November 8, 2019 7:30 pm
Co-curated by Alexina Louie. 6:45pm – Pre-concert chat with Alexina Louie and Allen Gordon Bell Guest Artists – Marcin Swoboda, violin/viola  &  Laura Reid, violin. Guest Composer – Alexina Louie and Allan Gordon Bell.

In celebration of her 70th birthday year, we are thrilled to present award-winning Canadian composer Alexina Louie as our curator for this opening concert of the season. Featured on this program are a collection of Ms. Louie’s works complemented by those of other composers she has specially chosen: John Rea, Johannes Brahms, Chen Yi, and Luciano Berio. Also featured are the premieres of new works by Ms. Louie and Calgary’s own Allan Gordon Bell as part of a special commission by the Glenbow Museum.

Luciano Berio (ITL) – Duetti (selections)
Alexina Louie (CAN) – Out of the Night, Birdsong (world premiere)
Allan Gordon Bell (CAN) – 29/39 SA in motoric vorticular cubistic cuts (world premiere)
Alexina Louie (CAN) – Bringing the Tiger Down the Mountain II
Alexina Louie (CAN) – Pond Mirrors Bright Sky – Wild Horse Running
John Rea (CAN) – Las Meninas (selections)
Chen Yi (CHN/USA) – Memory
Johannes Brahms (GER) – Intermezzo, Op.119, No. 1 Alexina Louie (CAN) – Falling Through Time

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