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Victoria Philharmonic Choir - The Dream of Gerontius

Sat. June 3rd 2023 Christ Church Cathedral $10-$35

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Victoria Philharmonic Choir - The Dream of Gerontius

Edward Elgar's operatic work for large chorus, orchestra and soloists.
Event can be attended in person In-Person Event
Sat. June 3rd 2023 + Add to Calendar Christ Church Cathedral (All Ages)
7:30pm - 9:30pm  Doors at: 7:00pm $35 regular / $10 student

Artists

Victoria Philharmonic Choir
Renaissance to 21st century choral from Victoria BC
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Peter Butterfield (conductor)
Joshua Ellicott (tenor - Gerontius)
Nathaniel Watson (baritone - Priest)
Sarah Fryer (mezzo soprano - Angel)

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Victoria Philharmonic Choir
Auditioned, mixed choir conducted by Peter Butterfield, perf...
PO Box 5041 Victoria B Victoria BC
Open / Operational

Event Description

Epic in musical and spiritual scope, Edward Elgar's The Dream of Gerontius hasn't been performed in Victoria since the 1990's.
Composed in 1900, it follows the journey of a pious man's Soul from death to his final judgement, encountering Angelic and Demonic characters along the way.
The performance features 3 soloists who've individually sung these roles on various world stages; a choir of more than 90 singers, and an orchestra of 30+ players, many of them members of the Victoria Symphony.
Doors open at 7, general admission.

Venue

Christ Church Cathedral
930 Burdett Avenue
Church
Capacity800
Fully Accessible
Open / Operational

Event Poster

Victoria Philharmonic Choir - The Dream of Gerontius - May 25th @ Christ Church Cathedral

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