40th Anniversary Celebration

November 15 - 18, 2017
 
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The New Orchestra Workshop (NOW) Society commemorates their 40th year with performances of new works in a four-day interactive archival and performative installation, placing the Society as one of Canada's most significant improvisatory creative music collectives.
 

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NOV. 15 - 18 Archival Installation

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Free

Exhibition Hall - Grand Opening Nov. 15, 7pm, Nov.16 - 18. 10am - 10pm


NOV. 15 NOW Improv Workshop Concert

and Solo Piano with Kris Davis, Rory Cowal and Lisa Cay Miller

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Performance Centre, 8pm
NOW has been offering workshops to the public at the Western Front for over 39 years.
This concert will highlight 2017 participants and feature solo piano performances by Kris Davis, Rory Cowal and Lisa Cay Miller! $10

NOV. 16 Open rehearsal with the NOW Orchestra 

Free

Performance Centre, 4-6pm
The NOW Orchestra masters new works by Lina Allemano (Toronto/Berlin) and Kris Davis (New York City).

NOV. 16 Trading Places: Un Échange d'Improvisatuers

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Performance Centre, 8pm
with Vicky Mettler and Ellwood Epps   

NOV. 17 NOW Society Ensemble Concert

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Performance Centre, 8pm
works by Éric Normand, Fredrik Gran, Henri Augusto Bisognini and Lisa Cay Miller

NOV. 18 Panel Discussion

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Free

Exhibition Hall, 3:30 - 5pm
NOW, the history, legacy and future of the Society, share your ideas!

NOV. 18 Reception and Fundraiser    

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Support the 40th Celebrations!       Exhibition Hall 6:30-7:30 pm, $25
Refreshments and informal dinner with NOW Orchestra musicians, composers Davis, Miller and Allemano in the archival installation.

NOV. 18 NOW Orchestra Concert 

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Performance Centre, 8pm
New Works by Lina Allemano and Kris Davis. The first performance of the Orchestra since 2008!
 

 

Roundhouse Community Center

181 Roundhouse Mews

Vancouver