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On This Planet: Aventa Ensemble, Bill Linwood, conductor, Thomas Sandberg, vocal

Fri. May 18th 2007 8:00PM McPherson Playhouse (All Ages) 8:00PM
Tickets at: The MacPherson Box Office
Presented by: Aventa Ensemble
The opera On This Planet is a journey through life from birth to death by Danish composer Anders Nordentoft. Anders' experience as a rock musician, combined with his classical training creates a brand new musical universe where the concept of crossover is no longer adequate as a label. In On This Planet, we enter a universe where anything can happen and nothing is what it seems. Danish performance artist, Thomas Sandberg, joins Aventa Ensemble in the North American premiere of this opera.

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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