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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Dana Claxton: Fringing the Cube

Oct 27, 2018 - Feb 03, 2019

Vancouver Art Gallery

Known for her expansive multidisciplinary approach to art making, Claxton investigates notions of Indigenous identity, beauty, gender and the body.

Music for the Winter Solstice 2018

Dec 19 - 20, 2018

Heritage Hall

We light up the night for the fifth year in a row to celebrate the solstice in style with holiday warmth and luminous music.

Annual General Meeting

Jan 24 2019

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.

MUTED with Monica Germino, violin

Jan 28 - 30, 2019

ANNEX

Taking audiences to the thresholds of audibility, this intensely theatrical piece is conceived for small groups of listeners in intimate spaces.

Kidd Pivot

Feb 20 - 23, 2019

Vancouver Playhouse

From choreographer Crystal Pite and writer/director Jonathon Young, comes Revisor, a new dance/theatre hybrid that mixes classic farce and the forces of radical change.

 

Behind the Scenes with Claire Edwardes

Mar 28 2019

The Post at 750

Meet internationally acclaimed Australian percussionist Claire Edwardes and learn about her artistic process, what makes her tick, and her thoughts about the music she plays.

Claire Edwardes, percussion

Apr 02 2019

Fox Cabaret

Claire's award-winning performances combine a theatrical energy with charismatic and original interpretations bringing to life the varied array of music she performs.

Behind the Scenes with Claire Edwardes

Apr 04 2019

The Post at 750

Meet internationally acclaimed Australian percussionist Claire Edwardes and learn about her artistic process, what makes her tick, and her thoughts about the music she plays.

Shared Madness with Jennifer Koh, violin

Apr 09 2019

Fox Cabaret

Jennifer Koh explores virtuosity in the 21st century with works for solo violin from some of today’s most celebrated composers.

Tesla Quartet

Apr 16 2019

Fox Cabaret

These Julliard-trained musicians bring refinement to new and classical repertoire.

Emerge on Main 2019: Spotlight on Rising Musicians

Apr 23 2019

Fox Cabaret

Witness the emergence of 3 of Vancouver’s up-and-coming classical, new, and genre-bending musicians as they step into the spotlight.

Elinor Frey, baroque cello

Apr 30 2019

Fox Cabaret

Along with the beloved C Minor Suite and the gorgeous Partita in D Minor, Elinor brings to the stage new works for baroque cello commissioned from three remarkable composers.