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Event Archive - A BAROQUE CHRISTMAS Bach, Vivaldi and more: Vancouver Chamber Choir, Vancouver Chamber Orchestra

Fri. December 4th 2009 The Orpheum (All Ages)
8:00pm - 10:00pm doors at 7:00pm
Tickets at: All Ticketmaster Locations
No music represents the joy and magnificence of the Christmas season better than the music of the Baroque masters: in this case, two Bachs - Johann Sebastian and the most famous of his composing sons, Carl Philipp Emanuel - as well as Antonio Vivaldi, the Italian composer who was an important influence on the elder Bach. Come to the magnificent Orpheum Theatre to hear the Vancouver Chamber Choir with soloists and orchestra for A Baroque Christmas. One centrepiece is JS Bach’s famous cantata Wachet auf! BWV 140 which includes one of the most memorable Bach tunes of all time. Another is CPE’s Magnificat, which was a bridge from his father’s style to that of the young Mozart. Tickets available at Ticketmaster ( / 604-280-3311)


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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
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