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  1. Martha Fleming and Lyne Lapointe, Untitled, 1994.

Concert at the Belkin

with UBC Contemporary Players

PAST - Friday, April 6, 2018 at 2 pm

Once again, we are pleased to welcome the UBC Contemporary Players to the Belkin Art Gallery for a concert inspired by the exhibition Beginning with the Seventies: GLUT. Directed by UBC School of Music faculty Drs. Corey Hamm and Paolo Bortolussi, the UBC Contemporary Players ensemble includes graduate and undergraduate students focusing on music and performance of our time. Programs blend masterworks by internationally acclaimed composers with exciting world premieres of works written expressly for the ensemble by UBC composition majors.

For this concert, School of Music composer Mariah Mennie will work with the UBC Contemporary Players in conjunction with the final Readers Respond event as part of Alexandra Bischoff’s project, Rereading Room. Mennie will compose a work that incorporates her own reactions to the exhibition, as well as the performers’ reactions in real time, through guided improvisation passages. The program will also feature Lied by Vancouver New Music artistic director Giorgio Magnanensi, which similarly involves directed improvisatory passages combined with a richly enveloping electronic track.

Admission is free and all are welcome.


Mariah Mennie, Movement: A 1970s Social Odyssey (2018) in 12 movements:
1. To Begin
2. Alone
3. A Call to Social Movement
4. A Meeting of Voices
5. The Excitement of a Movement
6. Inspiration
7. Reading as Performed Resistance
8. Inspiration Speaks
10. A Uniting of Voices
11. Gaining Momentum
12. Voices in Harmony

Marina Antoniou (trombone), Yi-Hsien Chen (clarinet), Adam Dopierala (percussion), Paul Hung (flute), Louis Lam (bass trombone), Emily Richardson (flute), Rachel Rozelle (French horn), Willy Wang (trumpet)

Jon Bogert, Three Explorations for Clarinet
Yi-Hsien Chen (clarinet)

Alex Tosh, Misatone
Corey Hamm (conductor), Marina Antoniou (trombone), Aaron Eggen (tuba), Dasa Silhova (trumpet)

Jean Papineau-Couture, Aria (1964)
Jeongah Choi (violin)

Toru Takemitsu, Air (1995)
Emily Richardson (flute)

Gene Kosinksi, Swerve
Luke Hildebrandt (percussion)

Giorgio Magnanensi, Lied
Paolo Bortolussi (conductor), Marina Antoniou (trombone), Jeongah Choi (violin), Adam Dopierala (percussion), Aaron Eggen (tuba), Emily Richardson (flute), Dasa Silhova (trumpet), Susan Xia (piano)

For further information please contact: Jana Tyner at,
tel: (604) 822-1389, or fax: (604) 822-6689