Music Arts Reviews

Forget housing starts, median income, or ranking the most livable cities: a far better way of gauging Vancouver’s place in the world is to employ the Adès index.
It's hard to fault her musicianship, but it was an odd composition for her to choose.
It’s early days yet for the Koerner Quartet, but certainly its members are on the road to claiming a space all their own on the local scene
The Vancouver Opera team manages to weave in the wry, biting humour and soul-baring authenticity of spoken-word star (and librettist) Shane Koyczan, whose real-life story inspired all this.
The Elgar was great, but the Vaughan Williams was a revelation.
If this is any indication of what VO has in store as the season unfolds, it’s going to be one hell of a ride.
The VSO’s strong performance offers a reliable indication that the season to come will be both challenging and rewarding.
Credit must be given to Music on Main artistic director David Pay for bringing his personal vision of Orpheus to life with this multimedia event.