Concert Archive – 2018

 

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Sounds Global in Concert: North Vancouver Edition

Friday March 9, 2018 at 8 pm

St. Andrew’s United Church, North Vancouver
Tickets $25/$15 tickets on sale now

 

This is chamber music with a colourful fusion twist: chamber ensembles of VICO musicians performing repertoire that weaves together many different world music traditions, including the world premieres of new pieces by emerging Canadian composers (developed through the VICO’s 2017-18 Sounds Global Composers’ Workshop). Featuring: Yun Song (erhu), Saina Khaledi (santur), Navid Goldrick (oud), Sarah Kwok (viola), Milan Milosevic (clarinet/tárogatò) and Finn Manniche (cello).

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Sounds Global in Concert: SFU Edition

Wednesday March 14, 2018 at 8 pm

Djavad Mowafaghian World Art Centre
SFU at Goldcorp Centre for the Arts
149 W. Hastings, Vancouver
Tickets $7 – $15 on sale now

 

This is chamber music with a colourful fusion twist: chamber ensembles of VICO musicians performing repertoire that weaves together many different world music traditions, including the world premieres of new pieces by emerging Canadian composers (developed through the VICO’s 2017-18 Sounds Global Composers’ Workshop). Featuring: Yun Song (erhu), Saina Khaledi (santur), and Finn Manniche (cello).

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Sounds Global in Concert: Surrey Edition

Saturday March 17, 2018 at 7 pm

Surrey Arts Centre – Studio Theatre
Tickets $25/$15 on sale now

 

This is chamber music with a colourful fusion twist: chamber ensembles of VICO musicians performing repertoire that weaves together many different world music traditions, including the world premieres of new pieces by emerging Canadian composers (developed through the VICO’s 2017-18 Sounds Global Composers’ Workshop). Featuring: Yun Song (erhu), Saina Khaledi (santur), Navid Goldrick (oud), Sarah Kwok (viola), and Finn Manniche (cello).
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Global Soundscapes Festival 2018

June 16-27, 2018

 

The 2018 edition of our Global Soundscapes Festival showcases the instruments and traditions of Azerbaijan, Iran, and other world cultures, and explore the intersection of these with Canadian cultures through the creation & performance of intercultural music. The VICO presents international guests (Kayhan Kalhor, setar and kamanche; Kiya Tabassian, setar; Elshan Mansurov, kamanche; Elcin Naghiyev, tar; Saeed Mirzazadeh, tar; and John Zoltek, conductor) alongside Canadian musicians (Jamal Kurdistani, tenor; Saina Khaledi, santur; Hamin Honari, tombak; Navid Goldrick, oud), guest ensembles (Vashaan Persian Ensemble, Borealis String Quartet) and composers (Farangis Nurulla-Khoja, Ali Rasmy, Farshid Samandari and Mark Armanini) in a series of concerts, workshops and public educational presentations, held over the course of 10 days in June 2018, in Vancouver, West Vancouver, and Surrey. Details here

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VICO Summer Academy 2018 – Public Concerts

July 28, 2018 at 8 pm & July 29 at 3 pm

Orpheum Annex (823 Seymour St., Vancouver) 
Admission by donation

 

Our 2017-2018 season draws to a close with these two concerts, which are the culmination of our 2018 Summer Academy, a week-long intensive for composers and musicians on the creation and performance of intercultural music. On Saturday July 28 at 8 pm, a chamber ensemble of VICO musicians will perform music by Mark Armanini, Moshe Denburg, Amir Eslami, Farshid Samandari, and visiting artist Erica Roozendahl (The Netherlands). On Sunday July 29 at 3 pm, the ensemble will premiere new works by emerging composers, developed during the week-long intensive.
Featuring: Erica Roozendahl (accordion), Jonathan Bernard (percussion), Mike Brown (clarinet, bass clarinet), Rosanna Chiu (harp), Hamin Honari (tombak), Saina Khaledi (santur), Finn Manniche (cello), Behzad Mirloo (kamanche), Eliza Thorn (harp), Lan Tung (erhu); Academy leaders Mark Armanini, Farshid Samandari, and Moshe Denburg; and Academy participants.

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Acknowledgements

We extend grateful thanks to the following funders & partners, for their support of our 2017/2018 programming: