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Vancouver Chamber Choir - MAGNIFICAT!: A Festive 40th Anniversary Christmas: Martha Guth, soprano, Vancouver Chamber Choir, Pacifica Singers, Vancouver Chamber Choir Alumni Chorus, Vancouver Chamber Orchestra, John William Trotter, Jon Washburn

Fri. December 3rd 2010 8:00pm The Orpheum (All Ages) 8:00pm
$19.50 - $47.50 ; Rush tickets are available for $10 at the door one hour before the concert for Youth under 26 and Students (valid ID for both).
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MAGNIFICAT! A Festive 40th Anniversary Christmas
8 pm Friday, December 3
Orpheum Theatre

Martha Guth, soprano
Vancouver Chamber Choir
Pacifica Singers
Vancouver Chamber Choir Alumni Chorus
Vancouver Chamber Orchestra
John William Trotter, conductor
Jon Washburn, conductor

Join in the festivities! This is our gala 40th anniversary Christmas concert. One highlight will be the world premiere of Stephen Chatman’s Magnificat, written for this occasion. It’s the fifth of our outstanding 40th anniversary commissions, composed for soprano solo, choir and orchestra. There will be a pre-concert talk (Meet the Composer) with Stephen Chatman himself. We’ll also sing an earlier rendition of the Magnificat text by Antonio Vivaldi and a newly revised orchestral version of Jon Washburn’s A Silver Christmas. To close the evening, the present choir will be joined by former singers of the last 40 years for a rousing carol sing. Join in celebration of those who have given us the last four decades of wonderful music-making.

Antonio Vivaldi Magnificat
Jon Washburn A Silver Christmas
Stephen Chatman Magnificat world premiere
David Willcocks Five Carols

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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


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