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Event Archive - MYSTICS & LOVERS: Laudate Singers, Vancouver Inter-Cultural Orchestra, Jamal Salavati Kurdestani

Fri. May 8th 2015 BlueShore Financial Centre for the Performing Arts at Capilano U North Vancouver BC (All Ages)
8:00pm - 10:00pm doors at 7:30pm
Tickets: general $35 /senior $30/ student $15 / free 12 & under
Tickets at:, 604-729-6814, at the door
Presented by: Laudate Singers
Laudate Singers and Vancouver Inter-Cultural Orchestra (VICO) present fusion music on a global scale. Two major pieces: Ani Ma-amin (I Believe) by Moshe Denburg with texts by a 12th c. Hebrew philosopher, and Asheghaneh by Farshid Samandari with texts by a 10th-c. Persian poet. The human voice combined with traditional instruments from Iran, China, Vietnam, and India plus European/North American classical strings and winds.

Also on the bill: a selection of Kurdish folk songs and traditional chants music, performed by tenor soloist Jamal Kurdistani and a small ensemble of musicians on traditional Persian instruments. Laudate Singers will also perform Circular Coast by Mark Armanini, a West Coast image of a walk along the beach, in addition to the world premiere of a new commission by the choir’s composer-in-residence Chris Sivak, titled twinkle, twinkle little star.

An energetic fusion of cultures and traditions!

Tickets: general $35 /senior $30/ student $15 / free 12 & under
604-729-6814 or online at


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