2018 Modulus Festival

November 2-6, 2018
Music on Main’s Modulus Festival
Five days. Great music.
This fall, don’t miss what the Georgia Straight calls “a fantastic gift to the city.”

 

Single tickets from $20
Student tickets from $10
Pick-4 Festival pack: Choose any four concerts and receive a 20% discount
Tickets on sale September 14, 2018.

 

“Vancouver’s annual Music on Main festival provides western Canada
with one of the finest windows onto the post-classical scene.”

Gramophone Magazine

From November 2 – 6, 2018, the Modulus Festival returns. Connect with leading musicians and composers from around the world in fun, intimate settings.

This year’s festival takes place at the beautiful Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre, CBC Studio 700, and The Post at 750.


The Modulus Festival is generously sponsored by Christine Choi and Bryan Price.


festival schedule

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2018
8:00pm | Walking in Beauty: a concert-ritual
featuring Ensemble Variances (France)
The Roundhouse

 

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 2018
12:30pm | Awesome Talks – FREE!
These dynamic talks feature artists from around the world illuminating ideas about music, composers, and new directions.
The Post at 750

2:00pm | Driftwood Percussion – FREE!
The Roundhouse

5:00pm | Claire Marchand, flute & Albertina Chan, harp
featuring a world premiere by Nicole Lizée
Studio 700

8:00pm | Laura Bowler’s FFF
featuring Laura Bowler & the Music on Main All-Star Band
Presented in collaboration with the Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival
The Roundhouse

 

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2018
12:30pm | Awesome Talks – FREE!
These dynamic talks feature artists from around the world illuminating ideas about music, composers, and new directions.
The Post at 750

2:00pm | Richard Uttley, piano
featuring Michael Cutting’s I AM A STRANGE LOOP V
Presented in collaboration with the Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival
Studio 700

5:00pm | Trading Places: Un Échange Marathon
featuring Ida Toninato (saxophone) and Émilie Gerard-Charest (cello), alongside stellar Vancouver talent.
Presented in collaboration with Western Front New Music, Coastal Jazz, NOW Society, & Montreal’s Suoni Per Il Popolo
Western Front

8:00pm | Solo for Duet
featuring Eve Egoyan, piano
featuring work by Eve Egoyan, Nicole Lizêe, John Oswald, David Rokeby, Michael Snow and Linda Catlin Smith
The Roundhouse

 

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 2018
5:00pm | Canteen Concert with Richard Uttley, piano
The Post at 750

7:30pm | Documentary film showing with DOXA Documentary Film Festival
co-presented with DOXA
The Roundhouse

9:00pm | Trading Places: Un échange
featuring Ida Toninato (saxophone) and Émilie Gerard-Charest (cello), alongside stellar Vancouver talent.
Presented in collaboration with Western Front New Music, Coastal Jazz, NOW Society, & Montreal’s Suoni Per Il Popolo
The Roundhouse

 

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2018
8:00pm | Standing Wave
featuring music by Anna Höstman, Jocelyn Morlock, and Nicole Lizée
Presented in collaboration with Standing Wave
The Roundhouse

Tickets

Tickets will go on sale September 14, 2018.