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Event Archive - FAURÉ REQUIEM The Good Friday Concert: Vancouver Chamber Choir, Jon Washburn (conductor), Pacifica Singers, Vancouver Youth Choir, Vancouver Chamber Orchestra

Fri. April 3rd 2015 The Orpheum (All Ages)
8:00pm - 10:00pm doors at 7:00pm
Presented by: Vancouver Chamber Choir
Our annual Good Friday concert highlights the Fauré Requiem - one of the landmark works of the 19th century - performed in the composer’s original orchestration based on the warm sound of violas. There are also two very special Baroque works - the touching Seven Last Words from the Cross of the German master Heinrich Schütz and the tragic story of Jephtha’s Daughter by his Italian counterpart Giacomo Carissimi. (This includes one of the greatest lamentations of all time.) Featuring the Vancouver Chamber Choir, Pacifica Singers, Vancouver Youth Choir, Vancouver Chamber Orchestra and soloists.

Heinrich Schütz - Die sieben Worte Jesu Christi am Kreuz
Giacomo Carissimi - Historia di Jephte
Gabriel Fauré - Requiem

Adults: range $24.00 - $55.00
Seniors: range $20.50 - $55.00
Students $20.50 - $55.00 (advance ticket purchase)
Students: $10.00 (rush tickets at the door, one hour before the concert begins)

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

Tickets available through (1-855-985-2787) or at


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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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