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Event Archive - NORTHERN LIGHT! Japan, Scandinavia and Canada: Chifuru Matsubara, guest conductor, Tokyo Philharmonic Chorus, Vancouver Chamber Choir

Fri. October 19th 2007 8pm @  Ryerson United Church (All Ages) 8pm
$10-25
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Chifuru Matsubara, conductor of the Tokyo Philharmonic Chorus, is our guest conductor. He leads the Vancouver Chamber Choir in a fascinating programme of choral music from northern realms: Japan, Finland, Norway, Denmark, Latvia and Canada. There are familiar names like Jean Sibelius (Finland) and Edvard Grieg (Norway), new ones like Michio Mamiya (Japan), Per Nørgård (Denmark) and Peteris Plakidis (Latvia). Plus the first Vancouver Chamber Choir performance of R. Murray Schafer’s evocative Imagining Incense.

Vancouver Chamber Choir

The Vancouver Chamber Choir is Canada's outstanding professional vocal ensemble. Based on the Pacific Coast in British Columbia, conductor Jon Washburn and his twenty singers are noted for their diverse repertoire and performing excellence. The ACDA Choral Journal has declared the VCC to be "as fine a vocal chamber group as any in the world today."... more info
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