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

The Winter’s Tale, A Teen Shakespeare Play

King Leontes and King Polixenes are childhood friends but a tragic misunderstanding drives them a part and thrusts those they love into an incredible adventure. A story of joy, forgiveness, and the timeless power of love – The Winter’s Tale is staged on magical, starry nights outdoors in Ron Basford Park on Granville Island.

Matriarchs Uprising – Indigenous Women Dancing Stories of Transformation June 20-22

“Matriarchs Uprising brings together Indigenous women who are nurturing the art of contemporary dance so that it may be appreciated by audiences from all backgrounds,” says Davies, Artistic Director of O.Dela Arts.

Canada’s Only Opera on Film “The Lake / n’-ha-a-itk” Begins Filming At Quails’ Gate Winery

The Lake / n’-ha-a-itk will be the first and only Canadian opera on film. Greatly expanding the scope and reach of the 2014 live production, The Lake / n’-ha-a-itk film incorporates segments about the ongoing collaboration between Astrolabe Musik Theatre and Westbank First Nation.

Additional Artists Announced for 2019 TD Vancouver International Jazz Festival June 21 – July 1

Coastal Jazz & Blues Society announced today additional performances for the 34th annual TD Vancouver International Jazz Festival, taking place June 21 to July 1.

Tickets on sale April 3 for Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival’s 30th Anniversary Season

Bard on the Beach celebrates its 30th season with a lineup that includes a salute to an all-time favourite Bard production, the stage adaptation of an Oscar-winning romantic comedy, a cross-cultural story set in India, and a powerful, rarely-staged political drama. Tickets for all Bard on the Beach plays and special events go on public sale April 3, 2019

“Soul of Spanish Guitar”, Pablo Sainz Villegas Makes VSO Debut in Rodrigo Concerto March 28 & 30

The Vancouver Symphony Orchestra is pleased to present guitarist Pablo Sáinz Villegas in Rodrigo’s Guitar Concerto on March 28, at the Bell Performing Arts Centre in Surrey and March 30 at the Orpheum Theatre in downtown Vancouver.