Space Music: Five Centuries of Spatial Song

Space Music: Five Centuries of Spatial Song
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Date: 7/18/2013 6:47 pm
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Date of event 8pm Friday, May 9, 2014
Location of event Ryerson United Church, 2205 West 45th Ave., Vancouver, BC

Vancouver Chamber Choir
Jon Washburn, conductor

Explore space without leaving Ryerson Church! No, not the final frontier, but acoustical space. Rediscover music from every possible angle as the Choir revels in the space, grace and interface of innovative and spatial music from five centuries. Hear pieces written by Renaissance and modern composers for one, two, three, four choirs and various fragments, too. Be part of a magnificent sound-cloud, with conductor Jon Washburn as your guide and the Vancouver Chamber Choir as your acoustic vehicle. One night only… make your reservations now! 

William Albright – An Alleluia Super-Round
Michael Praetorius – Allein Gott in der Höh sei Ehr
Orlando di Lasso – Echo Song
Andrea Gabrieli – Magnificat
Claudio Monteverdi – Ave maris stella
John Celona – Round
Robert Ashley – She was a visitor
Henry Purcell – In our deep vaulted cell
Anne Boyd – As I Crossed a Bridge of Dreams
Benjamin Britten – Hymn to the Virgin
Gregg Smith – Sound Canticle on Bay Psalm 23

Adults $30, Sr/St $25.50, Student Rush (at door) $10

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

Tickets available August 7th through (1-855-985-2787)