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Event Archive - DURUFLÉ REQUIEM Bernstein Chichester Psalms: Vancouver Chamber Choir, UBC University Singers, Vancouver Chamber Orchestra, Jon Washburn, Anita Krause, Ian Howell, Peter McGillivray

Fri. April 10th 2009 The Orpheum (All Ages)
8:00 - 9:45 doors at 7:00
$10 - 45
Tickets at: 604-738-6822 for subscriptions, Ticketmaster (604-280-3311) for single tickets
The Vancouver Chamber Choir brings you the finest repertoire for chorus and orchestra every Good Friday. Make this annual Orpheum concert part of your family’s concert tradition. This year the music is particularly wonderful - including the sublimely beautiful Requiem based on Gregorian chant by French master Maurice Duruflé, featuring the luxuriant voices of Anita Krause, Peter McGillivray and the two choirs. Also on the programme, the vivacious rhythms and vivid colours of Leonard Bernstein’s Chichester Psalms, sung in Hebrew and highlighting the ethereal singing of countertenor Ian Howell.


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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

UBC University Singers

A choir of approximately 40 mixed voices, this ensemble performs major works of the choral repertoire appropriate to its size. Winner of several awards, including the C.B.C. National Choral Competition and the B.B.C. International Choral Competition, the choir usually tours British Columbia and occasionally further afield, including European tours. 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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