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Event Archive - MUSIC OF THE AMERICAS - Western Hemispherics: Vancouver Chamber Choir, Jon Washburn (Conductor)

Fri. October 21st 2016 @  Ryerson United Church (All Ages)
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM doors at 7:00 PM
Tickets at: All Ticketmaster Locations, 1-855-985-2787
Presented by: Vancouver Chamber Choir

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Music: Classical, Classical
Musically, the borders of the Americas are open. We salute the New World, the Western Hemisphere, and its vivacious musical heritage and present-day creative vitality. From Canada and the United States, through Mexico and the Caribbean to Brazil and Argentina, we find the often exuberant and sometimes sleepy sounds of new found lands. Music of Healey Willan, Hernando Franco, Leonard Bernstein, Heitor Villa-Lobos, Jon Washburn, Saúl Cosentino, Samuel Barber, Jorge Córdoba, Astor Piazzolla and Loreena McKennitt!

Healey Willan - Three Marian Motets
Hernando Franco - Magnificat
Jorge Córdoba - Siete Haiku
Electo Silva - Three Cuban Songs
William Hawley - Three Reveries
Leonard Bernstein - French Choruses from “The Lark”
Samuel Barber – Reincarnations, Op. 16
Heitor Villa-Lobos - Ave Maria
Astor Piazzolla - Verano Porteño
Saúl Cosentino - Tango barroco
Loreena McKennitt - Tango to Evora
Lionel Daunais - Le pont Mirabeau
Jon Washburn - Bonny Portmore
Jon Washburn - Tell My Ma

Tickets: $29-$33
Available Aug 15 at 1-855-985-2787
Student rush tickets $10 at the door


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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