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Event Archive - Vancouver Chamber Choir: A DYLAN THOMAS CHRISTMAS: A Child's Christmas in Wales: Vancouver Chamber Choir, Jon Washburn, Russell Roberts

Fri. December 17th 2010 @  Ryerson United Church (All Ages)
$24.50 - $28 ; Rush tickets 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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A DYLAN THOMAS CHRISTMAS A Child’s Christmas in Wales
8 pm Friday, December 17
3 pm Sunday, December 19
Ryerson United Church

Vancouver Chamber Choir
Jon Washburn, conductor
Russell Roberts, reader

Back by popular demand, A Dylan Thomas Christmas features the famous Welsh poet’s story A Child’s Christmas in Wales read by Bard-on-the-Beach actor Russell Roberts and illustrated with all new Christmas carols and songs chosen by Jon Washburn. Also, Hugo Distler’s exquisite variations on a familiar Christmas song, and Washburn’s rendition of Carl Sandburg’s evocative poem Special Starlight.

Dylan Thomas - A Child’s Christmas in Wales
Hugo Distler - Lo, how a rose e’er blooming
Jon Washburn - The Star
JP Clarke/John Beckwith - No shepherds in the field tonight
Edwin Fissinger - Deck the Hall
Robin John King - The Huron Carol
Harold Darke - In the bleak mid-winter
Hugh S Robertson - Hear the sledges with the bells
Jean Sibelius - Give me no grand and golden thing
John Rutter - God rest ye merry, Gentlemen
Johnny Marks - Rudolphus Rubrinasus
Lewis Redner - O little town of Bethlehem
Traditional - Good King Wenceslas
Phil Mattson - Here we come a-caroling
F Grüber/John Rutter - Silent Night

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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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