Vancouver Chamber Choir tours Western Provinces March 2010
Date: February 18, 2010
Location: British Columbia, Canada
Choir type: Chamber Choirs and Vocal Ensembles
ON THE ROAD AGAIN
IN MARCH 2010
(VANCOUVER, CANADA) – In March 2010 the internationally acclaimed Vancouver Chamber Choir will visit British Columbia, Alberta and Saskatchewan on their 79th tour “On the Road Again”. This tour follows the Choir's incredibly successful tour to Taiwan and Japan where they were invited to sing a private performance for the Emperor and Empress of Japan.
Featuring Canadian and international composers, the March tour programme has the season’s greatest variety of music for a cappella fans, providing a kaleidoscope of choral styles, moods and flavours.
The Vancouver Chamber Choir will perform:
March 3 & 4 - Vernon, BC, Vernon & District Performing Arts Centre
March 5 – Oliver, BC, Frank Venables Auditorium
March 6 – Creston, BC, Prince Charles Auditorium
March 7 – Nelson, BC, Capitol Theatre
March 9 – Edmonton, AB, First Presbyterian Church
March 11 – Regina, SK, Christ Lutheran Church
March 14 – Calgary, AB, Christ Church Elbow Park
Tickets are available in advance and at the door for all performances.
The Vancouver Chamber Choir appreciates the generous support of the Canada Council for the Arts. The BC component of the tour is presented in part with the assistance of the Windsor Plywood Spectacular Music BC concert series, a project of MusicFest Vancouver.
Orlando Gibbons O clap your hands
Henry Purcell Hear my prayer, O Lord
Antonio Lotti Crucifixus à 8 voci
Heinrich Schütz Deutsches Magnificat
Larry Nickel O Sacrum Convivium
Rob Teehan Hear my prayer, O Lord
Iain Quinn O esca viatorum
David von Kampen Before this autumn wind
Stephen Chatman Clocks
Antonín Dvorák Three Biblical Songs
Bob Chilcott My Prayer
Charles Villiers Stanford The Blue Bird
Sydney Hodkinson Menagerie
Ysaye Barnwell Wanting Memories
Jon Washburn Bonny Portmore
Scott Macmillan The Beagle and the Beluga…
About the Vancouver Chamber Choir
In addition to touring, the Vancouver Chamber Choir presents a full concert season, broadcasts and recordings, and offers highly acclaimed educational programs including the National Conductors' Symposium for advanced choral conductors, Focus! for college and university music students, Interplay workshops for choral composers, OnSite for elementary and secondary schools, the biennial Young Composers' Competition, and residencies such as the Banff Choral Workshop at The Banff Centre in the Rockies.
Follow the Vancouver Chamber Choir’s tour activities with this tour blog