Mounting the works of David A. Jaffe is no small feat. This versatile composer’s compositions range from the acoustic to the electronic. Coming together to mount this concert will be the Lafayette String Quartet, Andrew Schloss, Scott MacInnes, Trimpin, and guests. This concert will range from the old time fiddle inspired Cluck Old Hen Variations to the Canadian premiere of The Space Between Us for radio drum, two string quartets, disklavier (a piano that plays itself), and robotic percussion designed by Seattle’s Trimpin. The Lafayette String Quartet will also premiere a newly commissioned string quartet.
Check out the companion events at the University of Victoria:
November 6, 8:00 p.m. Orion Series in Fine Arts Guest Lecture: David A. Jaffe. PTY Recital Hall, University of Victoria.
November 9, 8:00 p.m. Uvic Faculty Concert Series: Guitarworks. Alexander Dunn with David A. Jaffe and guests. PTY Recital Hall, University of Victoria.
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Lafayette String Quartet (Chamber Music)
Since their initial season in Detroit in 1984, the Lafayette Quartet has played to critical acclaim and enthusiastic audiences throughout Europe and North America.
Early in their career, they garnered major competition prizes (e.g., the Grand Prize at the Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition), and embarked on extensive study with chamber ... more info
Scott MacInnes, although still youthful, has gathered a sizable amount of musical experiences. Upon finishing his Undergraduate Degree, in Classical Music Performance on the bass trombone at the University of Toronto, Scott free-lanced in the Greater Toronto Area and throughout Ontario, playing with a great number of ensembles, including: the Toron... more info