Diary

Diary

Upcoming & recent events include:

VICTORIA, CANADA
Saturday, 17 September, 2016, 7.00pm
Recital: Love & Marriage – the Director’s Cut. Faculty Concert of The Dichterliebe Project
With Anna Cal, piano
Lutheran Church of the Cross, Victoria

VICTORIA, CANADA
Friday, 23 July-Friday, 5 August 2016
Summer Vocal Academy Oratorio Program – lead instructor on the Adult Soloists program in Baroque performance for solo singers
Artistic Directors: Nancy Argenta & Ingrid Attrot. Faculty: Daniel Taylor, Steven Devine, Kate Semmens, Kathryn Whitney, Brian Wismath, David Stratkauskas, Csinszka Redai.
Victoria Conservatory of Music

MUNICH, GERMANY
Monday, 4 July, 2016, 8.00pm
Carl Orff,  Carmina Burana
Münchener Bach-Chor / Munich Bach Choir
Dir., Hansjörg Albrecht

OXFORD, ENGLAND
Sunday, 26 June, 2016, 5.00pm
Recital: Music in by Susan Wollenberg
With Susan Wollenberg, piano
Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford

EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND
Thursday, 16 June, 2016, 12 noon
Recital: Songs from the Great White North
With Ailsa Aitkenhead, piano
Greyfriars Kirk, Edinburgh

LANGLEY, CANADA
Saturday, 20 February, 2016
Choral Workshop – Healthy Voices in the Valley
Sponsored by the British Columbia Choral Federation.
Dir. and cembalo, Hansjörg Albrecht

VICTORIA, CANADA
February/March, 2016
The Dichterliebe Project
An experimental performance project for adult amateur singers and pianists aged 30+.
Student Concerts: Friday, March 11 & Saturday March 12, 2016, 7.00pm. Wood Hall, Victoria Conservatory of Music

MUNICH, GERMANY
Sunday, 20 December, 2015
J.S. Bach, Weihnachtsoratorio
Münchener Bach-Chor / Munich Bach Choir
Bach Collegium München
Dir. and cembalo, Hansjörg Albrecht

MUNICH, GERMANY
Thursday, 17 December, 2015
Heinrich Schütz: Deutsches Magnificat
Advents- und Weihnachtslieder
Münchener Bach-Chor / Munich Bach Choir
Peter Kofler, Orgel
Dir. Hansjörg Albrecht

STUDIO TEACHING SABBATICAL: October 2015-June 2016. On sabbatical in Germany.

PRINCE GEORGE, CANADA
Saturday, 19 September, 2015
Choral Workshop – singing technique and choral skills
Cantata Singers
In association with the British Columbia Choral Federation

VICTORIA, CANADA
August 17-28, 2015
Solfa Chamber Choir Workshops
Victoria Conservatory of Music

VICTORIA, CANADA
August 1-8, 2015
Summer Academy Choral Program, Victoria Conservatory of Music
Artistic directors: Kathryn Whitney & Brian Wismath, with Faculty Willi Zwozdesky & Morna Edmunson
Victoria Conservatory of Music

LONDON, ENGLAND
June 27-28, 2015
Music & Text – Symposium of the SongArt Performance Research Group
Lecture Recital: ‘What is left for us performers to do? Locating lyric spaces in live song performance’. With Gareth Roberts, piano. Royal Central School of Speech & Drama, London, in association with the Institute of Musical Research, University of London School of Advanced Study
Further information

VICTORIA, CANADA
March-May, 2015
The Winterreise Project
A joint performance project led by Kathryn Whitney & pianist Anna Cal
Adult amateur soloists study, coach, and present a shared performance of Schubert’s Winterreise
Victoria Conservatory of Music

LONDON, ENGLAND
Sunday, 1 February 2015, 10am-6pm
SongArt Performance Research Group – public workshop
Embodying creativity in live song performance
Royal College of Music
Further information

SOUTHERN VANCOUVER ISLAND, CANADA
Monday, 22 December 2014, 7.30pm – St Mary’s Anglican Church, Saanichton
Tuesday, 23 December 2014, 7.30pm – Sylvan United Church, Cowichan Valley
Wednesday, 24 December 2014, 2.30pm – Alix Goolden Performance Hall, Victoria
A Child’s Christmas in Wales
Vox Humana Chamber Choir
Directed by Brian Wismath
Further information

