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This new video was premiered at the MANTIS Festival of Electro-Acoustic Music at the University of Manchester (UK) on November 27th, 2022 and will see more screenings throughout 2023. It’s a unique hybrid project that I developed with composer David Berezan during the first two years of the pandemic. It took a while to take...
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Ari Barnes is one of the most thoughtful and generous spirits I’ve encountered among classical performers. And as someone recently called “the best Canadian cellist of his generation” by Bramwell Tovey it would be understandable if he was more guarded with his time. Ari left Vancouver for the Bavarian city of Nuremberg in Germany in...
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Frequently, in the world of video production, a lot of the real meat of an interview is left on the bone to satisfy the presumably time-pressed viewing audience. With the Cutting Room Floor series, VR Media will occasionally package and circulate some of the great interview content that gets left out of our productions due...
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Simply put, this is Adrian Verdejo performing Rodney Sharman’s “In A Room” for solo classical guitar. Adrian is one of Canada’s foremost new music interpreters for the guitar and Rodney is one of the country’s best composers. VR Media interviewed them at Green College over the summer of 2014 and recorded this live and intimate...
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Vancouver-based guitarist Adrian Verdejo has just released a stunning new CD of contemporary music composed for electric guitar. Modern Hearts features the music of James Tenney, Scott Godin, Rodney Sharman, Jordan Nobles, Tristan Murail and Nicole Lizée. VR Media first came across Adrian at Vancouver Pro Musica’s Sonic Boom festival in March of 2013. We...
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