HRO plays the 2013 Van Jazz Fest

 Check out the Vancouver Sun Preview of the show!

For their 2013 TD Vancouver International Jazz Festival concert, HRO presents premieres of cutting-edge commissioned works by Giorgio Magnanensi, a cello concerto by Scott Good featuring special guest Kronos String Quartet’s Jeffrey Zeigler, and classic works from the 20s for jazz orchestra arranged and conducted by the one and only Alan Matheson.

Saturday June 29 • 8pm • Roundhouse Performance Centre
181 Roundhouse Mews, Vancouver

Individual show tickets will be available the day of the show at the door for $12
Purchase a Roundhouse Performance Centre pass that allows access to all seven shows Saturday, June 29 and Sunday, June 30 for $25 + SC.
Available online at or at
the Box Office on 918 Granville St, Vancouver
Info:  •  683.8240

This concert is part of the wonderful TD Vancouver International Jazz Festival, June 21 – July 1, 2013
Led by conductor/trumpeter John Korsrud and featuring a Who’s-Who of leading Canadian jazz and New Music players, the legendary Hard Rubber Orchestra has been at the forefront of cutting-edge composition for 23 years. For their 2013 TD Vancouver International Jazz Festival concert they present a program of highly anticipated new works by two of Canada’s most exciting composers, as well as classic works for jazz orchestra from the 20’s and 30’s (Paul Whiteman, Bix Beiderbecke, Duke Ellington) arranged and conducted by Alan Matheson. Vancouver New Music artistic director Giorgio Magnanensi’s works include electronics, improvisation, and cutting-edge composition techniques. Former Vancouver Symphony composer-in-residence Scott Good presents a piece featuring special guest, Kronos String Quartet cellist Jeffrey Zeigler .


HRO Van Jazz Fest 2013

We gratefully acknowledge the financial support of the Canada Council for the Arts, BC Arts Council,  the Province of BC through Direct Access to Charitable Gaming, and the City of Vancouver through Cultural Services.