Vancouver music ensemble gives voice to victims of sexual abuse

Vancouver music ensemble gives voice to victims of sexual abuse

Link | “Coleman … connected with two local musicians — oboist Morgan Zentner and violinist Joanna Lee — along with writer/poet Julie Barrera, to form Artemis, which combines contemporary and historical classical music with spoken word poetry.”

Popular Vox in the Stars concert has dramatic setting

Popular Vox in the Stars concert has dramatic setting

Link | “Several movements from it will be performed this weekend, along with another piece repeated each year: Canadian composer Kathleen Allan’s Thou My Soul, which was commissioned especially for Vox in the Stars and incorporates the rotation and opening of the dome.”

Complete Lineup Announced for Neil Crory Tribute Concert

Complete Lineup Announced for Neil Crory Tribute Concert

Link | “Integral to this celebration is the participation of CBC Music and ICI Musique personalities… Ben Heppner, along with spoken tributes, live and recorded, from Crory's friends and colleagues including… Judith Forst”

Classical music: Blueridge festival still thriving after a decade

 Classical music: Blueridge festival still thriving after a decade

Link | ”It features voice as part of the mix, as befits festival co-founder soprano Dory Hayley; it’s also a potent mix of favourite chamber music repertoire and some very edgy endeavours.”

Indigenous Contemporary Scene review – resistance, revenge and jolly cabaret

Indigenous Contemporary Scene review – resistance, revenge and jolly cabaret

Link | “Melding western folk songs and Inuit poetry, they create an impressionistic vision of a vast northern landscape, realised by Elysha Poirier in icy images on the big screens behind them and accompanied by Cris Derksen’s echoing cello.”