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Event Archive - the national anthems: Vox Humana Chamber Choir, Emily Carr String Quartet

Fri. June 2nd 2017 - Fri. June 2nd 2017 Alix Goolden Performance Hall (All Ages)
7:30pm doors at 7pm
$20, 25 and under free at the door only.

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Music: Classical
the national anthems - June 2nd, 2017

Vox Humana presents choral repertoire spanning over 500 years. Works by Beal, Dvorák, Gesualdo, Pärt, Rheinberger, and from the composer of “the little match girl passion”, the British Columbia premiere of David Lang’s “the national anthems” accompanied by the Emily Carr String Quartet. The concert will also feature “Bush Chord”, a newly commissioned work by Victoria composer Tobin Stokes, as well as “Woefully Arrayed” by John McCabe, and written for Stile Antico.

A Very Long Moment (from The Salvage Men) - Jeff Beal*
Santa Maria - Georin Costello*
Songs of Nature - Antonín Dvořák
Moro, lasso, al mio, duolo - Carlo Gesualdo
the national anthems - David Lang*
Woefully Arrayed - John McCabe
Bogoróditse Djévo - Arvo Pärt
Vater unser - Josef Rheinberger
Four by the clock - Howard Skempton
Bush Chord - Tobin Stokes*
*provincial, national or world premiere

June 2nd, 2017 - 7:30pm (doors open at 7pm)

Location: Alix Goolden Performance Hall
(907 Pandora Avenue, Victoria)



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Vox Humana Chamber Choir (Choral)

Since 2002, Vox Humana has established itself as Victoria’s premier chamber choir and an ensemble of great diversity and flexibility. Their repertoire covers every historical period and style, from the earliest polyphony to contemporary commissions. Highlights of their past performances include Handel’s Dixit Dominus with Victoria’s Galiano E... more info

Emily Carr String Quartet (Classical, Romantic, Modern)

The Emily Carr String Quartet is a newly formed professional string quartet comprised of musicians ofrom the Victoria Symphony. The founding members are Violinist, Müge Büyükçelen.Violinist, Cory Balzer. Violist, Mieka Kohut. and Cellist, Alasdair Money. Emily Carr's colourful life and eclectic body of work represents to us not only an artists'... more info