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MESSA DI GLORIA Puccini and Pergolesi: Vancouver Chamber Choir, Jon Washburn, Trinity Western University Choir, Trinity Western Chamber Choir, soloists, CBC Radio Orchestra

Fri. March 21st 2008 8pm The Orpheum (All Ages) 8pm
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2008 is Giacomo Puccini’s 150th birthday and we’re celebrating with his most famous choral work, the ebullient and rarely heard Messa di Gloria. Performers are the Vancouver Chamber Choir, the Trinity Western University Choir and Chamber Choir, soloists and the CBC Radio Orchestra. The companion work is from an earlier era and also Italian - Giovanni Battista Pergolesi’s famous Stabat Mater, a Baroque masterpiece.

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

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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