Classical music

French horn musician and Royal Canadian Navy Naden Band member Alliszon Zaichkowski, right, plays one of her 20 conch shells during a jam session with her aunt, front left, and mother. Zaichkowski originally learned about the conch from William Golding’s Lord of the Flies and jokingly ordered her first one off eBay. (Courtesy of Alliszon Zaichkowski)

B.C. musician toots conch shell on Canada’s Got Talent; gets Howie Mandel’s support

James Bay resident builds on 21 years of French horn training

 

The Valley Concert Society presents Young Beethoven on April 8 at the Matsqui Centennial Auditorium. (Submitted)

Valley Concert Society celebrating Beethoven in Abbotsford

Young Beethoven concert occurring on April 8 at the Matsqui Centennial Auditorium

 

A scene from the 1985 movie “Back to The Future,” which stars Burnaby-raised Michael J. Fox (left) and Christopher Lloyd.

‘Back to the Future’ movie/concert for VSO in ‘return to full audiences’ at Orpheum Theatre

Four concerts to open orchestra’s 2021-22 concert season, starting Sept. 18

 

Belle Voci A cappella Ensemble released its rendition of Silent Night on Dec. 21. (Screenshot/BelleVoci.ca)

VIDEO: Fraser Valley vocal ensemble shares Silent Night around the world

Belle Voci A cappella Ensemble released the song featuring several voices, bass and trumpet

Belle Voci A cappella Ensemble released its rendition of Silent Night on Dec. 21. (Screenshot/BelleVoci.ca)
A total of 48 singers took part in Belle Voci’s recording of ‘Ubi Caritas.’ (YouTube)

Fraser Valley vocal ensemble records song as a ‘gift from the world, to the world’

A total of 48 singers came together to record ‘Ubi Caritas’ with vocal group Belle Voci

A total of 48 singers took part in Belle Voci’s recording of ‘Ubi Caritas.’ (YouTube)
Singers Marlin Toftager and Jackie Block, seen in pre Coronavirus times, have shared their recently-completed version of Josef Rheinberger’s sacred choral piece ‘Abendlied’ on YouTube. (Contributed photo)

Semiahmoo Peninsula singer joins voices with vocal partner to form virtual choir

Singers share sacred choral piece online as antidote for dark times

Singers Marlin Toftager and Jackie Block, seen in pre Coronavirus times, have shared their recently-completed version of Josef Rheinberger’s sacred choral piece ‘Abendlied’ on YouTube. (Contributed photo)
Cellist Andrea Casarrubios is among four musicians from the Manhattan Chamber Players who will perform in Abbotsford on March 13, presented by the Valley Concert Society.

CANCELLED: Valley Concert Society presents Manhattan Chamber Players quartet

Concert on Friday, March 13 at Matsqui Centennial Auditorium in Abbotsford

  • Mar 12, 2020
Cellist Andrea Casarrubios is among four musicians from the Manhattan Chamber Players who will perform in Abbotsford on March 13, presented by the Valley Concert Society.
Pianist Braden Eguia performs Sunday in Abbotsford at a concert hosted by the Fraser Valley Symphony.

Young artists perform at concert hosted by Fraser Valley Symphony

Winter Wonders takes place Sunday, Feb. 2 at Matsqui Centennial Auditorium in Abbotsford

  • Feb 1, 2020
Pianist Braden Eguia performs Sunday in Abbotsford at a concert hosted by the Fraser Valley Symphony.
Christian Kluxen is the New Face of the Victoria Symphony Orchestra

Christian Kluxen is the New Face of the Victoria Symphony Orchestra

VSO’s new Music Director and Conductor is ready to inspire a new generation of classical music lovers

  • Oct 3, 2018
Christian Kluxen is the New Face of the Victoria Symphony Orchestra