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Classical music: New take on VSO’s New Music Festival as it revisits the recent past

2020's New Music Festival will have six events in four different venues that take advantage of the dark, dull, post-holiday time of the year to offer something exciting and extraordinary. "From to time music organizations decide to make important announcements with a certain extra amount of fanfare. The Vancouver Symphony Orchestra took that high profile [...]

By |2019-10-24T09:45:15-04:0024 October 2019|Categories: British Columbia, News|Tags: , , |

Composer Rodney Sharman mentors Sonic Boom festival’s youth movement

"For proof that Vancouver is no longer the wild and crazy place it once was, consider the course of the Sonic Boom festival. In its early, unjuried days, the annual celebration of local composers sometimes strayed into performance-art territory, with pieces that used tarot cards to determine what would be played, or that featured a [...]

By |2019-04-02T14:27:20-04:0022 March 2019|Categories: British Columbia, News|Tags: |