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Event Archive - Rudolf Komorous Celebration:

Thu. December 8th 2016 Phillip T. Young Recital Hall (Uvic) (All Ages)
8 PM
Adults $20 / Seniors $15 / Students & UVic alumni $10
Tickets at: UVic Ticket Centre
A concert of distinguished UVic School of Music alumni performing music by legendary Czech-Canadian composer, bassoonist, and teacher Rudolf Komorous, in celebration of his 85th birthday. From 1971–1989 Komorous taught composition and theory at UVic and later served as the School of Music’s Director. Many of his students went on to become successful composers and his music has made a major imprint on new music in Canada and beyond.
Works include Olympia (1964), Lurid Bride (1999), and the premiere of Stone House (2016) composed especially for this concert. Also on the program is Morning Glory by Linda Catlin Smith — one of Komorous's former students.
Featuring: Mary Byrne, flute; Erin Marks, oboe; Heather Roche, clarinet; Tyson Doknjas, violin; Alasdair Money, cello; Alex Rempel, bass; Cathy Fern Lewis, voice; Tzenka Dianova, piano; Carlie Graham, percussion; Christopher Butterfield, percussion; and Owen Underhill, conductor


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