Early Music Vancouver Presents History’s First Great Opera –  Monteverdi’s Orfeo –

  In-Concert Performance of the 1607 Masterpiece Features Vancouver’s Own Colin Balzer in Demanding Title Role   Early Music Vancouver (EMV) presents the first unqualified masterpiece in operatic history, Monteverdi’s Orfeo, on October 29, 2017 at 3pm at the Chan Centre for Performing Arts. Often described as a “game changer” in the history of music,…

The Chan Centre Welcomes Back Renowned Irish Ensemble  The Gloaming

  Folk Supergroup Returns to Perform Evocative Ballads and Sweeping Melodies from Acclaimed Second Album ‘2’   The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at the University of British Columbia (UBC) announces the anticipated return of The Gloaming, Ireland’s acclaimed folk supergroup, October 15 at 7 pm in the Chan Shun Concert Hall. The revered…

The Chan Centre Welcomes Inner Mongolia’s One-of-a-Kind Folk Music Export, Anda Union, in Canadian Debut

     Anda Union performing on rare instruments to accompany stirring vocals, the group weaves their nomadic roots to unearth forgotten music   The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at the University of British Columbia (UBC) presents the Canadian premiere of Anda Union, the renowned folk group hailing from regions across Inner Mongolia, March 26…

Chan Centre Welcomes Back Spellbinding Spanish Singer Diego El Cigala

  Three-time Latin GRAMMY winner performs songs from Indestructible, forthcoming album celebrating the rich sounds of salsa   The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at the University of British Columbia (UBC) announces the hotly anticipated return of Diego El Cigala, charming vocalist and three-time Latin GRAMMY winner, Sunday, November 20, 2016 at 7pm in the…

Mariza, The Queen of Fado, Returns to the Chan Centre

  GRAMMY-nominated singer performs works inspired by  her life experience from recent album, Mundo The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at the University of British Columbia (UBC) announces the return of Portuguese-Mozambican artist, Mariza, the living voice of fado on Wednesday, November 2, 2016 at 8pm in the Chan Shun Concert Hall. Mariza will share contemporary fado from her bold new album Mundo, a vibrant…

The Chan Centre Launches its Exhilarating 2016/17 Season with Trombone Shorty and Orleans Avenue

GRAMMY-Nominated Trombone Virtuoso and High-Energy Band, Orleans Avenue, Set to Ignite the Chan Centre Stage    The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at the University of British Columbia (UBC) launches its 2016/17 season with Trombone Shorty and Orleans Avenue, September 25, 2016 at 7pm in the Chan Shun Concert Hall. New Orleans native “Trombone Shorty”…

The Chan Centre Welcomes Virtuoso Sitarist Anoushka Shankar

  in Concert of New Works in Response to Global Refugee Crisis Five-time GRAMMY nominated artist performs songs from  upcoming album, Land of Gold The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at the University of British Columbia (UBC) presents the prodigious sitarist, known for embodying the spirit of innovation and experimentation, Anoushka Shankar on April 8 at 8pm in the Chan Shun Concert Hall. Blazing new branches of…

GRAMMY Award-winning artists

Share a stunning musical homage to New Orleans with Grammy Award Winning Artists   The Chan Centre Presents Jazz Giants Dee Dee Bridgewater and Irvin Mayfield with the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra    The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at the University of British Columbia (UBC) presents renowned jazz vocalist Dee Dee Bridgewater with Irvin Mayfield and…

NOW SOLD OUT Chan Centre Presents Rare and Intimate Concert Reunion with Piano Legends Chick Corea and Herbie Hancock 

 Evening pays homage to NEA Jazz Masters’ groundbreaking tour and influential live recordings of the late ‘70s   The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at the University of British Columbia (UBC) presents an exclusive concert reuniting two of jazz and contemporary music’s most influential icons, and multi-GRAMMY-Award winners, Chick Corea and Herbie Hancock, Sunday, March 15 at 7pm in the Chan Shun…