Modulus 2019

October 29 – November 3, 2019
Music on Main’s Modulus Festival

The Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre
181 Roundhouse Mews, Vancouver | google map
Christ Church Cathedral
690 Burrard Street, Vancouver | google map
CBC Studio 700
700 Hamilton Street, Vancouver | google map
Gold Saucer
207 W Hastings Street, Vancouver | google map
The Post at 750
750 Hamilton Street, Vancouver | google map


“the perfect opportunity for those of us looking to expand our sonic palate”
BeatRoute Magazine

This fall, don’t miss what the Georgia Straight calls “a fantastic gift to the city.”

From October 29 – November 3, 2019, the Modulus Festival returns to Vancouver. This is your chance to connect with leading musicians and composers from around the world in fun, intimate settings filled with exceptional music. The 2019 Modulus lineup spans from epic to intimate, and everything in between.


festival schedule

Modulus Pick-3 Ticket Pack: Choose any three concerts and receive a 20% discount

Modulus Pick-5 Ticket Pack: Choose all five concerts and receive a 25% discount



7:30pm | Purcell & Nyman: Music After Awhile
featuring: Iestyn Davies (countertenor); Fretwork – Emily Ashton, Richard Boothby, Joanna Levine, Asako Morikawa, Sam Stadlen
Christ Church Cathedral



5:00pm | Modulus Festival Launch Party
featuring: George Rahi, Peggy Lee, and work by Sabrina Schroeder
The Roundhouse

7:30pm | Dowland Lachrimae
featuring: Nigel North (lute); Les Voix Humaines – Susie Napper (viola da gamba), Margaret Little (viola da gamba), Mélisande Corriveau (viola da gamba, cello, and recorder), Felix Deak (viole da gamba); Stacey Brown (composer)
Christ Church Cathedral

10:30pm | Modulus Late Night
featuring: Joshua Zubot (violin/viola), Meredith Bates (violin), Jesse Zubot (violin/viola), Peggy Lee (cello), James Meger (countrabass) Heather Myers (dance), C130 (video artist)
Gold Saucer



12:00pm | The Big Picture: Today’s Artist
featuring: Sabrina Schroeder + more!
The Post at 750

5:00pm | Still Life with Avalanche
featuring: Standing Wave Ensemble, Julia Chien (percussion), Aaron Graham (percussion), Kimia Koochakzadeh-Yazdi (electronics)
CBC Studio 700

7:30pm | The Oyster Princess
featuring: Flat Earth Society
The Roundhouse

~8:45pm | Industry Night at Modulus
featuring: DJ Which Nancy
The Roundhouse



12:00pm | The Big Picture: The Global Scale
The Post at 750

2:00pm | Free Concert at the Roundhouse
featuring: Flat Earth Society, Travis Laplante (saxophone)
The Roundhouse

5:00pm | Nancy Tam’s Walking At Night By Myself
featuring: Nancy Tam, Anjela Magpantay
CBC Studio 700

7:30pm | John Luther Adams’ Ilimaq
featuring: Ben Reimer (drums)
The Roundhouse