PEP is a unique blend of sounds and cultures
The Ubyssey: May 7, 2016
Last Tuesday, the Piano & Erhu Project (PEP) filled the Fox Cabaret with a unique blend of sounds and cultures in their last concert before their upcoming tour in China. Read more…
Composer In Residence Caroline Shaw featured in the New York Times
Music on Main’s Composer In Residence Caroline Shaw is featured in the New York Times‘ list of “25 Songs That Tell Us Where Music is Going” this week. They chose Partita for 8 Voices, which received its Canadian premiere on January 25 & 26, 2016 when Music on Main and PuSh International Performing Arts Festival presented Roomful of Teeth. Check out the article here. It talks about a performance of “By and by,” which Caroline performed for the first time at a Music on Main concert in 2013.
Music on Main releases its Top Ten moments in 2015
The Georgia Straight: December 21, 2015
Music on Main was launched by artistic director David Pay in 2006 to provide great music in versatile settings. Read more…
Local harp star Heidi Krutzen puts strings to the Solstice
The Georgia Straight: December 9, 2015
Heidi Krutzen’s big Christmas present came early: a contract naming the Vancouver musician as the new principal harpist of London, England’s Philharmonia Orchestra. But what initially looks like a loss for local music might soon prove a boon, as Krutzen explains in a telephone interview from her Kitsilano digs. Read more…
Composer In Residence Caroline Shaw featured in Pitchfork
Music on Main’s Composer In Residence Caroline Shaw is featured in Pitchfork this week. They write: “she treats the human voice like something to be trapped, pulled at its edges, broken apart, and set free—it’s a pliable instrument that she seems determined to ply as far as possible.” Check out the profile, where you can listen to Caroline’s music and get to know her better.