“Barren winter, with his wrathful nipping cold” (in Shakespeare’s words) was not enough to keep Chor Leoni‘s loyal audience away from a concert this past Friday, February 23rd by the internationally lauded men’s choir with Artistic Director Erick Lichte, in celebration of its annual C/4 Canadian Choral Composition Contest. Despite nearly 20 centimetres of snow [...]
Leslie Uyeda has made an enormous contribution to the musical life of Vancouver as pianist, vocal coach, conductor, music director, and composer. Her musical versatility, her uncompromising commitment to excellence, and her skilled interpretations command the respect of musicians and audiences alike.
On Saturday afternoon, March 24, the CMC and CBC co-presented the JUNOs Classical Showcase in CBC Vancouver’s Studio One at 700 Hamilton Street.
Last Friday, March 23, CMC BC and AstroLabe Musik Theatre co-presented a tour-de-forceone-woman show by Soprano Heather Pawsey
Ever since its founding, Vancouver has been a brash city of big dreams, rough ambition, and industrial sounds — a noisy, sprawling brat of a frontier town. It’s fitting we mark noon every day with the triumphal blast of a ship’s horn, and sound the “all’s well” at nine o’clock every night with the boom [...]
The Canadian Music Centre in BC was thrilled to partner this year with the Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival (VCBF) to co-present Vancouver Sings One Song (VSOS), a massed choir concert featuring several hundred singers in Christ Church Cathedral on Tuesday, April 3 at 6:30 pm. The massed rehearsal/performance was led by choral director Kathryn Nicholson along with Host Choir, Sound Eclectic, brilliantly organized [...]
The Canadian Music Centre’s Vancouver Creative Hub is available for rentals, including the Murray Adaskin Salon — a 44-seat, urban, black-box performance space — and the 14-seat CREATE boardroom. Named after beloved BC composer Murray Adaskin, the Salon is a uniquely intimate, affordable, completely accessible, 44-seat black-box theatre in the heart of downtown Vancouver. [...]
SOLD OUT! The Canadian Music Centre in BC is thrilled to announce an evening with composer and pianist John Stetch, inaugural winner of CMC BC's Pentland Prize, a $1,000 scholarship awarded annually to a graduate composition student at UBC, SFU, or UVIC. Join us for this intimate, free concert on Friday, June 1st, from 7:00 to 8:00 [...]
On Saturday, June 23, at 4pm in the CMCs Murray Adaskin Salon, the Canadian Music Centre will host a book launch for cellist Ian Hampton’s new musical memoir Jan in 35 Pieces