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Event Archive - Welcome the World: A Choral Gala: Chor Leoni, Elektra Women's Choir, musica intima, Vancouver Chamber Choir

Tue. February 9th 2010 7:30pm - 9:30pm doors at 6:45pm St. Andrew's-Wesley Church (All Ages) 7:30pm - 9:30pm doors at 6:45pm
$35 plus service charges/GST
Tickets at: All Ticketmaster Locations
The 120 voices of four of Canada’s top choral ensembles (Chor Leoni Men’s Choir, Elektra Women’s Choir, musica intima vocal ensemble, and Vancouver Chamber Choir) join forces to welcome all nations and peoples, presented with Vancouver 2010 Cultural Olympiad. The distinctive voices of these choirs will resound as they celebrate the ability of song to bridge cultures while highlighting the uniqueness of the world’s many tongues. Planned as a choral showcase and a linguists’ delight, Welcome the World: A Choral Gala will feature each ensemble singing in a multitude of languages while celebrating the universal power of music to make us one.



Join us on Tuesday, February 9, 2010 (7:30 pm) at St. Andrew’s Wesley Church, 1022 Nelson St., Vancouver. Tickets through Ticketmaster 604.280.3311. All seats $35, general admission.



St. Andrew’s-Wesley is on the #22 bus line (there are bus stops on either side of the street either right at the venue or kitty-corner to it, depending on the direction of approach) and a short three block walk (slightly) uphill from the Burrard St Skytrain station. Exit the station and turn right, or board the #22 bus in front of the station and travel two stops.

Chor Leoni (male choir)

Known internationally and loved locally, CHOR LEONI MEN’S CHOIR is recognized as one of the vanguard male vocal ensembles in North America. With stylistic grace and an adventurous spirit, Vancouver’s Singing Lions have enriched and transformed people’s lives through singing for over twenty years. Chor Leoni performs in many languages and sty... more info

Elektra Women's Choir (choral)

The mission of Elektra Women's Choir is to inspire and lead in the choral art form through excellence in performance and the creation, exploration, and celebration of women's repertoire. Under the collaboration of two world-class conductors, Elektra inspires a strong following through consistent excellence in performance and a rich palette of sound... more info

musica intima (Choral, Chamber)

Internationally renowned for their warm and engaging stage presence, impeccable musicianship, and unique perspective on ensemble singing, musica intima has earned a reputation as Canada’s most exciting vocal ensemble. Twelve professional co-artistic directors/singers make up the personnel of musica intima. Lloyd Dykk of the Vancouver Sun says “... more info

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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