2006-2007 SEASON

Jesse Stewart, Artistic Director
Jeremy Bell, Artistic Director Laureate

New Directions: Joe McPhee & Jesse Stewart  | Sep. 24, 2006  |  Princess Cinema, Waterloo

Performed by Joe McPhee, saxophone/pocket trumpet and Jesse Stewart, percussion

Pushing the Perimeter: Russian Cannons | Dec. 1, 2006  |  Lazaridis Theatre, Perimeter Institute

Featuring works by Nikolai Korndorf Tryptych, Dmitri Shostakovich, Alfred Schnittke, Sofia ubaidulina Concordanza, Alfred Schnittke

Performed by cellist Alexander Ivashkin & pianist Anya Alexeyev
with The Penderecki String Quartet; Pentaedre Wind Quintet; Yannick Chenevert, bass; Evan Mitchell, percussion; Guy Few, trumpet

Structured Improvisations/Improvising Structures: Pauline Oliveros & Ione meet the Adams Family | Jan. 11, 2007  |  Maureen Forrester Recital Hall

Performed by Pauline Oliveros, accordion/electronics; Ione, sound poet; Norman Adams, laptop/cello; John Adams, electronics

Structured Improvisations/Improvising Structures: Oliveros Jam | Jan. 12, 2007  |  War Memorial Hall, University of Guelph

Performed by Pauline Oliveros, accordion/electronics; Jesse Stewart, percussion; Ellen Waterman, flute

Structured Improvisations/Improvising Structures: Blue Memos | Jan. 13, 2007  |  Waterloo Entertainment Centre

Featuring improvised works, and composed work by Peter Hatch.
Performed by Anne-Marie Donovan, voice; Liselyn Adams, flute; Paul Bendzsa, clarinet/saxophone; Julie Baumgartel, violin; Paul Pulford, cello; Pamela Reimer, piano; Beverley Johnston, percussion

Structured Improvisations/Improvising Structures: Sonoluminescence | Jan. 14, 2007  |  Guelph Youth Music Centre

Performed by William Parker, bass; David Mott, baritone saxophone; Jesse Stewart, drums

Pushing the Perimeter: Weather-Beaten | Feb. 23, 2007  |  Lazaridis Theatre, Perimeter Institute

Featuring “Weather” by Michael Gordon and a new work by Jascha Narveson
Performed by The Penderecki String QuartetKW Symphony Orchestra StringsLori Gemmel, harp; Joseph Petric, accordion; Jascha Narveson, electronics, with video design by Stefan Rose 
and a solo set by Jesse Somfay, turntable

Morton Feldman: For Philip Guston | Apr. 26, 2007  |  King Street Theatre

Featuring “Weather” by Michael Gordon
Performed by Brigitte Poulin, piano; D’Arcy Gray, percussion; Guy Pelletier, flute
co-presented with Open Ears Festival

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