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Event Archive - THE ESSENCE OF MUSIC - Renaissance, Romantic and Rustic: Five Guest Conductors, Vancouver Chamber Choir, Stephen Smith (Piano), Jon Washburn (Conductor)

Sat. February 11th 2017 @  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
This concert will be the final event of our 37th annual National Conductors’ Symposium. Jon Washburn and his five invited conductors from around the world will focus on three distinct musical styles — the Renaissance polyphony of Palestrina, Victoria, Lassus and Josquin; the Romantic partsong of Schubert, Schumann, Fauré and Elgar; and the Rustic art of folksong from Britain, France, Germany and North America.

Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina - Sicut cervus/Sitivit anima mea
Robert Schumann - Zigeunerleben, Op. 29, No. 3
Aaron Copland - Long time ago

Tomás Luis de Victoria - O quam gloriosum
Edward Elgar - On the Alm, Op. 27, No.5
Bob Chilcott - O Danny boy

William Byrd - Ave verum corpus
Hugo Wolf/JW - Verborgenheit
Harry Somers - Feller from Fortune

Roland de Lassus - Audite nova!
Gabriel Fauré - Cantique de Jean Racine, Op. 11
Bob Chilcott - Greensleeves

Jacob Clemens non Papa - Ego flos campi
Franz Schubert – Schicksalslenker, Op. 141
Harry Somers - The Old “Mayflower”

Josquin des Prez - Verbum caro factum est
Gioacchino Rossini - Ridiamo cantiamo
Aaron Copland - I bought me a cat

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