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Vancouver Symphony Orchestra’s New Music Festival aims to delight, provoke us

Vancouver Symphony Orchestra’s New Music Festival aims to delight, provoke us

January 19, 2017
National

"As the end of January draws nigh, so does the latest instalment of the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra’s New Music Festival — a jamboree of new music running Jan. 24 through 29. An audacious proposition under any circumstances, this year’s extravaganza adds several new elements into the traditionally untraditional mix.

New Music brings out a certain sense of missionary zeal unique to this particular segment of the classical spectrum. We aficionados (and I count myself as an unabashed if not uncritical member of the club) want to do everything possible to bring in listeners. The VSO team of composer-in-residence Jocelyn Morlock, composer-in-association Marcus Goddard and music director (and composer himself) Bramwell Tovey aim to delight and provoke us again..."

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Related Composers: Jocelyn Morlock, Marcus Goddard