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.

Canada’s classical wares on display in Rotterdam

At Classical/Next expo, Canada raised the bar at the gala opening…
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Vancouver International Bhangra Celebration gets intimate on Main Street

It’s not unusual to hear bhangra music percolating out of storefronts along Main Street…
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Musicians join forces and start Raging Against the Machine

If there’s anything central Canadians know, it’s that sometimes you have to band together to stay warm…
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Vancouver arts organizations form Post at 750, staking claim as downtown cultural hub

In the spirit of co-operation and creativity, four prominent Vancouver-based arts organizations have come together to form a downtown cultural hub…
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Violinist Jennifer Koh weds Bach and the moderns

Vancouver Classical Music: March 23, 2015
It is a particularly exciting event to have violinist Jennifer Koh bring her much-praised “Bach and Beyond” concept to Vancouver…
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Violinist Jennifer Koh brings Bach to new audiences

The Georgia Straight: March 9, 2015
Jennifer Koh used to be scared to play Johann Sebastian Bach’s music for an audience…
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An intuitive artist showcases her originality

LingoStar translations: March 17, 2015
“I like to peek into an artist’s soul,” says Iva Bittová with a smile….
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