Published on 15 Jun 2011
Christ Church Cathedral is a 19th century heritage Anglican Cathedral in the heart of Vancouver; recently refurbished; aesthetically and acoustically refined; comfortable seating; wheelchair accessible. Seats 500. General Admission venue.
We are thrilled to announce that all tickets for MusicFest Vancouver 2011 are now available – including special concerts and events at Christ Church Cathedral! Visit musicfestvancouver.ca to check out the amazing variety of concerts that Festival Program Director George Laverock has scheduled. With 23 concerts and events packed into 10 days at Christ Church Cathedral, there’s a wealth of wonderful artists to experience.
Christ Church Cathedral presents concerts of our own throughout the year. For more information, see our Events Calendar.
Concerts and Events – By Date:
Swingle Singers Vocal Ensemble Workshop
Friday, August 5, 2011 at 2:00 PM
World Vision Korea Children’s Choir
Friday, August 5, 2011 at 5:30 PM
Saturday, August 6, 2011 at 12:00 PM
Saturday, August 6, 2011 at 2:00 PM
Saturday, August 6, 2011 at 4:00 PM
Lafayette String Quartet
Sunday, August 7, 2011 at 5:00 PM
Benjamin Beilman, violin
with Arthur Rowe, piano
Monday, August 8, 2011 at 10:30 AM
An Introduction to
Purcell’s music for King Arthur
Monday, August 8, 2011 at 2:00 PM
Chai Found Music Workshop Ensemble:
Tuesday, August 9, 2011 at 2:00 PM
Songs from Home:
Martha Guth and Erika Switzer
Tuesday, August 9, 2011 at 5:30 PM
Trio Paul Klee
Tuesday, August 9, 2011 at 8:00 PM
Trio Paul Klee
Wednesday, August 10, 2011 at 10:30 AM
Improvisation Masterclass with Joe Chindamo
Wednesday, August 10, 2011 at 2:00 PM
Liszt Anniversary Piano Recital:
Wednesday, August 10, 2011 at 5:30 PM
Essentials of Latin American Music
Thursday, August 11, 2011 at 2:00 PM
Borealis String Quartet with John Stetch
Thursday, August 11, 2011 at 5:30 PM
Silk and Bamboo:
A Musical Journey to Taiwan
Thursday, August 11, 2011 at 8:00 PM
Mariangela Vacatello, piano
with Vetta String Quartet
Friday, August 12, 2011 at 10:30 AM
Touché Vocal Jazz
Friday, August 12, 2011 at 5:30 PM
Ernán López-Nussa Trio:
Friday, August 12, 2011 at 8:00 PM
Mohamed Assani, sitar / Cassius Khan, tabla
Saturday, August 13, 2011 at 12:00 PM
Vicky Chow, piano
Saturday, August 13, 2011 at 2:00 PM
Discovery Jazz Quintet
Saturday, August 13, 2011 at 4:00 PM
Concerts and Events – By Type:
August 8, August 10, August 12: Morning Chamber Music Concerts – Back by popular demand are the Festival’s Morning Chamber Music Concerts at Christ Church Cathedral. Violinist Benjamin Beilman , an emerging superstar, performs with renowned pianist Arthur Rowe on August 8, France’s Trio Paul Klee performs August 10, and Italian pianist Mariangela Vacatello with the Vetta String Quartet close the series on August 12.
August 5, August 9, August 10, August 11, August 12: MusicFest Vancouver’s popular Industrial Alliance Pacific Pre-Dinner Concerts series offer hour-long performances at Christ Church Cathedral and include the World Vision Korea Children’s Choir (August 5), soprano Martha Guth and pianist Erika Switzer in a recital called Songs From Home that features works by Vancouver composers (August 9), Mariangela Vacatello in a Liszt Anniversary Piano Recital (August 10), the Borealis String Quartet with jazz pianist John Stetch (August 11), and Denmark’s Touché Vocal Jazz Ensemble (August 12).
August 7, August 9, August 11: Christ Church Cathedral is also the site of the Industrial Alliance Pacific MusicFest Flavours Series. These full-length concerts offer a snapshot of the entire Festival, with performances by the renowned Lafayette String Quartet (August 7), France’s Trio Paul Klee (August 9), Taiwan’s Chai Found Music Workshop Ensemble (August 11), and Cuba’s Ernán López-Nussa Trio (August 12).
Industrial Alliance Pacific Inside the Music Series. MusicFest Vancouver’s FREE series of educational events happen at Christ Church Cathedral and offer a range of fascinating topics. From the renowned Swingle Singers working with an accomplished local high school’s jazz choir, to an historical tour of Chinese music or an insider’s look at Latin American music, this series is sure to offer a host of glimpses into the inner workings of music. Please note: These lecture/demonstrations are fascinating, but they are not concert performances.
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