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Kiya Tabassian, setar & Maarja Nuut, violin & voice

Apr 03 2018

The Fox Cabaret

See what happens when a fiddler/singer from Northern Estonia joins forces with an Iranian-born and Montreal-based setar player.

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Quasar: De souffles et de machines

Mar 27 2018

The Fox Cabaret

Quasar saxophone quartet brings their unique style and deeply original programming to the Vancouver stage.

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A Month of Tuesdays 2018

Mar 27 - Apr 24, 2018

The Fox Cabaret

Join us for five concerts, with top flight musicians, great music, and a casual yet engaging atmosphere.

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John Luther Adams’ Ten Thousand Birds – SOLD OUT!

Mar 03 2018

Roundhouse Performance Centre

This intimate performance will transform the Roundhouse Performance Centre into an enchanting forest walk. This performance is meant for you to stand and move through the space. - SOLD OUT!

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Behind the Scenes with Vicky Chow

Mar 01 2018

The Post at 750

Join us for this free salon as Music on Main’s first Artist in Residence, Vicky Chow, performs examples of music by acclaimed composer John Luther Adams.

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Behind the Scenes with Vicky Chow

Feb 22 2018

The Post at 750

Join us for this one-of-a kind free event as Vicky Chow performs the Canadian premiere of Michael Gordon's powerhouse piece Sonatra. Will be streamed live on Facebook from 6:30-7:30PM PST.

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Frederic Rzewski’s Songs of Insurrection

Jan 22 - 23, 2018

The Fox Cabaret

Frederic Rzewski’s latest work transcends the world of contemporary music and takes you on a journey through uprising.

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Annual General Meeting

Jan 16 2018

The Post at 750

Please join Music on Main Society's board of directors and staff for a brief, friendly, and informative meeting about Music on Main.

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Music for the Winter Solstice 2017

Dec 14 - 15, 2017

Heritage Hall

Celebrate the winter season in style with warm tidings and luminous music featuring Music on Main’s Composer in Residence Nicole Lizée, pianist Rachel Kiyo Iwaasa, violinist and vocalist Wallgrin and vocalist Carman J. Price.

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Composers + Cocktails with Nicole Lizée

Dec 13 2017

The Post at 750

Get an insider’s perspective on creation from Composer in Residence Nicole Lizée as she shares her ideas and insights over an hour of conversation and cocktails.

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ISCM World New Music Days 2017

Nov 02 - 08, 2017

Various Venues

Canada welcomes the world as Vancouver hosts ISCM World New Music Days 2017.

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Jane Coop, piano

Oct 01 2017

Vancouver Playhouse

Kick off your Sunday with complimentary pastries and coffee followed by gorgeous music with legendary pianist Jane Coop.

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Australian String Quartet (ASQ)

Sep 19 2017

ANNEX

Former Vancouver Symphony Orchestra concertmaster Dale Barltrop marks his return to the Vancouver stage with the Australian String Quartet.

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Rebecca Wenham, cello & Jane Hayes, piano

Jun 13 2017

Frankie's Italian Kitchen & Bar

Please join us on June 13 for a fundraising concert. You won’t want to miss this evening of gorgeous classical music in the welcoming, intimate setting of Frankie’s Jazz Club.

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The Kessler Academy 2017

Jun 03 2017

Pyatt Hall (VSO School of Music)

The Microcosmos Quartet leads the third annual performance of The Kessler Academy: an orchestral performance by rising young string professionals and advanced students.

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Tanya Tagaq featuring the Element Choir – SOLD OUT!

May 12 2017

A fearless innovator with a visceral stage presence and dizzyingly complex music. - SOLD OUT!

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Pop: Plumes Ensemble deconstructs Grimes’ Visions

Mar 21 2017

The Fox Cabaret

Montreal’s Plumes Ensemble makes its first appearance in Vancouver, performing compositions by 13 Canadian composers.

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Dálava

Mar 14 2017

The Fox Cabaret

Dálava is a homage to traditional Moravian folk music featuring Aram Bajakian and Julia Ulehla.

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Gabriel Kahane, voice & piano

Mar 07 2017

The Fox Cabaret

A singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist with a quirky pop sensibility, who embraces music both old and new.

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Anne La Berge, flute & electronics

Feb 28 2017

The Fox Cabaret

Based in Amsterdam, Anne's here for one-night-only to wow with groundbreaking music, installations, and audience interaction.

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