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 now!

NEWS! The 2018 Modulus Festival was chosen as a Critic’s Pick in The Georgia Straight 2018 Fall Arts Preview.

 

From November 2 – 6, 2018, immerse yourself in Music on Main’s 2018 Modulus Festival.

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

It’s your chance to connect with leading musicians and composers from around the world in fun, intimate settings. With world premieres and exciting repertoire, Modulus is “just the place to explore new worlds” (Vancouver Sun).

Peer through one of “the finest windows onto the post-classical scene” (Gramophone Magazine) and discover your Modulus.

Join us.

#MyModulus


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


festival schedule

Pick-4 Festival pack: Choose any four concerts and receive a 20% discount

 

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2018
8:00pm | Walking in Beauty: a concert-ritual
featuring: Ensemble Variances (France), Thierry Pécou (composer & conductor), Katarina Livljanić (contralto & composer), and Noa Frenkel (contralto)
The Roundhouse

 

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 2018
12:30pm | Awesome Talks – FREE!
featuring: Thierry Pécou (composer & conductor), Graham McKenzie (Artistic Director of Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival), and Laura Bowler (vocalist & composer)
These dynamic talks feature artists from around the world illuminating ideas about music, composers, and new directions.
The Post at 750

2:00pm | percussion music is revolution – FREE!
featuring: Driftwood Percussion, with special guest Nicole Lizée
music by: Anna Thorvaldsdottir, Jennifer Butler, Jennifer Higdon, and Nicole Lizée
The Roundhouse

5:00pm | blazed more brightly
featuring: Claire Marchand (flute) & Albertina Chan (harp)
music by: Owen Underhill, R. Murray Schafer, Salvatore Sciarrino, Claude Debussy, Steve Reich, Caroline Lizotte, and Nicole Lizée
CBC Studio 700

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

 

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2018
12:30pm | Awesome Talks – FREE!
featuring: Nicole Lizée (composer) & Eve Egoyan (pianist)
These dynamic talks feature artists from around the world illuminating ideas about music, composers, and new directions.
The Post at 750

2:00pm | echo replay
featuring: Richard Uttley (piano)
music by: Eric Wubbels, Michael Cutting, Naomi Pinnock, and Georg Friedrich Haas
Presented in collaboration with Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival.
CBC Studio 700

8:00pm | Eve Egoyan’s Solo for Duet
music by: Eve Egoyan, Nicole Lizée, John Oswald, David Rokeby, Michael Snow, and Linda Catlin Smith
The Roundhouse

 

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 2018
5:00pm | Canteen Concert – FREE! RSVP Required.
featuring: Richard Uttley (piano)
Presented in collaboration with The Post at 750.
The Post at 750

7:30pm | DOXA at Modulus
Presented in collaboration with DOXA Documentary Film Festival.
The Roundhouse

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

 

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2018
8:00pm | Mythos
featuring: Standing Wave
music by: Keith Hamel, Phillipe LeRoux, Laura Bowler, Jocelyn Morlock, Anna Höstman, and Harry Stafylakis
Presented in collaboration with Standing Wave.
The Roundhouse