(D)Tourner – April 23, 2017

Aventa is proud to welcome virtuoso percussionist Aiyun Huang (QC) in the premiere of Leroux’s 2017 work, (D)Tourner.

Philippe Leroux is already emblematic of what will be the twenty-first century – Pierre Gervasoni, The World

Aventa presents new works from Philippe Leroux (FR/CDN), David Eagle (AB) and Patrick Giguère (QC), alongside the dazzling ZAZPIAK Z by Bertrand Dubedout (FR).

Leroux, possessing a keen understanding of instrumental capabilities and the delicate relationship that exists between live musicians and electronics, continues to push the boundaries of what is possible for the modern ensemble.

Sunday, April 23rd, 2017 8:00PM
Phillip T. Young Recital Hall
(UVic School of Music, MacLaurin Building)
Tickets at the door $20
Pre-concert talk 7:15PM

Eventbrite - (D)Tourner - featuring percussionist Aiyun Huang

Aventa Ensemble
Bill Linwood, conductor
Aiyun Huang, percussion

Patrick Giguère – Insularité III : plenitudes et envies *
David Eagle – As mountain winds *
Bertrand Dubedout – ZAZPIAK Z
Philippe Leroux – (D)Tourner *

One would be hard pressed to find anyone who better embodies the spirit of drumming than Aiyun Huang – Donald Paulker, The WholeNote Magazine

Aventa gratefully acknowledges the assistance of the Canada Council for the Arts in the commissioning of new works from Philippe Leroux and David Eagle.

* Premiere performance

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