Category Archives: Music

VSO: New Music Festival

THE 2017 VSO NEW MUSIC FESTIVAL explores new creations, contemporary composers and partnerships with Early Music Vancouver, Pacific Baroque Orchestra, Hard Rubber Orchestra, and Standing Wave. Join us for an exciting celebration of music that is new, vibrant, vital, and … 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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Music on Main: Formosa String Quartet

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Formosa String Quartet’s players are mavericks in the classical genre—all young, energetic, and award-winning musicians—and the force behind brilliant new compositions with a reputation for delivering fresh, exciting concerts. This concert features the Vancouver premiere of Chinese-American composer Lei Liang’s … Continue reading

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VSO: New Music Festival

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Maestro Bramwell Tovey and VSO Composer-In-Residence Jocelyn Morlock present the VSO New Music Festival, an important celebration of new creations in orchestral music. Curated, conducted and hosted by Maestro Tovey and Jocelyn Morlock, the VSO New Music Festival features six … 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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Music on Main/ PuSh Festival: Four Thousand Holes

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Music on Main presents two virtuoso musicians who join forces to create an evening of spectacular music. Vicky Chow is a master of contemporary piano, known for her technical virtuosity and her brilliant renditions of work by John Cage, Steve Reich … 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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VSO: Adrianne Pieczonka sings Strauss’ Four Last Songs

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Stunning soprano Adrianne Pieczonka, internationally acclaimed for her interpretations of Strauss, Wagner and Verdi, is a regular at all of the great concert and opera halls, including the Met, La Scala and Bayreuth. An Officer of the Order of Canada … Continue reading

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