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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...
The video features socially distanced musicians playing in their own homes with the drummer playing instruments he found in his kitchen. They are joined by children of VSO members dancing along to the fun.

May the 4th Be With You: Vancouver Symphony Orchestra celebrates Star Wars Day

As movie fans around the world observe Star Wars Day today, five members of the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra (VSO) have decided to get in...
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...
With the recent success of its virtual performances of Beethoven's 5th and 6th symphonies, the VSO is planning to release several additional concerts as part of its VSO@Home series in the coming weeks.

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In a media release, the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra (VSO) states that its previously announced layoffs have been rescinded.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...
In what seems to be a daily occurrence lately the TD Vancouver International Jazz Festival has made the decision to cancel this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

TD Vancouver International Jazz Festival is the latest to cancel due to COVID-19

In a media release, organizers have announced the cancellation of the TD Vancouver International Jazz Festival due to the COVID-19 pandemic. "Our team has been...
"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...
The Vancouver Symphony Orchestra in more pleasant times as it presented Symphony at Sunset this past summer at Sunset Beach.

Vancouver Symphony Orchestra cancels or postpones the remainder of its 2019-2020 subscription season

In a media release, the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra (VSO) has cancelled or postponed all concerts due to the COVID-19 health crisis through to June...
Pianist Saleem Ashkar is the special guest as the Vancouver Symphony presents its digital finale to Beethovenfest.

Vancouver Symphony goes virtual with a free live stream of Beethovenfest finale

With the cancellations of performances, concerts and other events due to the COVID-19 health crisis, the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra (VSO) did its part to...

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