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

Fri. May 18th 2007 McPherson Playhouse (All Ages)
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.


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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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