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2016 - 2017 Concert Season


THE ESSENCE OF MUSIC • Renaissance, Romantic and Rustic

Ryerson United Church
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
8:00 p.m. Saturday, 11th February 2017

Five Symposium Conductors
Stephen Smith, piano
Vancouver Chamber Choir
Jon Washburn, conductor



Description
This concert will be the final event of our 37th annual National Conductors' Symposium. Jon Washburn and his five invited conductors from around the world will focus on three distinct musical style. Renaissance polyphony of Palestrina, Victoria, Lassus and Josquin; the Romantic partsong of Schubert, Schumann, Fauré and Elgar; and the Rustic art of folksong from Britain, France, Germany and North America.

Repertoire
Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina - Sicut cervus/Sitivit anima mea
Tomás Luis de Victoria - O quam gloriosum
Roland de Lassus - Audite nova!
Josquin des Prez - Verbum caro factum est
William Byrd - Ave verum corpus
Jacob Clemens non Papa - Ego flos campi
Franz Schubert - Schicksalslenker, Op. 141
Robert Schumann - Zigeunerleben, Op. 29, No. 3
Gabriel Fauré - Cantique de Jean Racine, Op. 11
Edward Elgar - On the Alm, Op. 27, No. 5
Hugo Wolf - Verborgenheit
Gioacchino Rossini - Ridiamo, cantiamo
Aaron Copland - I bought me a cat
Aaron Copland - Long time ago
Bob Chilcott - Greensleeves
Bob Chilcott - O Danny Boy
Harry Somers - The Old "Mayflower"
Harry Somers - Feller from Fortune


 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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