Feb
26
6:00 PM18:00

Movement & Music

Movement & Music is an interdisciplinary improvised dance and music series curated by Juno award-winning percussionist Ben Brown. This iteration will feature Ben Brown (drum set), Lisa Butel (voice & electronics), Brent Cross (guitar & electronics), and Lyle Hopkins (double bass).

Admission is $5.

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Feb
15
7:30 PM19:30

At Least We Tried #3: Co-dependance

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At Least We Tried is a variety show series curated by Shera Kelly, Sam MacKinnon, and Natalie Ramsay. This iteration features artists Ital Blue, Lyle Hopkins, Shera Kelly, Sam MacKinnon, Simon Massey, Julia Pileggi, Angelica Pohveherskie, Jess Vaira, and Sophia Xiang.

Admission is free.

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Jan
23
6:30 PM18:30

8EAST Duos // Lyle Hopkins and Friends

An evening of contemporary improvised music.

Set One: Duos featuring Vivian Houle (voice) and Torsten Muller (double bass); Peggy Lee (cello) and Lisa Cay Miller (piano)

Set Two: Skye Brooks (drum set), Marina Hasselberg (cello), François Houle (clarinet), Lyle Hopkins (double bass), and Ron Samworth (guitar).

Admission is $10-20.

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Jan
19
7:00 PM19:00

Sounding the Infinite: An Evening of Music and Aboriginal Art

Dive deep into the art of "Marking the Infinite: Contemporary Women Artists From Aboriginal Australia" with a unique night of musical experimentation and art appreciation at MOA. Take a private guided tour with Carol E. Mayer, MOA’s Curator of the Pacific and organizer of the exhibition, who will illuminate the stories and inspiration behind these incredible works of art and the nine Aboriginal women from who created them. Then experience a sonic journey of discovery, reflection, and meditation as a seven-piece ensemble of accomplished and innovative Vancouver musicians creates music in real time in response to the art. Featuring Mike WT Allen (baritone saxophone), Meredith Bates (violin), Nik Focht (percussion), Lyle Hopkins (double bass), Franki Lemon (cello), Genevieve Mackay (viola), Alex Morison (guitar).

Program Schedule:
7 pm – Private guided tour
8 pm – Drinks and light refreshments
9 pm – Musical Performance

Admission:
General $42
UBC Students/Staff/Faculty/MOA Members/Indigenous Peoples $35

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Jan
13
1:00 PM13:00

John Cage's Musicircus

In collaboration with the Blueridge Chamber Music Society, The Polygon Gallery will be staging a performance of John Cage’s Musicircus. The piece brings numerous musicians and performers together within the Gallery over the course of one afternoon.

Admission by donation.

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Oct
29
8:00 PM20:00

Hildegard's Ghost

Composer and pianist Róisín Adams presents eclectic compositions for small ensemble. Adams is joined by Skye Brooks (drum set), Lyle Hopkins (double bass), and Elisa Thorn (harp). Featuring performances by Matt Bachmann (New York) and Kevin Romain.

Admission is $10.

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Apr
29
8:00 PM20:00

Woodstockhausen 2018

Woodstockhausen 2018 showcases scores that use creative or intuitive approaches to music notation, such as improvised pieces, graphic scores, prose scores, stopwatch pieces, etc. This year's festival features works by John Cage, Giorgio Magnanensi, and Lyle Hopkins, among others.

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Nov
9
8:30 PM20:30

Trading Places: Un Échange d'Improvisateurs Montréal/Vancouver

As part of the 2018 Trading Places: Un Échange d'Improvisateurs Montréal/Vancouver residency, Merge presents an evening of imrpovised music.

Set One: Róisín Adams (piano), Lyle Hopkins (double bass), and Kevin Romain (drum set)

Set Two: Meredith Bates (violin), Ellwood Epps (trumpet), Vicky Mettler (guitar), and Lisa Cay Miller (piano)

Admission is $10.

Trading Places: Un'échance d'Improvisateurs Montréal-Vancouver is a vibrant residency program that takes place in two of Canada's foremost centres of improvised music. Multiple presenters from Montréal and Vancouver curate in collaboration, providing emerging and established musicians support for their artistic practice and opportunities for growth through cultural exchange, placing talent in agreement with opportunity.

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Aug
19
8:00 PM20:00

Tony Glausi CD Release

Award-winning jazz trumpeter and composer Tony Glausi comes to Vancouver for an evening of contemporary jazz from his new record, Bad Boy (Live at The Jazz Station). The concert features Bernie Arai (drum set), David Blake (guitar), Lyle Hopkins (double bass), and John Nicholson (tenor saxophone).

Admission is $15.

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Jul
29
8:00 PM20:00

HoHa 1: Hasselberg / Lewis Duo and Blake / Hopkins / Hong Trio

An evening of classical and jazz music. This event is part of the HoHa concert series curated by Marina Hasselberg and Lyle Hopkins.

Set One: Marina Hasselberg (cello) and Cathy Fern Lewis (voice)

Set Two: David Blake (guitar), Mili Hong (drum set), Lyle Hopkins (double bass)

HoHa is a concert series that connects various musical disciplines and communities through live performance. Each program features a juxtaposition of ensembles and musical style, culminating in an evening of music and conversation at Vancouver’s historic Dominion Building.

Admission:
General $25
Student/Artist $20

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Apr
28
8:00 PM20:00

Pillow Talk

Pillow Talk is a collaboration between double bassist Lyle Hopkins, vocalist Emma Postl, and violinist Stefan Thordarson. The trio's performances are intimate and spontaneous, and their repertoire is a juxtaposition of contemporary improvised music with an American folk aesthetic. Featuring performances by Ridley Bishop and Omianan.

Free admission.

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