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The Sinking of the Titanic: Aventa Ensemble

Sun. September 18th 2005 8:00 Phillip T. Young Recital Hall (Uvic) (All Ages) 8:00
Presented by: Aventa
Aventa Ensemble opens their 2005-2006 with Gavin Bryars' extraordinarily beautiful work, The Sinking of the Titanic. Much of its success lies in the combination of minimalist compositional techniques along with the emotional impact of hymns. This concert also features the Canadian premiere of Rodney Sharman's In Praise of Shadows and works by Christopher Butterfield, Allison Cameron and John Celona. Tickets at door or UVic box office 721-8480

Aventa Ensemble

Aventa Ensemble was founded in 2003 to fill a need in Victoria for a professional ensemble capable of performing a wide range of repertoire. As well as promoting Canadian works, Aventa also programs new works from the international repertoire. A highlight during the opening season was the Canadian premiere of Sir Peter Maxwell Davies' De Assumtione... more info
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