2009-2010 SEASON

Glenn Buhr, Artistic Director

Phenomenological Love Songs: A Collage/Cabaret | Sep. 24, 2009  | Theatre Auditorium, Wilfrid Laurier University

Performed by Kimberly Barber, voice Nadina Mackie Jackson, bassoon;
Guy Few, trumpet/piano/voice with The Penderecki String Quartet
and The Phenomenological Love Songs Band: Ron Schirm, trombone; Glenn Buhr, piano; Andrew Downing, bass; Dave Wiffen, tenor saxophone

My 20th Century | Nov. 6, 2009  |  Theatre Auditorium, Wilfrid Laurier University

Featuring works by Tim Brady
Performed by Bradyworks New Music Ensemble
video/motion graphics by Martin Messier, Oana Suteu & Anton Germagenov
in hommage to John Lennon, Charlie Christian, Rosa Luxemberg Dmitri Shostakovich

Cathedral & Candlelight: NUMUS Winter Celebration | Nov. 21, 2009  |  First United Church, Waterloo

Featuring works by Györgi Ligeti, Arvo Pärt, Krzysztof Penderecki, Nancy Tam, John Tavener & a collaborative composition by Glenn Buhr/Paul Pulford/Lee Wellington
Performed by The Cathedral & Candlelight Chorus with Lee Wellington, director; Paul Pulford, violoncello; Jan Overduin, organ; Glenn Buhr, piano

The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari | Feb. 5, 2010  |  First United Church, Waterloo

A new score for silent film classic The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari performed by Andrew Downing’s Melodeon: Alexander Gajic, violin; Kevin Turcotte, trumpet; Tania Gill, pump organ; Kathleen Kajioka, viola; William Carn, trombone; Andrew Downing, bass

Old Modernists / New Modernists: Radical Music from 1910 to 2010 | Apr. 9, 2010  |  Maureen Forrester Recital Hall, Waterloo

Featuring works by Elliott Carter, György Ligeti, David McEvoy, William Peltier, Arnold Schoenberg & Anton Webern
Performed by The Penderecki String Quartet with The NUMUS Ensemble and Simon Docking, piano
co-directed by Paul Pulford & Glenn Buhr
Projections of art by Wassily Kandinsky, Edvard Munch, Egon Schiele, Arnold Schoenberg, Jackson Pollock, Mark Rothko & Willem de Koonig

NUMUS 25th Anniversary Celebrations | May. 15, 2010  |  Theatre Auditorium, Wilfrid Laurier University

Featuring works by NUMUS’ current and former Artistic Directors:
Peter Hatch
Ann-Marie DonovanJeremy BellJesse Stewart & Glenn Buhr
and a special recreation from NUMUS’ first season:
Steven Reich‘s Four Organs performed by the five Artistic Directors
with special guests The New Art Quartet:
Terence Kroetsch & Beth Ann deSousa, pianos; Carol Bauman & David Campion, percussion

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