VICTORIA, CANADA
Wednesday, 17 December 2014, 7.00pm
Sing-Along Messiah
Victoria Civic Orchestra, directed by Peter Butterfield
Alix Goolden Performance Hall
Further information

SHAWNIGAN LAKE, CANADA
Sunday, 14 December 2014, 2.30
Sing-Along Messiah
Victoria Civic Orchestra, directed by Peter Butterfield
Shawnigan Lake School
Further information

VICTORIA, CANADA
Saturday, 13 December 2014, 7pm
Studio Recital
Wood Hall, Victoria Conservatory of Music
All welcome

VICTORIA, CANADA
Saturday, 6 December 2014, 1-3pm
Public masterclass in advanced song performance
Wood Hall, Victoria Conservatory of Music
All welcome

VICTORIA, CANADA
Saturday, 29 November 2014, 2-4pm
Public masterclass in advanced song performance
Wood Hall, Victoria Conservatory of Music
All welcome

VICTORIA, CANADA
Sunday, 23 November 2014, 8.00pm
Wachet auf! Cantatas for the season of Advent
(Singing with the St John’s Chamber Singers)
Victoria Baroque Players, directed by David Stratkauskas
Church of St John the Divine
Further information

VICTORIA, CANADA
Sunday 16 November 2014, 1-3pm
Public masterclass in advanced song performance
Wood Hall, Victoria Conservatory of Music
All welcome

VICTORIA, CANADA
Saturday, 8 November 2014, 8pm, Sunday, 9 November 2014, 2.30pm
Britten, War Requiem (singing with Vox Humana Chamber Choir)
Directed by Tania Miller
Joni Henson, soprano / Benjamin Butterfield, tenor / Phillip Addis, baritone
Victoria Choral Society / Vox Humana / St. Michael’s Children’s Choir
Royal Theatre. Further information.

VICTORIA, CANADA
Saturday 8 November 2014, 11am-1pm
Public masterclass in advanced song performance
Wood Hall, Victoria Conservatory of Music
All welcome

VICTORIA, CANADA
Saturday 25 October 2014, 1-3pm
Public masterclass in advanced song performance
Wood Hall, Victoria Conservatory of Music
All welcome

VICTORIA, CANADA
Saturday 11 October 2014, 1-3pm
Public masterclass in advanced song performance
Wood Hall
Victoria Conservatory of Music
All welcome.

VICTORIA, CANADA
Fridays & Saturdays, beginning 3 & 4 October (10 weeks)
Solfa Chamber Choir Workshops
Practical sight-reading course for adult choristers
Victoria Conservatory of Music
Further information & Registration

VICTORIA, CANADA
Thursday, Friday, 7-8 August 2014, 10-4.30
Celebration: SATB Handel! Two-day intensive workshop on Handel’s brilliant writing for SATB chorus. Directed by Kathryn Whitney, with conductor Brian Wismath. The course features full-choir skill-building sessions on Handel’s ‘SATB top three’: rhythm, text setting, and locomotion. Small group work by voice type on vocal technique and choral blend.
Victoria Conservatory of Music
Further information; Click to Register.

VICTORIA, CANADA
Saturday, 26 July-Wednesday 6 August 2014
Summer Vocal Academy Oratorio Program – lead instructor on the Adult Soloists program in Baroque performance for solo singers
Victoria Conservatory of Music
Further information; Click to Register.

LONDON, ENGLAND
Saturday, 8 June 2014, 10-6pm
Experimental song performance workshop – Interpreting text at the piano with singers: the pianists’ view
SongArt Performance Research Group
Royal College of Music, Prince Consort Road, London

SIDNEY, CANADA
Sunday, 25 May 2014, 2.30pm
Afternoon recital with Danny Daniels (tenor) and Braden Young (piano)
Benefit concert for the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada
St Mary’s Church

VICTORIA, CANADA
Sunday, 18 May 2014, 1-3pm
Public Masterclass in song performance
Wood Hall, Victoria Conservatory of Music, 900 Johnson Street

VICTORIA, CANADA
Saturday, 26 April 2014, 7.30pm
Concert: Land, Sea, Sky – concert of music by Diane Berry, Josh Layne, Leila Lustig, Lynne Penhale, and Sylvia Rickard
Swan Lake Nature Sanctuary

