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Heritage: Singing Canada’s Choral Songs

September 22, 2017 @ 8:00 pm


Canada’s choral music has always been one of the Vancouver Chamber Choir’s specialties. In this concert, we celebrate Canada’s 150th Anniversary and conductor Jon Washburn’s 50th year in Vancouver with a great panorama of Canadian repertoire. Music of Willan, Somers, Beckwith, Raminsh, Chatman, Emery, Allan, Archer and a few special surprises from Canada’s past and future.

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Healey Willan
John Beckwith
Harry Somers
Matthew Emery
Kathleen Allan
David Archer
Augustus Stephen Vogt
Karel ten Hoope
Fr. Basil Foote
Peter Allen
Derek Healey
Stephen Smith
Imant Raminsh
Stephen Chatman
R. Murray Schafer

Who is she that ascendeth?
Psalm 130
God the Master of this Scene
Unto Young Eternity
Ave maris stella
Who Has Seen the Wind?
An Indian Lullaby
How beautiful you are
Vidi civitatem sanctam
The Banks of Newfoundland
Land of the Silver Birch
Ave Maria
Due South [*Canadian premiere]
Narcissus and the Pool of Water (from Narcissus and Echo)


September 22, 2017
8:00 pm
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Dunbar Ryerson United Church
2195 W 45th Ave
Vancouver, BC V6M 2J4 Canada
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