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"I firmly believe EMV is poised for continued growth and success and I look forward to many years of collaborating further together in my new position at the Victoria Symphony." - Early Music Vancouver executive and artistic director Matthew White.

Early Music Vancouver’s Matthew White to depart for new role at Victoria Symphony

In a media release, Early Music Vancouver (EMV) has announced executive and artistic director Matthew White will depart in October to take on the...

Universal Gospel Choir finds hope in the midst of the storm

"There is no safe way for singers to rehearse together until there is a COVID-19 vaccine," says Dr. Lucinda Halstead, president of the Performing...
In the Key of the World was recorded in June 2019 at Armoury Studios in Vancouver. Photo by Alistair Eagle.

Vancouver Inter-Cultural Orchestra releases new album amid the pandemic

With live performances all but impossible these days, the Vancouver Inter-Cultural Orchestra (VICO) has announced the release of In the Key of the World, a...

Phoenix Chamber Choir’s video gets Billy Joel’s stamp of approval

It's been viewed on YouTube more than 1.8 million times. But it a personal note from the Piano Man himself that has proven just...

Michelle Creber’s Storm finds a new home

Originally intended to be part of Vancouver-based musician Michelle Creber's 2018 album On Display, a time crunch two years ago meant Storm would find a new home...
Vancouver Opera is mobilizing to answer the public need for non-surgical grade masks during COVID-19.

Vancouver Opera’s costume shop turns its focus to face masks during the pandemic

The 2020 Vancouver Opera Festival would have been in full swing right now had it not been, like so many other events, cancelled due...
Maestro Otto Tausk conducts members of the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra.

Vancouver Symphony Orchestra rescinds layoffs with plans to expand its virtual offerings

In a media release, the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra (VSO) states that its previously announced layoffs have been rescinded. The layoffs initially scheduled to take effect on...
"I would like to acknowledge the board’s dedication to protecting the integrity of the organization as we navigate these uncharted waters of a global pandemic. My commitment is to maintain the artistic and cultural mandates of Vancouver Opera while ensuring its future financial success.” - Tom Wright

Vancouver Opera appoints Tom Wright as general director

In a media release, Vancouver Opera has announced the appointment of Tom Wright as its new general director. Wright has been the interim general director...
The VSO 2020-2021 season includes a range of concerts, masterworks, new commissions, collaborations, and guest artists.

Vancouver Symphony announces its 2020-2021 season

With the recent announcement of the cancellation of its current season, there is a ray of light as the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra (VSO) has...
Chor Leoni Men's Choir.

Chor Leoni is staying inside with a free weekly live stream

In a media release, Vancouver's JUNO Award-nominated Chor Leoni has announced a new weekly free show streamed online every Wednesday on both Facebook and...

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