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2013 - 2014 Concert Season


HANDEL & HAYDN The Choral Classics

Ryerson United Church
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
8:00 p.m. Friday, 18th October 2013

Vancouver Chamber Choir
Vancouver Chamber Orchestra
Focus! Choir of college/university singers
Jon Washburn, conductor


Description
Enjoy the music of iconic Baroque and Classic era composers Franz Josef Haydn and George Frideric Handel in the warm and intimate surroundings of Ryerson United Church in Kerrisdale. Handelís rousing "Dixit Dominus" and Coronation Anthem "Let Thy Hand be Strengthened" and Haydnís vivacious "Missa Sancti Nicolai" are the centrepieces of this program, but there are bonus works, too: the youthful Mozartís ravishing "Laudate Dominum" and the brooding "Tenebrae factae sunt" by Haydnís younger brother, Michael. We are joined by members of the Vancouver Chamber Orchestra and - for the finale - singers from local college and university music departments participating in this yearís Focus! Professional Development Program.

Repertoire
George Frideric Handel - Let Thy Hand be Strengthened
George Frideric Handel - Dixit Dominus
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Laudate Dominum
Michael Haydn - Tenebrae factae sunt
Franz Josef Haydn - Missa Sancti Nicolai


 Venue

Ryerson United Church


2205 W. 45th Ave (at Yew St.)
Vancouver
British Columbia, Canada

Ryerson is a beautiful church in the heart of Kerrisdale with warm ambiance and excellent acoustics.

Parking is on the street around the church. It's free, but please respect permit only signs. The church is a two block walk from W. Boulevard and the Arbutus bus line.



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