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Balinese Gamelan and Western Composition: Michael Tenzer, Vancouver Inter-Cultural Orchestra

Wed. April 22nd 2009 7pm doors at 6:50 pm Vancouver Public Library, Central Branch (All Ages) 7pm doors at 6:50 pm
Music of the Whole World Series

“Balinese Gamelan and Western Composition”

The Vancouver Inter-Cultural Orchestra presents a multi-part series on the ways that inter-cultural music has been, and is being, developed. Various musical traditions including those of Asia, India, Latin America and the Middle East will be explored through demonstration, lecture and discussion. Later programs in this series will be held in June, August, September and November, 2009.

In the third program of the series, composer Michael Tenzer will provide an introduction to both the Balinese tradition and his own intercultural music, which combines Gamelan and Western ideas.

The Vancouver Inter-Cultural Orchestra is a unique organization that brings together musicians trained in a wide variety of cultural disciplines to perform new inter-cultural works on a grand scale.

Date: Wednesday, April 22, 2009
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Place: Alice MacKay Room, Vancouver Public Library’s Central Branch
Admission: Free

For more information, call the Fine Arts information desk at 604-331-3716.

Vancouver Inter-Cultural Orchestra

The Vancouver Inter-Cultural Orchestra was inaugurated on November 13, 2000 at the city's Sacred Music Festival, with the world premiere of founding program director Moshe Denburg's piece Rapprochements (Reconciliations) for Inter-Cultural Orchestra - a brand new work commissioned by the Westcoast Sacred Arts Society with funding from the Vancouver... more info
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