2017

January 1 -8. Performances of the ballet dance work One and Others based on String Quartet No. 1 (The Awakening). Demis Volpi, choreographer. Episodios Nocturnos Coreograficos. Ballet Nacional Sodre (National Ballet of Uruguay). Teatros del Canal, Madrid, Spain.

 January 9 to 14, 12 pm (repeated 12 am). Christos Hatzis was featured as "Composer of the Week" in five one-hour-long radio shows dedicated entirely to his music, a different one each day, airing at noon and repeating at midnight on ERT-Trito Radio, the national Greek broadcasting network. Produced and hosted by Markos Moissidis. This was the second time in a six month period that Hatzis was featured on Greek National Radio as the "Composer of the Week".

 January 20, 8:00 PM String Quartet No 1 (The Awakening). Quatuor Saint-Germain. Musée régional de Rimouski, 35, rue Saint-Germain O., Rimouski, Quebec.

 January 20, 7:30 PM. Four Songs on Poems by Elizabeth Bishop. Leslie Fagan, soprano. London Sinfonia (the former Orchestra London) under the direction of Kevin Mallon. Metropolitan United Church. London, Ontario.

 January 20, 7:30 PM. Fertility Rites. Member of the FlamaDUO (Luis Camacho Montelegre & Frnacesco Mazzoleni), marimba. One Vibe concert at the 14th International International Percussion Week. Bjelovar, Croatia.

 January 22, 2:00 PM String Quartet No 1 (The Awakening). Quatuor Saint-Germain. Marie Côté, artist. (Hatzis attended the performance and participated in a post-concert talk with the artists and audience. audience via Skype). Musée régional de Rimouski, 35, rue Saint-Germain O., Rimouski, Quebec.

 January 28. World premiere performance of SYN-PHONIA (Migration Patterns) for Arabic vocalist, Inuit throat singer, large orchestra, SurrounSound audio, Virtual Reality and 3D action painting. Maryem Hassan Tollar, Arabic vocalist; Tiffany Ayalik, Inuit throat singer; the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Alexander Mickelthwate. Virtual Reality: Khaled Sharif and Project Whitecard; Robert Pasternak, action painting. Opening concert of the 2017 Winnipeg New Music Festival. Centennial Concert Hall, Winnipeg, MB.

 January 28, 2017 8:00 PM, January 29, 2017 2:00 PM. String Quartet No. 1 (The Awakening). Members of the Regina Symphony Orchestra. Voices of Canada program. Government House. Regina, SK

 February 3, 7:30 PM. Old Photographs. Trebelle Piano Trio Jennifer Dunn, violin; Robyn Wells, piano; Heidi Nagel). Esther Simplot Performing Arts Academy, Boise, Idaho.

February 4, 7:30 PM. Old Photographs. Trebelle Piano Trio Jennifer Dunn, violin; Robyn Wells, piano; Heidi Nagel). Jewett Auditorium, College of Idaho, Caldwell, Idaho.

 February 5, 8:15 PM. Fertility Rites. Noè Rodrigo Gisbert, marimba. Junventudes Musicales de Espana, Centre Cultural Palau de Vivel, Vall de Uxó, Castellón, Spain.

 February 7, 8:15 PM. Fertility Rites. Noè Rodrigo Gisbert, marimba. Junventudes Musicales de Espana, El Albéitar. León, Spain.

 February 11, 6:00 PM. In the Fire of Conflict. Magda Myrczik, marimba. Arctic Dreams 1.Kalina Majewska, flute; Magda Myrczik, vibraphone. Concert Hall; The Karol Lipiński Academy of Music, Wroclaw, Poland.

 February 12, 7:30 PM. Old Photographs. Trebelle Piano Trio Jennifer Dunn, violin; Robyn Wells, piano; Heidi Nagel). Eagle United Methodist Church, Eagle, Idaho.

 February 15, 7:00 PM. Atonement. Norm Adams, cello; Barbara Pritchard, piano. Chamber Players Series. The Music Room. Halifax, NS.

