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COME SEE US IN CONCERT!

Welcome to our 2023-2024 Season!  Fresh from our thirtieth anniversary celebrations, we continue to prioritize exciting collaborators with new viewpoints.  Whether you’re coming to your first concert or have been a supporter since the beginning, we look forward to welcoming you to the “circle” of musica intima.  

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SEPTEMBER 11, 2023

HERITAGE HALL

The New Canon

After 30 years of commissioning new works and bringing groundbreaking music to Vancouver audiences, musica intima has curated a new body of repertoire - our new canon. Experience the backbone of musica intima’s repertoire, and join us for a glass of wine at an informal evening exploring some of our favourites!

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OCTOBER 13 & 14, 2023

CELEBRATION HALL
MOUNTAIN VIEW CEMETERY

The Fenix

Wordless soundscapes and meditations on brief phrases, alongside evocative poems meticulously set will guide you through this contemplative evening.  The intimacy of singing meets the ambiance of the ubiquitous Candlelight Concert.  

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NOVEMBER 25, 2023

ST. ANDREW'S-WESLEY UNITED CHURCH
CO-PRESENTED WITH THE VANCOUVER CHAMBER CHOIR

Nightingales

Our core values of collaboration mean we’re always excited to work with our friends in the local community, like the Chamber Choir, and new friends from across the country, like superstar recorder player Vincent Lauzer.  This is a rare chance to hear the best of the best singing together - Vancouver’s two professional ensembles joining forces!

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DECEMBER 9, 2023

PERFORMANCE WORKS
GRANVILLE ISLAND

In Winter's House

In this season of warmth and tradition, our connections to you and to each other create a beautiful intimacy.  You might have joined us in the past thirty years of concerts in cathedrals, and this year you’ll experience those same feelings on the festive Granville Island, in a space accessible to all!

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DECEMBER 23, 2023

ST. JAMES COMMUNITY SQUARE

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Expect the same casual and slightly unhinged concert-going experience, featuring shorter sets of music with ample time to grab a drink at the bar - and yes, we listened to your feedback: this year, the popcorn will be free! Featuring Sharon Minemoto on keyboards, Jodi Proznick on bass, and Kate Johnson on drums.  

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FEBRUARY 12, 2024

THE ANNEX

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This is the sixth iteration of our emerging composers program, this year co-presented by the Canadian Music Centre, and this year we’re thrilled to be welcoming Leslie Uyeda as Mentor-Composer.  A crucial part of the education program is the final showcase - we find such joy in sharing the new sounds created by the composers of the future!

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APRIL 20, 2024

THE ANNEX

HUSK

Joelysa’s immensely personal and beautiful works are fulfilling both to sing and to experience - we’re excited to devote a concert to her music, as well as commission her to create a new piece just for us.  We’ve performed her heart-wrenching The First Stage twice, and this concert will feature the world premiere of her new arrangement of The Fifth Stage for both, we’ll be joined by Mark Haney on bass, Martin Fisk on marimba, and Mark Takahashi McGregor on alto flute. 

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MAY 31, 2024

MUSEUM OF ANTHROPOLOGY, UBC*

Ḵi’mola

Ḵi’mola is a program designed to highlight the importance of truly sharing and listening well to each other. Entering with the intention to learn and allow each other to take part in the leadership and responsibility of the event. No traditional feast is ever undertaken by just one person. The entire community pitches in with their talent, energy and good will to share in the creation of the feast. This builds community and is a wonderful way to learn and grow together. Music is the perfect platform for such an undertaking and we are creating a sound feast to share with our audience while we learn to work together in good and lasting relationships. 

- MARION NEWMAN

On the Road: 23-24 Season

We're looking forward to connecting with communities across the province this year.  Join us!

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Performances in West Vancouver and Coquitlam

April & May 2024 - performances in Aggasiz, Parksville, Duncan, and on Gabriola Island.

Stay tuned for details on programming and tickets! 

YOUR SUPPORT IS OUR LIFEBLOOD

musica intima exists to create incredible moments—to share the power of music with our audiences and invite them into our circle of sound. Your financial support of the ensemble’s professional performance, touring, recording, and community outreach initiatives remains invaluable. 

As with most not-for-profit arts organizations, ticket revenue only accounts for a small portion of our total budget. If you have been touched by musica intima’s performances, please consider a tax-deductible gift to the musica intima society. Your continued support of one of Canada’s musical gems is vital, allowing us to continue presenting world-class performances at home and abroad, and supporting generations of professional musicians. 

Thank you!

musica intima is a registered charitable organizaion #872525530RR0001

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