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Event Archive - EMV’s 50th Anniversary Gala with PBO: Pacific Baroque Orchestra, Vancouver Chamber Choir, Vancouver Bach Choir, Vancouver Cantata Singers

Sun. April 5th 2020 The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts (All Ages)
3PM - 5PM doors at 2PM
Cancelled Tickets from $18

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Music: Classical
Early Music Vancouver (EMV) proudly hosts its 50th Anniversary Gala, featuring the music of Beethoven, Mozart, & Haydn, on April 5, 2020 at 3pm at the Chan Centre for the Performing Arts. The concert marks the 250th anniversary of Beethoven’s birth, the 50th anniversary of EMV, and the 30th anniversary of the Pacific Baroque Orchestra (PBO). Acclaimed Music Director Alexander Weimann will lead the PBO in dazzling performances of Beethoven’s Symphony No. 1 and Mozart’s Symphony No. 40 in G Minor. The PBO will then be joined by the Vancouver Chamber Choir, the Vancouver Cantata Singers, and the Vancouver Bach Choir for a magnificent finale featuring the Gloria from Haydn’s Creation Mass. This concert features the largest period instrument performance ever assembled in Vancouver — demonstrating the extent to which the regional early music scene has grown and flourished on the West Coast in recent years.

Tickets from $18 and more information available at earlymusic.bc.ca

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Pacific Baroque Orchestra

One of North America's most exciting and innovative period-instrument ensembles, Vancouver's Pacific Baroque Orchestra has consistently held to its mandate of presenting music of the past in lively and imaginative performances. True to its name, the orchestra plays the music of the baroque period (17th and 18th centuries) on period instruments (or ... more info

Vancouver Chamber Choir

The Vancouver Chamber Choir is Canada's outstanding professional vocal ensemble. Based on the Pacific Coast in British Columbia, conductor Jon Washburn and his twenty singers are noted for their diverse repertoire and performing excellence. The ACDA Choral Journal has declared the VCC to be "as fine a vocal chamber group as any in the world today."... more info

Vancouver Bach Choir (Symphonic choral music)

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VANCOUVER BACH CHOIR A SHORT BIOGRAPHY Situated in Vancouver, the gateway of the Pacific Rim, the Vancouver Bach Family of Choirs is an organization which includes the award-winning adult symphonic choir and children’s program. The organization is committed to offering choral education to its members – 100+ adults and 330+ young people ... more info

Vancouver Cantata Singers (Chamber Choir)

Directed by Paula Kremer, Vancouver Cantata Singers is a multi-award-winning, semi-professional choral ensemble in Vancouver, BC. Known for technical virtuosity, fine blend and exceptionally high performance standards, the choir also commissions new works from critically acclaimed composers which have led to extremely successful and innovative c... more info