"The high priests of the percussion world." - New York Times
“Magical, intensely moving music...alive with little miracles." -The Guardian
Reich's most important work, performed by an all-star cast including three founding members of the Steve Reich Ensemble.
Imagine being 29 and unable to leave your country. Iranian Nassim Soleimanpour dissects the experience of a whole generation in a wild, utterly original play.
Watch classic silent films accompanied by this Juno-winning composer and bassist and his amazing orchestra.
“New music’s torchbearer...when played by the formidable Mr. McMillen, any piece sounds terrific.” –New York Times
Kitchener native John Millard leads the Polka Dogs: uptempo, creative and full of energy!
Live radio mash-up plus the best of Canadian esoterica.
Inter Arts Matrix presents their new chamber opera for artist and singer.
David Jensensius' installation at the Elora Centre for the Arts sings the sounds of the building on its grand piano. An OE satellite event.
I love you in 100 different languages. A passionate, lyrical opera for solo voice by one of Canada's great composers, sung a huge rising talent.
New York eclectic singer Charlotte Mundy sings Morton Feldman's most beautiful THREE VOICES.
The Bicycle Opera Project cycles into town (literally) with the best of new Canadian opera.
FAWN Opera presents a new work by Adam Scime.
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Nice articles about Open Ears in the Waterloo Record and Waterloo Chronicle!
Read this lovely interview with Open Ears AD Gregory Oh.
Check out the amazing #OE14 lineup!
Open Ears Artistic Director Gregory Oh talks about this year's festival, running June 5-15.
Who is Friendly Rich? What is Friendly RUSH? Why is RUSH so awesome? All your questions answered!
FLOOD 1861 - CHRISTINE FELLOWS AND SHARY BOYLE
Coming to #OE14 on June 6.
Pierre-Yves Martel, viola da gamba, plays at #OE14 on Monday June 9 at 730 PM with Ben Grossman, hurdy-gurdy.
Learn about ESSENTIAL OPERA'S TRIPLE BILL here, part of our 4-OPERA MARATHON!