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Masterpiece: Famous Choruses of Great Composers

February 16, 2019 @ 8:00 pm

This concert culminates our 39th annual National Conductors’ Symposium. Jon Washburn and five Symposium conductors will concentrate on music by Bach, Monteverdi, Handel, Mozart, Beethoven, Haydn, Brahms, Willan, Wagner, Raminsh, Britten and Orff with music drawn from famous Passions, Oratorios, Masses, Requiems and Operas. Pianist Stephen Smith and the Choir’s many fine soloists get ample opportunity to shine, too!

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J.S. Bach • Herr, unser Herrscher (from St. John Passion)
Claudio Monteverdi • Lauda Jerusalem, Dominum (from Vespers)
G.F. Handel • And the children of Israel sigh’d (from Israel in Egypt)
W.A. Mozart • Credo in unum Deum (from Mass in c minor)
Ludwig van Beethoven • Agnus Dei (from Mass in C Major)
Joseph Haydn • Come, lovely Spring (from The Seasons)
Johannes Brahms • Wie lieblich sind deine Wohnungen (from Ein deutsches Requiem)
Healey Willan • Introit (from Requiem)
Richard Wagner • Wach’ auf! (from Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg)
Imant Raminsh • Jubilate Deo, omnis terra (from Symphony of Psalms)
Benjamin Britten • Let us sleep now (from War Requiem)
Carl Orff • Ave formosissima/O fortuna (from Carmina Burana)



February 16, 2019
8:00 pm
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Shaughnessy Heights United Church
1550 West 33rd Ave.
Vancouver, BC V6M 1E8 Canada
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