Open Space – SALT

Just heard about this little day long festival. Dániel Péter Biró will be playing Changes by Carter and Shard will be played by UVic student Stefan Maier .

Open Space presents:


The First Tsilumos Festival
new music and more . . . for all the senses

March 20 from 11:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Day Tickets $20

SALT is a day long festival of contemporary music and dance from Canada and around the world. The Tsilumos Ensemble is an exciting new group of musicians brought together to offer new possibilities in engaging all the senses.

Concert 1 at 11:30 a.m. Brunch with Elliott Carter
Joanna Hood, Ajtony Csaba, Dániel Péter Biró and the Lafayette Quartet perform works of this contemporary American master

Concert 2 at 3:30 p.m. New Virtuosity
Tzenka Dianova, Kris Covlin, Mark McGregor, Hannah Burton, Rob Phillips and Kevin Grady play works of Biró, Newsome, Maxwell (Canadian Premieres), Berio, Xenakis, Avram and Nicolescu

Concert 3 at 5:30 p.m. Response 1
Featuring Arnold Schoenberg’s Pierrot Lunaire and a response-piece by German composer Annette Brosin Übersetzungen performed by Heather Harker, Crystal Yang, Liam Hockley, Nathan Friedman, Darren Miller, Emily Burton, Brooke Wilken, Monika Zaborowski and conducted by Alex Jang

Concert 4 at 7:00 p.m Response 2
Featuring Lachenmann’s famous string quartet Gran Torso and a response-piece by Canadian Composer Darren Miller for felipe de almeida ribeiro performed by Liz Massi, Deidre Carr, Jiten Beairsto and Chantal Bian

Concert 5 at 8:30 p.m. Dancing in the Sound of Light
Groundbreaking works by Donatoni, Grisey and Czernowin performed by the Tsilumos Ensemble conducted by Ajtony Csaba with special guests from the Suddenly Dance Theatre