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Turning Point Ensemble

Friday, January 19, 2018 from 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM (PST)

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Radio Rewrite:  The Music of Jonny Greenwood, Steve Reich, Olivier Messiaen & Christopher Butterfield

Presented with the PuSh International Performing Arts Festival

Turning Point Ensemble invites you to join us for an evening concert as part of the 2018 PuSh International Performing Arts Festival.

Led by conductor Owen Underhill, the musicians of Turning Point will offer a stunning selection of music from four great composers. They will be joined by soloists Estelle Lemire and Genevieve Grenier both performing on the ondes martenot. Following up on our sold-out concert for the 2017 World New Music Days, we are very excited to offer this exciting concert for Vancouver audiences. 

100 minutes, plus intermission

Supported by the Canada Council, the BC Arts Council and the City of Vancouver

“The Turning Point players, under Owen Underhill’s direction, are magnificent.”
— Alexander Varty, The Georgia Straight

Click Here for additional show information on the PuSh International Performing Arts Festival website

proto-synthesizer, and its ghostly vibrations
lend their music a haunting, delicate quality.
Increasing the bounty of riches is contem
porary master Steve Reich; the Ensemble
plays his homage-variations on Radiohead’s
music. Rounding out the evening is a world
premiere by Victoria composer Christopher
Mesmerizing, hypnotic and wildly inventive,
this is a show that redraws boundaries.
Whether you’re a Radiohead fan, a contem
porary classical fan or just an adventurous
listener, TPE’s musical mélange is a thrilling
experience. There are few shows that can
boast a variety, a virtuosity, a brilliance like
For 15 years, Turning Point Ensemble has
been electrifying audiences with its perfor
mances. Composed of 16 musicians and
conductor Owen Underhill, the group works
to promote music from this and the last cen
tury and unite different art forms

Presented with the PuSh International Performing Arts Festival.

Have questions about Radio Rewrite? Contact Turning Point Ensemble

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Norman Rothstein Theatre
950 West 41st Avenue
Vancouver, BC V5Z 2N7

Friday, January 19, 2018 from 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM (PST)

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Turning Point Ensemble

Turning Point Ensemble

Based in Vancouver, British Columbia, the Turning Point Ensemble is a large chamber ensemble (16 instrumentalists and conductor) recognized for its outstanding musicianship.  Founded in 2002 by its musician members, Turning Point has a mandate to increase the understanding and appreciation of music composed during the past hundred years, the ensemble has built a strong reputation for linking seminal 20th century repertoire to contemporary works through thoughtful programming and innovative presentations.  Uniquely and flexibly sized between a small chamber ensemble and a symphonic orchestra, Turning Point Ensemble presentations offer a symphonic palette with a chamber music sensibility.

Turning Point Ensemble has been recorded on numerous occasions by the Canadian Broadcast Corporation (CBC), has released four cds on the Artifact, Centrediscs, Atma Classique and Redshift Record labels, and toured Manitoba and Ontario with special guest Mezzo Soprano Judith Forst.  The ensemble also has initiated an educational program, “Creating Composers; Nurturing Life-Long Musical Expression Through Composition” that has received raves from the participating students, parents, and teachers.  

In 2010 Turning Point Ensemble was awarded the Rio Tinto Alcan Award for Music 2011 – the largest production prize for music in Canada for its presentation of FIREBIRD 2011, resulting in 4 sold out performances in March 2011 at The Cultch in Vancouver. 

We are proud to have presented a diverse range of repertoire, commissioned and performed works by Canadian and international composers, and partnered with a number of community and cultural organizations.

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