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Standing Wave

Standing Wave

Made up of six of Vancouver’s most sought-after musical multitaskers, Standing Wave is dedicated to commissioning and performing contemporary chamber music by Canadian and International composers The ensemble ventures into an array of musical worlds with passion and assurance, bringing an audaciously intimate aesthetic to the most complex and ground-breaking music.

In its 24-year history, Standing Wave has commissioned and premièred over 75 works, toured across Canada, and released 3 CDs, including Liquid States (2013), recorded live in CBC Studio One and nominated for two Western Canadian Music Awards. The group’s fourth CD, New Wave, will be released in January 2017. Recent highlights include opening-night performances at the 2014, 2015, and 2016 VSO New Music Festivals, an appearance at Ottawa’s Chamberfest, an 8-night run of Jeffrey Ryan’s Book of Love with Kokoro Dance, and collaborations with composers James O’Callaghan and Vincent Ho.

Exciting shows in 2017 include appearances at the PuSH International Performing Arts Festival, the Montréal New Musics Festival, and ISCM’s World New Music Days.


Visit Standing Wave at http://www.standingwave.ca

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