VRS: All-Beethoven Celebration

Get ready for a remarkable weekend of music-making as super-star cellist Steven Isserlis joins remarkable pianist/conductor Robert Levin to perform Beethoven’s complete works for cello and keyboard in two concerts, plus a lecture-demonstration. Isserlis has long been a favourite with Vancouver audiences since he made his debut with the VRS in 1989. He’s celebrated worldwide for his technique and musicianship. He has described performing the Beethoven sonatas as “a journey through a life.” He’ll be joined by pianist and conductor Robert Levin, who has performed as a soloist and with esteemed orchestras around the world. He is also a noted theorist and musicologist. Together you’ll experience Beethoven through the eyes and ears and hearts of two of the most outstanding artist of our day.

7:30 p.m. Friday, March 13 (Recital, Playhouse Theatre) 
3:00 p.m. Saturday, March 14 (Lecture-Demonstration, Playhouse Theatre)
3:00 p.m. Sunday, March 15 (Recital, Playhouse Theatre)
Tickets: Online at www.vanrecital.com or by phone at 604.602.0363

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Vancouver Opera’s Young Artists Program 2015

Vancouver Opera’s Yulanda Faris Young Artists program continues to grow and nurture the singing and theatre stars of tomorrow.  EntVan chatted with this year’s energetic and talented quintet at the QET to hear about their budding careers. L. to R: Kimberley-Ann Bartczak, pianist; Laurelle Jade, mezzo-soprano; Caitlin Wood, soprano; Zachary Read, baritone; Rocco Rupolo, tenor and Brenna Corner, Assistant Director for VO’s production of “Die Fledermaus.” Watch the video by clicking the link below. 

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Chor Leoni: MYVoice

The young men of Chor Leoni’s MYVoice program open VanMan with an afternoon performance full of excitement and vitality. Hear the incredible talent which will soon be filling the ranks of the great choirs around Canada.
4:00 p.m.  March 7  Chan Centre at UBC  FREE 

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