Category Archives: Music

Vancouver Opera: Madama Butterfly

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In Nagasaki at the turn of the 20th century, a pleasure-seeking American naval officer named Pinkerton leases a house and marries a young geisha. He is only briefly enchanted with his “Butterfly”, but she is totally and forever committed to … Continue reading

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Vancouver Symphony Orchestra: New Music Festival

Concert 1: Standing Wave – Nouvelle Vague 7:30 p.m.  Thursday, February 25  Orpheum Theatre Acclaimed contemporary ensemble Standing Wave performs works by Jocelyn Morlock, Jeffrey Ryan, Philip Glass, Gordon Fitzell and Nicole Lizee, in a concert hosted by Bramwell Tovey … Continue reading

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Good Noise Vancouver Gospel Choir: Music Workshop and Concert

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Good Noise Vancouver Gospel Choir presents its 5th annual Gospel Music workshop and concert weekend  with the featured event, the “Best of Hallelujah Praise” concert — featuring the glorious 150 voices of the “Hallelujah Praise Mass Gospel Choir”, combining the … Continue reading

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Early Music Vancouver: Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra — House of Dreams

Engage in a magical journey back in time to five 17th and 18th Century European homes where exquisite works by Bach, Handel, Vivaldi and Marais were played against a backdrop of colourful paintings by Vermeer, Canaletto and Watteau. Designed by … Continue reading

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Vancouver Metropolitan Orchestra: “Complete the Score” Fundraiser

Vancouver’s Metropolitan Orchestra’s season continues with this “Noteworthy” event, featuring Door Prizes, Raffles and live performances by some amazing up-and-coming young artists.  Tickets are limited, so get yours now.  There’s a tax deductible receipt for two-thirds of the cost of … Continue reading

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Vancouver Recital Society: Sir András Schiff

The Vancouver Recital Society presents one of the world’s great pianists, Sir András Schiff, in a pair of memorable concerts.  This visit will complete Sir András’ three-concert exploration of the last sonatas of Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven and Schubert, the first … Continue reading

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