The World in Music: Songs of Many Lands

The World in Music: Songs of Many Lands
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Date: 7/18/2013 6:38 pm
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Date of event 8pm Saturday, January 25, 2013
Location of event Ryerson United Church, 2205 West 45th Ave., Vancouver, BC

Vancouver Chamber Choir
Five Symposium Conductors
Stephen Smith, piano
Jon Washburn, conductor

Explore the world of choral music through the eyes of conductors at this concert which culminates the Choir’s 34th annual National Conductors’ Symposium. Five young but accomplished conductors from all over North America will join Master Conductor and Teacher Jon Washburn and pianist Stephen Smith for a fascinating look at choral music from around the globe. Hear the results of their week-long conducting course in this music from Europe, Asia, the Americas and, of course, Canada.

Johannes Brahms – Kyrie (Germany)
Sergei Rachmaninov – Choral Concerto (Russia)
Gioacchino Rossini – I gondolieri (Italy)
Zoltán Kodály – Esti dal (Hungary)
Julio Domínguez – Lela (Portugal)
Adolf Vedro – Midrilinnu mäng (Estonia)
Gabriel Fauré – Après un rêve (France)
David Hamilton – Only the moon has secrets (New Zealand)
Se Enkhbayar – Zeregleent gobi (Inner Mongolia)
Shinji Tanimura – Ii hi tabidachi (Japan)
Ernani Aguiar – Salmo 150 (Brazil)
Carlos Guastavino – Gala del día (Argentina)
Mexican folklore – La llorana (Mexico)
Sindo Garay – Retorna (Cuba)
Lionel Daunais – Maryse and partner (Quebec)
Larry Nickel – Dare alla luce (British Columbia)
R. Murray Schafer – Alleluia (Ontario)

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)