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Galiano Ensemble Performs English Suites: The Galiano Ensemble of Victoria

Wed. January 11th 2012 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm doors at 7:30 pm Phillip T. Young Recital Hall (Uvic) (All Ages) 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm doors at 7:30 pm
$33 ($30 seniors)
Tickets at: Ivy's Books, Munrol's Books, 250-704-2580
The Galiano Ensemble of Victoria is offering an evening of English suites which continues a tradition of dedicating one concert each year to English music. The program includes Edward Elgar’s rarely played Great Malvern Suite, arranged for strings; Percy Grainger’s tunes for strings – Irish Tune from County Derry, Mock Morris and Molly on the Shore; Gustav Holst’s Brook Green Suite; and John Ireland’s A Downland Suite. Conductor Yariv Aloni has a personal affinity to English music and has stated that “the real beauty for me is to see the great understating and knowledge English composers have for the string orchestra sound.”

The Galiano Ensemble of Victoria (Chamber Orchestra)

The Galiano Ensemble of Victoria is one of Canada's premier chamber orchestras, dedicated to giving virtuosic performances of music of the great chamber music masterworks. The Ensemble is large enough to produce a full and brilliant sound, yet small enough to play with great precision and close communication among the players and conductor. ... more info
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