CRS: ANGELA HEWITT – Sun (Mar 4, 2018) 2:30pm

Angela Hewitt’s performances leave audiences on the edge of their seats. “(She) is one of those rare musicians who seem to get something into their heads and hearts and find it at their fingertips instantaneously.” (The New York Times)

Angela Hewitt appears in recital and with major orchestras throughout Europe, the Americas and Asia. Her award-winning cycle of the major keyboard works of Bach has been described as “one of the record glories of our age” by The Sunday Times. Her discography also includes albums of Couperin, Rameau, Mozart, Beethoven, Chopin, Schumann, Liszt, Fauré, Debussy, Chabrier, Ravel, and Granados.

Angela Hewitt is artistic director of Italy’s Trasimeno Music Festival. She was awarded an OBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours in 2006. She is a Companion of the Order of Canada, the highest level of the Order.

Tickets: $25. Students $10
Subscriptions: $120 for the six-concert series. Students $50.
For ticket info, call 604.885.0991 or email coastrecital@dccnet.com

Comments Off on CRS: ANGELA HEWITT – Sun (Mar 4, 2018) 2:30pm more...

Met Opera: Rossini’s SEMIRAMIDE Sat (Mar 10, 2018) 10am

FIRST TIME IN HD 

Angela Meade makes her Met role debut as the title character in Semiramide. Rossini’s opera, which has not been seen at the Met in 25 years, will be conducted by Maurizio Benini and feature Elizabeth DeShong as the Commander of the Assyrian army Arsace, Javier Camarena as an Indian king Idreno, Ildar Abdrazakov as the prince Assur, and Ryan Speedo Green as the high priest Oroe.

Runtime: 3:50

Tickets: $24 General Admission; $20 Senior/Student or buy all ten operas and save 10%. Tickets available at the theatre after Sept 1, or call the theatre at 604.885.4597 to have your tickets held for pickup. Please leave all the appropriate info and a staffer will call you back to confirm.

Comments Off on Met Opera: Rossini’s SEMIRAMIDE Sat (Mar 10, 2018) 10am more...

CRS: CHARLES RICHARD-HAMELIN, piano – Sun (Mar 11, 2018) 2:30pm

Charles Richard-Hamelin was the silver medalist and laureate of the Krystian-Zimerman Prize at the 2015 International Chopin Piano Competition, one of the piano world’s most prestigious competitions. These important prizes brought him to the attention of audiences and critics worldwide. His first solo recording featuring late works by Chopin received widespread acclaim (Diapason, BBC Music Magazine, Le Devoir), as well as a Felix Award (ADISQ).

He has already appeared in several prestigious festivals, including the Prague Spring Festival, La Roque d’Anthéron in France, “Chopin and his Europe” Festival in Warsaw and the Lanaudière Festival in Canada. He has performed with various ensembles including the Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra, Montreal Symphony Orchestra, Toronto Symphony Orchestra, Les Violons du Roy, Orchestre Métropolitain de Montréal, OFUNAM (Mexico), Korean Symphony Orchestra and I Musici de Montréal.

Tickets: $25. Students $10
Subscriptions: $120 for the six-concert series. Students $50.
For ticket info, call 604.885.0991 or email coastrecital@dccnet.com

Comments Off on CRS: CHARLES RICHARD-HAMELIN, piano – Sun (Mar 11, 2018) 2:30pm more...

54•40 Sat SOLD OUT/ Sun (Mar 18) 7pm Show added

NOTE: Sat, Mar 17 show is SOLD OUT.

54 40 Unplugged: Songs & Stories
is an intimate and reimagining of 5440’s greatest hits performed as you’ve never heard them before. Featuring original arrangements of violin, guitar, banjo, mandolin and more this performance gives new context and spirit to classic songs fans all know and love. In between songs the band engages with the audience sharing stories from their 30+ years together as a band.  In January 2016 they released La Difference: A History Unplugged that feature 10 of their greatest hits recorded as never heard them before.

54·40 has an unbelievable catalogue of hit songs that they can pull from to include in their live performances. Songs such as  Baby Ran, She La, Casual Viewin’, One Gun, Ocean Pearl, Love You All, Music Man, I Go Blind, One Day In Your Life, Radio Luv Song, Baby Have Some Faith, Miss You, Blame Your Parents, Easy to Love, Crossing a Canyon, Since When, Nice to Luv You, and Lies to Me.

In April 2017, the band was inducted twice into the Canadian Music Industry Hall of Fame at both The 17th Annual Independent Music Awards (The INDIES) and the Canadian Music and Broadcast Industry Awards.

www.5440.com

TICKETS
Available at www.brownpapertickets.com, 1-800-838-3006
Plus Laedeli Gifts, Sechelt Visitors Centre, MELOmania, EarthFair Store *cash sales only at retailers)

Comments Off on 54•40 Sat SOLD OUT/ Sun (Mar 18) 7pm Show added more...

