In 2017/18, the Vancouver Inter-Cultural Orchestra celebrates its 16th season with a smorgasbord of concerts, chamber recitals, workshops for musicians and composers, free educational presentations, acclaimed guest soloists, and more. Audiences will experience Canadian music that is both rooted in ancient traditions and excitingly fresh to the ear; music that draws on the poetic best of many cultures, and builds bridges of imagination and communication between them.
In addition to the following concerts & other events, the VICO offers an annual slate of educational programs, including workshops for composers and other activities. Visit the Education page for details!
FEATURED CONCERTS & FESTIVAL
VICO with Silk Road Music & Friends
Saturday December 2, 8pm
Two pioneering ensembles in Vancouver’s world/intercultural music scene – the Vancouver Inter-Cultural Orchestra (VICO) and Silk Road Music – weave their talents together to present THREAD, a joyful celebration of artistic innovation and musical friendships that span cultures, genres and decades. The concert is timed to mark Silk Road Music’s 26th year of creating and presenting Canadian music that fuses Asian sounds with Western/European and other world traditions. Details
Sounds Global in Concert: North Vancouver Edition
Friday March 9, 2018
Sounds Global in Concert: Surrey Edition
Saturday March 17, 2018
Music of the Whole World: VICO & Silk Road Music
Tuesday, November 28, 2017 at 7:00 pm
The Vancouver Inter-Cultural Orchestra presents pipa virtuoso Qiu Xia He, members of her ensemble Silk Road Music, and other special guests in an exclusive sneak preview of Thread 线, an upcoming concert presentation. Get up close and personal with the process of creating and performing intercultural music. Guaranteed to broaden your horizons!