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September 2019

ArtSpring Presents Makana Youth Choir

September 13, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
ArtSpring – Gallery, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, V8K 2V8 Canada
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REGISTER TERM 1 or 2 $147/per term WAIVER FORM Led by Caroni Young. Welcoming new voices! Registration opens AUG 6 Funding available upon request, based on need. Rehearsals Start Term 1 FRI SEPT 13 2019 3pm - 4:30pm Term 2 FRI JAN 17 2020 3pm - 4:30pm Makana Youth Choir Concert DEC 9 | JUN 15 WELCOMING NEW VOICES! For aspiring young singers grades 2-5. Join Makana and you’ll sing on the ArtSpring stage, meet amazing people, and be part…

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ArtSpring Presents Makana Youth Choir

September 20, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on [day], repeating until December 9, 2019

ArtSpring – Gallery, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, V8K 2V8 Canada
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REGISTER TERM 1 or 2 $147/per term WAIVER FORM Led by Caroni Young. Welcoming new voices! Registration opens AUG 6 Funding available upon request, based on need. Rehearsals Start Term 1 FRI SEPT 13 2019 3pm - 4:30pm Term 2 FRI JAN 17 2020 3pm - 4:30pm Makana Youth Choir Concert DEC 9 | JUN 15 WELCOMING NEW VOICES! For aspiring young singers grades 2-5. Join Makana and you’ll sing on the ArtSpring stage, meet amazing people, and be part…

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October 2019

Met Opera Turandot | PUCCINI

October 12, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
ArtSpring – Theatre, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada
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$22/$19 Senior/$13 Youth

BUY TICKETS Giacomo Puccini Sung in Italian One of opera’s most thrilling dramatic sopranos, Christine Goerke reprises her fierce portrayal of the title princess. Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducts Franco Zeffirelli’s dazzling production of Puccini’s final masterpiece, which also features tenors Roberto Aronica as Calàf, sopranos Eleonora Buratto as Liù, and bass-baritone James Morris as Timur. World premiere: Teatro alla Scala, Milan, 1926. Puccini’s final opera is an epic fairy tale set in a China of legend, loosely based on a play…

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ArtSpring Presents Saguenay Quartet and Lafayette String Quartet

October 18, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
ArtSpring – Theatre, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada
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BUY TICKETS bar 6:30pm A mari usque ad mare Saguenay Quartet and Lafayette String Quartet (Music A series) Combined, these string quartets create an ensemble of perfect harmony. The Saguenay Quartet (QC) — violinists Marie Bégin and Nathalie Camus, violist Luc Beauchemin, and cellist David Ellis — have developed a prestigious reputation for excellence. The Lafayette String Quartet (BC) — violinists Ann Elliott-Goldschmid and Sharon Stanis,  violist Joanna Hood, and cellist Pamela Highbaugh Aloni — are hailed as passionate and…

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ArtSpring Presents MG3 Guitar Workshop

October 23, 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
ArtSpring – Gallery, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, V8K 2V8 Canada
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REGISTER Regarded by the CBC as the hottest guitar ensemble in Canada, MG3 guitarists — Sébastien Dufour, Glenn Lévesque, and Marc Morin — have impressed audiences for more than 20 years with their rigour, inventiveness, and breathtaking stage presence. Limited to 20 participants. All levels of experience welcome. ArtSpring Presents California Guitar Trio and Montreal Guitar Trio concert | OCT 23 7:30pm/bar6:30pm $30/$5

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ArtSpring Presents California Guitar Trio and Montreal Guitar Trio

October 23, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
ArtSpring – Theatre, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada
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BUY TICKETS bar 6:30pm California Guitar Trio and Montreal Guitar Trio (Music C series) Regarded by the CBC as the hottest guitar ensemble in Canada, MG3 guitarists — Sébastien Dufour, Glenn Lévesque, and Marc Morin — have impressed audiences for more than 20 years with their rigour, inventiveness, and breathtaking stage presence. Add in 28 years of acoustic brilliance with the CG3 — Bert Lams, Hideyo Moriya, and Paul Richards — who have enthralled listeners with a singular sound that…

