2010/11 Concert Series

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Aventa presented two programs at the 2011 Athelas Festival New Music Festival (Copenhagen DK), including Gilles Tremblay’s iconic work À quelle heure commence le temps?

 

 

 

Apparitions
Sunday, October 17, 2010 8:00PM (Pre-concert talk 7:15PM)
Aventa Ensemble, Bill Linwood, conductor
Phillip T Young Recital Hall

André Ristic, Six apparitions de Lénine sur un piano (premiere)
Klaus Ib Jørgensen, Chuva Obliqua (premiere)
Ana Sokolovic, Géométrie sentimentale
Poul Ruders, KafKapriccio (Canadian premiere)
Aventa wishes to acknowledge The Canada Council for the Arts for their assistance in commissioning André Ristic’s Six apparitions de Lénine sur un piano and the Danish Arts Foundation for their assistance in the commission of Klaus Ib Jørgensen’s Chuva Obliqua.

ECM+ – Generation 2010
Sunday, November 7, 2010 8:00PM (Pre-concert talk 7:15PM)
Ensemble contemporain du Montréal, Véronique Lacroix, conductor, Véronique Mathieu, violin
Phillip T Young Recital Hall

Simon Martin, Musique d’art pour orchestre de chambre
Christopher Mayo, Binding the quiet
Cassandra Miller, Concerto for violin and blindfolded ensemble (a set of extravagant competitions)
Gordon Williamson, anticipation, emancipated

The presentation of ECM+ is a co-production of Aventa Ensemble and the UVic School of Music.

Ask you dance me
Sunday, Mar. 27, 2011 8:00PM (Pre-concert talk 7:15PM)
Aventa Ensemble Janice Jackson, soprano / Bill Linwood, conductor
Phillip T Young Recital Hall (University of Victoria, MacLaurin Building)

Markus Lehmann-Horn, Falling (premiere)
James Rolfe, Ask you dance me (Canadian premiere)
Timothy Brady, 15 Stages in the Search for Radium and Love (premiere)
Aventa wishes to acknowledge The Canada Council for the Arts for their assistance in commissioning Timothy Brady’s 15 Stages in the Search for Radium and Love.

Voluptuous Panic
Sunday, Feb. 6, 2011 8:00PM (Pre-concert talk 7:15PM)
Aventa Ensemble, Mark McGregor, flute / Bill Linwood, conductor
Phillip T Young Recital Hall (University of Victoria, MacLaurin Building)

Paul Frehner, Voluptuous Panic (premiere)
James Beckwith Maxwell, Vovere for flute and ensemble
Laurie Radford, Flocking Filling Tracking
György Ligeti, Chamber Concerto

Canadian Tour – January 2011

Toronto – Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2011 8:00PM (Pre-concert talk 7:15PM)
Aventa Ensemble, Bill Linwood, conductor, Mark McGregor, flute
Music Gallery 197 John Street

Jordan Nobles, In una rete di linee che s’intrecciano (2010 – premiere)
Piotr Grella-Mozejko, Tombeau sur la mort de Monsieur Górecki for amplified alto flute solo and small orchestra (2010 – premiere)
André Ristic, Six apparitions de Lénine sur un piano
Pierre Boulez , Dérive II

I can hardly give enough praise to the 13 players of Victoria’s Aventa Ensemble and conductor Bill Linwood, who tackled all this difficult music with skill, passion and dedication. How lucky for all of us that this band is able to tour the country, for the second time in less than a year. – Robert Everett-Green, The Globe and Mail

Montreal – Thursday, Jan. 6, 2011 8:00PM (Pre-concert talk 7:15PM)
Aventa Ensemble, Bill Linwood, conductor, Mark McGregor, flute
Tanna Hall, McGill – Schulich School of Music, 555 Sherbrooke Street West.

Jordan Nobles, In una rete di linee che s’intrecciano
Piotr Grella-Mozejko, Tombeau sur la mort de Monsieur Górecki for amplified alto flute solo and small orchestra
André Ristic, Six apparitions de Lénine sur un piano
Pierre Boulez , Dérive II

Edmonton – Friday, Jan. 7, 2011 8:00PM (Pre-concert talk 7:15PM)
Aventa Ensemble, Bill Linwood, conductor, Mark McGregor, flute
Muttart Hall, Alberta College

Jordan Nobles, In una rete di linee che s’intrecciano
Ian Crutchley, One Group of a Number of Beings (and Parts of Such a Group) (premiere)
Piotr Grella-Mozejko, Tombeau sur la mort de Monsieur Górecki for amplified alto flute solo and small orchestra
Pierre Boulez , Dérive II

Calgary – Saturday, Jan. 8, 2011 8:00PM (Pre-concert talk 7:15PM)
Aventa Ensemble, Bill Linwood, conductor
Rozsa Centre, Calgary Alberta – presented by New Works Calgary

Jordan Nobles, In una rete di linee che s’intrecciano
Laurie Radford, Flocking Filling Tracking
André Ristic, Six apparitions de Lénine sur un piano
Pierre Boulez, Dérive II

Aventa June 2011 International Tour

Sunday, May 29, 2011
Aventa Ensemble / Vincent Ranallo, baritone / Miranda Wong, piano / Bill Linwood, conductor
Malmö Academy of Music, Rosenberg Hall, Malmö, Sweden

Paul Frehner, Voluptuous Panic
Poul Ruders, KafKapriccio
Simon Steen-Andersen, Chambered Music
Gilles Tremblay, À quelle heure commence le temps?

Copenhagen, Athelas Festival
Monday, May 30, 2011
Aventa Ensemble, Vincent Ranallo, baritone / Miranda Wong, piano / Bill Linwood, conductor
Teater Republique
Østerfælled Torv 37 DK-2100 Copenhagen Ø http://www.anmf.dk/2011/dk

Gilles Tremblay, À quelle heure commence le temps?
Simon Steen-Andersen, Next to Besides Beside
Heiner Goebbels, La Jalousie

WHAT CRISIS?
Das 11. Internationale A•DEvantgarde-Festival
Wednesday, June 1, 2011
Aventa Ensemble, Bill Linwood, conductor
Reaktorhalle, Carl Orff Auditorium, Munich

Ana Sokolovic, Géométrie sentimentale
Markus Lehmann-Horn, Falling (2011)
Paul Frehner, Voluptuous Panic (2010)
Rolf Wallin, Twine
Bernhard Weidner, Noerdlich der Waldeinsamkei – Fantasie für Ensemble (2011 – premiere)
Poul Ruders, KafKapriccio
Aventa wishes to acknowledge The Canada Council for the Arts for their assistance in commissioning Paul Frehner’s Voluptuous Panic

Copenhagen, Athelas Festival
Friday, June 3, 2011
Aventa Ensemble, Bill Linwood, conductor
Teater Republique
Østerfælled Torv 37

Jordan Nobles, Einstein’s Dreams – May 14, 1905
Simon Steen-Andersen, Chambered Music
Mauricio Kagel, Die Stücke Der Windrose (Norden)

New York City – Scandinavia House
Monday, June 6, 2011
Aventa Ensemble
Bill Linwood, conductor
Victor Borge Hall, Scandinavia House

Jordan Nobles, Einstein’s Dreams – May 14, 1905
Per Nørgård, Gennem torne (for harp and ensemble)
Paul Frehner, Voluptuous Panic
Poul Ruders, KafKapriccio

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