Music on Main Presents: Summer Pop-Up Concerts with Music on Main

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Music on Main is thrilled to gather in-person for music in the park at their Summer Pop-Up Concerts series.

As the world starts to re-open, now is the chance for audiences to listen together once again to beautiful music. And why not connect in shared musical moments with your favourite Vancouver artists in Mount Pleasant Park? Join us for a variety of top-flight musicians and soul-stirring repertoire that invites you to simply listen. Bring a blanket or chair to Mount Pleasant Park and escape the hustle and bustle with some beautiful music.

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Music on Main’s free Summer Pop-Up Concerts feature:

Monday, August 9 Saxophilia Saxophone Quartet (Julia Nolan, soprano saxophone; Kris Covlin, alto saxophone; David Branter, tenor saxophone, Colin MacDonald, baritone saxophone)


Tuesday, August 10 Microcosmos String Quartet (Marc Destrubé, violin; Andrea Siradze, violin; Tawnya Popoff, viola; Rebecca Wenham, cello)


Wednesday, August 11 Jennie Press, violin; Emilie Grimes, viola; Olivia Blander, cello
J.S. Bach’s Goldberg Variations (abridged; arr. Dmitry Sitkovetsky)


Thursday, August 12 Saina Khaledi, santour & Ali Sajjadi, oud


Friday, August 13 Mark Takeshi McGregor, flute & Adrian Verdejo, guitarist


Tuesday, August 17 Infamy Too! (Julia Chien & Aaron Graham, percussion)


Thursday, August 19 Rebecca Wenham, cello


Thursday, August 26 Terry Riley’s In C with the Music on Main All-Star Band


Tuesday, August 31 J.S. Bach’s Goldberg Variations with Rachel Kiyo Iwaasa, piano


All concerts begin at 6:30PM. To help everyone feel as comfortable and welcome as possible, we encourage audience members to stay 6-feet apart from people outside their own social circles. We thank everyone in advance for their help in keeping these outdoor concerts as safe as possible.

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Read more about Summer Pop-Up Concerts with Music on Main.
Free, outdoor events. All ages welcome.

About Music on Main

Now in its 15th Season under founder and Artistic Director David Pay, Music on Main has presented more than 500 concerts and events, featuring over 1,000 musicians, and 100 world premieres, with daring programming for the musically adventurous. We’ve been a launching pad for world premieres, emerging artists, and fresh formats for experiencing the classics. At Music on Main, you can watch and listen to concerts, festivals, and top-notch videos. You can learn and discover ideas about music. And through it all, there’s the chance to make new friends, meet the artists, and to just take a breath and listen. At Music on Main, you’re always welcome.


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