Link | “A new orchestral enterprise spearheaded by conductor Jaelem Bhate aims to re-think classical orchestral music presentation”
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.”
Link | ”Now in its 10th year, the Blueridge Chamber Music Festival remains true to its roots with its come-one-come-all invitational tone.”
Link | “The top-billed Eva Tavares appeared on opening night and showcased a magnificent display of vocal quality”
Link | BC-born tenor Ben Heppner hosted and Netherlands native Otto Tausk conducted at the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra’s 100th-anniversary concert.
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Link | The judges’ panel… awarded a tie for first place to Elizabeth Knudson
Link | A potential showstopper is a new piece by outgoing VSO composer in residence, Jocelyn Morlock.
Link | Kamloopa – was nominated in the large-theatre category for … sound design or original composition (Cris Derksen).
Link | a series of well known and loved operatic excerpts sung by Beth Buono. Buono grew up on the Sunshine Coast and graduated from the UBC School of Music in 2008.
Link | … works include Jocelyn Morlock’s One Black Spike, about immigrant labour used to build the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway in the early 20th century.