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Tue. February 21st 2012 Vancouver Public Library, Central Branch (All Ages)
7pm - 8:30pm doors at 6:50pm
Free
Alice MacKay Room, Lower Level, VPL's Central Library

The Vancouver Bach Choir presents Stravinskys Les Noces, Orffs Catulli Carmina and Bergmanns Midsummer Flower. Maestro Leslie Dala will present a symposium on these fiery, passionate works and will be accompanied by representatives of the choir, the instrumentalists and soloists. This event will give you a taste of the upcoming full concert featuring three contemporary pieces complete with four pianos, a percussion ensemble, chorus and soloists.

Stravinsky's Les Noces (1923) is striking in its folk-like writing which conjures up the excitement and ceremony of a rustic wedding.
Carl Orff's Catulli Carmina (1943), the 'sequel' to his celebrated Carmina Burana celebrates love and desire before the ultimate betrayal.
Marcel Bergmann's Midsummer Flower (2008) is a highly lyrical invocation to the first breath of spring.atulli Carmina and Bergmanns Midsummer Flower. Maestro Leslie Dala will present a symposium on these fiery, passionate works.

Alice MacKay Room, Lower Level
Central Library
350 West Georgia Street

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Vancouver Bach Choir (Symphonic choral music)

VANCOUVER BACH CHOIR A SHORT BIOGRAPHY Situated in Vancouver, the gateway of the Pacific Rim, the Vancouver Bach Family of Choirs is an organization which includes the award-winning adult symphonic choir and children’s program. The organization is committed to offering choral education to its members – 100+ adults and 330+ young people ... more info
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