MUSIC BRIEFS – try out these local shows

Tiller's Folly, Aventa, Jazz at the Gallery

Tiller’s Folly, Feb 7 – The Pacific Northwest’s critically acclaimed, internationally travelled acoustic power trio celebrate the release of their new CD Stirring Up Ghosts at Fairfield Church, 1303 Fairfield Rd, 7pm. Special guests include Jeremy Walsh and Nellie Quinn.

Aventa, Feb. 8 – Aventa presents one of the first masterpieces of the 21 century – Philippe Leroux’s hyper-virtuosic VOI (rex). The composer joins Aventa, conducted by Bill Linwood, in the performance of this work, in which live electronics seamlessly integrate the various elements of the score. Leroux’s treatment of the voice is unique, triggering fascinating exchanges between the acoustic and electronic sound worlds. At the Phillip T Young Recital Hall (UVic), 8pm (pre-concert talk 7:15pm).

Jazz at the Gallery, Feb 22– U-JAM brings jazz to the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria. Today: kNu Standers with the Brooke Maxwell Trio, 2pm. Call 250-384-4171 ext 1.

 

Just Posted

MOVIE MONDAY: Wartime film treat scheduled this week

Classic German film Das Boot part of a busy November and December at Fort Street film hub

REVIEW: Chase away the November blues at The Phoenix Theatre

Guest director Jacques Lemay and The Drowsy Chaperone offer breezy fun at UVic

REVIEW: A definitive armistice story at Langham Court

Production of Goodnight Mister Tom hits the mark with believable story, characters

‘Tis the season for family musical theatre in Saanich

Four Seasons presents The Vault Brothers’ Show at Claremont’s Ridge Theatre

Big Little Lies author at Bolens next week

Best-seller Liane Moriarty to talk about her latest book, Nine Perfect Strangers

LETTERS: Referendum presents a real dilemma

I found the debate on Nov. 8 on the B.C. proportional voting… Continue reading

Robert K bring soulful voice to Sooke coffeehouse

The Sooke Folk Music Society coffee house is this Saturday

Most Read