New Works Calgary 30th Anniversary
New Music Marathon
CALGARY – New Works Calgary is turning 30! To celebrate this anniversary, join us at Festival Hall in Inglewood (1250 10th Avenue SE) for an all-day New Music Marathon on Saturday, May 3, 2014.
The New Music Marathon will showcase and celebrate the diversity of new music creation and performance in Calgary. There will be concert events all day long (11:00 am, 2:00 and 4:00 pm) leading to a gala evening event (7:30 pm). Included in the day’s events will be the premiere of a winning student composition, a variety of Calgary student ensembles performing new music, world premieres by Calgary composers Hope Lee and John Abram, a special focus on the music of New Works Calgary founder, composer Quentin Doolittle, performances by Calgary’s Ensemble Resonance, Land’s End Ensemble (4:00), The Rubbing Stone Ensemble, and a special guest, world-renowned contemporary flautist Robert Dick from New York.
Daytime concerts are free admission. The evening gala event is $25 for adults, $18 for students.
New music, a silent auction, Inglewood hospitality, Calgary’s finest musicians…join us for a celebration!