Gentle Traces Festival

Gentle Traces: A Festival of Experimental Music
Mar. 22–24, 2018
James Bay United Church
$10 per concert at door

March 2018 marks A Place to Listen’s 50th concert milestone! To celebrate, we are organizing the three-day festival “Gentle Traces: A Festival of Experimental Music,” featuring special guest artist Antoine Beuger (Germany) and the APTL Ensemble.

Beuger’s music has been a significant inspiration for APTL, and we are excited to give Victoria listeners a rare opportunity to hear this extraordinary musician live. Antoine is a world-renowned composer, flutist, teacher, and concert presenter, as well as the director of Edition Wandelweiser.

Festival Schedule

Thurs. Mar. 22, 2018, 7 p.m.
This concert will feature the world premiere of a new work by Kristy Farkas, alongside the piece gentle traces of transient being by Antoine Beuger. Performed by the full APTL Ensemble and Beuger.

Fri. Mar. 23, 2018, 7 p.m.
Guest artist Antoine Beuger is programming and performing this concert of works for solo flute. The program will feature works by Burkhard Schlothauer, Anastassis Philippakopoulos, Daniel Brandes, and Miguel Angel Tolosa. This will be followed by an artist’s talk by Beuger.

Sat. Mar. 24, 2018, 2:30 p.m.
This concert will feature works that utilize text/poetry in various forms and include the world premiere of a new work by Daniel Brandes that draws on the series of 93 poems in Anita Barrows’ 2015 book Exile. The program will also feature the piece to collect and to recite by Antoine Beuger. This concert will be performed by Antoine Beuger and APTL Ensemble members Daniel Brandes, Laura Brandes, and Kristy Farkas.

Media Partner


Musicworks magazine

Festival Sponsor

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James Bay United Church

Festival Poster

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