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VAM Orchestra: Symphonie Fantastique

VAM Symphony Orchestra: Symphonie Fantastique 2:00pm, Sun 19th Feb 2017 Orpheum Theatre Reveries, passions, and vibrant visions fill the air with Berlioz’s Symphony fantastique, an expansive spiritual journey captured in spellbinding sounds.  Accompanying this orchestral masterwork is a world premiere … Continue reading

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Early Music Vancouver: New Music for Old Instruments

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An exciting,  two-concert collaboration with the Vancouver Symphony’s New Music Festival  featuring contemporary compositions written for baroque instruments. Co-curated by composer Rodney Sharman and PBO Music Director Alexander Weimann. Performers  include: Camille Hesketh soprano; Vicki Boeckman recorder; Soile Stratkauskas flute; Chloe … Continue reading

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PuSh Festival: By Heart

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“Once 10 people know a poem by heart, there’s nothing the KGB, the CIA or the Gestapo can do about it. It will survive.” That’s writer George Steiner, in a statement that serves as an inspiration for this empowering show. … Continue reading

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Winterruption on Granville Island

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From its location at the vibrant artistic centre of the City, Granville Island presents the 12th Winterruption Festival from February 17-19. This mid-winter celebration of Vancouver culture and arts features live music, theatre, dance and street performance plus art, film, … Continue reading

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Scotiabank Dance Centre: Discover Dance Series — Grupo America

The February edition of The Dance Centre’s popular Discover Dance! noon hour series features Grupo America in Las Americas, a Latin dance extravaganza! This exuberant explosion of energy and colour is a journey through the dances of South and Central … Continue reading

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Music on Main /PuSh Festival: Standing Wave

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Sculptress: The Music of Nicole Lizée For over 24 years, Vancouver music ensemble Standing Wave has been wowing audiences and gaining critical plaudits for their work. Here they present an evening of collaboration with composer and video artist Nicole Lizée. The audiovisual … Continue reading

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Pacific Theatre: Corleone – The Shakespearean Godfather

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A classic tale of power, destiny, betrayal and honour: what if Shakespeare had written The Godfather? This brilliant comic premise takes on surprising dramatic power as Coppola’s movie masterpiece shows itself to be true Elizabethan tragedy. Performed by Classic Chic’s … Continue reading

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Vancouver Recital Society: Winterlude

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In three exciting concerts over two days Jean-Guihen Queyras and Alexander Melnikov, two quite remarkable musicians, will return to the Vancouver Recital Society and dispel the winter chill for those who choose to come in out of the cold to … Continue reading

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