choral Director, Nicholas Fairbank, will conduct the orchestra and will be the soloist in a movement of Mozart's Piano Concerto No.20. He will also present the Sooke Phil Chorus in some of their favourite relaxing and amusing pieces to include Pachelbel's famous Canon, Tea for Two and Zadok the Priest (Handel's Coronation Anthem). Other highlights will include a set of Celtic music and song, also a quartet of tubas! For tickets visit www.sookephil.ca or call 250-419-3569
  18. Lenten Lunchtime Concerts

    until
    <index.html> 2018 Lenten Lunchtime Concerts Church of St. Mary the Virgin, 1701 Elgin Road, Oak Bay, BC V8R 5L7 presents their 2018 Lenten Lunchtime Concert Series. Concerts begin at 12:10 pm and end at 12:50 pm. Bring your lunch; tea and coffee will be provided. Admission is by donation with proceeds going to Victoria Hospice Bereavement Fund. For more Information go to www.stmarysoakbay.ca or telephone 250-598-2212. February 21 Branden Young, Pianist February 28 Favourite Works for Strings with University of Victoria Students March 7 Piano-Violin Duo with Jeanne Campbell and Anne McDougall March 14 Favourite Wind Ensembles with University of Victoria Students March 21 Douglas Hensley, Lute and Oud
  19. Beethoven’s Missa Solemnis

    until
    Beethoven’s Missa Solemnis Sunday, February 11, 2018, 2:00pm at the University of Victoria Farquhar Auditorium Performed by the Victoria Choral Society, under the baton of Brian Wismath. This performance will feature over 120 singers, including soloists Ingrid Attrot (soprano),Sarah Fryer (mezzo), Thomas Glenn (tenor), and Gary Relyea (bass-baritone), and will be accompanied by orchestra with members of the Victoria Symphony. Beethoven’s Missa Solemnis Sunday, February 11th, 2018, 2:00 p.m. Farquhar Auditorium, University of Victoria Tickets: $35 adults, $10 students and unwaged Available for purchase at the UVic Ticket Centre in person, by phone at 250-721-8480, or online at www.auditorium.uvic.ca
  20. until
    Dr. Gerald King and Lt(N) Vincent Roy conduct the UVic Wind Symphony and the Naden Band of the Royal Canadian Navy is the fifth annual collaboration of these two outstanding ensembles—a partnership that is unique in Canada. Performing Aspen Jubilee by Ron Nelson, Rest by Frank Ticheli, To Walk with Wings by Julie Giroux, and Sinfonia Hungarica/From Ancient Times by Jan Van der Roost. Tune in here for the live broadcast. Regular $20 / Seniors $15 / Students & UVic Alumni $10 Contact name: UVic Ticket Centre Contact email: ticket@uvic.ca Phone: 250-721- 8480 Website: http://www.uvic.ca/auditorium/ticket-centre/index.php
  21. Fridaymusic

    until
    Featuring UVic School of Music piano students in a concert of varied repertoire. Tune in here for the live broadcast. Admission by donation. Contact name: UVic School of Music Contact email: concert@uvic.ca Phone: 250-721- 8634 Website: http://finearts.uvic.ca/music/events
  22. Twin Kennedy

    until
    Recipients of the 2018 UVic Distinguished Alumni Award and two-time Canadian Country Music Award nominees, Twin Kennedy are making a splash in the Canadian country music scene. With Carli Kennedy on vocals and guitar, and Julie Kennedy on vocals and violin, these twin powerhouses will fill you with joy through their seamless harmonies, heartfelt songwriting and magnetic energy. With the release of their latest album "It's a Love Thing" produced by Canadian country superstar George Canyon, these identical twins are “the next big thing in country music!” (Nashville Music Examiner). This concert is a 19+ event. Free admission. Contact name: UVic School of Music Contact email: concert@uvic.ca Phone: 250-721- 8634 Website: http://finearts.uvic.ca/music/events
  23. Annual Solo Bach Competition

    until
    UVic string students perform the solo suites and sonatas by J. S. Bach. A jury will elect three prizewinners and the audience has the opportunity to vote for the Audience Prize. Come and vote for your favorite! Admission by donation. Contact name: UVic School of Music Contact email: concert@uvic.ca Phone: 250-721- 8634 Website: http://finearts.uvic.ca/music/events
  24. Tuesdaymusic

    until
    Take an afternoon break to enjoy a concert of varied repertoire and instruments featuring UVic School of Music students. Admission by donation. Contact name: UVic School of Music Contact email: concert@uvic.ca Phone: 250-721- 8634 Website: http://finearts.uvic.ca/music/events
  25. UVic Percussion Ensemble

    until
    The UVic School of Music Percussion Ensemble performs striking music of our time, with works by School of Music faculty, alumni and students. This concert is part of the UVIc School of Music’s 50th Anniversary New Music & Digital Media Festival. Tune in here for the live broadcast. Admission by donation. Contact name: UVic School of Music Contact email: concert@uvic.ca Phone: 250-721- 8634 Website: http://finearts.uvic.ca/music/events
×