2019 Vancouver Bach Festival Closes with Purcell’s Celebratory Ode: ‘Hail Bright Cecilia’

“Purcell is one of the greatest composers of the Baroque period and Hail Bright Cecilia is arguably one of his greatest works. He is unique among his contemporaries for his ability to blend the stylistic and technical conventions of his time, and to transcend them with what is an extremely bold and expressive personal style,” explains PBO Music Director Alexander Weimann.

Ladysmith Black Mambazo Brings A Cappella Message of Peace to Chan Centre

The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at the University of British Columbia presents the soulful, harmony-driven sounds of Ladysmith Black Mambazo on March 2, 2019, at 8pm in the Chan Shun Concert Hall.

The Chan Centre Showcases Theatrical Tribute to Poet Gwendolyn Brooks, the First African-American to win the Pulitzer Prize

The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at the University of British Columbia presents the dazzling multimedia work No Blue Memories: The Life of Gwendolyn Brooks on February 24, 2019, at 7pm in the Chan Shun Concert Hall as part of the Beyond Words series.

EMV Presents The King’s Singers with ‘Royal Blood: Music for Henry VIII’

Early Music Vancouver (EMV), proudly presents one of the world’s preeminent vocal ensembles, The King’s Singers with their programme of Royal Blood: Music for Henry VIII, at the Chan Centre for the Performing Arts, February 9, 2019 at 7:30pm.

Chan Centre Presents Improvised Concert by Grammy Award-winner Bobby McFerrin

The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at the University of British Columbia presents the inimitable, genre-defiant music of Bobby McFerrin on February 17, 2019, at 7pm in the Chan Shun Concert Hall.

The Chan Centre Launches Dynamic 2018/19 Series with the Fiery Passion of Grammy Award-winning Aida Cuevas

The ‘Queen of Mariachi’ is Set to Dazzle in One-Night Engagement and Tribute to the Late Juan Gabriel The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at the University of British Columbia (UBC) welcomes Grammy Award-winning Mexican superstar Aida Cuevas joined by her illustrious band Mariachi Juvenil Tecalitlán on September 22, 2018, at 8pm in the … Read moreThe Chan Centre Launches Dynamic 2018/19 Series with the Fiery Passion of Grammy Award-winning Aida Cuevas

Australia’s Circa: Opus Presented by the Chan Center for the Performing Arts – a review

This year marks the 20th anniversary of The Chan Center for the Performing Arts and they brought Circa: Opus to their concert hall.  While sipping ‘20th anniversary’ Sauv Blanc, we was struck by the heighty aspect of the theater and its focused curves.  The glass windows along with the greenery outside gave the space a … Read moreAustralia’s Circa: Opus Presented by the Chan Center for the Performing Arts – a review

The Chan Centre presents Australian Contemporary Circus Company To Showcase Gravity-Defying Stunts at Chan Centre

The Chan Centre presents Australia’s One-of-a-Kind Circa  in Astonishing Vancouver Premiere of Opus Renowned Circus Company pairs Impeccable Choreography with Evocative Shostakovich Quartets The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at the University of British Columbia (UBC) presents Australia’s bold contemporary circus company, Circa, with their exhilarating performance Opus on April 28, 2018 at 8pm … Read moreThe Chan Centre presents Australian Contemporary Circus Company To Showcase Gravity-Defying Stunts at Chan Centre

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 … Read moreVancouver Welcomes Vibrant Proponents of Cuban Music, Vocalist Daymé Arocena and Pianist Roberto Fonseca