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    Join the UVic Wind Symphony, conducted by Steven Capaldo, in a program that explores the concepts of time and space, from early works written for wind band to innovative and modern pieces that push the boundaries of our expectations. The program will include works by Gordon Jacob, Julie Giroux, Peter Meechan and Katherine Bergman. The UVic Wind Symphony is recognized as one of the premier performing wind ensembles in the Pacific Northwest. The Wind Symphony regularly features student, faculty and guest solo artists, collaborates annually with the Naden Band of the Royal Canadian Navy, and has given numerous Canadian and world premieres of contemporary works. Regular $20 / Seniors $15 / Students & UVic Alumni $10
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    Pianist Stéphane Lemelin and violinist Axel Strauss are guests at the UVic School of Music for An Afternoon in Paris. The duo will perform Lili Boulanger’s Deux Morceaux and Gabriel Fauré’s Violin Sonata No. 1. They will be joined by the Lafayette String Quartet for Ernest Chausson’s Concerto in D Major, Op. 21. Pianist Stéphane Lemelin is well-known to audiences throughout Canada and regularly tours in the United States, Europe and Asia as soloist and chamber musician. He is Department Chair of Performance at McGill’s Schulich School of Music. German violinist Axel Strauss, equally passionate about teaching and performing, joined the faculty of the Schulich School of Music of McGill University in 2012. Prior to moving to Montreal, he served as Professor of Violin and Chamber Music at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. Regular $25 / Seniors $20 / Students & UVic Alumni $10
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    Join students from the University of Victoria voice studio as they reflect on war and conflict through the music of Schumann, Schubert, Somers, Prokofiev, Debussy, Poulenc and Britten. This Remembrance Day concert will close with a call to the power of music in Vaughan Williams' Serenade to Music. Directed by voice professor Benjamin Butterfield and repetiteur Kinza Tyrrell. Admission by donation
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    All the way from London, England, the award-winning Echéa Quartet performs an exciting program of music by R. Murray Schafer, György Ligeti and Joseph Haydn as part of the UVic School of Music’s Emerging Artists Alumni Series. Expect a surprise at the end of the concert with some local fame! Finalists and prizewinners of the International Anton Rubinstein Chamber Music Competition (2018) and finalists in the Royal Overseas-League Music Competition (2019), the Echéa Quartet is a London-based string quartet formed in 2017 at the Royal Academy of Music. Featuring violinists Aliayta Foon-Dancoes (UVic BMus '15) and Emily Earl, violist Clara Loeb and cellist Eliza Millett, they have recently been awarded the role as Fellowship String Quartet for 2019/20 at the Royal Academy of Music, where they are mentored by John Myerscough, Christoph Richter and Levon Chilingirian. Admission by donation
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