An instrumentalist playing a flute. She is wearing a large white brimmed hat
Danny Shaddick in front of a series of machines and wires
A drummer performs in front of two projection screens.
  • Elizabete Balčus. Photo by Kevin Jones

  • The Robot Orchestra by Danny Shaddick. Photo by Kevin Jones

  • Yang Chen. Photo by Kevin Jones

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X Avant XVIII: Neeeerrrrddddssss celebrates the passion, inquisitiveness, and dedication it takes to create music, transforming the once-taboo term into a highlight of artistic ingenuity.

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A man and a woman lead a parade down a busy street.
A large, empty room with a wooden ceiling and a lectern on stage
A musician plays an electric cello while seated in front of a projected representation of an audio wave.
A musician works with a laptop and electronics while standing on stage.
  • History of Bathurst St. Sounds parade. Photo by Elijah Nichols

  • 918 Bathurst Great Hall. Photo by Conor McSweeny

  • Amahl Arulanandam. Photo by Kevin Jones

  • Zibiiwan. Photo by Terry Lim

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Lido Pimienta & OKAN, Winds Of Miss Colombia, 2019
  • Lido Pimienta & OKAN, Winds Of Miss Colombia, 2019

We’ve come a long way since 1976. Here are some media highlights from years gone by.

A violinist performs in front of projected images
A vocalist wearing colourful clothing performs in front of a fabric backdrop

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  • Respectfulchild. Photo by Claire Harvie

  • Lido Pimienta. Photo by Kevin Jones

  • Bear Witness. Photo by Claire Harvie

  • Melody McKiver. Photo by Terry Lim

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A violist performs seated in front of a laptop

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