The pleasure of Albrecht Mayer’s oboe at Vancouver’s Chan Centre

08/11/2019

CanadaCanada Haydn, Mozart, Fiala: Albrecht Mayer (oboe, English horn and director), Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, Chan Centre, Vancouver, 25.10.2019. (GN)

Albrecht Mayer and the VSO. © Matthew Baird

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Striking sensitivity and intelligence in Brahms and Shostakovich from Z.E.N. Trio in Vancouver

29/10/2019

CanadaCanada Schubert, Brahms, Shostakovich: Z.E.N. Trio (Esther Yoo [violin], Narek Hakhnazaryan [cello], Zhang Zuo [piano]), Vancouver Playhouse, Vancouver, 20.10.2019. (GN)

Z.E.N. Trio © Clive Barda

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The young Bennewitz Quartet displays great beauty and strength

24/10/2019

CanadaCanada Schumann, Janáček, Dvořák: Bennewitz Quartet (Jakub Fišer and Štěpán Ježek [violins], Jiří Pinkas [viola], Štěpán Doležal [cello]), Vancouver Playhouse, Vancouver, 13.10.2019. (GN)

Bennewitz Quartet © Kamil Ghais

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Daniil Trifonov propels the Vancouver Symphony’s new season

09/10/2019

CanadaCanada Simms, Schubert, Mahler, Rachmaninoff, Scriabin: Adrianne Pieczonka (soprano), Daniil Trifonov (piano), Vancouver Symphony Orchestra / Otto Tausk, Orpheum Theatre, Vancouver, 20 & 27.9.2019. (GN)

Daniil Trifonov, Otto Tausk and The VSO © Matthew Baird

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Exalted Singing in Handel and Purcell at the Close of the 2019 Vancouver Bach Festival

19/08/2019

CanadaCanada Vancouver Bach Festival [4 & 5] – Handel, Corelli, Locke, Blow, Purcell: Christ Church Cathedral and Chan Center, Vancouver, 7/9.8.2019. (GN)

Soprano Amanda Forsythe with Pacific MusicWorks directed by Stephen Stubbs © Jan Gates

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Three Concerts from Early Music Vancouver’s 2019 Bach Festival

12/08/2019

CanadaCanada Vancouver Bach Festival – J. S. Bach, Telemann: Chan Centre and Christ Church Cathedral, Vancouver, 30/31.7.2019 & 2.8.2019 (GN)

Dorothee Mields, Alex Potter, Samuel Boden and Matthew Brook at the Bach Festival © Jan Gates

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NEW! CELLIST JOHANNES MOSER IN CONVERSATION WITH GEOFFREY NEWMAN

15/07/2019

Johannes Moser talks to Geoffrey Newman

Johannes Moser

It is increasingly rare for today’s young artists to come from a long musical lineage. For German/Canadian cellist Johannes Moser, however, music has been in his bones from birth – and indeed much before that. Read more

The VSO Completes its Centenary Season in Style

19/06/2019

CanadaCanada The VSO Closing Centenary Concerts: Vancouver Symphony Orchestra / Otto Tausk (conductor), Orpheum Theatre, Vancouver. (GN)

Celebrating at the end of the VSO’s Centenary Gala Concert © Matthew Baird

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