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BACH’S CHRISTMAS ORATORIO The Nativity in Baroque Style: Vancouver Chamber Choir, Jon Washburn, Lawrence Wiliford, Margaret Bragle, Phoenix Chamber Choir, CBC Radio Orchestra

Fri. November 30th 2007 8pm The Orpheum (All Ages) 8pm
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Jon Washburn leads the Vancouver Chamber Choir in a performance of Johann Sebastian Bach’s most beloved Christmas music, the Christmas Oratorio. Voices and trumpets will ring out this glorious music, opening the holiday season and proclaiming the joy of Christmastide. With guest artists Lawrence Wiliford tenor, Margaret Bragle mezzo soprano, the Phoenix Chamber Choir and the CBC Radio Orchestra. It’s the greatest Christmas music of all time!

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

Jon Washburn

Jon Washburn is the Conductor and Artistic Director of Canada's outstanding professional vocal ensemble, the Vancouver Chamber Choir. Well known internationally for his mastery of choral technique and interpretation, Washburn travels widely as guest conductor, lecturer, clinician, and master teacher. In addition to Canada and the United States, he ... more info

Phoenix Chamber Choir

One of Canada's most respected choral ensembles and the most celebrated choir in the history of the CBC National Choral Competition, Phoenix Chamber Choir is known for its committment to innovative and eclectic programming, contemporary music and the training of young choral composers. more info

CBC Radio Orchestra

Formed in 1938, the CBC Radio Orchestra is renowned as an ensemble of passion, versatility and innovation. As North America's last remaining broadcast ensemble, we are a legacy of the days when radio orchestras were to be found all over our continent, as they still are in Europe. Unique not only in our history, we are also set apart by our programm... more info
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