Creative and Performing Arts 2022-23 Season

University of Calgary SCPA Dance 2022-23 Season

Dance at Night, 2022

Tim Nguyen

PRO SERIES I – WHEN LANGUAGE FAILS

A new dance theatre work by Wojciech Mochniej in collaboration with Melissa Monteros
NOVEMBER 4–5 • 7:30 PM • UNIVERSITY THEATRE • $22/$17

DANCE@NOON

Dance@Noon presents the live performance of students at all levels in the dance program.
DECEMBER 5–7 • 12:00 PM • UNIVERSITY THEATRE • FREE

PRO SERIES II – JUST BREATHE, OKÂWÎMÂWASKIY

A collaboration between Indigenous artist Sandra Lamouche and dance faculty Melanie Kloetzel, kloetzel&co.
JANUARY 20–21 • 7 PM AND 8:30 PM • UNIVERSITY THEATRE • $22/$17

MAINSTAGE DANCE

Mainstage Dance presents the works of professional choreographers performed by UCalgary Dance Majors.
MARCH 9–11 • 7:30 PM • UNIVERSITY THEATRE • $22/$17

DANCE@NIGHT

Dance@Night presents the choreographic and directorial work of senior level Dance Majors in the Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) at UCalgary.
MARCH 31–APRIL 1 • 8 PM • UNIVERSITY THEATRE • $14/$11

Tim Nguyen

Blood, Love and Betrayal

HOOKMAN

First year university life gets even harder for Lexi when she’s feeling homesick, her roommate is super weird, and a hook-handed serial killer is slashing girls’ throats. When Lexi discovers what really happened to her high school best friend, she learns what it means to grow up – and isn’t pretty.
A collaboration between UCalgary Drama and Chromatic Theatre.
Written by Lauren Yee – Directed by Jenna Rodgers
OCTOBER 21-29 • REEVE THEATRE • $22/$17

MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING

It’s 1976 and Benedick, Claudio, Don John and Don Pedro join the wealthy Leonato and his family at their mountain cabin in Messina, Alberta. While there, Benedick, a confirmed bachelor, and Beatrice, the eternal bachelorette are tricked into believing the other is in love with them. The push and pull of love is soon overtaken, however, as the disgruntled Don John has other plans….
Written by William Shakespeare – Directed by MFA Candidate Cali Sproule
NOVEMBER 25-DECEMBER 3 • REEVE THEATRE • $22/$17

ARGONAUTIKA

This highly theatrical, contemporary retelling of Jason, his Argonauts, and their tumultuous search for the Golden Fleece spans continents, myth, and time. Filled with storied gods, monsters, and men - including Hera, Hercules, Medea, centaurs, sirens, and more - Argonautika is an enormous journey told best by live theatre.
Written by Mary Zimmerman – Directed by Randi Edmundson
FEBRUARY 10-18 • UNIVERSITY THEATRE • $22/$17

University of Calgary, School of Creative and Performing Arts, Division of Music, 2022-23 Season

Tim Nguyen

Faculty and Friends Concert Series

The Faculty and Friends Concert Series highlights our talented music faculty, along with established local and international musicians.

AYHAM HAMMOUR, PIANO

A native of Damascus, Dr. Ayham Hammour is an acclaimed performer and passionate teacher. He is a top prize winner in piano competitions and an active performer, giving recitals and concerts in many prestigious concert halls around the world.
SEPTEMBER 24 • 7:30 PM • ECKHARDT-GRAMATTÉ HALL • $26/$19

JANI PARSONS, PIANO

Meet pianist Dr. Jani Parsons, the newest faculty member of the School of Creative and Performing Arts and the Head of the Piano Program. The programme includes a collection of works that ranges from the dark musings of France’s most acclaimed female composer of the Baroque era to more recent works that sparkle to life.
OCTOBER 8 • 7:30 PM • ECKHARDT-GRAMATTÉ HALL • $26/$19

REMEMBRANCE DAY CONCERT WITH THE UCALGARY STRING QUARTET

This Remembrance Day Concert includes music by the Jewish-Czech composer Erwin Schulhoff, Ukrainian composer Myroslav Skoryk, Shostakovich, and more.
NOVEMBER 10 • 7:30 PM • ECKHARDT-GRAMATTÉ HALL • $26/$19

