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VAM Vocal Theatre Production

Saturday, March 11, 2017, 7:30pm

Koerner Recital Hall at VAM

Free Admission: VAM’s college voice department, led by Robyn Driedger-Klassen, reinvigorates vocal repertoire through modern, innovative staging of traditional works. Repertoire: Jacques Offenbach, “The Indies Trio”, from Christopher Columbus Jacques Offenbach, La Chatte Métamorphosée en Femme

VAM Vocal Theatre Production

Friday, March 10, 2017, 7:30pm

Koerner Recital Hall at VAM

Free Admission: VAM’s college voice department, led by Robyn Driedger-Klassen, reinvigorates vocal repertoire through modern, innovative staging of traditional works. Repertoire: Jacques Offenbach, “The Indies Trio”, from Christopher Columbus Jacques Offenbach, La Chatte Métamorphosée en Femme

Edith Lando Gifted Youth Competition Finals

Sunday, March 5, 2017, 2:00pm

Koerner Recital Hall at VAM

Free Admission: Named after an outstanding social advocate, the Edith Lando Gifted Youth Competition opens doors for the next generation. Eight talented students aged 14 and younger are selected from the preliminary round to receive tuition scholarships and perform in this final concert to commemorate Edith Lando’s dedication to providing opportunities for youth.

Strawberry & Tea

Saturday, March 4, 2017, 2:00pm and 4:00pm

Mary Olson Hall at VAM

Free Admission: VAM’s monthly series, Strawberry & Tea, features students from a variety of programs celebrating all levels of musical learning. Combine an afternoon stroll at scenic Vanier Park with a cultural pit-stop at VAM’s Mary Olson Hall for an afternoon of music topped with a serving of tea and strawberries!

VAM Symphony Orchestra: Symphonie Fantastique

Sunday, February 19, 2017, 2:00pm

Orpheum Theatre

Reveries, passions, and vibrant visions fill the air with Berlioz’s Symphony fantastique, an expansive spiritual journey captured in spellbinding sounds.  Accompanying this orchestral masterwork is a world premiere by Vancouver composer Benton Roark and Prokofiev’s Violin Concerto No. 2, featuring the winner of the Vancouver Academy of Music’s 2016 Kay Meek Competition, Caitlin Wong. Leslie… Read more »

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Koerner Piano Trio: Wistful Reflections

Sunday, February 12, 2017, 2:00pm

Koerner Recital Hall at VAM

From buoyant liveliness to a yearning strewn with hope, Koerner Piano Trio turns to introspection this winter through evoking a full range of emotional expression.  The playfulness of Haydn’s “Gypsy” trio, culminating in the vivacious folk-inspired finale that earned its namesake, is met with the gripping melodies of Jean Coulthard’s plaintive Lyric Trio. Concluding the… Read more »

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Phyllis Salter Piano Competition Finals

Saturday, February 11, 2017, 7:00pm

Koerner Recital Hall at VAM

Free Admission: Highlighting VAM’s most outstanding high-school pianists, the Phyllis Salter Piano Competition honours the accomplishments of young students through tuition scholarships and top-of-school recognition.

Strawberry & Tea

Saturday, February 4, 2017, 2:00pm and 4:00pm

Koerner Recital Hall at VAM

Free Admission: VAM’s monthly series, Strawberry & Tea, features students from a variety of programs celebrating all levels of musical learning. Combine an afternoon stroll at scenic Vanier Park with a cultural pit-stop at VAM for an afternoon of music topped with a serving of tea and strawberries!

Bjorn & Lori Hareid Senior Secondary Competition Finals

Saturday, February 4, 2017, 7:00pm

Koerner Recital Hall at VAM

Free Admission: VAM’s Bjorn & Lori Hareid Senior Secondary Competition attracts the most musically ambitious high school students from British Columbia. This year’s competition features strings as part of an annual rotation with piano and winds/brass/percussion.

Voice Masterclass with Adrianne Pieczonka

Wednesday, January 25, 2017, 1:30pm

Koerner Recital Hall at VAM

Free Admission: Internationally celebrated for her interpretations of Wagner, Strauss, Verdi and Puccini, Canadian soprano Adrianne Pieczonka has brought to life powerful women in numerous roles on leading opera and concert stages in Europe, North America, and Asia. Performances have taken her to New York’s Metropolitan Opera, the Vienna Staatsoper, ROH Covent Garden, and more…. Read more »