Music on Main's Modulus Festival runs November 5 to 10

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      Music on Main has just announced the lineup for its tenth Modulus Festival, taking place in Vancouver November 5 to 10.

      The company--now in its 16th season under founder and artistic director David Pay--is welcoming audiences back to its first in-person festival since 2019. Live performances will take place at the Roundhouse and ANNEX.

      Featured artists and composers include Adrian Muir, Alfredo Santa Ana, Aram Bajakian, As dreams are made, Aysha Dulong, Cedar Quartet, Chloe Kim, Cindy Kao, Colin MacDonald, Corey Hamm, Dailin Hsieh, James O'Callaghan, John Korsrud, Julia Chien, Julia Ulehla, Keiko Deveaux, Mark Takeshi McGregor, Nancy Tam, Nicole Lizée, Rachel Kiyo Iwaasa, Rebecca Mulvihill, Sabrina Schroeder, Saina Khaledi, Sapphire Haze, Sequoia String Quartet, and the Tempest Project Company.

      "At the 2021 Modulus Festival, you can discover live music, hear behind-the-scenes artist talks, and experience some of today’s freshest music," reads the info in a press release issued today.

      Highlights include flutist Mark Takeshi McGregor in a program that includes the world premiere of Keiko Devaux’s Hōrai, and the Tempest Project Company performing a world premiere by Alfredo Santa Ana.

      Also on the bill is a free family concert with young string quartets, tribute concerts for Louis Andriessen and Frederic Rzewski, and As dreams are made, which features performances created specifically for one audience member and one musician.

      As dreams are made.
      Jan Gates

      For more info on the 2021 Modulus Festival visit the Music on Main website here.