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Culture Days will return September 20 – October 13, 2024.

Music Talks with Neil Ritchie


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West Vancouver Memorial Library - Welsh Hall

1950 Marine Dr

West Vancouver, BC



Offered in English.

Wheelchair accessible, has gender-neutral washrooms, and is a relaxed performance.


Join longtime CBC producer Neil Ritchie as he celebrates the unique styles of artists from the worlds of film, opera, jazz, and more.

September 26: Gordon Lightfoot – Revisiting this singer, composer/lyricist, and proud Canadian from a past 2021 lecture series.

October 3: Yannick Nezet-Seguin – This Montreal-born pianist is a conductor of the Metropolitan Opera, the Orchestre Metropolitain Montreal, and the Philadelphia Orchestra, bringing youthful energy to the podium.

October 10: Welsh singers – With a population of just over 3 million, the country of Wales manages to produce some amazing singers, including Tom Jones, Shirley Bassey, soprano Gwynneth Jones, baritone Bryn Terfel, and the Treorchy Male Choir.



West Vancouver Memorial Library

Our Vision expresses a broad, aspirational state.

Where wonder sparks, possibilities emerge, and minds thrive. Our Library inspires people to grow in a dynamic world.

Our Mission defines our purpose and reason for being.

Our Library connects people with ideas, the world of imagination, and each other.


This event is part of a hub:

West Van Arts & Culture Hub

West Vancouver Community Arts Council West Vancouver, BC

Join us in West Vancouver for a wide variety of free Arts and Culture activities. Culture Days programming includes in person and virtual events for all ages ranging from exhibitions, talks, and performances.