AURORA TRIO

Join pianist Jani Parsons, violinist Timothy Steeves, and celist Max Geissler for an evening of string trio music by Beethoven, Kelly-Marie Murphy, and Schostakovich.
NOVEMBER 26 • 7:30 PM • ECKHARDT-GRAMATTÉ HALL • $26/$19

FEMININE MUSIQUE

Feminine Musique, a New York vocal duo who is dedicated to performing music by women composers, presents music by Pauline Viardot, Maria Malibran, Josephine Lang along with Delibes’ famous opera duet Lakme and more.
MARCH 18 • 7:30 PM • ECKHARDT-GRAMATTÉ HALL • $26/$19

A CELEBRATION OF MUSIC BY BLACK COMPOSERS V

The UCalgary String Quartet presents music by Florence Price, Eric Lacy , Daniel Bernard Roumain and Adolphus Hailstork.
APRIL 20 • 7:30 PM • ECKHARDT-GRAMATTÉ HALL • $26/$19


Monday Night Jazz Series

Our popular Monday Night Jazz Series features local, Canadian and international jazz artists perform a variety of jazz styles.

THE NEW FACULTY JAZZ SEPTET

With Jeremy Brown (saxophone), Rod Squance (vibraphone), Kodi Hutchingson (bass), Tyler Hornby (drums), Neil McVey (guitar), Kristian Alexandrov (piano), and André Wickenheiser (trumpet). Don’t miss their inaugural concert.
OCTOBER 24 • 7:30 PM • UNIVERSITY THEATRE • $26/$19

AUDREY OCHOA WITH THE UCALGARY JAZZ ORCHESTRA

Jazz, rock, pop, latin, punk, ska and more with one of Edmonton’s most prolific trombone players.
FEBRUARY 27 • 7:30 PM • UNIVERSITY THEATRE • $26/$19

CARL MAYOTTE QUINTET

A magical concert where solos and virtuoso flights follow one another as in an action film that would keep you awake on the end of your chair.
MARCH 13 • 7:30 PM • UNIVERSITY THEATRE • $26/$19


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MR. TAMBOURINE MAN: SEVEN POEMS OF BOB DYLAN

Soprano Laura Hynes and pianist Susanne Ruberg-Gordon perform Grammy Award-winning composer John Corigliano’s Mr. Tambourine Man: Seven Poems of Bob Dylan.
OCTOBER 19 • 12 PM • ECKHARDT-GRAMATTÉ HALL• FREE

2022 E-GRE WINNER'S TOUR

Montreal-based pianist, David Potvin presents a program of all Canadian contemporary repertoire.
NOVEMBER 2 • 12 PM • ECKHARDT-GRAMATTÉ HALL • FREE

2023 LUNAR NEW YEAR CELEBRATION CONCERT: THE TWELVE CHINESE ZODIAC ANIMALS

A dynamic and colourful unveiling of twelve new musical works by Vincent Ho, each inspired by the animals of the Chinese zodiac
JANUARY 22 • PRE-CONCERT TALK: 1:30 PM, CONCERT: 2 PM • ECKHARDT-GRAMATTÉ HALL • FREE

CALGARY PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA NEW MUSIC READING

The Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra will perform the premieres of new compositions by three music students in the School of Creative and Performing Arts.
JANUARY 24 • 10 AM • ECKHARDT-GRAMATTÉ HALL • FREE

ACTS OF KINDNESS

A collection of performances by students and alumni in Dance, Drama and Music to cap off the Week of Kindness
JANUARY 27 • 4:30 PM • ROZSA CENTRE • FREE

SONIC VISIONS

A concert of new works by modern-day composers, including graduate music students of the School of Creative and Performing Arts
FEBRUARY 9 • 8 PM • ECKHARDT-GRAMATTÉ HALL • $14/$11

2023 RBC CONCERTO CONCERT

Two students/alumni from each of the School of Creative and Performing Arts and Mount Royal University Conservatory perform as soloists with the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra.
MARCH 8 • 7:30 PM • ECKHARDT-GRAMATTÉ HALL • $26/$19


UCalgary Music Ensembles

WIND ENSEMBLE & SYMPHONIC BAND
Director: Gareth Jones
OCTOBER 13 • 8 PM • ECKHARDT-GRAMATTÉ HALL • $14/$11/$10

JAZZ ORCHESTRA
Conductor: Jeremy Brown
NOVEMBER 14 • 7:30 PM • UNIVERSITY THEATRE • $14/$11

