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Open Space & A Place To Listen present Cathy Lewis, solo

Posted by on Dec 15, 2013 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Open Space & A Place To Listen present Cathy Lewis, solo

Come join us for an evening of stunningly beautiful music that will create an atmosphere of calm in a society where we forget to stop and take time to listen. Open Space and Victoria’s listening series, A Place to Listen, have come together to present island songstress Cathy Lewis in a concert that brings together both the old and the new. Starting with the unaccompanied voice, Lewis will commune with the past singing chants by Hildegard von Bingen and Linda C. Smith’s sappho songs. Bringing us to the present will be Barbara Monk Feldman’s The Gentlest Chord. Also on this concert will be Linda C. Smith’s each petal and Anna Höstmann’s What her friend said, both written...

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Ariel – Trio Vorizo with Lori Freedman and Robert Holliston

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Ariel – Trio Vorizo with Lori Freedman and Robert Holliston

This contemporary chamber music recital features the tour de force ouevre by Ned Rorem and Sylvia Plath, Ariel, for voice, clarinet and piano. Music set to poems that were among the last that the celebrated Sylvia Plath wrote before she committed suicide in 1963, Ariel explores dark and taboo subject matters. This major work finds Rorem at his best with dramatic free flowing lines. Subtle and not so subtle harmonic suspensions impact and embrace the mysterious imagery and psychic landscapes that Plath paints through this set of poems in such a way, that one feels close to another dimension. A haunting and powerful song cycle, a true work of chamber music , demanding...

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Andrew Schloss and Cathy Fern Lewis play the Trimpin Piano Sculptures, Mistic Concert at Open Space, April, 2012

Posted by on May 5, 2013 in Featured | 0 comments

Andrew Schloss and Cathy Fern Lewis play the Trimpin Piano Sculptures, Mistic Concert at Open Space, April, 2012

The University of Victoria’s Music Intelligence and Sound Technology Interdisciplinary Collective (MISTIC) presented an evening of live performances of compositions and improvisations for humans and robots and/or robotic musical instruments. This concert took place at Open Space on Sunday, January 23, at 8:00 p.m. The Machine Orchestra brought together custom-built robotic musical instruments and human performers with modified instruments, unique musical interfaces, and hemispherical speaker-pods. A pioneer in new musical instruments, Andy Schloss (Seattle/Victoria) is a virtuoso on the radiodrum. He currently teaches at the University of Victoria. Ajay Kapur builds...

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music video of Ruins by Barbara Pentland

Posted by on Dec 15, 2012 in Featured, Uncategorized | 0 comments

music video of Ruins by Barbara Pentland

Performed by Cathy Fern Lewis and Robert Holliston, conceived and directed by Cathy Fern Lewis with thenumber creative YouTUBE Link PLEASE NOTE – FIRST 2 MINUTES ARE SILENT

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CMC Inaugural Score Reading at Open Space, May 17th, 2012

Posted by on May 24, 2012 in Featured, Uncategorized | 0 comments

CMC Inaugural Score Reading at Open Space, May 17th, 2012

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