• Sarah Kwok

Music This Week - September 12-18

Music indeed! There's something happening every day this week, ranging from classical to flamenco to the hopeful to virtual reality experiences.

Also, free ticket giveaway! I have two tickets to Before The Fall, presented by the Post Modern Camerata at the Annex on September 19, all you have to do is send me an email or a message on facebook, I'll pick a winner at random!


Thursday Music in the Morning presents the Brentano String Quartet while UBC has Tunes at Noon: Artemisia Duo and today is the first of four days to see Naona, an immersive musical virtual reality experience that creates a different musical journey for each person

Friday The Brentano String Quartet performs again and if you missed Naona yesterday you can still go today. Also today, the Fringe Festival presents Where the Quiet Queers Are (read more about it in my interview with Sara Jellicoe) and the Vancouver Flamenco Festival presents La Musica Del Flamenco, featuring the renowned Manuel Liñán Company musicians.


Saturday Tonight's offerings include Mysterious Barricades, a cross-Canada concert for suicide awareness, prevention and hope. There are also performances of Naona and Where the Quiet Queers Are, along with another flamenco concert with the Manuel Linan Company and the Symphony 21 Inaugural Concert


Sunday This afternoon is Vancouver Metropolitan Orchestra's Opening Concert and a new concert series at Knox United Church starts with Sunday Socials with Sinead White, and today is your last chance to experience Naona


Monday It's been a busy music week so far, so chill out with tonight's concert, Quiet City with Alförjs and Monachre


Tuesday Friends of Chamber Music presents Trio Solsti who were called “probably the finest American piano trio currently on the field” by The New Yorker

Wednesday Head over to UBC on your lunch break to catch the Wednesday Noon Hours: Jose Franch-Ballester and Corey Hamm


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