CHORUS & CHAMBER CHOIR
Director: Kathryn Parrotta
NOVEMBER 15 • 8 PM • ECKHARDT-GRAMATTÉ HALL • $14/$11/$10

JAZZ COMBOS
Conductor: Jeremy Brown
NOVEMBER 16 • 7:30 PM • BORIS ROUBAKINE HALL • FREE

ORCHESTRA
Conductor: Edmond Agopian
NOVEMBER 17 • 8 PM • ECKHARDT-GRAMATTÉ HALL • $14/$11

CHAMBER MUSIC
Director: Edmond Agopian
NOVEMBER 21 • 12 PM • ECKHARDT-GRAMATTÉ HALL • FREE

BRASS & PERCUSSION
Directors: Gareth Jones and Tyler Hornby
NOVEMBER 22 • 8 PM • ECKHARDT-GRAMATTÉ HALL • $14/$11

SYMPHONIC BAND
Director: Gareth Jones
NOVEMBER 23 • 8 PM • ECKHARDT-GRAMATTÉ HALL • $14/$11

WIND ENSEMBLE
Director: Gareth Jones
NOVEMBER 24 • 8 PM • ECKHARDT-GRAMATTÉ HALL • $14/$11/$10

CHAMBER MUSIC
Director: Edmond Agopian
NOVEMBER 28 • 8 PM • ECKHARDT-GRAMATTÉ HALL • $14/$11

VOICE LAB
Director: Laura Hynes
NOVEMBER 29 • 8 PM • ECKHARDT-GRAMATTÉ HALL • $14/$11

VOICE LAB
Director: Laura Hynes
NOVEMBER 30 • 8 PM • ECKHARDT-GRAMATTÉ HALL • $14/$11/$10

GUITAR ENSEMBLE
Director: Ralph Maier
DECEMBER 1 • 8 PM • ECKHARDT-GRAMATTÉ HALL • $14/$11

WORLD MUSIC
Director: Dr. Rod Thomas Squance
DECEMBER 2 • 8 PM • ECKHARDT-GRAMATTÉ HALL • $14/$11

ORCHESTRA & WIND ENSEMBLE
Conductors: Edmond Agopian and Gareth Jones
FEBRUARY 15 • 8 PM • ECKHARDT-GRAMATTÉ HALL • $14/$11

JAZZ ORCHESTRA
Director: Jeremy Brown
MARCH 17 • 7:30 PM • UNIVERSITY THEATRE • $14/$11

JAZZ COMBOS
Conductor: Jeremy Brown
MARCH 22 • 7:30 PM • BORIS ROUBAKINE HALL • $14/$11/$10

ORCHESTRA
Conductor: Edmond Agopian
MARCH 23 • 8 PM • ECKHARDT-GRAMATTÉ HALL • $14/$11

CHORUS & CHAMBER CHOIR
Director: Kathryn Parrotta
MARCH 24 • 8 PM • ECKHARDT-GRAMATTÉ HALL • $14/$11/$10

CHAMBER MUSIC
Director: Edmond Agopian
MARCH 29 • 12 PM • ECKHARDT-GRAMATTÉ HALL • FREE

GUITAR ENSEMBLE
Director: Ralph Maier
MARCH 29 • 8 PM • ECKHARDT-GRAMATTÉ HALL • $14/$11

WIND ENSEMBLE
Director: Gareth Jones
MARCH 30 • 8 PM • ECKHARDT-GRAMATTÉ HALL • $14/$11/$10

CHAMBER MUSIC
Director: Edmond Agopian
APRIL 2 • 8 PM • ECKHARDT-GRAMATTÉ HALL • $14/$11

WORLD MUSIC
Director: Dr. Rod Thomas Squance
APRIL 3 • 8 PM • ECKHARDT-GRAMATTÉ HALL • $14/$11

VOICE LAB
Director: Laura Hynes
APRIL 4 • 8 PM • ECKHARDT-GRAMATTÉ HALL • $14/$11

VOICE LAB
Director: Laura Hynes
APRIL 5 • 8 PM • ECKHARDT-GRAMATTÉ HALL • $14/$11

SYMPHONIC BAND
Director: Gareth Jones
APRIL 6 • 8 PM • ECKHARDT-GRAMATTÉ HALL • $14/$11/$10

BRASS & PERCUSSION
Directors: Gareth Jones and Chris Sies
APRIL 11 • 8 PM • ECKHARDT-GRAMATTÉ HALL • $14/$11/$10