 February 17, 8:00 PM. Old Photographs. Art of Time Ensemble. Part of NORTHERN SONGS: A Festival of Canadian Music. Harbourfront Centre Theatre, Harbourfront Centre, Toronto. ON.

http://homes.chass.utoronto.ca/~chatzis/red_bullet.gif February 17, 7:30 PM. Old Photographs. The Koerner Piano Trio  (Nicholas Wright, violin; Joseph Elworthy, cello; and Amanda Chan, piano). Main Hall, West Vancouver Memorial Library, Vancouver, BC.

 March 3, 5:00 PM. In the Fire of Conflict. Fabian Ziegler, marimba. Aula Sekundarschule Löhracker, Aadorf, Switzerland.

 March 9, 12 pm. Fertility Rites. Mario Boivin, marimba. Journees des sciences humaines, A la croisee des disciplines, Faculty of Arts and Humanities, Sherbrooke University, Sherbrooke, Quebec.

 March 10-26. Odd World, from Constantinople (arr. by Architek Percussion). Architek Percussion (Ben Reimer, Mark Morton, Ben Duinker, Alessandro Valiante). Debut Atlantic Tour (Venues TBA).

March 10, 7:30 PM. Moncton Community Concert Association. The First Church of the Nazarene, Moncton, NB.
March 11, 8:00 PM. Antigonish Performing Arts Series. Imaculata Hall, St. FX, Antigonish, NS.
March 13, 8:00 PM. Rotary Arts Centre, Corner Brook, NL.
March 15, 7:00 PM. The Music Room Chamber Players Series. Halifax, NS.
March 16, 7:30 PM. Dr. Steel Recital Hall, UPEI, Charlottown, PEI.
March 22, 8:00 PM. Lawrence O'Brien Arts Centre, Happy Valley-Goose Bay, NL
March 24, 7:00 PM. th'YARC Playhouse and Arts Centre, Yarmouth, NS.

 March 30, 7:30 PM. Fertility Rites. Nick Shumaker, marimba. Peterson Recital Hall, Lincoln Music Hall, South Dakota State University. Brookings, SD.

 April 1, 1:30 PM. Old Photographs. The Gryphon Trio. Classical Nominees' Showcase, JunoFest 2017. Dominion-Chalmers United Church, Ottawa, ON.

 April 2. GOING HOME STAR: Truth and Reconciliation wins a Juno Award in the Classical Album (Large Ensemble) category. Ottawa, ON.

 April 12, 8:00 PM & April 13, 2:00 PM. The Isle is Full of Noises. Toronto Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Andrey Boreyko. Roy Thomson Hall, Toronto, ON.

 April 19, 8:30 PM. Fertility Rites. DeLane Doyle, marimba. Mead Witter School of Music, University of Wisconsin, Madison. WI.

 April 21, 7:30 PM. Odd World. Olympus Trio (Regi Papa, violin; Ben Capps, cello; Konstantine Valianatos, piano). Friends of Chamber Music series. WCR Centre for the Arts, Deading, PA.

 April 25, 7:00 PM. Anaktoria (from Three Songs on Poems by Sappho). Cara Search, mezzo-soprano; Rachel Rice Norris, clarinet; Lauren Tyros, viola; Jake Klinkenborg, cello; Jack Olszewski, piano. Redpath Hall, Montreal, Quebec.

 April 26, 8:00 PM. Anaktoria (from Three Songs on Poems by Sappho). Angelica Cathariou, mezzo-soprano. Ensemble of Ionian Festival under the direction of Christos Kolovos. Athens Conservatoire, Athens, Greece.

 April 27. (Hatzis work TBA). Group of percussion Conservatory of Music Juan Montes and contemporary dance group of the Professional Dance Conservatory of Lugo. Gustavo Freire Auditorium, Lugo, Spain.

 April 28. Orbiting Garden. Joseph Petric, accordion. Hochschule fur Musik, Trossingen, Germany.

 May 6, 8:30 PM. Fertility Rites. Jason Schirripa, marimba. Crane Music School, SUNY at Potsdam, Potsdam, NY.

 May 8. Workshop of Hatzis's music and talk by the composer, including a performance by percussionist Fabian Zeigler of In the Fire of Conflict. University of the Arts, Zurich, Switzerland.

