Early Music Vancouver Tickets
In today’s music, fusion and experimentation have become the sine qua non for mainstream genres of music. Success is determined by how much the artist(s) have mixed, remixed and made crossovers into different musical streams. However, there is one entity that is still striving to stay loyal to the classical music from centuries ago and even after four decades, has not succumbed to the pressures of modern musical mania. Early Music Vancouver has been serving the classical music lovers of Canada and beyond with a dedication towards both preserving and paying tribute to the music of the past couple of centuries. What’s more unique about their performances and their seasonal programs is that the organization ensures that it creates a synergy between its musical outpourings and the historical context in which they were originally composed in. One of the best ways to appreciate its efforts and the eclectic classical music that it delivers is by claiming some Early Music Vancouver tickets .
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- Early Music Vancouver: Bach's Christmas Oratorio, Chan Performing Arts Center tickets for 12/21 03:00 PM Chan Performing Arts Center
- Sun Dec 21 2014
- Early Music Vancouver: G.F. Handel's Theodora, Chan Performing Arts Center tickets for 02/14 07:30 PM Chan Performing Arts Center
- Sat Feb 14 2015
- Early Music Vancouver: Kristian Bezuidenhout, Chan Performing Arts Center tickets for 03/08 03:00 PM Chan Performing Arts Center
- Sun Mar 08 2015
Also known as the Vancouver Society for Early Music, Early Music Vancouver was established in 1970 with an aim to exclusively perform music originally set in the Renaissance, Classical, Medieval, Romantic and Baroque era. However, their "to the letter" approach does allow for them to mix things up a bit by injecting music of composers hailing from later periods such as Schoenberg and Mahler. The Vancouver Society even goes to the extent of ensuring that all the music it performs is on instruments that have survived from the time that the music had initially been created in, so as to lend as much of an authentic feel to their concerts as possible. Even the traditional styles of playing the music on the various instruments are adopted by the respective musicians.
Upon its creation, Early Music Vancouver was one of the foremost concert series in the whole of North America and set standards for how to do justice to traditional styles of performing classical music. It has actively featured musicians hailing from within its host city, the rest of Canada and even beyond, especially including a number of prominent artists. The entity comes to life from September to May each time around courtesy its Winter Concert Season that has a varied repertoire on offer to cater to a whole range of "early music" preferences of its patrons. In particular, Early Music Vancouver’s annual performances at the Chan Centre for the Performing Arts located on the campuses of the University of British Columbia (UBC) have become something to look forward to each time around. Dubbed as the ‘Festive Bach Cantatas for Christmas,’ they have become a defining feature of the holiday season of Vancouver each year.
Not only does Early Music Vancouver bring much needed warmth to the soul in the pale frosty evenings of winter but diffuse light and airy vibes during the summer months. The Vancouver Early Music Program & Festival held in the months of July and August on the open grounds of the UBC not only treat its visitors and regular patrons to stellar compositions of masters such as Mozart, Beethoven, Bach and Schubert but also conducts workshops and training seminars. The musical instruction imparted by these programs is so successful that several of their alumni have gone on to develop their own successful international careers. José Verstappen, Early Music Vancouver’s incumbent and longtime Artistic Director, has been instrumental in making the entity an enduring success and quite deservedly was the recipient of ‘Order of Canada’ that is the country’s highest civilian order.
This year's concert season of Early Music Vancouver promises a varied mix of some of the most awe inspiring works of the great classical composers. For instance, Mozart à Milano will feature arias courtesy the Pacific Baroque Orchestra and will be featuring Michael Maniaci, where as the Bach Cello Suites will play host to some of North America’s leading cellists performing the legendary German composer’s Suites 1, 4 & 5. So latch onto some Early Music Vancouver tickets to get your classical groove on and rekindle your soul’s recesses with some essential instrumental vibes.