A Musical Feast at Blue Grouse Winery

A collaboration to help the local community The concept of a Musical Feast is an elegant, enchanted evening. Chef Bill Jones of Deerholme Farm has teamed up with renowned New York City composer and pianist Misha Piatigorsky and Blue Grouse Estate Winery to present a magical triad on May 20. Guests are in for a wonderful evening of virtuoso music,…

VANCOUVER CANTATA SINGERS CELEBRATES 60 YEARS WITH KANTATEFEIER! A CANTATA CELEBRATION

On Saturday, May 12th, the Vancouver Cantata Singers conclude their highly successful 60th season by presenting Kantatefeier: A Cantata Celebration at Christ Church Cathedral in downtown Vancouver. The concert features cantatas and motets by J.S. Bach, plus a new choral composition by Jocelyn Morlock, winner of the 2018 Juno award for Best Classical Composition.  In…

Truck Stop Concert Series at Red Truck Beer returns for another great year of summer music

There’s not much that beats great live music and delicious beer outside on a summer day, and the Truck Stop Concert Series at Red Truck Beer is gearing up for another great year of events in East Vancouver’s historic Brewery Creek. With events planned for June 16th, July 14th, and August 11th, music fans can…

STUNNING MUSICAL LINE-UP TO APPEAR AT MISSION HILL’S SPECTACULAR OUTDOOR AMPHITHEATRE

Chris Isaak, Chris Botti, and Gipsy Kings set to perform at the winery’s Intimate 1,200-seat Amphitheatre; American music icon Sheryl Crow to headline a Special Performance for Members of Mission Hill’s Privilege Wine Club   The artists are larger than life, the venue is iconic and the concerts will be legendary. Mission Hill Family Estate…

Celebrate the Best of Arts, Crafts and Music from across Canada August 3-6, 2018

The Filberg Festival has always been known for featuring exceptional Canadian talent when it comes to entertainment. Headliners over the long weekend include: R&B Allstars, The Paperboys, Dustin Bentall, Roy Forbes, Boom Booms and Michael Kaeshammer.  Visit http://filbergfestival.com/the-festival/entertainment/  for the full line up.   Join us on Friday August 3rd for a special evening concert…

TAKE 6 a review by Judy Robb

 The Queen Elizabeth Theatre was vibrating with energy and sound on Friday evening, thanks to a phenomenal concert by “Take 6”, a Grammy Award winning a cappella sextet presented by Chor Leoni as part of its fourth annual VanMan Male Choral Summit. From the first note to the last, their enthusiasm, unique arrangements of pop,…

Early Music Vancouver Reveals Illuminating Vancouver Bach Festival and 2018/19 Main Season

49th Season Features Rare Visits from Luminary Artists & Ensembles, Including Bach Collegium Japan, The King’s Singers, Angela Hewitt, Kristian Bezuidenhout, Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra & More    Early Music Vancouver (EMV) announces its 2018 Vancouver Bach Festival and 2018/19 Main Season, bringing a staggering list of events to venues in and around Vancouver. At the precipice of…

Vancouver Welcomes Vibrant Proponents of Cuban Music, Vocalist Daymé Arocena and Pianist Roberto Fonseca

Havana’s Finest Solo Artists Perform a Double-Bill of Dynamic Afro-Cuban Fusion   The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at the University of British Columbia (UBC) presents Afro-Cuban neo-soul singer Daymé Arocena and Havana-born piano virtuoso Roberto Fonseca in an exhilarating co-bill on April 15, 2018 at 7pm in the Chan Shun Concert Hall. These…

Vancouver Welcomes Vibrant Proponents of Cuban Music, Vocalist Daymé Arocena and Pianist Roberto Fonseca

Havana’s Finest Solo Artists Perform a Double-Bill of Dynamic Afro-Cuban Fusion   The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at the University of British Columbia (UBC) presents Afro-Cuban neo-soul singer Daymé Arocena and Havana-born piano virtuoso Roberto Fonseca in an exhilarating co-bill on April 15, 2018 at 7pm in the Chan Shun Concert Hall. These…

