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!