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Event Archive - Aventa Ensemble

Sun. February 8th 2015 Phillip T. Young Recital Hall (Uvic) (All Ages)
8:00 p.m.
All tickets: $20
Aventa Presents: VOI (rex)

Aventa presents one of the first masterpieces of the twenty-first century – Philippe Leroux’s hyper-virtuosic VOI (rex). The composer joins Aventa in the performance of this work, in which live electronics seamlessly integrate the various elements of the score. Leroux’s treatment of the voice is unique, triggering and instigating fascinating exchanges between the acoustic and electronic sound worlds. Featuring the Aventa Ensemble, with Helen Pridmore, soprano, Philippe Leroux, electronics, and Bill Linwood, conductor. Pre-concert talk at 7:15 p.m.

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Aventa Ensemble

Aventa Ensemble was founded in 2003 to fill a need in Victoria for a professional ensemble capable of performing a wide range of repertoire. As well as promoting Canadian works, Aventa also programs new works from the international repertoire. A highlight during the opening season was the Canadian premiere of Sir Peter Maxwell Davies' De Assumtione... more info