Chor Leoni presents the Vancouver Premiere of Smooth and Soulful A Cappella Cavaliers -TAKE 6 –

GRAMMY-Adorned Sextet Launch Fourth annual VanMan Male Choral Summit   Chor Leoni proudly opens its fourth annual VanMan Male Choral Summit with Take 6, the most-awarded a cappella group in history, as they enjoy their Vancouver debut, April 6, 2018 at 8pm in the Queen Elizabeth Theatre. All audiences are invited to experience the harmony-rich…

Jazz Epistles Jazz review by George Froehlich

Good jazz inspires the imagination. Great jazz inspires the soul.   And the Jazz Epistles with Abdullah Ibrahim and special guest Terence Blanchard inspired and touched our souls on a cold and wintery Vancouver night at the Chan Centre on the University of British Columbia campus. For almost two hours they performed a wide-ranging jazz…

Announcing Carly Rae Jepsen LIVE with the VSO – June 25, 2018 at the Orpheum

  The Vancouver Symphony Orchestra is delighted to welcome the Juno and Grammy nominated, multi-platinum award–winning singer and songwriter CARLY RAE JEPSEN for a single, not-to-be-missed performance of her music, accompanied by the VSO and conductor Lucas Waldin at the Orpheum Theatre on Monday, June 25 at 8:00pm. Tickets go on sale to the public…

The Firehall Arts Centre Celebrates its 35th Anniversary Season with a Tribute to the Late Leonard Cohen

Award-Winning Production Chelsea Hotel: The Songs of Leonard Cohen Returns to the Heritage Building from March 17 to April 21, 2018  March 17 – April 21 | Firehall Arts Centre | 280 E. Cordova Media Opening:  March 21, 8pm Performance Times:  Tues, 7pm | Wed-Fri, 8pm | Sat, 3pm & 8pm | Sun, 3pm |…

The Chan Centre presents Groundbreaking Duo Tanya Tagaq and Laakkuluk Williamson Bathory

Combining Mask Dancing and Throat Singing, Celebrated Inuit Artists Reclaim Indigenous Women’s Stories The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at the University of British Columbia (UBC) presents Inuit throat singer Tanya Tagaq and Greenlandic mask dancer Laakkuluk Williamson Bathory in an electrifying combination of sound and movement, March 16 – 18 at 7:30pm in the…

Oaxacan Vocalist Lila Downs to Inspire with Songs of Female Empowerment at the Chan Centre

  Back by Popular Demand, Grammy-winner to Perform Works from 2017 album Salon Lágrimas y Deseo The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at the University of British Columbia (UBC) welcomes back Mexican-American vocalist Lila Downs, who will share her eclectic and vibrant blend of boleros, jazz, rock, blues, and more on March 10, 2018…

Early Music Vancouver Presents Canadian Superstar Angela Hewitt In Virtuoso Piano Performance of J.S. Bach’s –Goldberg Variations–

  Concert by World-Renowned Pianist and Celebrated Interpreter of Bach’s Keyboard Works is Part of EMV’s Ongoing ‘Goldberg Experience’ Series   Early Music Vancouver (EMV) presents Goldberg Variations – Angela Hewitt, on March 7, 2018 at 7:30 pm at the Chan Centre for the Performing Arts. Hailed as “the pre-eminent Bach pianist of our time”…

  The Chan Centre presents Rare Tribute to Legendary South African Ensemble: The Jazz Epistles

  Jazz Epistles Alumnus Abdullah Ibrahim with Prodigious Trumpeter Terence Blanchard Revisits Iconic Catalogue of Apartheid-Era Works The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at the University of British Columbia (UBC) presents The Jazz Epistles: Abdullah Ibrahim with guest Terence Blanchard in a rare tribute concert, February 18 at 7pm in the Chan Shun Concert…

PuSh International Performing Arts Festival presents 2018 Lineup of Artistic Visionaries

Three-week festival showcases pioneering theatre, dance, multimedia, music & film from across Canada and around the globe The PuSh International Performing Arts Festival (PuSh Festival) presents its 14th annual edition, taking place January 16 to February 4, 2018 at various Vancouver venues. Acclaimed artists from 11 countries will descend on the city for the three-week…