VICTORIA, CANADA
Saturday, 5 April 2014, 7.30pm
Concert: Victoria Baroque Players (singing with the St John’s Chamber singers)
Jesu meine Freude – Sacred works by Bach and Buxtehude
Church of St John the Divine

VICTORIA, CANADA
Sunday, 30 March 2014, 11.00am
Lecture-recital: ‘Aesthetic transfer in live performance: singing in duet with the listener’s voice’ (with Harald Krebs, piano)
American Musicological Society Pacific Northwest Chapter Conference
University of Victoria

KELOWNA, CANADA
Saturday, 22 February 2014, 10-4pm
Choral Workshop – singing technique and choral skills
Kelowna Community Chorus
Kelowna, British Columbia

VICTORIA, CANADA
Saturday, 1 February 2014, 10-4pm
Choral Workshop – singing technique and choral skills
Sponsored by the First Unitarian Church of Victoria
5575, West Saanich Road

VICTORIA, CANADA
Saturday, 23 November 2013, 8.00pm
Concert: A Britten Celebration – honouring the centenary of the birth of Benjamin Britten
with Anna Cal, piano, Alexander Dunn, guitar, Roger Buksa, piano, Ann Grimm, soprano
Faculty Concert Series, University of Victoria, Philip T. Young Recital Hall

VICTORIA, CANADA
Sunday, 17 November 2013, 7.30pm
Choral Evensong with Fretwork and the St Christopher Singers
Directed by Madeleine Humor
Christ Church Cathedral

VICTORIA, CANADA
Monday, 11 November 2013, 2.00pm
Concert: Valiant for Truth. Durufle Requiem.
CapriCCio vocal ensemble, directed by Michael Gormley, with Kathryn Whitney & Stephen Barradell, soloists
Christ Church Cathedral

VICTORIA, CANADA
Saturday 3 August to Saturday 10 August, 2013
Summer Academy Choral Program, Victoria Conservatory of Music
Artistic directors: Kathryn Whitney & Brian Wismath, with Faculty Willi Zwozdesky & Csinszka Redai
Final concert: Saturday 10 August, 7.00pm, Alix Goolden Performance Hall

LONDON, ENGLAND
Monday, 8 July 2013, 10am
Experimental performance workshop: The Lyric Dialogues of Mignon – a workshop exploring creative intersections between singers, instrumentalists, actors, and directors in live performance.
Presenters: Amanda Glauert, Kathryn Whitney, Paul Barker, Louise Gibbs, Alban Coombs, Maria Setiades, Norbert Meyn
Royal College of Music, in association with the SongArt Performance Research Group

LONDON, ENGLAND
November 2012, 10am-5pm
20th Anniversary of the Schubert Institute, UK
Lecture-demonstration with Amanda Glauert and Sholto Kynoch: Performing Goethe’s poetry; performing Schubert’s song
Insitute of Musical Research, School of Advanced Study, University of London

LONDON, ENGLAND
Friday, 13 July 2012, 2.00pm
Lecture-recital: Singing in duet with the listener’s voice
With Chris Hopkins, piano
CMPCP Music & Shape Conference, King’s College, London
AHRC Centre for Music Performance as Creative Practice

LONDON, ENGLAND
Tuesday, 12 June, 26 June, 10 July 2012, 2.00pm
CMPCP Visiting Fellowship Workshop Recitals
With Chris Hopkins and Gareth Roberts, piano
Recital Room, King’s College, London
AHRC Centre for Music Performance as Creative Practice

CARDIFF, WALES
Saturday, 2 June 2012, 1.15pm
Lecture-recital: Aesthetic transfer in live performance
With Caradog Williams, piano
Canolfan Mileniwm Cymru / Wales Millennium Centre

VICTORIA, CANADA
Saturday, 28 April 2012, 7.30pm
VCM Presents Concert, with Nicholas Fairbank & Mary-Jill McCulloch
Music by Fairbank, Saint-Saens, Bach
Alix Goolden Performance Hall, Victoria Conservatory of Music

VICTORIA, CANADA
Sunday, 1 April 2012, 7.30pm
Bach for Palm Sunday, with the Victoria Baroque Players
Directors: Soile Stratkauskas, David Stratkauskas
St John the Divine Anglican Church

ABERGAVENNY, WALES
Wednesday, 6 July, 2011, 1.00 pm
Tea Concert, Music by Lorna Paterson (British premiere)
with Cath Barton & Oliver Barton, piano

