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Lang Lang! with the VSO — Vancouver Symphony Orchestra @ Orpheum Theatre
Classical music’s most exciting superstar – and the greatest pianist of his generation – returns to the Orpheum stage to perform Beethoven’s magnificent ‘Emperor’ Piano Concerto No. 5 with the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra. Maestro Tovey conducts this very special concert that ...
Sep 28 @ 11:00 am
Classical Coffee Concert: PianOpera — Surrey Civic Theatres @ Studio Theatre at Surrey Arts Centre
Elizabeth and Marcel Bergmann—known worldwide as the Bergmann Piano Duo—perform duet arrangements of favourite operatic repertoire ranging from Mozart’s Magic Flute and Rossini’s Barber of Seville to Liszt’s virtuosic fantasy of Bellini’s Sonnambula. The concert takes place after a social hour with ...
Sep 28 @ 7:30 pm
Diana Panton Trio — Kay/Meek @ Kay Meek Centre
Hamilton native Diana Panton has quietly become one of the brightest lights on Canada’s jazz scene today. Her work has been consistently praised by listeners and music critics alike for her ethereal vocals, exceptional song ...
Sep 28 @ 8:00 pm
Folk Fabulous II — Shadbolt Centre for the Arts @ Studio Theatre
Folk Fabulous II is the reincarnation of the very successful original Folk Fabulous concert that was part of our 2014 Shadbolt season. This year, we are switching up the performers to offer a new twist ...
Sep 29 @ 7:30 pm
Diana Panton Trio — Kay/Meek @ Kay Meek Centre
Hamilton native Diana Panton has quietly become one of the brightest lights on Canada’s jazz scene today. Her work has been consistently praised by listeners and music critics alike for her ethereal vocals, exceptional song ...
Mushtari Begum Festival of Indian Classical Music and Dance — Massey Theatre @ Massey Theatre
On the evening of September 30th, 2017, the Massey Theatre will be transformed into an ethereal courtyard, immersing audiences into the timeless and ancient forms of Indian Classical music and dance. Founded by New Westminster’s ...
Ariel Barnes + Manitoba Chamber Orchestra — Kay/Meek @ Kay Meek Centre
A KAY MEEK Presentation Grosvenor Theatre An opening night celebration of classical and modern masterworks, including the Haydn cello concerto and Michael Oesterle’s Ironman concerto. Described as creating a “mesmerizing musical experience” by combining his ...
Oct 1 @ 3:00 pm
Yekwon Sunwoo, piano — Vancouver Recital Society @ Chan Centre for the Performing Arts
Oct 1 @ 3:00 pm
Yekwon Sunwoo, piano — Vancouver Recital Society @ Chan Centre for the Performing Arts
YEKWON SUNWOO, 15TH VAN CLIBURN INTERNATIONAL PIANO COMPETITION WINNER On June 10, 2017, Yekwon Sunwoo was announced as the Gold Medalist at the 15th Van Cliburn International Piano Competition. In its 55-year history, the quadrennial ...
Oct 5 @ 2:00 pm
Tea and Trumpets: Ludwig van Beethoven @ Orpheum Theatre
The opening concert of the Tea & Trumpets series features the music of one of the greatest of the great composers, Ludwig van Beethoven, and stories from the life of this tortured genius.
VSO Pops: Terra and Beyond with Chris Hadfield and Danny Michel @ Orpheum Theatre
  Share Colonel Chris Hadfield’s viewpoint “Beyond the Terra,” with music and inspiring images from the International Space Station. As a special guest, Chris welcomes singer/songwriter Danny Michel. Last Fall, they shared the experience of exploring the High ...
VSO Pops: Terra and Beyond with Chris Hadfield and Danny Michel @ Orpheum Theatre
  Share Colonel Chris Hadfield’s viewpoint “Beyond the Terra,” with music and inspiring images from the International Space Station. As a special guest, Chris welcomes singer/songwriter Danny Michel. Last Fall, they shared the experience of exploring the High ...
Kid's Koncerts: Fred Penner — Vancouver Symphony Orchestra @ Orpheum Theatre
Fred Penner, a Canadian icon of entertainment and inspiration for children and families, makes his long-awaited return to the VSO.
