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Canada at 150

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Silk Bamboo and Maple Music Festival

In celebration of Canada’s 150th birthday, the BCCMA is planning to form the Silk, Bamboo and Maple Festival Orchestra.

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Date and time

May 20 2017, 8:00 p.m.


Vancouver Playhouse, 600 Hamilton Street at Dunsmuir


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This is the first large professional Canadian Chinese Traditional Instrument orchestra in Canada and it will give its gala debut performance on at the Vancouver Playhouse. Under the guidance of conductor Chih-Sheng Chen, Music Director of the Little Giant Chinese Orchestra in Taiwan, and in a spirit of new beginnings, inclusion of young emerging performers and looking to the future, the concert program will feature three new commissions and three new works for the ensemble: