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Event Archive - Orpheus & Eurydice: Victoria Philharmonic Choir

Fri. June 23rd 2006 Alix Goolden Performance Hall (All Ages)
8:00 PM
Tickets at: Munro’s, Long & McQuades, Tanner's
Victoria Philharmonic Choir:

Gluck ~ Orpheus & Eurydice

DATE/TIME: Thursday, June 22 & Friday, June 23, 2006 at 8:00 pm

EVENT: Victoria Philharmonic Choir Gluck ~ Orpheus & Eurydice:

VENUE: Alix Goolden Performance Hall

TICKETS/ADMISSION: Tickets: $22 ($20 seniors / students). Available Munro’s, Long & McQuade, Tanner’s

INFO: 370-SING /


Victoria’s first “Opera in Concert,” will featured the VPC with two soprano soloists and a tenor soloist to present one the world’s great love stories – grieving Orpheus’s trip into the Underworld to reclaim his beloved Eurydice. While many composers have set this story to music, Gluck’s rendition is the most lovely, with stunning duets and choruses, fitting for the myth of Orpheus, who played the most beautiful music every heard. Simon Capet is developing a film of this opera.


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The Victoria Philharmonic Choir is an auditioned, multi-generational ensemble of 80 voices, directed by Peter Butterfield. Mr. Butterfield’s skill in vocal training and his joyful and exacting leadership style continue to shape VPC into a choir that is at home in a wide-ranging repertoire. Highlights of recent seasons include Bach's B Minor mass... more info