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Event Archive - The Age of Wire and String: Aventa Ensemble

Sun. September 10th 2006 Phillip T. Young Recital Hall (Uvic) (All Ages)
Tickets at: UVic Box Office 721-8480, at the door
Presented by: Aventa Ensemble
Our opening concert features The Age of Wire and String by celebrated Scandinavian composer Rolf Wallin, Michael Oesterle’s Urban Canticle and selected works from our first Composers Workshop. The Age of Wire and String borrows its title from the debut novel by American author Ben Marcus, describing an ungraspable world that defies the earthly laws of nature. This description fits equally well Wallin’s abstract world of music, with its ability to transport our mind to places never before visited.


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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
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