Oct 12 @ 7:30 pm
Burton Cummings — Massey Theatre @ Massey Theatre
Few artists have achieved the level of public success and critical acclaim that Burton Cummings has enjoyed. His musical creations continue to resonate with fans both old and new. In a dazzling career spanning more than ...
Turandot — Vancouver Opera @ Queen Elizabeth Theatre
Oct 13 @ 7:30 pm
Turandot — Vancouver Opera @ Queen Elizabeth Theatre
Music: Giacomo Puccini Libretto: Giuseppe Adami and Renato Simoni Conductor: Jacques Lacombe Director: Renaud Doucet Cast Turandot: Amber Wagner  Calaf: Marcelo Puente Liù: Marianne Fiset Timur: Alain Coulombe About Turandot La Bohème. Tosca. Madama Butterfly. Turandot. Puccini saved his most musically ...
Oct 13 @ 7:30 pm
Wicked Grin: Tom Waits Revisited — Kay/Meek @ Kay Meek Centre
A KAY MEEK + Cap Global Roots Series Presentation Grosvenor Theatre Legendary blues musicians John Hammond and Jim Byrnes, Los Lobos star David Hidalgo, jazz chanteuse Jill Barber, and music director Steve Dawson revisit the ...
Oct 14 @ 7:30 pm
Wicked Grin: Tom Waits Revisited — Kay/Meek @ Kay Meek Centre
A KAY MEEK + Cap Global Roots Series Presentation Grosvenor Theatre Legendary blues musicians John Hammond and Jim Byrnes, Los Lobos star David Hidalgo, jazz chanteuse Jill Barber, and music director Steve Dawson revisit the ...
Masterworks Diamond: Vadim Gluzman with the VSO — Vancouver Symphony Orchestra @ Orpheum Theatre
One of the planet’s greatest and most accomplished violinists, Vadim Gluzmanmakes his much-anticipated return to perform Shostakovich’s dark and complex second violin concerto. Often overshadowed by its big brother, the first concerto, Shostakovich’s second work for violin and ...
Turandot — Vancouver Opera @ Queen Elizabeth Theatre
Oct 15 @ 2:00 pm
Turandot — Vancouver Opera @ Queen Elizabeth Theatre
Music: Giacomo Puccini Libretto: Giuseppe Adami and Renato Simoni Conductor: Jacques Lacombe Director: Renaud Doucet Cast: Turandot: Amber Wagner  Calaf: Marcelo Puente Liù: Marianne Fiset Timur: Alain Coulombe About Turandot La Bohème. Tosca. Madama Butterfly. Turandot. Puccini saved his most musically ...
Oct 15 @ 3:00 pm
Zhang Zuo, Piano — Vancouver Recital Society @ Vancouver Playhouse
Chinese pianist Zhang Zuo (Zee Zee) is internationally recognized for her imaginative and electrifying performances. Possessing dazzling technical prowess and spontaneous flair, her creative maturity has been hailed as “a powerful, passionate and compelling representation ...
Masterworks Diamond: Vadim Gluzman with the VSO — Vancouver Symphony Orchestra @ Orpheum Theatre
One of the planet’s greatest and most accomplished violinists, Vadim Gluzmanmakes his much-anticipated return to perform Shostakovich’s dark and complex second violin concerto. Often overshadowed by its big brother, the first concerto, Shostakovich’s second work for violin and ...
Oct 17 @ 8:00 pm
Borodin Quartet — Friends of Chamber Music @ Vancouver Playhouse
Franz Schubert: Quartettsatz in C minor, D703 Piotr Tchaikovsky: Children’s Album, Opus 39 (arranged by Rostislav Dubinsky, original Borodin Qt 1st violin) Dmitri Shostakovich: String Quartet No. 6 in G major, Opus 101 Dmitri Shostakovich: ...
Oct 19 @ 7:00 pm
Grease Sing-a-long — Massey Theatre @ Massey Theatre
Have you ever been to a film musical and had the uncontrollable urge to burst into song? Ever wanted to know what it’s like to be a T-bird or a Pink Lady but never had ...