 May 9, 8:00 PM. European premiere of Tongues of Fire. Fabian Zeigler, percussion; Wind Band Helvetia Rüti-Tanunder under the direction of Thomas Trachsel. Nocturno from Modulations 1. Fabian Ziegler, Lukas Aebi, Matthias Kessler and Luca Staffelbach, mallets. In the Fire of Conflict., Fabian Ziegler, marimba. Concert Hall, University of the Arts, Zurich, Switzerland.

 May 19 & 20, 7:30 PM. The Isle is Full of Noises. Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra under the direction of Andrey Boreyko. Concert Hall. Warsaw, Poland.

 May 20 & May 21, 7:00 PM. The Mega4 Meta4. Jonathan Morgan, viola. Congruency concert series. Santa Barbara Center for Art, Science and Technology, 513 Garden St., Santa Barbara, CA.

 May 25 , 8:00 PM. Fertility Rites (3rd movement). Noé Rodrigo, marimba. Theatre of the Station. Conservatory of Music at Aragon, Zaragoza, Spain.

 May 26 , 7:30 PM. In the Fire of Conflict. Fabian Ziegler, marimba. Evangelische Kirche Matzingen. Matzingen, Switzerland.

 May 27 , 7:30 PM. Arctic Dreams 1. Leslie Newman, flute; TBA, vibraphone. The Furious Stomp. The Church of St. John the Evangelist, 320 Charlton Avenue W, Hamilton, ON.

 May 29 , 7:30 PM. Modulations 1. Kaori Kamada & Coen Dijkstra, marimba; Kostas Argyropoulos & Maria Foubel, vibraphones. Percussion-House, Hochschule für Musik Detmold; Detmold, Germany.

 June 2. The Isle is Full of Noises. National Symphony Orchestra of Greece, under the direction of Alexander Myrat. Megaron Mousikis (Athens Concert Hall), Athens, Greece.

 June 5. 4:30 PM. Fertility Rites. Peter Prommel, marimba. Netherlands Blazers Ensemble concert. Oranjewoud Festival. Rabobank Pavillion (Overtuin). Oranjewoud, The Netherlands.

 June 11, morning. In the Fire of Conflict. Fabian Ziegler, marimba. International Katarzyna Mycka Marimba Academy, Hamboldt University, Arcata, California.

 June 13, 7:30 PM. Arctic Dreams. Les Allt, flute; Beverley Johnston, marimba. Lark enbsemble concert. Corkin Gallery, Distillery District, Toronto, ON.

 June 15. Extreme Unction. Jeff Reilly, bass clarinet; Thirteen Strings under the direction of Kevin Mallon. CD recording of the work for release in October 2017. Jeff Reily, producer. Dominion-Chalmers United Church, Ottawa.

 June 16, 7:30 PM. Extreme Unction. Jeff Reilly, bass clarinet; Thirteen Strings under the direction of Kevin Mallon. Dominion-Chalmers United Church, Ottawa, ON.

 June 18, 2:30 PM. Old Photographs. The Muse Ensemble (Terence Tam, violin; Laura Backstrom, cello; Lorraine Min, piano). Eine Kleine Summer Music. First Unitarian Church of Victoria, Victoria, BC.

 June 19, 7:00 PM. Old Photographs. The Muse Ensemble (Terence Tam, violin; Laura Backstrom, cello; Lorraine Min, piano). Eine Kleine Summer Music, Church and State Wines, 1445 Benvenuto Ave, Brentwood Bay, BC.

 July 1, 7:30 PM. Modulations 1. Filip Mercep and the three winners of the Bamberg marimba compeition, mallets. Marimba Festiva 2017. Gemeinschaftshaus, Nürnberg Langwasser, Glogauerstr. 50, 90473 Nürnberg, Germany

 July 1, 7:00 PM. String Quartet No. 2 (The Gathering). Benoit Cormier - Violin; Pascale Gagnon - violin; Mary-Kathryn Stevens-Toffin - Viola; Blair Lofgren, cello. "Les Escapades Musicales de la Cité" festival. Announciation Greek Orthodox Church, 17 Boulevard René-Lévesque E, Quebec City, Quebec.

