Concert Archive – 2017

During its 2016-17 season the VICO was proud to participate in “Welcome to the Arts”, an initiative of the Canada Council for the Arts (co-funded by Sun Life Financial), thanks to which arts organizations across Canada can offer free access to their 2016/17 programming for recent Syrian refugees. 

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The Hope of Spring: Mediterranean Brunch & Intercultural Music
Sunday April 2, 2017
Pasta Polo Restaurant

2754 Barnet Hwy, Coquitlam (Google map)
Surface & underground parking available
Tickets on sale here

 

Enjoy delicious Mediterranean food while you listen to the evocative sounds of Silk Road Music, featuring long-time VICO friends Qiu Xia He (pipa) and multi-instrumentalist André Thibault with special guests Liam MacDonald (percussion),  Yun Song (erhu), Zhimin Yu (ruan), Jill Russell (flute), and Laurence Mollerup (bass).

Brunch will be served from 11:00 am; the music begins at 1:00 pm! Your $30 ticket includes your meal, the musical performance and a complimentary copy of VICO’s Imagined Worlds CD.

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Sounds Global in Concert: North Vancouver Edition
Saturday February 11, 2017 at 8:00 pm
Presentation House Theatre, North Vancouver
Tickets $25/$15

This is chamber music with a colourful fusion twist: a sextet composed of Persian kamanche and tombak, Chinese erhu, Hungarian tárogató, cello and voice, performing repertoire that weaves together many different world music traditions. Featuring: Jun Rong (erhu), Milan Milosevic (tárogató), Sina Ettehad (kamanche), Finn Manniche (cello), Hamin Honari (tombak) and Willy Miles-Grenzberg (voice).

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A Musical Fusion Feast: Mediterranean Brunch & Intercultural Music
Sunday February 19, 2017
Pasta Polo Restaurant
2754 Barnet Hwy, Coquitlam (Google map)
Surface & underground parking available
Tickets on sale here or in person at Pasta Polo

Enjoy delicious Mediterranean food while you listen to the evocative sounds of the VICO Small Ensemble, featuring Lan Tung (erhu), Sina Ettehad (kamanche), Navid Goldrick (oud), Naeim NC (percussion) and Farshid Samandari (piano). Brunch will be served from 11:00 am; the music begins at 1:00 pm!

Your $30 ticket includes your meal, the musical performance and a complimentary copy of VICO’s Imagined Worlds CD.

 

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Sounds Global in Concert: Surrey Edition

Sunday February 26, 2017 at 3:00 pm (**NOTE corrected start time; was originally listed as 2:30 pm in error)
The Studio Theatre at Surrey Arts Centre
13750 88th Ave., Surrey
Tickets $25 / $15

This is chamber music with a colourful fusion twist: a quintet composed of Persian kamanche and tombak, Chinese erhu, cello and voice, performing repertoire that weaves together many different world music traditions. Featuring: Sina Ettehad (kamanche), Jun Rong (erhu), Hamin Honari (tombak), Finn Manniche (cello), Willy Miles-Grenzberg (voice), and the world premieres of several works by up-and-coming Canadian composers. Join us for some music without borders!

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