Musica Universalis: Music of the Spheres: Vancouver Cantata Singers
Sat. February 23rd @ Blusson Spinal Cord Centre (All Ages)
7:30pm - 9:30pm doors at 6:30pm
Musica Universalis, or ‘universal music’, refers to an ancient philosophical concept that the movement of celestial bodies create their own music based the mathematical proportions and vibrations of their inter-relational orbits. This idea, that the universe and galaxies have their own celestial music, has inspired many composers to create choral music of both sacred and secular texts. The Vancouver Cantata Singers brings you a concert of 19th century and contemporary works, exploring the poetry and music of the planets and heavenly spheres. The concert features works by Erik Ešenvalds, Ola Gjeilo, Robert Schumann, and Canadian composers, Stephen Chatman, Craig Galbraith, and Larry Nickel.
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Vancouver Cantata Singers (Chamber Choir)
Directed by Paula Kremer, Vancouver Cantata Singers is a multi-award-winning, semi-professional choral ensemble in Vancouver, BC. Known for technical virtuosity, fine blend and exceptionally high performance standards, the choir also commissions new works from critically acclaimed composers which have led to extremely successful and innovative c... more info