Renaissance

Continuum on tour in British Columbia
April 21 – May 6, 2016
April 29 & 30 Kelowna Community Theatre (Kelowna)
May 1 Frank Venables Theatre (Oliver)
May 4, 5 & 6 Norman Rothstein Theatre (Vancouver)

Continuum and Ballet Kelowna present Renaissance, a concert of early music reimagined with dance. Repertoire includes works explored with fresh ears based on Henri Purcell's The Fairy Queen and the music of William Byrd and Marin Marias, with premieres by Jocelyn Morlock and Michael Oesterle; also included is Arvo Pärt's Fratres.

This tour is made possible in part by a grant from the Ontario Arts Council's National and International Touring program, and from the Canada Council for the Arts' Music Touring Grant program.

Program

  1. Jocelyn MorlockCA
  2. Michael OesterleCA
  3. Arvo PärtEE
  4. Rodney SharmanCA

* Canada Council Commission
† Premiered by Continuum
‡ Commissioned by Edward Mark Epstein

Choreographers

John Alleyne (CA), James Kudelka (CA), Heather Myers* (CA), Simone Orlando* (CA)

* Premiere

Ensemble

Carol Lynn Fujino (violin), Bryan Holt (cello), Anthony Thompson (clarinet), Laurent Philippe (piano), Ryan Scott (percussion)

Dancers

Desiree Bortolussi, Mark Dennis, Julie Pham, Kurt Werner, Valentin Chou, Heather Thomson

ballet kelowna canada council for the arts ontario arts council

Renaissance