Turandot — Vancouver Opera @ Queen Elizabeth Theatre
Oct 19 @ 7:30 pm
Turandot — Vancouver Opera @ Queen Elizabeth Theatre
Music: Giacomo Puccini Libretto: Giuseppe Adami and Renato Simoni Conductor: Jacques Lacombe Director: Renaud Doucet Cast Turandot: Amber Wagner  Calaf: Marcelo Puente Liù: Marianne Fiset Timur: Alain Coulombe About Turandot La Bohème. Tosca. Madama Butterfly. Turandot. Puccini saved his most musically ...
Classical Traditions at the Chan Centre: Angela Cheng Plays Ravel — Vancouver Symphony Orchestra @ The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts
Celebrated Canadian pianist Angela Cheng makes her welcome return to the VSO, performing Ravel’s G Major Piano Concerto, a work heavily influenced by the driving rhythms of the Paris jazz scene of the 1920s. Dvořák’s Symphony No. 5 was his first real symphonic ...
Turandot — Vancouver Opera @ Queen Elizabeth Theatre
Oct 21 @ 7:30 pm
Turandot — Vancouver Opera @ Queen Elizabeth Theatre
Music: Giacomo Puccini Libretto: Giuseppe Adami and Renato Simoni Conductor: Jacques Lacombe Director: Renaud Doucet Cast Turandot: Amber Wagner  Calaf: Marcelo Puente Liù: Marianne Fiset Timur: Alain Coulombe About Turandot La Bohème. Tosca. Madama Butterfly. Turandot. Puccini saved his most musically ...
Classical Traditions at the Chan Centre: Angela Cheng Plays Ravel — Vancouver Symphony Orchestra @ The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts
Celebrated Canadian pianist Angela Cheng makes her welcome return to the VSO, performing Ravel’s G Major Piano Concerto, a work heavily influenced by the driving rhythms of the Paris jazz scene of the 1920s. Dvořák’s Symphony No. 5 was his first real symphonic ...
George Li, Piano @ The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts
Oct 22 @ 3:00 pm
George Li, Piano @ The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts
Those who witnessed the astonishing Vancouver debut of (then) 16-year-old pianist George Li in 2011 will know what to expect. This extraordinary young musician has since gone on to win the Silver Medal at the ...
Oct 22 @ 3:00 pm
Pavel Haas Quartet — Friends of Chamber Music @ Vancouver Playhouse
Igor Stravinsky: Concertino for string quartet Maurice Ravel: String Quartet in F major Antonín Dvořák: String Quartet in A- at major, Opus 105 We are happy to welcome back the exciting Pavel Haas Quartet. Of ...
North Shore Classics: Angela Cheng plays Ravel — Vancouver Symphony Orchestra @ Centennial Theatre
Celebrated Canadian pianist Angela Cheng makes her welcome return to the VSO, performing Ravel’s G Major Piano Concerto, a work heavily influenced by the driving rhythms of the Paris jazz scene of the 1920s. Dvořák’s Symphony No. 5 was his first real symphonic ...
Masterworks Gold: Evelyn Glennie! — Vancouver Symphony Orchestra @ Orpheum Theatre
A prolific recording artist and champion of new works for percussion and orchestra, Dame Evelyn Glennie performs American composer Jennifer Higdon’s fascinating Percussion Concerto, a work that was written in 2005 for percussionist Colin Currie, and dedicated to him. The piece ...
Symphony Sundays: Evelyn Glennie! — Vancouver Symphony Orchestra @ Orpheum Theatre
A prolific recording artist and champion of new works for percussion and orchestra, Dame Evelyn Glennie performs American composer Jennifer Higdon’s fascinating Percussion Concerto, a work that was written in 2005 for percussionist Colin Currie, and dedicated to him. The piece ...
Oct 29 @ 3:00 pm
Sunday Serenade — Kay/Meek @ Kay Meek Centre
A KAY MEEK Presentation Grosvenor Theatre Three extraordinary musicians come together for an afternoon of captivating solos, duets, and trios in this Sunday Serenade. Joseph Elworthy has been a featured soloist, recitalist, and chamber music ...
Masterworks Gold: Evelyn Glennie! — Vancouver Symphony Orchestra @ Orpheum Theatre
A prolific recording artist and champion of new works for percussion and orchestra, Dame Evelyn Glennie performs American composer Jennifer Higdon’s fascinating Percussion Concerto, a work that was written in 2005 for percussionist Colin Currie, and dedicated to him. The piece ...
