SUMMER FESTIVAL 2015

Music for Queens

Sunday, July 26 – Friday, August 7, 2015

The Vancouver Early Music Festival is one of the largest festivals of its type in North America and runs over three weeks in July and August every year. It is a superb series of concerts featuring faculty and guest artists from all over the world.


Detailed event pages coming soon!

Christina of Sweden – The Girl King

Sunday July 26 at 7:30pm | Roy Barnett Recital Hall
Ellen Hargis- soprano, Marie-Nathalie Lacoursière- baroque dance, Christopher Bagan- harpsichord, Paul Luchkow- violin, Lucas Harris- lute.

Paul Beier and Robert Barto in Recital

Tuesday July 28 at 7:30pm | Roy Barnett Recital Hall: Paul Beier- baroque lute, Robert Barto- baroque lute.

Ronn McFarlane in Recital

Thursday July 30 at noon | Roy Barnett Recital Hall: Ronn McFarlane- renaissance lute.

Henry Purcell’s “Dido and Aeneas” & “Come, ye sons of Art – A Birthday Ode for Queen Mary”

Thursday July 30 at 7:30pm | Chan Centre at UBC
Alexander Weimann music director, with vocal soloists and the Vancouver Early Music Festival Baroque Orchestra & Chorus.

The Queen’s Delight – Music for Elizabeth I

Friday July 31 at 7:30pm | Roy Barnett Recital Hall
Michael Taylor- countertenor, with Les Voix Humaines (Montreal).

“Romanzen aus Magelone” – A Song Cycle by Johannes Brahms

Tuesday August 4 at 7:30pm | Roy Barnett Recital Hall
Tyler Duncan- baritone, Erika Switzer- 19th-century piano.

Pergolesi’s Stabat Mater

Wednesday August 5 at 7:30pm | Roy Barnett Recital Hall
Pascal Beaudin- soprano, Danielle Reutter-Harrah- mezzo-soprano, with an instrumental ensemble led by Marc Destrubé- violin.

Sequentia: The Queen and the Troubadour

Friday August 7 at 7:30pm | Roy Barnett Recital Hall
Sequentia ensemble for mediæval music: Benjamin Bagby director- voice & harp, Norbert Rodenkirchen- flutes, Wolodymyr Smishkewych- voice & organistrum, with students from the Mediæval Programme.


Discount Programs

ARE YOU 35 & YOUNGER? GET YOUR TICKETS AT HALF PRICE!

Half-price tickets and series tickets for those aged 35 & younger. Tickets can be ordered in advance, and will also be available at the door on the day of the concert. Some restrictions apply.

RUSH SEATING FOR STUDENTS

We offer student rush tickets for only $10 to all of our concerts! These tickets are available at the venue box office, from hour before the beginning of each performance, with valid student ID. Subject to availability.

BRING A YOUTH FOR FREE

Free admission to all of our concerts for youth aged 7-17 who bring a paying adult. Tickets available in advance and at the door. One free youth per attending adult. Some restrictions apply.