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Event Archive - ROMANCERO GITANO - Choir & Guitar: Vancouver Chamber Choir, Heiko Ossig (guitar), Jon Washburn (Conductor)

Fri. September 27th 2013 8:00pm Ryerson United Church (All Ages) 8:00pm
$30.00-$25.50
Tickets at: All Ticketmaster Locations
Join the Vancouver Chamber Choir for the opening concert of our 43rd concert series. The feature work is Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco’s fiery Romancero gitano, based on Spanish poems of Frederico García Lorca for which we are joined by our special guest artist - German guitarist Heiko Ossig. We celebrate the 70th birthday of BC composer Imant Raminsh with Latvian Folk Songs and explore other European colours through great choral music and poetry of Debussy and Charles d’Orléans, Hindemith and Rainer Maria Rilke, Rautavaara and even more García Lorca.

Adults $30, Sr/St $25.50, Student Rush (at door) $10

For more information or to subscribe contact Vancouver Chamber Choir at 604-738-6822.

Tickets available August 7th through Ticketmaster.ca (1-855-985-2787)

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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