January 23 to 26 at Performance Works
City Opera Vancouver and Sound the Alarm transport you back to the sultry night clubs of 1934 Germany, when sexual, gender, and artistic freedom came up against the fist of Nazi rule, as part of the PuSh International Performing Arts Festival.
January 24 at Pacific Spirit United Church
Vancouver Chamber Choir founder and conductor emeritus Jon Washburn returns to lead the ensemble in music by the big “B” composers, from Brahms to Bernstein, as well as a commission from Latvian composer Ēriks Ešenvalds.
January 26 at the Vancouver Playhouse
The blond Dutch siblings are attracting big buzz in Europe; look to their four-hand piano work on YouTube to see why. Then head out to the Vancouver Recital Society matinee to see what these 20-something sensations do live, in work from Schubert to Ravel.