LONDON, ENGLAND
Saturday, 1 July, 2011
Lecture-recital: Liveness. Music by Schumann, Chatman
King’s College, London
Royal Musical Association Music & Philosophy Group

ISCHIA, ITALY
Sunday, 26 June 2011, 5.00pm
Saturday, 25 June 2011, 5.00pm
Song Recital with Francesco di Gregorio, piano
Respighi, Chatman (Italian premiere), Ravel, Kennedy Fraser, Walton
Incontri Musicali Chamber Music Series
Giardini La Mortella, Island of Ischia, Italy

CARDIFF, WALES
Thursday, 16 June 2010, 1.00 pm
Lunchtime concert: Music by Walton, Chatman, Kennedy-Fraser, Respighi
with Jeff Howard, piano
Canolfan Mileniwm Cymru/ Wales Millennium Centre

CARDIFF, WALES
Walton Fellowship Final Recital, TBC
Music by Walton, Chatman, Kennedy-Fraser, Respighi
with Jeff Howard, piano
Weston Gallery, Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama

SACKVILLE, CANADA
Sunday, 5 June 2011, 11.00am
Song Recital: “Coastal Voices” with David Rogosin, piano
Music by Stephen Chatman and Alasdair MacLean
Brunton Auditorium, Mount Allison University, Canada
Canadian University Music Society Conference

LONDON, ENGLAND
Friday, 13 May 2011, 11.00am
Lecture-recital: “Inside Song Performance”
Songs by McCabe, Britten, Vaughan Williams
Chancellor’s Hall, Senate House, London
Institute of Musical Research, School of Advanced Study

AVEIRO, PORTUGAL
TBC, 19-21 May 2011
Lecture-recital: John McCabe, Heloise to Abelard
University of Aveiro Department of Communication & Art

BRISTOL, ENGLAND
26 March 2011, 5.00pm
Lecture-recital: Is song performance creative?
with Paul Israel, piano
Victoria Rooms, University of Bristol

CARDIFF, WALES
31 January-1 February 2011
Lecture-demonstrations
Song & Poetry Performance in 17th Century England
Performance Research Symposium: Words & Music
Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama

CARDIFF, WALES
January-February 2011
Masterclasses on English Song & Poetry Performance
Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama

COMOX
Saturday, 11 December, 2010, 7.30pm
Song Evening: “Old Wine in New Bottles”
with Lynn Robinson, piano and Helena Jung, cello
Comox United Church

DENMAN ISLAND, CANADA
Friday, 10 December, 2010, 7.30
Song Evening: “Old Wine in New Bottles”
with Lynn Robinson, piano and Helena Jung, cello
Denman Community Hall

VICTORIA, CANADA
Friday, 5 November 2010, 7.30pm
Song Evening: “Old Wine in New Bottles”
with Jeanne Campbell, piano
First Unitarian Church of Victoria

LONDON, ENGLAND
Tuesday, 18 May 2010, 6.00 pm
Song Concert: Performativity, Poetry, Creation
with Briony Williams, Norbert Meyn and April Fredrick
Chancellor’s Hall, Senate House, London
Institute of Musical Research, School of Advanced Study

REGINA, CANADA
Sunday, 6 June, 2010, 11.00 am
Mediations on Love & Grace: music by Elizabeth Raum & David L. McIntrye
with David McIntyre, piano
Riddle Centre, University of Regina
Canadian University Music Society Conference

OXFORD, ENGLAND
Sunday, 20 May 2010, 9.00 pm
Evening Recital: Music by Britten, Walton, Caldwell and McCabe
with Sholto Kynoch, piano
Wolfson College Hall, Oxford

CARDIFF, WALES
Thursday, 24 June 2010, 1.00 pm
Lunchtime concert: Music by Walton, Britten, Haydn, McIntyre
with Zoe Smith, piano
Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff Bay

CARDIFF, WALES
Wednesday, 30 June 2010, 5.00 pm
Evening Recital: Music by Walton, Haydn, Britten, McIntyre
with Zoe Smith, piano
Westin Gallery, Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama

ISCHIA, ITALY
Sunday, 4 July 2010, 5.00 pm
Song Recital: Music by Walton, Haydn, Scarlatti, McIntyre
with Zoe Smith, piano
Incontri Musicali Chamber Music Series
Giardini La Mortella, Island of Ischia, Italy