The 10th Modulus Festival presented by Music on Main returns to stages in Vancouver, from November 5th to 10th. Bringing back inspiring live in-person performances for the 10th Modulus Festival, continues Music on Main’s tradition of giving audiences the opportunity to sample new music.
Music on Main challenges audiences and artists to connect with their own thoughts and feelings – and with each other. Modulus Festival 2021, brings a line-up of live performances, behind-the-scenes artist talks, and experience some of today’s freshest music.
Highlights include Mark Takeshi McGregor (flute) with a programme including the world premiere of Keiko Devaux’s “H?rai” along with music by Alfredo Santa Ana, James O’Callaghan, and Nicole Lizée. The Tempest Project Company performs a world premiere by Alfredo Santa Ana. A free family concert featuring young string quartets, is an opportunity for all ages to experience music together. Find a more intimate moment during the hit production “As dreams are made” created specifically for one audience member and one musician. Tribute concerts for the recently passed away musical legends Louis Andriessen and Frederic Rzewski offer audiences a chance to engage in the raw energy of music from the 1970s.
The 10th Modulus Festival schedule includes:
At the ANNEX:
As dreams are made featuring: members of The Tempest Project Company
NOVEMBER 5-10, 2021 various times |
At the Roundhouse:
Frederic Rzewski’s The People United Will Never Be Defeated featuring: Corey Hamm, piano
Friday, November 5, 2021 – 7:30pm
Modulus Saturday Afternoon featuring: Sapphire Haze (Cindy Kao, violin & Aysha Dulong, electronics); Corey Hamm, piano; Julia Ulehla, voice; Rachel Kiyo Iwaasa, piano; The Tempest Project Company; and music by Louis Andriessen and Fredric Rzewski
Saturday, November 6, 2021 – 3pm
Free Family Concert featuring: Cedar Quartet & Sequoia Quartet playing music by Shostakovich, Borodin, Ravel, and more
Sunday, November 7, 2021 – 3pm (Free admission, but registration required)
Doubt is a Way of Knowing featuring: Mark Takeshi McGregor, flute; Keiko Devaux, electronics; James O’Callaghan, electronics Music by: Keiko Devaux; Alfredo Santa Ana; James O’Callaghan; Nicole Lizée
Monday, November 8, 2021 – 7:30pm
Closing Night featuring: a world premiere by Alfredo Santa Ana, Louis Andriessen’s “Workers Union” and more
Tuesday, November 9, 2021 – 7:30pm
Choose to attend one event or many, audiences will find moving, and inspiring new music, along with the opportunity to connect again with other music fans. Music on Main’s 10th Modulus Festival runs November 5 to 10, 2021 at The Roundhouse and Annex. Full festival schedule, show details, and tickets are on sale at musiconmain.ca.
Covid-19 safety protocols, including masks and vaccine passports, will be in place at all venues.