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Triple Forte Piano Trio

Nov 20 2012

Cellar Restaurant & Jazz Club

Don't miss this evening of incredible music when three of Canada's most exciting musicians play heart-stoppingly beautiful music by Beethoven, Shostakovich and Ravel.

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Byron Schenkman, harpsichord

Nov 13 2012

Cellar Restaurant & Jazz Club

Discover the intimate sound of the harpsichord when Byron Schenkman performs playful music by Haydn & Scarlatti.

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Jane Coop & The Russian Connection

Nov 06 2012

Cellar Restaurant & Jazz Club

Hear Jane Coop, one of Canada's leading pianists, when she shares the stage with Sergei Saratovsky and Nikolai Maloff in performances of Shchedrin, Rachmaninoff, Prokofiev, Lyapunov and more.

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Tanya Tomkins, cello plays Bach Suites

Oct 23 2012

Cellar Restaurant & Jazz Club

Cellist Tanya Tomkins plays three of Bach's cello suites in the intimate Cellar Restaurant & Jazz Club.

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Arnold Schoenberg’s Pierrot Lunaire @ 100

Oct 15 & 16, 2012

Western Front

100 years to the day that Pierrot Lunaire premiered, Music on Main produces a cabaret that shines a light on the masterpiece that changed the course of vocal music forever.

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Modulus Free Sunday Afternoon Concert

Sep 30 2012

The Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre

Don’t miss this free afternoon concert featuring Drones/Revelations from composer Richard Reed Parry (Arcade Fire, Bell Orchestre).

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Modulus Saturday Night | One Night Stand: Kaija Saariaho

Sep 29 2012

Finnish-born, Paris-based Saariaho celebrates her 60th birthday in 2012, and Music on Main brings the celebrations to Vancouver with music that is both tantalizingly seductive and intellectually stimulating.

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Modulus Friday Night

Sep 28 2012

Heritage Hall: Main Street

Meet Los Angeles’ Calder Quartet. Whether playing with bands like The National or performing a classical recital at Carnegie Hall, the Calders.

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Modulus Night Music

Sep 28 2012

Heritage Hall: Main Street

To celebrate the rich range of Vancouver culture, Music on Main brings together two spellbinding musicians for an evening of improvisational magic.

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Modulus Opening Night

Sep 27 2012

Heritage Hall: Main Street

Discover another side of this Arcade Fire member through performances of his Duet, Quartet and Sextet featuring Los Angeles’ boundary-smashing Calder Quartet in their Vancouver debut.

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2012 Modulus Festival

Sep 27-30, 2012

Heritage Hall and The Roundhouse

For four days, the Modulus Festival lets you connect with leading musicians and composers in intimate, fun settings filled with great music.

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Bhangra on Main

Jun 05 2012

Heritage Hall: Main Street

Don't miss UK Bhangra star Dalvinder Singh in an intimate concert that traces Bhangra's roots to traditional Punjabi folk music and love songs. Think "MTV Unplugged": a great pop artist performing an intimate set on acoustic instruments.

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Piano Now!

Mar 27 2012

Cellar Restaurant & Jazz Club

What's new with the piano? Check out Music on Main's Piano Now! and discover mind-expanding, emotionally resonant new work for yourself. The concert features two of Vancouver's most thrilling musicians, pianists Rachel Kiyo Iwaasa and Chris Morano.

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Mark McGregor, flute & Christopher Bagan, harpsichord

Mar 20 2012

Cellar Restaurant & Jazz Club

Mark McGregor is “well on his way to becoming one of the world’s leading flutists” (The Georgia Straight). Christopher Bagan is a keyboardist quickly establishing himself as one of Canada’s rising stars.

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Ensemble Made in Canada, piano quartet

Mar 13 2012

Cellar Restaurant & Jazz Club

Winners of the CBC Galaxie Rising Stars Award, and featured in Chatelaine Magazine’s list of “80 amazing Canadian women to watch,” Ensemble Made in Canada has firmly established itself as Canada’s premier piano quartet.

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Ariel Barnes, cello: Benjamin Britten’s three Cello Suites

Mar 06 2012

Cellar Restaurant & Jazz Club

With his ability to reach deep into his listeners’ souls, he’s a perfect match for Benjamin Britten’s Cello Suites. At once darkly passionate and emotionally restrained, Britten’s three suites for solo cello are cornerstones of 20th-Century music.

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Christopher Bagan | An Apprenticeship with Bach

Feb 28 2012

Cellar Restaurant & Jazz Club

Versatile, serious and a whole lot of fun, Christopher Bagan is a rising star in Canada's music scene. For his solo harpsichord concert at the Cellar, he shares music by some of J.S. Bach's greatest students.

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Eve Egoyan plays Simple Lines of Enquiry

Jan 23 & 24, 2012

Heritage Hall: Main Street

When pianist Eve Egoyan performs composer Ann Southam’s Simple Lines of Enquiry, you’ll discover why The New Yorker’s Alex Ross wrote that he couldn’t stop listening to this “immense, mysterious piano piece.”

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Hank Knox | The Golden Age of the Harpsichord

Jan 17 2012

Cellar Restaurant & Jazz Club

Montreal‘s Hank Knox breathes new life into rarely-heard keyboard masterworks by some of the most imaginative composers from the 17th Century. Hear one of Canada's most celebrated early music performers live at the Cellar.

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New Orford String Quartet

Nov 29 2011

Cellar Restaurant & Jazz Club

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