Philosophers' Café

Is it true that the canon of Western music contains the finest examples of composition from each time period?

Co-sponsored by the Vancouver Public Library

How should we determine what is included in the canon? With guest musicians: Alina Khvatova, Tatiana Khvatova, Danielle Marcinek, and Cliff Ridley


Fri, 21 Apr 2017 12:30 PM

Vancouver Public Library (Oakridge branch), 191–650 West 41st Ave. | 604-665-3980 | Map


  • Christopher Ludwig

    Christopher Ludwig is a highly accomplished composer, producer, flutist and poet. He is also the creator and owner of Ludwig Recordings. Mr. Ludwig holds bachelor degrees in music and in education, as well as a master's degree in composition from the University of British Columbia. Some of Ludwig’s teachers include renowned Canadian composers Stephen Chatman, Larry Nickel and Robert Pritchard. He is currently an associate composer of the Canadian Music Centre.

Musician Guests

Admission: Free

Duration: 90 mins

Related topic(s): Liberal Arts

About the Philosophers' Café

Philosophers’ Café is a series of informal public discussions in libraries, cafés and restaurants throughout Metro Vancouver. The cafés, which are open to everyone, have brought dialogue and discussion to thousands of people who are interested in exploring issues from the absurd to the sublime. To learn more about the Philosophers’ Café, please visit their website.

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