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    Monkey King & Other Folktales

    Monkey King & Other Folktales

    One of the most enduring Chinese literary characters comes to life to entertain children and adults! Through mime, magic, jokes, stories and music, the audience will be introduced to the Monkey King and other folktales as well as Chinese music and instruments. Join the Vancouver Chinese Music Ensemble (VCME) and storytellers, Gerardo Avila and Angela Brown, at The Annex at 3 pm on Saturday, November 25, 2017 for an hour of music and comedy.

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    Future in Past

    Future in Past

    A rare showcase of Chinese music through millennia, from 7th century Tang dynasty to 1930’s Shanghai, to the present and beyond. The concert program features exclusive performance of rarely heard ancient tunes as well as the world premiere of a chamber opera by Alan Lau, based on poetry by Sophi Liang. Future in Past will be held at 7:30 pm at the Norman Rothstein Theatre on Sunday, May 7, 2017.

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    Workshop: Write Your Own Chinese Opera 101

    Workshop: Write Your Own Chinese Opera 101

      Write Your Own Chinese Opera 101 A Public Workshop with Composer Alan Lau and Vancouver Chinese Music Ensemble Director Jirong Huang Saturday, April 22, 2017, 2:00 pm Chinese Cultural Centre Museum (555 Columbia St., Vancouver) Free admission. All welcome. No registration required. Limited Seating. First-come, first-served.   Vancouver Chinese Instrumental Music Society presents Write […]

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    SOUNDS OF ASIA

    SOUNDS OF ASIA

      SOUNDS OF ASIA Vancouver Chinese Music Ensemble featuring Vancouver Oriental Philharmonic Choir Felice Women’s Choir Grace Jong Eun Lee kayagum & piano Kozue Matsumoto koto Sarah Tan guzheng Sunday, October 23, 2016, 7:30 pm The Annex (823 Seymour St.) Tickets $15 general, $10 seniors & students Online at soundsofasia.brownpapertickets.ca or at the door (after […]

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      New Music for Chinese Instruments A Public Reading Session with Vancouver Chinese Music Ensemble facilitated by Alan Lau Saturday, October 15, 2016, 3:00 pm Chinese Cultural Centre Museum (555 Columbia Street, Vancouver) Free admission. All welcome. No registration required. Limited Seating. First-come, first-served. Discover new music written by four brilliant Canadian composers as being […]

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    East Meets East

    East Meets East

    East Meets East brings together the Vancouver Chinese Music Ensemble with the leading voices of Ukrainian cultural traditions, Beverly Dobrinsky and her Barvinok Choir, at the rustic and charming St. James Community Hall on the evening of Sunday, June 12. The ensemble and choir will be joined by guest musicians, Elaine Joe (accordion/piano), Russell Sholberg (bass), Elliott Vaughan (violin), and the inimitable Dr. Jan Walls as the MC.

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