Saturday, April 30, 2016
Event Title: eighth blackbird & Sleeping Giant - Hand Eye
  • Region: British Columbia
  • Venue / Location: The Annex, 823 Seymour Street, 2nd Floor
  • Time: 8:00pm
  • Price: $$15 - $35
  • Genre: Mixed Chamber Ensembles (1-9 Performers)
  • External Link: eighth blackbird & Sleeping Giant
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eighth blackbird and Sleeping Giant (US)
Hand Eye
Saturday, April 30, 2016; 8PM
Free pre-show chat at 7:15PM
The Annex (823 Seymour Street, 2nd Floor) [map]
Tickets $35/$15 (includes taxes and venue surcharges) – on sale September 1, 2015.

Saturday, March 12, 2016
Event Title: Nicole Lizée - New Work & Kubrick Etudes
  • Region: British Columbia
  • Venue / Location: The Annex, 823 Seymour Street, 2nd Floor
  • Time: 8:00pm
  • Price: $$15 - $35
  • Genre: Electronic / Multimedia
  • External Link: Nicole Lizée
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Nicole Lizée (Montreal)
DJ P-Love (NYC)
Rachel Kiyo Iwaasa (Vancouver)
Saturday, March 12, 2016; 8PM
Free pre-show chat at 7:15PM
The Annex (823 Seymour Street, 2nd Floor) [map]
Tickets $35/$15 (includes taxes and venue surcharges) – on sale September 1, 2015.

Saturday, February 13, 2016
Event Title: Garth Knox - Viola d'amore
  • Region: British Columbia
  • Venue / Location: The Annex, 823 Seymour Street, 2nd Floor
  • Time: 8:00pm
  • Price: $$15-$35
  • Genre: Strings (bowed)
  • External Link: Garth Knox
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Garth Knox (UK/France)
Viola d’amore
Saturday, February 13, 2016; 8PM
Free pre-show chat at 7:15PM
The Annex (823 Seymour Street, 2nd Floor) [map]
Tickets $35/$15 (includes taxes and venue surcharges) – on sale September 1, 2015.

Saturday, November 28, 2015
Event Title: Tim Hecker
  • Region: British Columbia
  • Venue / Location: The Annex, 823 Seymour Street, 2nd Floor
  • Time: 8:00pm
  • Price: $$15-$35
  • Genre: Electronic / Multimedia
  • External Link: Tim Hecker
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Tim Hecker (Montreal)
Saturday, November 28, 2015; 8PM
Free pre-show chat at 7:15PM
The Annex (823 Seymour Street, 2nd Floor) [map]
Tickets $35/$15 (includes taxes and venue surcharges) – single tickets on sale September 1, 2015.

Tim Hecker presents new works-in-progress partly derived from the early choral works of Franco-Flemish Renaissance-era composer Josquin, among other influences. Hecker reimagines these sounds for synthesizer, computer and guitar amplifiers.

Saturday, October 24, 2015
Event Title: Nomadic Streams - a festival of Ambient Music
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Vancouver New Music Festival 2015
Nomadic Streams – a festival of Ambient Music
October 22 – 24, 2015; Doors at 8PM, show at 9PM each night
VIVO Media Arts (2625 Kaslo Street, Vancouver)

A three-day festival that explores the wide range of sounds encompassed by Ambient Music. Featuring performances by crys cole (Winnipeg), DJ Olive (US), Lawrence English (Australia), FLUX Quartet (US), Rafael Anton Irisarri (US), loscil (Vancouver), Steve Roden (US), Marina Rosenfeld (US), souns (Vancouver), and Nick Storring (Toronto).

Presented in association with VIVO Media Arts.

Friday, October 23, 2015
Event Title: Nomadic Streams - a festival of Ambient Music
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Vancouver New Music Festival 2015
Nomadic Streams – a festival of Ambient Music
October 22 – 24, 2015; Doors at 8PM, show at 9PM each night
VIVO Media Arts (2625 Kaslo Street, Vancouver)

A three-day festival that explores the wide range of sounds encompassed by Ambient Music. Featuring performances by crys cole (Winnipeg), DJ Olive (US), Lawrence English (Australia), FLUX Quartet (US), Rafael Anton Irisarri (US), loscil (Vancouver), Steve Roden (US), Marina Rosenfeld (US), souns (Vancouver), and Nick Storring (Toronto).

Presented in association with VIVO Media Arts.

Thursday, October 22, 2015
Event Title: Nomadic Streams - a festival of Ambient Music
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Vancouver New Music Festival 2015
Nomadic Streams – a festival of Ambient Music
October 22 – 24, 2015; Doors at 8PM, show at 9PM each night
VIVO Media Arts (2625 Kaslo Street, Vancouver)

A three-day festival that explores the wide range of sounds encompassed by Ambient Music. Featuring performances by crys cole (Winnipeg), DJ Olive (US), Lawrence English (Australia), FLUX Quartet (US), Rafael Anton Irisarri (US), loscil (Vancouver), Steve Roden (US), Marina Rosenfeld (US), souns (Vancouver), and Nick Storring (Toronto).

Presented in association with VIVO Media Arts.

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on February 16, 2015

The Vancouver Philharmonic Orchestra will feature two world premieres by BC composers at its upcoming concert on February 21, 2015!

HABIBI - The Promised Hand

Saturday, February 21, 2015
Event Title: Double Premiere of Canadian Works - Vancouver Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Region: British Columbia
  • Venue / Location: Shaughnessy Heights United Church (33rd @ Granville), Vancouver, BC
  • Time: 8:00pm
  • Price: $15 adult, 10 senior (suggested donation)
  • Genre: Orchestra / Large Ensembles (10+)
  • External Link: VPO Feb 21 2015 Concert
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Our first concert of 2015 promises to be a night of exhilarating new music enjoyed alongside familiar favourites!

HABIBI - The Promised Hand
We are exceptionally proud to open with a piece written exclusively for the VPO by Iman Habibi, the VPO's inaugural Composer-in-Residence. Audience members will be the first to hear his beautiful piece performed at this, its world premiere! Iman is a Iranian-Canadian composer and a graduate of UBC.

NICKEL - Concerto for Oboe

Sunday, October 20, 2013
Event Title: VNM 40th Anniversary Retrospective - Works for Large Ensemble
  • Region: British Columbia
  • Venue / Location: Vancouver Playhouse (600 Hamilton Street, Vancouver, BC)
  • Time: 3:00am
  • Price: $Tickets $35 regular/$15 students and seniors (taxes and venue surcharges included). Festival pass $110.
  • Genre: Orchestra / Large Ensembles (10+)
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Works for Large Ensemble

Works by Howard Bashaw (The Cycle of Strength), John Korsrud (The Shadow of Your Smile), Alexina Louie (Winter Music), and James Maxwell (Intueri).