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from British Columbia
on July 03, 2018

"In a rare July concert offering, Vancouver Chamber Choir has devoted a program to Canadian composer R. Murray Schafer, who celebrates his 85th birthday on July 18.

Schafer is one of Canada’s artistic treasures. The choir has a long-standing relationship with Schafer and his music through concerts,...

from British Columbia
on October 27, 2017

From November 2-8, 2017, Canada welcomes the world as Vancouver hosts the ISCM World New Music Days 2017. Since its founding in 1922, the International Society for Contemporary Music has been the world’s premier network for new music. Each year, its festival is hosted in a different city around the globe.

from British Columbia
on June 14, 2017

"It’s not every day of the week that eleven new string quartets are premiered. But that’s what the Borealis String Quartet did in CMC BC’s Murray Adaskin Salon on Friday, June 9, for a young audience packed into our small, intimate new performance space. The works they performed were remarkable for their variety...

from British Columbia
on May 31, 2017

Full Article: http://musiccentrebc.ca/2017/five-films-five-bc-legacy-composers/

CMC BC’s Legacy Composer Film Series celebrates the very first generation...

from British Columbia
on March 13, 2017

Vocal ensemble performs special concert at Heritage Hall

"When Musica Intima’s artistic manager Joanna Dundas joined the ensemble as a soprano in 1999, she couldn’t have predicted she would remain with the organization for the next 18 years.

from British Columbia
on January 25, 2017

"In Nanaimo’s Port Theatre on the evening of January 21st the Vancouver Island Symphony (VIS) opened the second half of this concert season with “Classical Spirit,” a performance based on music with an admittedly liberal definition of “Classical.” According to my own musical education, the era for Baroque music was...

from British Columbia
on October 25, 2016

Canadian Centre for Music in B.C. offers music history lesson in special concert series

"There's a new place in Vancouver's West End dedicated to teaching more of us about contemporary Canadian classical composers.

The Canadian Music Centre in B.C. opened in 1959. Its mission: to...

from British Columbia
on October 21, 2016

"It’s not every day that an organization launches a new concert series, let alone a new theatre. Undertaking one of these projects alone would be daunting. Doing both simultaneously is the challenge of a lifetime. Yet that is what the CMC did last Friday evening, inaugurating our new Murray Adaskin Salon with a...

from British Columbia
on October 07, 2016

"Sean Bickerton, Canadian Music Centre/Centre de Musique Canadienne director — B.C. Region, beams discussing the renovations at the regional office of the 57-year-old organization devoted to supporting, promoting and archiving the works of Canadian composers..."


from British Columbia
on September 29, 2016

"The Canadian Music Centre in BC (CMC BC) will celebrate the completion of recent renovations to its home at the Vancouver Creative Hub (837 Davie Street) with an exclusive concert series in its brand new, 40-seat black box theatre and salon, starting this fall.

Named after Toronto-born composer Murray...