MusicFest Vancouver 2012

Event Details

Various Venues

MusicFest Vancouver 2012

August 10 – August 19

Explore extraordinary music! That’s MusicFest Vancouver’s invitation to you, as it brings you its annual feast of classical, jazz and world music presentations.

Each year for 10 days in August, concert venues throughout Vancouver play host to unforgettable musical experiences that bring enthusiastic and adventurous music lovers together with some of the most talented artists in the world. Whether you’re a knowledgeable and demanding consumer of musical performance, or a relative newcomer to a particular musical scene, the festival opens its doors and its heart to you and draws you into its vibrant milieu.

Ten days, over 40 concerts and events, and diverse musical repertoire that spans both the centuries and the planet: MusicFest Vancouver offers you a one-of-a-kind opportunity to experience the broadest range of live music performed with passion, skill and creativity.

Festival Venues

CBC Plaza
Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at UBC
Christ Church Cathedral
Cory Weed’s Cellar Jazz Club
Holy Trinity Anglican Church
Orpheum Annex
Orpheum Theatre
Pyatt Hall – VSO School of Music
Roy Barnett Recital Hall – UBC School of Music
Tom Lee Music Hall
Vancouver Playhouse
VanDusen Botanical Garden
Vogue Theatre

Festival Series

Odlum Brown Gala Opening Concert
BMO Main Stage Concerts
Industrial Alliance Morning Chamber Music Concerts
Industrial Alliance Pre-Dinner Concerts
Industrial Alliance MusicFest Flavours Series
Guitar Day
Jazz at the Cellar
CBC Plaza Series
Music in the Garden: BMO Family Day
Industrial Alliance Inside the Music Series
The Early Music Concerts
Centennial Celebration



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