 July 4, 7:30 PM. Phosphorus and In The Fire of Conflict. Beverley Johnston, marimba. Barachois Summer Music festival. Barachois, NB.

 August 3, 1:00 PM. Dystopia. Marc Djokic, violin. Chamberfest. National Gallery of Canada. 280 Sussex Drive, Ottawa, ON.

 August 10 - 19. Awakenings from String Quartet No. 2 (The Gathering). The Crimson String Quartet (Étienne Pemberton and Audrey Sproule, violins; Alvin Tran, viola; Alyssa Ramsay, cello)

August 10, 8:00 PM. Woodboia Fundraiser at McMaster Manor, Woodrow, SK.
August 12, 11:00 AM. Market Square, Swift Current, SK.
August 12, 7:30 PM. Red Roof Studio, Duchess, AB.
August 13, 7:30 PM. House concert, Calgary, AB.
August 14, 8:00 PM. Classical Revolution, Calgary. Koi Cafe, Calgary, AB.
August 17, 7:30 PM. Westminster United church, Humboldt, SK.
August 19, 8:00 PM. Our Savior's Lutheran Church, Regina, SK.

 August 13. String Quartet No 1 (The Awakening). Quatuor Saint-Germain. Canadian Kaleidoscope. Rioux farm of the Parc national du Bic. Bic Islands, Quebec.

 August 13, 5:00 PM. Arctic Dreams. Iva Ugrčić, flute; Garrett Mendelow, percussion. Sound Out Loud. SOL @ The Union Terrace. Madison, Wisconsin.

 August 16. In the Fire of Conflict. Fabian Ziegler, marimba. Young Artists in Concert. Chämi Bar, Davos, Switzerland.

 August 17, 5:00 PM. Dystopia. Marc Djokic, violin. Garage Concert 4.5. 5226 Clark, Montreal, Quebec.

 August 17, 7:30 PM. Old Photographs. Rubén Marcelo Jiménez, violin; Héctor Rodríguez, cello; Ulrike Kauenhowen, piano. Recital de Música de Cámar. Salón Auditorio de la Sinfónica Nacional, Teniente Coronel Ayala Velázquez 376 casi Capital Brizuela (Barrio Mariscal López - Asunción), Paraguay.

 August 20, 1:30 PM. Old Photographs. The Gryphon Trio. Pender Harbour Chamber Music Festival. Community Hall, 12956 Madeira Park Road, Madeira Park, BC. 

 August 26, 5:30 PM. Fertility Rites. Noe Rodrigo Gisbert, marimba. Uitmarkt. Grote Zaal, Muziekgebouw, Oosterdok, Netherlands.

 August 27, 3:00 PM. Old Photographs. The Amarok Ensemble (Brenna Hardy-Kavanagh, violin; Bryan Holt, cello; Lisa Tahara, piano). Festival Pontiac Enchanté, 440 Chemin Cregheur, Luskville, Quebec.

  September 7, 8:00 PM. Evangelismos from Byzantium. Jeanette Zyko, oboe. Faculty recital; Forbes Center for the Performing Arts, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, Virginia.

  September 17, 2:00 PM. Odd World (from Constantinople). The Olympus Piano Trio (Regi Alexandros Papa, violin; Ben Capps, cello; Konstantine Valianatos, piano). Le Petit Salon de Musique; Unitarian Universalist Fellowship at Stonybrook, East Setauket, NY.

  September 22. Official release of the CD To Dream of Silence by Jeff Reilly. The CD includes the premiere recording of Extreme Unction (In Memory of Gustav Ciamaga) by Hatzis.

  September 23. Tongues of Fire. Fabian Zeigler, percussion; Wind Band Helvetia Rüti-Tanunder under the direction of Thomas Trachsel. In the Fire of Conflict. Fabian Ziegler, marimba. Highlights event. Concert Hall, University of the Arts, Zurich, Switzerland.

  September 24.In the Fire of Conflict. Fabian Ziegler, marimba. Aula Sekundarschule Löhracke, Aadorf, Switzerland.

 September 28. Everlasting Light. Conrado Moya, marimba, Coral de Bilbao under the direction of Enrique Azurza. Commemoration event for the 80 years since the bombing of Guernica. Guggenheim Museum, Bilbao, Spain.

