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.

Vancouver Bach Festival Kicks Off with Two-Night Undertaking:‘Complete Brandenburg Concertos’

“Since they were re-discovered in the19th century, the Brandenburg Concertos have become one of the most adored and oft-played works of all time. In programming EMV’s 50th anniversary season, it seemed vital to include performances of this beloved complete collection of concertos by J.S. Bach,” says Mathew White

Okanagan Crush Pad in Summerland, BC welcomes visitors with LIVE music all summer long until August 29

Led by owners Christine Coletta and Steve Lornie, Okanagan Crush Pad takes winery guests through a true Okanagan experience.

97 South Song Sessions Songwriters Festival Coming to Okanagan Valley August 1-2

Bench 1775 Winery’s GM, Val Tait said “Bench 1775 is thrilled to be hosting the first ever 97 South Song Sessions night. This intimate performance is the perfect fit with our winery visitors and will surely be a landmark summer event in the Okanagan.”

Celebratory Vancouver Bach Festival Marks Commencement of EMV’s 50th Anniversary Season

“For our 50th anniversary we have spared no expense in order to bring our audiences a truly world-class offering of some of the finest artists working in period performance today,” says Matthew White, Executive and Artistic Director of EMV.

The Roots – June 28 Vancouver International Jazz Festival – a review

The lights dimmed and there was a welcome solo DJ mix that started the show. We watched the DJ tap quickly and heard the heavy beats that dropped as he worked both hands and an elbow across his marvelous music machine. Just then the Roots entered to a standing ovation.

This weekend: Symphony at Sunset, free concert at Sunset Beach Park, July 7

This year’s concert will be conducted by Music Director Otto Tausk and includes repertoire that has something for everyone — from classical favourites to film score hits including the Love Theme from Tchaikovsky’s Romeo & Juliet.