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Met Opera Manon | MASSENET

October 26, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
ArtSpring – Theatre, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada
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$22/$19 Senior/$13 Youth

BUY TICKETS Jules Massenet Sung in French Exhilarating soprano Lisette Oropesa stars as the irresistible title character, the tragic beauty who yearns for the finer things in life, in Laurent Pelly’s revealing production. Tenor Michael Fabiano is the besotted Chevalier des Grieux, whose desperate love for Manon proves their undoing. Maurizio Benini conducts Massenet’s sensual score. A co-production of the Metropolitan Opera; Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London; Teatro alla Scala, Milan; and Théâtre du Capitole de Toulouse. Premiere: Opéra…

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ArtSpring Presents Death Café

October 26, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on November 23, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on February 1, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on April 11, 2020 at 2:00 pm

ArtSpring – Lobby, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada
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Death Café facilitated by JayaLynda | FREE OCT 26 | NOV 23 | FEB 1 | APR 11 plus special cemetery walk Dave Phillips At a Death Café people, often strangers, gather to eat cake, drink tea and discuss death. Our objective is 'to increase awareness of death with a view to helping people make the most of their (finite) lives'. A Death Café is a group directed discussion of death with no agenda, objectives or themes. It is a discussion…

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ArtSpring Presents Les Voix humaines and Nigel North

October 28, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
ArtSpring – Theatre, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada
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BUY TICKETS 2:30pm school groups only Pre-show talk 7pm|7:30pm|bar 6:30pm Dowland Lachrimae (Music B series) Dowland’s Lachrimae has become a canon in the annals of consort music. Slow, rich in harmony with time for contemplation, the sonnet that the original song was set to speaks of the pain of love lost. These seven tears of extreme beauty are cried out in five parts by viols played by Margaret Little, Susie Napper, Mélisande Corriveau, and Felix Deak, with exquisite lute solos…

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ArtSpring Presents RUBBERBANDance Workshop

October 29, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
ArtSpring – Theatre, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada
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REGISTER RUBBERBANDance Workshop The hallmark of the company, the RUBBERBAND Method, comprises a unique choreographic vocabulary developed by Victor Quijada. It is now taught throughout the world in university programs, workshops, and masterclasses. Fascinated by the raw dynamic of Hip Hop/break-dancing and the purity of classical formalism, Quijada has been demolishing barriers between these contrasting dance styles for more than 15 years. The RUBBERBAND Method initiates participants to movements issuing from the blending of urban and contemporary dance, with a…

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ArtSpring Presents RUBBERBANDance

October 30, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
ArtSpring – Theatre, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada
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https://youtu.be/NFUEXp-Vprc BUY TICKETS no intermission / post-show talkback Vic’s Mix (Dance series) With both humorous and serious moments, Vic’s Mix is a kind of “best of” spanning the immense creative territory explored by choreographer Victor Quijada, extracting jewels from the choreographer’s repertoire. In a remix of his own work, orchestrating the clash between urban pop and classical composition, Quijada goes further in his experiments defying notions of theatricality and audience expectations, while making sure that each body gravitating onstage in…

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November 2019

ArtSpring Presents MM Contemporary Dance ~from Italy

November 6, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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One event on November 7, 2019 at 7:30 pm

ArtSpring – Theatre, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada
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BUY TICKETS bar 6:30pm | post-show talkback Gershwin Suite & Schubert Frames (Dance series) Gershwin Suite After wowing audiences with his astounding production of Rite of Spring and Bolero in 2018, choreographer Michele Merola now focuses his extraordinary visual imagination on Gershwin’s euphoric and brilliant pieces, set in the most romantic and intimate, sensual and seductive tones. Schubert Frames Choreographer Enrico Morelli wanted to entrust his new work to Franz Schubert's extraordinary music: no one better than the Viennese composer…

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ArtSpring Presents MM Contemporary Dance ~from Italy