Met Opera: Mozart’s COSI FAN TUTTE SAT (Mar 31) 10am

NEW PRODUCTION 

Phelim McDermott returns to the Met staging Mozart’s comedy Così fan tutte, led by David Robertson. Set in the 1950s on Coney Island, the cast features Amanda Majeski as the conflicted Fiordiligi; Serena Malfi as her sister, Dorabella; Tony Award winner Kelli O’Hara as their feisty maid, Despina; Ben Bliss and Adam Plachetka as the sisters’ fiancés, Ferrando and Guglielmo; and Christopher Maltman as the cynical Don Alfonso. Così fan tutte is a co-production with the English National Opera.

Runtime: 3:56

Tickets: $24 General Admission; $20 Senior/Student or buy all ten operas and save 10%. Tickets available at the theatre after Sept 1, or call the theatre at 604.885.4597 to have your tickets held for pickup. Please leave all the appropriate info and a staffer will call you back to confirm.

Comments Off on Met Opera: Mozart’s COSI FAN TUTTE SAT (Mar 31) 10am more...

SOURCE DANCE Sat (Apr 7) Time TBA

More info to follow.

Comments Off on SOURCE DANCE Sat (Apr 7) Time TBA more...

CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF (Theatre from London) Sun (Apr 8) 2pm

Cast: Sienna Miller, Jack O’Connell, Colm Meaney

Synopis: Tennessee Williams’ twentieth century masterpiece Cat on a Hot Tin Roof played a strictly limited season in London’s West End in 2017. Following his smash hit production of A Streetcar Named Desire, Benedict Andrews’ ‘thrilling revival’ (New York Times) stars Sienna Miller alongside, Jack O’Connell and Colm Meaney.

On a steamy night in Mississippi, a Southern family gather at their cotton plantation to celebrate Big Daddy’s birthday. The scorching heat is almost as oppressive as the lies they tell. Brick and Maggie dance round the secrets and sexual tensions that threaten to destroy their marriage. With the future of the family at stake, which version of the truth is real – and which will win out?

Tickets are $15 ($10 for under 18yrs old). Available at the box office on the day of the showing.


Met Opera: Verdi’s LUISA MILLER Sat (Apr 14, 2018) 9:30am

FIRST TIME IN HD 

Starring Sonya Yoncheva as a peasant girl Luisa opposite Piotr Beczala as Rodolfo in Verdi’s tragedy about a young woman who sacrifices her own happiness in an attempt to save her father’s life. The cast also stars Plácido Domingo as Luisa’s father Miller, with Olesya Petrova as Federica, and Alexander Vinogradov in his Met debut and Dmitry Belosselskiy as Walter and Wurm respectively, the ruthless men determined to tear Luisa and Rodolfo apart. Bertrand de Bill conducts.

Runtime: 3:58

Tickets: $24 General Admission; $20 Senior/Student or buy all ten operas and save 10%. Tickets available at the theatre after Sept 1, or call the theatre at 604.885.4597 to have your tickets held for pickup. Please leave all the appropriate info and a staffer will call you back to confirm.

Comments Off on Met Opera: Verdi’s LUISA MILLER Sat (Apr 14, 2018) 9:30am more...

CALL ME BY YOUR NAME (SC Film Soc) Sat (Apr 21) 2pm

Genre: Drama/Romance
Italy 2017, Italian with English subtitles
Runtime: 132 min.
Trailer: Call Me By Your Name

Director: Luca Guadagnino

Synopsis: Set in the sun-dappled Italian countryside in the mid-eighties, this much-awarded portrait of a brief romance between a young man and the graduate student who comes to stay with his family for the summer holiday is a stirring depiction of self-discovery and love’s ability to shake the foundations of our lives.
Stripped of the baggage that so often complicatesand corrupts gay romance, the story is allowed to flourish as an unfiltered evocation of the agony and ecstasy of first love.

 


CEZANNE: PORTRAIT OF A LIFE Sun (Apr 22) 2pm

CÉZANNE – PORTRAITS OF A LIFE
From the National Portrait Gallery London, Musée d’Orsay Paris & National Gallery of Art Washington DC
Directed by Phil Grabsky
Running time: 85 minutes 

EXHIBITION ON SCREEN is thrilled to present one of the most talked-about exhibitions of the year. Dedicated to the portrait work of Paul Cézanne, the exhibition opens in Paris before traveling to London and Washington. One can’t appreciate 20th century art without understanding the significance and genius of Paul Cézanne. Featuring interviews with curators and experts from the National Portrait Gallery London, MoMA New York, National Gallery of Art Washington, and Musée d’Orsay Paris, and correspondence from the artist himself, the film takes audiences beyond the exhibition to the places Cézanne lived and worked and sheds light on an artist who is perhaps the least-known of all the impressionists – until now

TRAILER: CEZANNE

Tickets $15/$10 for 17yrs and under. Available at the door.

Comments Off on CEZANNE: PORTRAIT OF A LIFE Sun (Apr 22) 2pm more...

Raven's Cry Theatre
Site by Mainstay Computing. Copyright © 2018 Raven's Cry Theatre. All Rights Reserved. Admin Login