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

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THREAD

Silk Road Music, Vancouver Inter-Cultural Orchestra & Friends

Saturday December 2, 8pm

(Orpheum) Annex
823 Seymour St. (2nd Level), Vancouver
Tickets ( $20 | $30 | $50* ): http://vicothread.bpt.me/
Information: qxcloud@telus.net | 604-786-1738 | info@vi-co.org
*$50 ticket includes reserved premium seating & complimentary copy of VICO “Imagined Worlds” CD

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

EVENTS

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PEARLS & THRILLS

Friday September 22 at 8:30 PM
Orpheum Annex (823 Seymour St., Vancouver)
Tickets available online
Information: 778.863.7746
In collaboration with the Vancouver Inter-Cultural Orchestra

featuring Dr. Milan Milosevic (clarinet & tárogató), Prof. Žarko Perišić (bassoon)  & Prof. Dejan Sinadinović (piano)

This virtuoso trio is celebrating the release of their new album “Pearls & Thrills” with a concert featuring chamber music masterpieces by Béla Bartók, Boris Papandopulo, Mikhail Glinka, Farshid Samandari and many others. Hard copy tickets are on sale at the following locations: Absolutely Fabulous Urban Spa (C3 – 1500 Hornby Street, Vancouver, BC, 604.738,6266 (Sandra)), Jovo The Butcher (7487 Edmonds St., Burnaby, BC, 604.777.1234), Boemma Deli (5172 Kingsway, Burnaby, BC, 604.437.5557), and Tina European Deli (931 Brunette Street, Coquitlam, BC, 604.522.2050).

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Music of the Whole World: VICO & Silk Road Music

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 at 7:00 pm

Vancouver Public Library
Central Branch (350 Georgia St.)
Alice MacKay Hall (Lower Level)
FREE admission