2005/06 Concert Series

lighthouse

Aventa’s Darnell Linwood performed Maxwell Davies’ Sea Eagle at Victoria’s Fisgard Lighthouse

The Sinking of the Titanic
Sunday – September 18, 2005 8:00pm
Aventa Ensemble, Bill Linwood, conductor
Phillip T Young Recital Hall (University of Victoria, MacLaurin Building)

Christopher Butterfield, Empress of Russia
Allison Cameron, Leisure 2
Rodney Sharman, In Praise of Shadows (Cdn. premiere)
Gavin Bryars, The Sinking of the Titanic

Music from Denmark
Sunday, October 23, 2005 8:00pm
Aventa Ensemble, Bill Linwood, conductor
Susan Young, soprano / Steven Price, baritone

Bent Sorensen, Deserted Churchyards
Peter Bruun, Heaven and Earth *
Anders Nordentoft, Days I Have Held *
Klaus Ib Jorgensen, Moon-Pain *
Svendt Hvidtfelt Nielsens, Flowerfall *
North American premiere = *

Ligeti’s Chamber Concerto
Saturday, January 7, 2006
Aventa Ensemble, Bill Linwood, conductor
McPherson Playhouse, 8PM

Ana Sokolovic, Cinq Locomotives et Quelques Animaux
Pierre Boulez: Dérive 1
Giorgio Magnanensi, il suono blu
Yannick Plamondon, NorthEaster
György Ligeti, Chamber Concerto

UVic Composers Series
February 19, 2006 8:00PM
Aventa Ensemble, Miranda Wong, piano / David Humphrey percussion / Andrew Schloss, radio drum.
Phillip T Young Recital Hall (University of Victoria, MacLaurin Building)

John Celona, Possible Orchestras (at the 21st Harmonic)
John Celona, instrument flying
Gordon Mumma, SIXPAC Sonatas
Daniel Peter Biro, BeMitzraim
Andrew Schloss / David A. Jaffe, Suite from the Seven Wonders

February 20, 2006 8:00PM
Aventa Ensemble, Bill Linwood, conductor
Phillip T Young Recital Hall (University of Victoria, MacLaurin Building)

Gordon Mumma, Than Particle
Martin Bartlett, Burning Water
John Celona, Basilica Nuova
Christopher Butterfield, computer felicity church
Daniel Peter Biro, Mishpatim

February 21, 2006 8:00PM
Aventa Ensemble, Bill Linwood, conductor
Phillip T Young Recital Hall (University of Victoria, MacLaurin Building)

Michael Longton, Octet
Rudolf Komorous, Lurid Bride
Rudolf Komorous, Strange Sphere
Christopher Butterfield, Port Bou

Aventa presents Quasar Quartet
March 29, 2006 8:00PM
Quasar Quartet
Phillip T Young Recital Hall (University of Victoria, MacLaurin Building)

Jean-Francois Laporte, Procession (2002)
Michel Frigon, Geyser Ghetto (2005)
Klas Torstensson, Licks & Brains I (1987)
Wolf Edwards, Iskra (2004)
Sofia Gubaidulina, In Etwartung (1994)

Aventa at Fisgard Lighthouse
Thursday, April 13, 2006
Aventa Ensemble with guest artists Giorgio Magnanensi and Douglas Schmidt.

Peter Maxwell Davies, Sea Eagle (Darnell Linwood, solo horn)
Giorgio Magnanensi, Personum (Giorgio Magnanensi, solo electronics)
Magnanensi/Douglas Schmidt, raw meat and butterflies (Schmidt, accordion / Magnanensi, live electronics)
John Celona, instruments flying (Dave Humphrey, Masako Hockey, marimbas)
Gavin Bryars, The Sinking of the Titanic

Music from Quebec
May 19, 2006 8:00PM
Aventa Ensemble, Bill Linwood, conductor / Louise Bessette, piano
Phillip T Young Recital Hall (University of Victoria, MacLaurin Building)

Gilles Tremblay, Solstices
Michel Gonneville, alonetogetherall
Silvio Palmieri, Prelude VIII: Il giorno della mia morte
Serge Arcuri, Fragments
Gilles Tremblay, Envoi

…as the The Sinking of the Titanic finally died away, I was left with the sound of the waves breaking on the shore. A truly magical moment. – Deryk Barker, Music in Victoria

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