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Going: A Place to Listen

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Going: A Place to Listen

…..her spoken work makes for such interesting music and working with CB, Laura and Daniel, c’est tres fun. Going A Place to Listen: Season 3, Concert 9/9! Wednesday, June 24 at 7:00pm A Place to Listen in Victoria, British Columbia

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Paradis Paradise

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Paradis Paradise

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Intimacies

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Intimacies

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Salt – Voices Without Borders

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Salt – Voices Without Borders

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Poetic License

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

Poetic License

Arrangements of Classical music are not uncommon and date back to the early history of the genre. Alexandra Pohran Dawkins, performance faculty at the UVic School of Music, has adapted many works for her instruments, the oboe and English horn. In her upcoming concert, Poetic License, the common model of transcription is taken one step further: selected poetry from the works on the program becomes the text in a final improvisation. While some pieces will be played in their intended instrumentation, including Robert Schumann’s gut-wrenching Romances (an oboe favourite) and the lesser-known Sonata No. 1 by Julius Röntgen, Pohran Dawkins has taken liberty with works by...

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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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