Nov 2 @ 12:00 pm
ISCM World New Music Days 2017— Music on Main @ Various Locations
From November 2-8, 2017, Canada welcomes the world as Vancouver hosts the ISCM World New Music Days 2017. Since its founding in 1922, the International Society for Contemporary Music has been the world’s premier network for ...
Kobo Town — Evergreen Cultural Centre @ Evergreen Cultural Centre
Nov 2 @ 8:00 pm
Kobo Town — Evergreen Cultural Centre @ Evergreen Cultural Centre
Founded and fronted by émigré Trinidadian songwriter Drew Gonsalves, Kobo Town’s music has been variously described as“an intoxicating blend of lilting calypsonian wit, dancehall reggae and trombone-heavy brass”(Guardian) and a “unique, transnational composite of rhythm, poetry ...
Nov 2 @ 8:00 pm
New North Collective — Shadbolt Centre for the Arts @ Shadbolt Centre for the Arts
The New North Collective (NNC) is an ensemble of Northern Canadian performing artists from the Yukon and Northwest Territories. The NNC came together in 2015 to explore their ideas of the North – from the ...
Nov 3 @ 12:00 pm
ISCM World New Music Days 2017— Music on Main @ Various Locations
From November 2-8, 2017, Canada welcomes the world as Vancouver hosts the ISCM World New Music Days 2017. Since its founding in 1922, the International Society for Contemporary Music has been the world’s premier network for ...
Nov 4 @ 12:00 pm
ISCM World New Music Days 2017— Music on Main @ Various Locations
From November 2-8, 2017, Canada welcomes the world as Vancouver hosts the ISCM World New Music Days 2017. Since its founding in 1922, the International Society for Contemporary Music has been the world’s premier network for ...
The Dream of Gerontius — Vancouver Symphony Orchestra @ Orpheum Theatre
Elgar’s massive but deeply personal work, based on a Victorian poem by Cardinal John Henry Newman, follows a devout, dying Everyman character (“Gerontius” is a name derived from “Old Man”) on a journey through death to ...
Nov 5 @ 12:00 pm
ISCM World New Music Days 2017— Music on Main @ Various Locations
From November 2-8, 2017, Canada welcomes the world as Vancouver hosts the ISCM World New Music Days 2017. Since its founding in 1922, the International Society for Contemporary Music has been the world’s premier network for ...
Alban Gerhardt, Cello and Steven Osborne, Piano — Vancouver Recital Society @ Vancouver Playhouse
A magical musical collaboration awaits! An incredible concert of solo and duo performances from two of the most accomplished musicians we know. J. S. BACH: Cello Suite No. 2 in D minor, BWV 1008 BEETHOVEN: ...
Nov 6 @ 12:00 pm
ISCM World New Music Days 2017— Music on Main @ Various Locations
From November 2-8, 2017, Canada welcomes the world as Vancouver hosts the ISCM World New Music Days 2017. Since its founding in 1922, the International Society for Contemporary Music has been the world’s premier network for ...
The Dream of Gerontius — Vancouver Symphony Orchestra @ Orpheum Theatre
Elgar’s massive but deeply personal work, based on a Victorian poem by Cardinal John Henry Newman, follows a devout, dying Everyman character (“Gerontius” is a name derived from “Old Man”) on a journey through death to ...
Nov 7 @ 12:00 pm
ISCM World New Music Days 2017— Music on Main @ Various Locations
From November 2-8, 2017, Canada welcomes the world as Vancouver hosts the ISCM World New Music Days 2017. Since its founding in 1922, the International Society for Contemporary Music has been the world’s premier network for ...
Nov 7 @ 8:00 pm
CMS String Trio — Friends of Chamber Music @ Vancouver Playhouse
Ludwig van Beethoven: Trio for strings in G major, Opus 9 No 1 Krzysztof Penderecki: Trio for strings (1990-91) Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Divertimento for string trio in E- at major, K563 Each of these fine ...
Nov 8 @ 12:00 pm
ISCM World New Music Days 2017— Music on Main @ Various Locations
From November 2-8, 2017, Canada welcomes the world as Vancouver hosts the ISCM World New Music Days 2017. Since its founding in 1922, the International Society for Contemporary Music has been the world’s premier network for ...

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