Win a Season Subscription to Turning Point Ensemble

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Turning Point Ensemble is a dynamic group of some of Canada’s most exceptional musicians. Vancouver’s premiere chamber orchestra presents three innovative concerts for its 2014/20145 season that are in keeping with the core mandate and strengths of the Turning Point Ensemble presenting bold, distinctive music of the 20th composer/conductor Owen Underhill, Artistic Director.

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Imaginary Worlds

Date: Friday, September 19th at 8:00pm
Location: Vancouver Playhouse at 600 Dunsmuir, Vancouver

The season launches with a colourful and engaging concert, with an exciting collection of works that evoke imaginary worlds and remembered worlds. Experience the range of works that include a Viennese Kaiser Waltz (Strauss/Schoenberg), folk music of Korean street markets (Unsuk Chin), Vancouver’s early Chinatown (arranged Mark Armanini), the melancholy world of Canadian composer Claude Vivier, and the premiere of Le jour ma nuit by Tajik/Canadian composer Farangis Nurulla-Khoja.


Date: Friday, March 13, 2015 & Saturday, March 14, 2015 at 8:00pm
Location: SFU Goldcorp Centre for the Arts, Vancouver

A chamber arrangement of Saint-Saëns’ playful Carnival of the Animals is the centre piece of “Carnival” with a program which includes Paul Hindemith’s brilliant Kammermusik Nr. 3 for cello and ten instruments (soloist Ari Barnes), a premiere from Vancouver’s Jocelyn Morlock, and Debussy’s iconic Prelude for the Afternoon of a Faun.

Masque Early and New: A Musical Time Capsule

Date: Friday, April 17, 2015 at 7:30pm & Sunday, April 19, 2015 at 2:30pm
Location: The Telus Studio at The Chan Centre

Connecting music across the centuries with contemporary works that reference and reinterpret music of the past including Britten’s Lachrymae (Marcus Takizawa, viola), a new work from genre-transcending jazz artist Tony Wilson, Bradshaw Pack’s Piano Inclinato di Galileo, an arrangement of the 14th composer Ockeghem by Birtwistle, and Peter Maxwell Davies’ Seven in Nomine.


Experience innovative music, new works, exquisite musicianship, stellar concerts, and intriguing programs with Turning Point Ensemble. Season subscriptions are on sale now for $105 (adults), $99 (seniors), $30 (students). Individual show tickets are currently on sale for the first production, Imaginary Worlds.

Enter to Win

For the second year, Turning Point Ensemble has offered up a season subscription to one lucky Miss604 reader to enjoy contemporary music and a fabulous night out in Vancouver throughout the year. The prize include a pair of tickets to each of their 2014/2015 shows. Here’s how you can enter to win:

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I will draw one winner at random from all entries at 12:00pm on September 13th. Follow Turning Point Ensemble on Facebook and Twitter for more information about performances.

Update The winner is Bob Strain!

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26 Comments  —  Comments Are Closed

  1. KathleenTuesday, September 2nd, 2014 — 11:40am PDT

    would love to win!

  2. DonaldTuesday, September 2nd, 2014 — 12:03pm PDT

    Sounds like music to my ears.

  3. GraceTuesday, September 2nd, 2014 — 1:18pm PDT

    So excited to get back into some classical music!

  4. LucTuesday, September 2nd, 2014 — 2:38pm PDT

    TPE offers a great series of musical shows!

  5. DBTuesday, September 2nd, 2014 — 4:23pm PDT

    This would be fabulous!

  6. MoniqueTuesday, September 2nd, 2014 — 4:54pm PDT

    sounds great!

  7. ElaanTuesday, September 2nd, 2014 — 5:31pm PDT

    What a fabulous prize!

  8. DoraTuesday, September 2nd, 2014 — 6:31pm PDT

    Amazing prize!!

  9. wenxiaoWednesday, September 3rd, 2014 — 11:21am PDT

    Heart music. Thank you

  10. StephanieWednesday, September 3rd, 2014 — 12:30pm PDT

    Sounds like a great prize.

  11. Saranna GWednesday, September 3rd, 2014 — 2:53pm PDT

    This sounds like a good date night activity! Yes please!

  12. VinceThursday, September 4th, 2014 — 12:13pm PDT

    Love new music – this would be amazing!

  13. RebeccaThursday, September 4th, 2014 — 12:21pm PDT

    I’d love to win this as a surprise for my husband

  14. Peter KThursday, September 4th, 2014 — 4:33pm PDT

    This is awesome!

  15. LindaThursday, September 4th, 2014 — 8:53pm PDT

    This is a great contest.

  16. KateThursday, September 4th, 2014 — 9:40pm PDT

    Would be fun!

  17. MaryFriday, September 5th, 2014 — 8:08am PDT

    sounds like an amazing time!

  18. Taruna GoelFriday, September 5th, 2014 — 2:53pm PDT

    Music and innovation. Is there anything better?

  19. LorenaFriday, September 5th, 2014 — 10:29pm PDT

    As, my new b/f dislikes any concert I’ve taken him to so far: Foster the People,
    Pointer Sisters…etc., I asked him today what kind of music he like: Classical. This sounds like a perfect win-win finally! 🙂

  20. LorSaturday, September 6th, 2014 — 6:36pm PDT

    Lovely prize

  21. Bob StrainSunday, September 7th, 2014 — 4:03am PDT

    On hearing Mr. Destrube is part of the group, I immediately signed up to see Turning Point’s concert in Abbotsford. What a great group!

  22. EileenSunday, September 7th, 2014 — 10:03pm PDT

    Would love to hear their music!

  23. taniaWednesday, September 10th, 2014 — 12:46pm PDT

    What a fabulous prize!

  24. rinoWednesday, September 10th, 2014 — 12:47pm PDT

    Amazing prize!!

  25. JaeThursday, September 11th, 2014 — 8:21am PDT

    awesome prize

  26. RebeccaFriday, September 12th, 2014 — 3:02pm PDT

    Definitely need more music in my life!

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