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2016 - 2017 Concert Season

EARTH/SEA/SKY Music of our Natural World

Ryerson United Church
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
8:00 p.m. Friday, 30th September 2016

Vancouver Chamber Choir
Jon Washburn, conductor

Music celebrates nature in a million ways and a million pieces. Our opening concert of the season presents just a few of these under the guise of natural madrigals, romantic wilderness, shadowwater, dreamwater, Formosan skies, riddles, water, sun, wind and rain.

Thomas Morley - Now is the gentle season/The fields abroad
Claudio Monteverdi - Ecco mormorar l'onde
Thomas Weelkes - Thule, the period of Cosmography
Josquin des Prez - El grillo
Robert Schumann - An die Sterne, Op. 141, No. 1
Robert Schumann - Ungewisses Licht, Op. 141, No. 2
Robert Schumann - Talismane, Op. 141, No. 4
Eric Whitacre - Water Night
Jon Washburn - Bird-Rain-Sky
William Bergsma - Riddle Me This
Benjamin Britten - Carry her over the water (from Paul Bunyan)
Don Macdonald - Winter Sun
David von Kampen - Before this autumn wind
Samuel Barber - To be Sung on the Water
Stephen Chatman - Voices of Earth: Snow
Bob Chilcott - Weather Report


Ryerson United Church

2205 W. 45th Ave (at Yew St.)
British Columbia, Canada

Ryerson is a beautiful church in the heart of Kerrisdale with warm ambiance and excellent acoustics.

Parking is on the street around the church. It's free, but please respect permit only signs. The church is a two block walk from W. Boulevard and the Arbutus bus line.

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