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"Having lived and worked in San Francisco, I see a similar adventurous vibrancy in Vancouver, which is what the story of La Bohème is about; a tale of youthful artistic liberation, living side-by-side with an established society." - conductor Judith Yan

Judith Yan makes her Vancouver Opera debut in La Bohème

February nights may be getting chillier, but the artists involved in Vancouver Opera’s production of La Bohème are just warming up, especially conductor Judith...
The enduring music of Canadian icon and renowned singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell is reimagined in this energetic musical experience.

The songs of a Canadian icon: live with the company of Circle Game: Reimagining...

Arguably one of the most influential female recording artists of the late 20th century, Joni Mitchell's music has stood the test of time. In Circle Game:...
“Now that we have a vibrant and active Vancouver Latin American Cultural Centre, I thought it was time to bring to them the concept of hosting an evening of Brazilian music.” - Sal Ferreras. Photo by Vincent L. Chan.

Celebrating the 60th anniversary of the bossa nova in true Brazilian style

This November, Vancouver audiences will have the unique opportunity to be immersed in Brazilian arts and culture in the heart of the city with...
Members of the cast of the Vancouver Opera production of The Merry Widow. Photo by John Grigaitis.

The Merry Widow shines a light on emerging artists

The Vancouver Opera waltzes into its 2018-2019 season with Franz Lehár’s light-hearted Viennese operetta The Merry Widow. Aiming to charm audiences this October, it...
“It’s crucial for us to make sure that we’re using our language and passing it on to the next generation. If you lose the language, you’re not just losing words; you’re losing an entire way of seeing and experiencing the world from a distinctly indigenous perspective.” - Jeremy Dutcher

2018 Polaris Music Prize winner Jeremy Dutcher comes to New West’s Massey Theatre

Since 2006, the annual Polaris Music Prize has recognized the best Canadian album of the year based on artistic merit without regard to genre, sales history...
Sarah Vardy and Tyler Duncan in the City Opera Vancouver production of Nigredo Hotel. Photo by Michelle Koebke.

City Opera Vancouver’s Nigredo Hotel holds the key to accessibility

Have you ever wanted a small taste of live opera, without committing to the full bite? City Opera Vancouver is giving Vancouver audiences the...
The Vancouver Opera 2018-2019 season gets underway in October with a production of The Merry Widow.

Vancouver Opera season and festival will feature a quartet of productions

Vancouver Opera announced tickets are now on sale for a 2018-2019 season featuring two standalone operas, and its third annual festival. “Our new season and...
Singer-songwriter Neko Case is one of many of the headliners at this year's Vancouver Folk Music Festival.

This year’s Vancouver Folk Music Festival finds a gender balance

The 41st annual Vancouver Folk Music Festival is set to begin this weekend at Kitsilano’s Jericho Beach Park. Under predicted sunny weather, this year’s...
The Grammy Award-winning, Bobby Ferrin, will perform as part of the Chan Centre's next concert series season

Chan Centre announces its 2018/2019 season

In a media release, the Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at the University of British Columbia announced its 2018/2019 Concert and Beyond Words series. Included...
Jazz Epistles alumnus Abdullah Ibrahim performs in a rare tribute concert to the work of The Jazz Epistles

Abdullah Ibrahim revisits the sounds of his South African apartheid-era jazz band

The Jazz Epistles were South Africa’s first black jazz band to record an album and break onto the world stage. Half a century after the...

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