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Composer Rodney Sharman finds fresh sounds for old instruments in VSO New Music Festival

Composer Rodney Sharman finds fresh sounds for old instruments in VSO New Music Festival

January 19, 2017
National

"It’s not that they’re incestuous, exactly, but they’re certainly intricate.

Untangling the skein of relationships that makes up the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra’s 2017 New Music Festival would require a flow chart as complex as a certain orange buffoon’s business dealings—although in contrast these sonic connections are happy ones, and no one’s getting stiffed or slighted.

With the festival expanding this year to six concerts, there simply isn’t space to go into everything that’s on offer. So let’s look at a pair of events in particular: the two nights of New Music for Old Instruments slated to take place at Christ Church Cathedral on Wednesday and Saturday (January 25 and 28)..."

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