 September 29, 5:00 PM. In the Fire of Conflict. Beverley Johnston, marimba. Ivana Bilic Marimba Week. Samobor, Croatia.

 September 30. Everlasting Light. Conrado Moya, marimba. Coral de Bilbao under the direction of Enrique Azurza. Commemoration event for the 80 years since the bombing of Guernica. Queen Sophia Museum, Madrid, Spain.

 October 2, 7:00 PM. String Quartet No. 1 (The Awakening). The North: Soundscape of Canadian Music. 4th Wall Music. Capital Theatre, Windsor, ON

 October 3, 7:00 PM. Coming To. Emma Purslow, violin; Roelof Temmingh, piano. True North Sounds: A Canadian Celebration. Royal Ove-seas League. Park Place, St James's Street, London, UK

 October 6. The Isle is Full of Noises. University of Toronto Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Uri Mayer. MacMillan Theatre, Faculty of Music, University of Toronto, 80 Queen's Park, Toronto, ON.

 October 21, 8:00 PM. Thunder Drum. Victoria Symphony under the direction of Bill Linwood. Part of the program "Tagaq Throat Singing." Golden Performance Hall, Victoria, BC.

 November 5, 3:00 PM. Arctic Dreams. Sara Hahn, flute; Tim Borton, percussion. Green Bananas. Instrumental Society of Calgary. St. Stephen's Anglican Church, Calgary, AB.

 November 8 - 23. National Tour of Argentina by Ballet Nacional Sodre of Uruguay, including "One and Other" by Demis Volpi danced to Hatzis' String Quartet No. 1 (The Awakening):

November 8 & 9, Córdoba
November 11 & 12, Tucumán
November 14, Rosario
November 16, Santa
November 18, Mar del Plata
November 20, La Plata
November 21, Flores
November 22, Lomas de Zamora
November 23, C.A.B.A. Belgrano

 November 18, 7:30 PM. Thunder Drum. Saskatoon Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Eric Paetkau. TCU Place, Sid Buckwold Theatre, Saskatoon, SK.

 November 18, 5:30 PM. In the Fire of Conflict. Katarzyna Mycka, marimba. Rittersaal des Welfenschlos ses (Knight's Hall of the Guelph Palace). Hann, Münden, Germany.

 November 19, 2:00 PM. CD launch of Modulations by TorQ percussion quartet, which includes Hatzis' Modulations for two vibraphones and two marimbas. Gallery 345, Toronto, ON.

 November 24. Pyrrichean Dances. Neocles Nicolaides, viola; Marinos Tranoudakis, percussion; Thessaloniki State Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Alexandre Myrat. Megaron Mousikis, Thessaloniki, Greece.

 November 27, 7:00 PM. Departures. Alheli Pimienta, solo flute; Orquesta Filarmonica de la UNAM (OFUNAM) under the direction of Claudio Tarris. (Concert in support of the earthquake victims of the 2017 Mexican earthquake). Aula Magna, Monterrey, Mexico.

 November 28. De Angelis. Soloist TBA; English Chamber Choir under the direction of Guy Protheroe. The Temple Church, 1 Inner Temple Lane, Temple, London, UK.

 December 1. Official CD release of Mirage. featuring percussionist Dame Evelyn Glennie and the Manitoba Chamber Orchestra under the direction of Anne Manson. The CD includes the title track, Mirage? for vibraphone, cloud gongs and string orchestra by Christos Hatzis.

 December 8, 12:00 PM. Fertility Rites. Robert Bullinga, marimba. ArtEZ Lunch Theater, Grote zaal, Deventer Schouwburg, Deventer, Netherlands.

 December 10, 2:00 PM.Phosphorus, Beverley Johnston, marimba. Seicho-No-le, 662 Victoria Park Avenue, Toronto, ON.

 December 10, 3:00 PM. Coming To. Veronique Mathieu, violin; Stephanie Chua, piano. True North concert. Hart House, St. George Campus, University of Toronto.

 December 11, 4:00 PM. Fertility Rites. T-Hsien Lai, marimba. Mannheimer Schlagwerk : Classic Percussion in Concert. Abendakademie, Mannheim, Germany.