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Event Archive - The Victoria Philharmonic Choir: Bach & Handel: Victoria Children's Choir, Benjamin Butterfield

Fri. May 26th 2006 Alix Goolden Performance Hall (All Ages)
7:00 PM
Tickets at: Munro’s, Long & McQuades, Tanner's
The Victoria Philharmonic Choir
Bach & Handel

DATE/TIME: Friday, May 26, 8:00 pm.

EVENT: Bach and Handel: The Victoria Philharmonic Choir.

VENUE: Alix Goolden Performance Hall

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



Bach ~ Cantata # 12:
The full VPC choir is joined by alto, tenor and bass soloists and 26 piece chamber orchestra to perform JS Bach’s little-played choral motet – another rare find that will delight choral audiences.
Handel ~ Dettingen Te Deum:
Reminiscent of Handel’s masterpiece, The Messiah, the Te Deum is a rousing, rhythmic expression of thanksgiving set to music by an old master. It was written in 1743 to celebrate the British defeat of the French army in Dettingen when Handel was the court-appointed composer to the English King George II. The work is comprised of 18 choruses and solos, trumpet fanfares and military drums, together creating a jubilant and brilliant martial flavour, full of majesty and rich harmonies.


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When visionary Artistic Director, Madeleine Humer, united children who love to sing, the Victoria Children's Choir (VCC) began an exciting journey of music education and performance. For local youth, joining the Choir is a remarkable opportunity to perform with professional musicians, esteemed mentors, and talented peers at the best concerts, festi... more info
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