Open Waters Festival 2011

Festival of New and Improvised Music
January 6th to 8th 2011
- a  celebration of  the fine art of listening -

The Open Waters Festival of New and Improvised Music is a three-day musical extravaganza taking place in Halifax, Nova Scotia January 10th - 12th, 2012, showcasing new and improvised music by Atlantic Canadian composers and performers' companies from Nova Scotia's Symphony Nova Scotia, conducted by Bernard Gueller Music by Groven,Agocs, Schafer and Schoenberg, suddenlyLISTEN /Joel LeBlanc and Evan shaw, Zokugaku, A Love Upstream Nonet, Steven Naly/Jeff reilly: subtext/ Andrew Miller (NB)Spanner(Nfld) Dale Sorenson(PEI)prepared trombone  Janice Jackson, Conductus3/ Jerome Blais/ Barbara Pritchard
The Atlantic region is a fantastic creative home to many of Canada’s most imaginative musical minds. The Open Waters Festival mandate is to celebrate and promote these artists internationally on an annual basis. Don’t miss your talented contemporary artists conjuring musical magic across a colorful spectrum of contemporary classical and jazz genres as they join forces in a festival that celebrates the limitless possibilities of artistic freedom. With innovative compositions, inspiring musicians and ground-breaking performances it is an event that will set the musical pace and tone for 2012. Be prepared to engage


Orchestral Currents

Thursday, January 6, 2011 - 7:30pm
The Sir James Dunn Theatre, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS

Party Peace

Sunday, December 5, 2010 - 8:00pm
1313 Hollis Street

Sudoku pour Pygmies

Sunday, November 21, 2010 - 8:00pm
1313 Hollis Street


Sunday, October 24, 2010 - 5:30pm
1313 Hollis Street

Avant Jazz

Monday, October 11, 2010 - 8:00pm
The Paragon Theatre

Out of the Abyss

Friday, October 8, 2010 - 7:30pm
1313 Hollis Street

Aperture trio and Paul Cram trio

Sunday, September 26, 2010 - 5:30pm
1313 Hollis Street

Lina Allemano Four and Upstream Six

Sunday, May 16, 2010 - 5:30pm
St Mary's University Art Gallery