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Event Archive - GF Handel's "Theodora": Victoria Philharmonic Choir

Sat. June 7th 2014 First Metropolitan United Church (All Ages)
8:00pm - 10:00pm doors at 8:00pm
$30 regular; $15 students
Tickets at: Ivy's Bookshop, Munro's Books, Tanner's Books, The Shieling, Long & McQuade - Victoria,
Set in Roman times, the tragic work depicts the self-sacrificial love between a Christian woman and an imperial bodyguard, and features internationally-known soloists soprano Nancy Argenta, mezzo soprano Sarah Fryer, tenor Benjamin Butterfield, baritone Andrew Greenwood and counter-tenor Daniel Taylor. This deeply moving oratorio is a timeless story of spiritual resistance to tyranny and an indictment of persecution, topics that still speak to audiences today.

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Victoria Philharmonic Choir (Renaissance to 21st century choral)

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
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