Vancouver is filled with great culture. Explore it.

You know when you open up The Georgia Straight to find out what’s happening in Vancouver and end up feeling totally overwhelmed? Well Music on Main’s Culture Calendar is here to help! Artistic Director David Pay has carefully chosen a list of super events to experience in Vancouver. more…

Whether you’re looking for a theatrical diversion or a blockbuster art show, some new dance or a classical concerto, the Culture Calendar is a list of must-see events that you’ll be happy to experience. Check back whenever you’re looking for a hit of culture; Dave updates his picks whenever he hears of something intriguing. less…

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interesting things going on in the community...


Feb 25 2020

Fox Cabaret

Meet Invoke, a quartet whose joyful and adventurous music defies any need for genre classification.

The Big Picture: What’s Next

Feb 27 2020

The Post at 750

Meet Music on Main’s Composer in Residence Sabrina Schroeder and this season’s Emerge on Main artists.

Moira Smiley + VOCO [feat. Karla Mundy + Dawn Pemberton]

Mar 02 2020

The Mel Lehan Hall

Be spellbound by five dynamic voices coming together to inspire YOU to step up and sing with your whole being.

Emerge on Main: Spotlight on Rising Musicians

Mar 03 2020

Fox Cabaret

Find out what drives the new generation of artists.

Annie Yim’s The Poet Speaks: From Debussy to Pärt

Mar 10 2020

Fox Cabaret

Combining pairings of musical composition and poetry in a concert of cross-art collaborations.

Double Happiness: Detour This Way

Mar 12 - 22, 2020

Left of Main

Sounding two parallel histories, this multimedia performance winds through complexities of the Chinese diaspora.

Canteen Concert: Diamanda La Berge Dramm

Mar 31 2020

The Post at 750

Learn more about who Diamanda La Berge Dramm is as a violinist at Music on Main's version of a kitchen party.

The Big Picture: The Violin Today

Apr 01 2020

The Post at 750

Hear perspectives on the evolution of the violin, and where it’s going in 2020 and beyond.

Revival Hour with CBC Music’s “In Concert”

Apr 02 2020

Studio One, CBC

In this CBC Music and Music on Main collaboration, the Revival Hour uncovers long-overlooked composers.

The Big Picture: The Creative Process

Apr 07 2020

The Post at 750

Get an inside look at Diamanda La Berge Dramm’s residency with Music on Main.

The Kessler Academy 2020

Aug 15 2020

Pyatt Hall (VSO School of Music)

This intergenerational project is dedicated to keeping classical music alive in the 21st century.