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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
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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