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Music review: the stamina, strength & sensitivity of Johannes Moser

Internationally acclaimed cellist Johannes Moser gave unrestricted, glorious voice to the Andrea Guarneri 17th Century cello in his arms at Music in the Morning (MITM). When...

Music review: Celestial Trio Céleste

Canadian violinist Iryna Krechkovsky and fellow musicians, cellist Ross Gasworth and pianist Kevin Kwan Loucks, may have named their ensemble Trio Céleste after the...

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:...

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...

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...
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...

New opera confronts and honours the death and disappearance of Indigenous women

City Opera Vancouver and Pacific Opera Victoria presents the world premiere of Missing, shedding new light on a national crisis. Written by Canadian Métis playwright Marie Clements, with a...

Freedom Singer is the culmination of a journey

It started with a book, became a CBC documentary, and is now on stage. It seems somehow appropriate the road to Khari Wendell McClelland’s...
The cast of Circle Game: Reimaging the Music of Joni Mitchell. Photo by Emily Cooper.

Review: Circle Game is perfection

Setting expectations may be the biggest key to your enjoyment of Circle Game. Is it musical theatre? Not really, as it lacks a cohesive narrative. Is...
Siri Olesen has been named the new artistic manager at musica intima

musica intima appoints longtime vocalist as new artistic manager

Vocalist and music educator Siri Olesen has been named the new artistic manager at musica intima, the Vancouver vocal chamber ensemble specialising in contemporary...
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