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International Music Headliners


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traditional and modern classics

Grosvenor Theatre


Ariel Barnes + Manitoba Chamber Orchestra 

Saturday, September 30, 2017 • 7:30 p.m.

An opening night celebration of classical and modern masterworks, including the Haydn cello concerto and Michael Oesterle’s Ironman concerto.


Sunday Serenade


Sunday, October 29, 2017 • 3 p.m.

An afternoon of captivating solos, duets and trios featuring Ian Parker, cellist Joseph Elworthy, and violinist Chee-Yun.


Collectif9: Volksmobile

Sunday, November 12, 2017 • 3 p.m.

Montreal’s cutting edge string ensemble plays their award winning program, Volksmobile.

Handel’s Messiah

Sunday, December 3, 2017 • 3 p.m.

Presented in partnership with Early Music Vancouver.

Featuring Pacific Baroque Orchestra, Vancouver Cantata Singers, and outstanding soloists.

Parker + Parker

Sunday, January 14, 2018 • 3 p.m.

Jon Kimura Parker joins forces with our own Ian Parker for a two-piano extravaganza.


Sunday, February 11, 2018 • 3 p.m.

A showcase of trumpet fireworks from classical to jazz, with virtuoso soloist Jens Lindemann and pianist Krystian Zimerman.

Afternoon at the opera

Sunday, April 15, 2018 • 3 p.m.

Favourite arias and duets from the great opera composers, featuring soprano Mikayla Sager, mezzo-soprano Megan Latham, tenor Frédérik Robert, and baritone Zachary Read.


New Orford String Quartet      

Saturday, May 12, 2018 • 7:30 p.m.

Season finale celebration featuring string quartets plus the Brahms Piano Quintet with Ian Parker.



top international musicians in concert

Grosvenor Theatre

Wicked Grin: Tom Waits Revisited

Friday, October 13, 2017 • 7:30 p.m. &
Saturday, October 14, 2017 • 7:30 p.m.

Presented with Cap Global Roots Series

John Hammond, Jim Byrnes and friends present a tribute to one of the most distinctive singer-songwriters of our time.


Alex Cuba

Friday, November 17, 2017 • 7:30 p.m.

BC-based Afro-Cuban/jazz artist with a vast musical vision. The Latin GRAMMY/JUNO Award winner has collaborated with such artists as Nelly Furtado, Juan Luis Guerra, Juanes and Ron Sexsmith.


Booker T. Jones

Friday, February 2, 2018 • 7:30 p.m.

Legendary R&B, funk, Memphis soul artist; Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee, Musicians Hall of Fame inductee, GRAMMY Lifetime Achievement Award recipient.

Dee Daniels with NiteCap

Friday, February 23, 2018 • 7:30 p.m.

Presented with Cap Jazz Series

Vocalist famed for a four-octave range brings to the stage jazz styling infused with gospel and blues flavouring.


Friday, March 23, 2018 • 7:30 p.m

Presented with Cap Global Roots Series

Internationally-acclaimed Portuguese singer/songwriter is one of the most innovative fado singers on the scene today.


Haya Band

Sunday, April 22, 2018 • 7:30 p.m.

Superstar Mongolian/Chinese music collective performs Mongolian singing and world music accompanied by both traditional and modern musical instruments.


Captivating stories from the stage

Grosvenor Theatre + Studio Theatre

Mom’s the Word 3: Nest ½ Empty

Friday, October 6, 2017 • 7:30 p.m. &
Saturday, October 7, 2017 • 2 p.m.

By the Mom’s the Word Collective
Presented with Arts Club on Tour

From the world-renowned creative team behind the Word series comes a new chapter in their stories of family and fracas. Written by and starring Jill Daum, Alison Kelly, Robin Nichol, Barbara Pollard, and Deborah Williams.

Coming Up For Air    


November 16 - 25, 2017 • 7:30 p.m. &
November 18, 19, 25, 2017 • 2 p.m.

By Leslie Mildiner
Presented with Room One-O-One Productions

The one-man stage adaptation of the 1939 novel by George Orwell stars veteran actor Bernard Cuffling as George Bowling, a man attempting to recapture childhood innocence as war looms on the horizon.



Friday, January 5, 2018 • 7:30 p.m. &
Saturday, January 6, 2018 • 2 p.m.

Presented with Arts Club on Tour

A successful romance novelist is rescued from a car crash by his “number one fan.” The darkly comic thriller based on the bestselling novel by Stephen King.



Friday, February 16, 2018 •  7:30 p.m. &
Saturday, February 17, 2018 • 2 p.m.

By Amiel Gladstone and Veda Hille
Presented with Arts Club on Tour

Adapted from the poem by Pushkin and the opera by Tchaikovsky, Onegin features unforgettable music and a timeless story of love, friendship, and jealousy.

Marion Bridge    


May 10 - 26, 2018 • 7:30 p.m. & 
May 12, 13, 19, 20, 26, 2018 • 2 p.m.

By Daniel MacIvor  
Presented with Wing and a Prayer Productions

When three estranged sisters return home to Cape Breton to care for their dying mother, old conflicts and secrets resurface. Starring Nicola Cavendish, Laurie Paton, and Lynda Boyd.



Live entertainment in a club setting

Studio Theatre


Diana Panton TRIO


Thursday, September 28, 2017 • 7:30 p.m. &
Friday, September 29, 2017 • 7:30 p.m.

JUNO Award-winning jazz vocalist hailing from Hamilton, Ontario.


We Three Queens


Thursday, December 14, 2017 • 7:30 p.m. &
Friday December 15, 2017 • 7:30 p.m.

Holiday jazz featuring Jennifer Scott, Karin Plato and Kate Hammett-Vaughan.

Steelin’ In The Years

Thursday, January 11, 2018 • 7:30 p.m. &
Friday, January 12, 2018 • 7:30 p.m.

A collective of West Coast musicians performing the music of Steely Dan.


Cécile Doo-Kingué


Thursday, April 5, 2018 • 7:30 p.m. &
Friday, April 6, 2018 • 7:30 p.m.

Montreal-based guitarist/singer-songwriter blends blues, afro-roots and soul to create a unique sound.


Stephanie Nilles


Thursday, May 3, 2018 • 7:30 p.m. &
Friday, May 4, 2018 • 7:30 p.m.

Chicago-born and New Orleans-based jazz, punk, barrelhouse pianist combines original songs with covers of classic jazz tunes.



A special Presentation by Ballet Jörgen

Early Access Available Now To Arts Season 2017/18 Subscribers

Grosvenor Theatre


Ballet Jörgen: Anastasia

Friday, February 9, 2018 • 7:30 p.m. & 
Saturday, February 10, 2018 • 2 p.m. 

A full-length production created by acclaimed choreographer and artistic director Bengt Jörgen and set to an original full orchestra score by Russian/Canadian composer Ivan Barbotin. Inspired by the tale that Russian Grand Duchess Anastasia survived the execution of the Imperial Family by the Bolsheviks in 1918.


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