Violin Star Rachel Barton Pine / by Granville Street

Rachel Barton Pine’s only35 but already has played with many of the world’s finest orchestras. She’s also been a member of early-music trio, a thresh-metal band, and has composed a cadenza collection. On top of that, she’s done charity work and advocacy for forgotten female and African-American composers. To know about her more, go to

She’ll be in Vancouver on Saturday and Monday (October 24 and 26) to play Camille’s Saint-Saëns’s Violin Concerto No. 3, Mussorgsky, and Respighi with Vancouver Symphony Orchestra. The performance at 8pm at Orpheum Centre (884 Granville), tickets $25-78.50 at