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Event Archive - Faculty Concert Series: A Britten Celebration

Sat. November 23rd 2013 Phillip T. Young Recital Hall (Uvic) (All Ages)
8pm

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Music: Classical
Solo, ensemble and vocal works of the eminent British composer, Benjamin Britten, commemorating the centenary of his birth. UVic faculty and guests present a program revealing the composers’ fascination with compatriots Henry Purcell and John Dowland, and a portrait of the composers’ vocal and instrumental works. A Britten Celebration includes three Purcell songs arranged by Britten, Songs from the Chinese. Op. 68, Nocturnal after John Dowland Op. 70, Lachrymae, Reflections on a Song of Dowland Op. 43, Introduction & Rondo Burlesca Op. 23 No.1, and the Sonata for Cello and Piano Op. 65.
Tickets available at the UVic Ticket Centre (250-721-8480 /www.tickets.uvic.ca) and at the door.
A complete listing of all School of Music events can be found at: http://www.finearts.uvic.ca/music/events.

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