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New Music Festival: One More Way To See

27 March 2019 @ 8:00 pm

As a part of this year’s New Music Festival – Celebrating the Legacy of VS Composers-in-Residence, the Victoria Symphony in collaboration with the Emily Carr String Quartet Society will be presenting an evening with the Emily Carr String Quartet featuring mezzo soprano Marion Newman. This concert will feature the world premiere of Jennifer Butler’s One More Way to See. Past VS Composers-in- Residence, Jared Miller and Tobin Stokes will also be featured showcasing their pieces for string quartet inspired by Emily Carr.

Emily Carr String Quartet Society wishes to acknowledge the British Columbia Arts Council for their generous support in the commissioning of Jennifer Butler’s Songs for Klee Wyck: One More Way to See with words by poet Stephanie McKenzie.

Tickets are $25 or buy a New Music Festival pass for $40 and receive tickets to all three shows including this one, Just a Stranger Here Myself (March 28) and Singing the Earth (March 30).



27 March 2019
starts at 8:00 pm
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Min Plays Schumann

Concert Programme

  • Jared Miller
    Strangled By Growth
  • Stephanie McKenzie
    Reading of the poem: One More Way to See
  • Jennifer Butler
    Songs for Klee Wyck: One More Way to See (World Premiere)
  • Tobin Stokes
    Feathers (readings from the writings of Emily Carr by Stephanie McKenzie)
  • R. Murray Schafer
    Waves, String Quartet No. 2
  • Tobin Stokes
    Canoe from Stories from Klee Wyck