November 7, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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One event on November 7, 2019 at 7:30 pm

ArtSpring – Theatre, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada
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BUY TICKETS bar 6:30pm | post-show talkback Gershwin Suite & Schubert Frames (Dance series) Gershwin Suite After wowing audiences with his astounding production of Rite of Spring and Bolero in 2018, choreographer Michele Merola now focuses his extraordinary visual imagination on Gershwin’s euphoric and brilliant pieces, set in the most romantic and intimate, sensual and seductive tones. Schubert Frames Choreographer Enrico Morelli wanted to entrust his new work to Franz Schubert's extraordinary music: no one better than the Viennese composer…

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Met Opera Madama Butterfly | PUCCINI

November 9, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
ArtSpring – Theatre, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada
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$22/$19 Senior/$13 Youth

BUY TICKETS Giacomo Puccini Sung in Italian Leading soprano Hui He has the heartbreaking title role of the doomed geisha, with tenor Andrea Carè as the American naval officer who abandons her. The great Plácido Domingo makes his role debut as Sharpless. Pier Giorgio Morandi is on the podium for Anthony Minghella’s sweeping production, a perennial audience favourite. A co-production of the Metropolitan Opera, English National Opera, and the Lithuanian National Opera. World premiere: Teatro alla Scala, Milan, 1904. Met…

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ArtSpring Presents Yegor Dyachkov and Jean Saulnier

November 15, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
ArtSpring – Theatre, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada
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BUY TICKETS bar 6:30pm Crossroads (Music A series) Renowned Canadian cellist Yegor Dyachkov and pianist Jean Saulnier present a program called Crossroads. It combines thoughtful musical substance and pleasure. Two short pieces by Martinu provide an artful conduit between Schumann’s heartfelt Adagio and Allegro and the world of Kapustin’s jazz and Piazzolla’s tango. Atonement by the internationally-renowned Canadian composer Christos Hatzis impressively fuses tango, jazz elements and a Jewish theme. Finally, profound emotion and sarcastic wit permeate expansive passages of…

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Met Opera Akhnaten | GLASS

November 23, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
ArtSpring – Theatre, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada
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$22/$19 Senior/$13 Youth

BUY TICKETS Philip Glass Sung in mixed languages Director Phelim McDermott tackles another one of Philip Glass’s masterpieces, following the now-legendary Met staging of Satyagraha. Star countertenor Anthony Roth Costanzo is the title pharaoh, the revolutionary ruler who transformed ancient Egypt, with the striking mezzo-soprano J’Nai Bridges in her Met debut as his wife, Nefertiti. To match the opera’s hypnotic, ritualistic music, McDermott has created an arresting vision that includes a virtuosic company of acrobats and jugglers. Karen Kamensek conducts…

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ArtSpring Presents Death Café

November 23, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on November 23, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on February 1, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on April 11, 2020 at 2:00 pm

ArtSpring – Lobby, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada
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Free

Death Café facilitated by JayaLynda | FREE OCT 26 | NOV 23 | FEB 1 | APR 11 plus special cemetery walk Dave Phillips At a Death Café people, often strangers, gather to eat cake, drink tea and discuss death. Our objective is 'to increase awareness of death with a view to helping people make the most of their (finite) lives'. A Death Café is a group directed discussion of death with no agenda, objectives or themes. It is a discussion…

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ArtSpring Presents Le Vent du Nord

November 28, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
ArtSpring – Theatre, 100 Jackson Avenue
Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V8 Canada
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BUY TICKETS bar 6:30pm Le Vent du Nord (Music C series) Not only considered an incomparable French ambassador, Le Vent du Nord is a driving force behind Quebec's progressive folk movement, as well as a key group in the renaissance of Quebec's traditional music.  “Featuring button accordion, guitar and fiddle, the band’s sound is defined by the hurdy-gurdy, which adds an earthy, rough-hewn flavor to even the most buoyant dance tunes.” — Boston Herald Hurdy-gurdy Nicolas Boulerice Guitar Simon Beaudry…

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