Sometimes we discover an artist that we love, but try as we might, we are unable to find a way to bring her to Vancouver or fit her work into the exhibition. We discovered Grace Kelly earlier this year. She is an amazing, young jazz saxophonist who, at the age of 22, joined living legends […]
For the Georgia Straight’s 20th annual Best of Vancouver issue, our editorial team provides some insight into the irreverent details that make our city great. Here’s our contributors’ picks for Best of Vancouver 2015.
At the Orpheum on Saturday, September 26. Continues on September 28 There are some soloists who seem as though they are fighting an orchestra during a performance: pushing or pulling at the tempo, their body furiously pulsing, with nary a glance at their accompanying musicians. Violinist Miriam Fried is not such a player…This was not […]
World premiere of Vancouver Biennale commission will launch the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra’s 2015 – 2016 season. On September 26 and 28 at the Orpheum Theatre, the Vancouver Biennale brings together JUNO® Award-winning Canadian composer Vivian Fung and the JUNO® Award-winning Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Maestro Bramwell Tovey for the world premiere of Biennale Snapshots, […]
Consider the start-up event of the new classical music season to be the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra’s opening weekend, which arrives right at the end of September this year. Invariably, the VSO goes out of its way to make the event memorable. Months ago, while maestro Bramwell Tovey and I talked about his stepping down as […]
One of my favourite film makers from Vancouver, Canada
Miranda Andersen who I hope to catch up with, when I... http://t.co/vnn3VoTSGX