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Monteverdi Vespers of 1610

Monteverdi Vespers of 1610

Friday October 23, 2015 | 7:30pm
Chan Shun Concert Hall at the Chan Centre for the Performing Arts

Monteverdi’s Vespers is a monumental masterpiece. Conductor and lutenist Stephen Stubbs leads nine soloists, the Vancouver Chamber Choir, and a collection of North America’s best seventeenth-century instrumentalists including the peerless Bruce Dickey on cornetto.

Details...Buy Tickets...SubscriptionsAdd to Calendar23-10-2015 7:30 pm24-10-2015 12:00 amMonteverdi Vespers of 1610 Friday October 23, 2015 | 7:30pmMonteverdi’s Vespers is a monumental masterpiece. Conductor and lutenist Stephen Stubbs leads nine soloists, the Vancouver Chamber Choir, and a collection of North America’s best seventeenth-century instrumentalists including the peerless Bruce Dickey on cornetto.Chan Shun Concert Hall at the Chan Centre for the Performing ArtsDD/MM/YYYY

Dialogos Ensemble – Swithun – A Medieval Miracle Play

Dialogos Ensemble – Swithun – A Medieval Miracle Play

Friday November 13, 2015 | 7:30pm
Telus Studio Theatre at the Chan Centre for the Performing Arts

One of Dialogos’s favourite repertoires, early medieval polyphony from Winchester, is at the origin of this programme. Through the voice of Wulfstan the Cantor, it follows the path of a penitent man haunted by his visionary or terrifying dreams, trying to escape from three raging Furies, wild like wolves, and finally finding salvation from Swithun, saint of all miracles.

Details...Buy Tickets...SubscriptionsAdd to Calendar13-11-2015 7:30 pm14-11-2015 12:00 amDialogos Ensemble – Swithun – A Medieval Miracle Play Friday November 13, 2015 | 7:30pmOne of Dialogos’s favourite repertoires, early medieval polyphony from Winchester, is at the origin of this programme. Through the voice of Wulfstan the Cantor, it follows the path of a penitent man haunted by his visionary or terrifying dreams, trying to escape from three raging Furies, wild like wolves, and finally finding salvation from Swithun, saint of all miracles.Telus Studio Theatre at the Chan Centre for the Performing ArtsDD/MM/YYYY

Festive Cantatas – Praetorius Christmas Vespers

Festive Cantatas – Praetorius Christmas Vespers

Sunday December 20, 2015 | 3:00pm
Chan Shun Concert Hall at the Chan Centre for the Performing Arts

Thirteen vocal soloists specializing in seventeenth-century music from all over North America, string band, cornetto and sackbut players, three theorbo players, and multiple keyboardists join together to recreate the joyful celebration of Christmas Vespers as it might have been heard under the direction of Michael Praetorius in seventeenth-century Germany.

Details...Buy Tickets...SubscriptionsAdd to Calendar20-12-2015 3:00 pm21-12-2015 12:00 amFestive Cantatas – Praetorius Christmas Vespers Sunday December 20, 2015 | 3:00pmThirteen vocal soloists specializing in seventeenth-century music from all over North America, string band, cornetto and sackbut players, three theorbo players, and multiple keyboardists join together to recreate the joyful celebration of Christmas Vespers as it might have been heard under the direction of Michael Praetorius in seventeenth-century Germany.Chan Shun Concert Hall at the Chan Centre for the Performing ArtsDD/MM/YYYY

Death and Devotion with Soprano Dorothee Mields

Death and Devotion with Soprano Dorothee Mields

Wednesday February 3, 2016 | 7:30pm
Telus Studio Theatre at the Chan Centre for the Performing Arts

German early music star soprano Dorothee Mields returns to Vancouver for a shared recital of seventeenth and early eighteenth-century North German sacred music with American baritone, Sumner Thompson. Marc Destrubé leads an ensemble of solo strings, gambas and a full continuo section.

Details...Buy Tickets...SubscriptionsAdd to Calendar03-02-2016 7:30 pm04-02-2016 12:00 amDeath and Devotion with Soprano Dorothee Mields Wednesday February 3, 2016 | 7:30pmGerman early music star soprano Dorothee Mields returns to Vancouver for a shared recital of seventeenth and early eighteenth-century North German sacred music with American baritone, Sumner Thompson. Marc Destrubé leads an ensemble of solo strings, gambas and a full continuo section.Telus Studio Theatre at the Chan Centre for the Performing ArtsDD/MM/YYYY

Handel’s Music for the Royal Fireworks

Handel’s Music for the Royal Fireworks

Sunday April 3, 2016, 3:00pm
Chan Shun Concert Hall at the Chan Centre for the Performing Arts

The members of the Pacific Baroque Orchestra join forces with the UBC Baroque Mentorship Orchestra and representatives from the Baroque string programme at the University of Washington to perform Handel’s suite for wind band written for the fireworks celebratio commemorating the end of the War of Austrian Succession in April of 1749.

Details...Buy Tickets...SubscriptionsAdd to Calendar03-04-2016 3:00 pm04-04-2016 3:00 pmHandel’s Music for the Royal Fireworks Sunday April 3, 2016, 3:00pmThe members of the Pacific Baroque Orchestra join forces with the UBC Baroque Mentorship Orchestra and representatives from the Baroque string programme at the University of Washington to perform Handel's suite for wind band written for the fireworks celebratio commemorating the end of the War of Austrian Succession in April of 1749. Chan Shun Concert Hall at the Chan Centre for the Performing ArtsDD/MM/YYYY

Phillipe Herreweghe & Collegium Vocale Gent – Lagrime di San Pietro

Phillipe Herreweghe & Collegium Vocale Gent – Lagrime di San Pietro

Friday April 15, 2016 | 7:30pm
Chan Shun Concert Hall at the Chan Centre for the Performing Arts

A refined sound and perfect vocal blend are among the many qualities that define Philippe Herreweghe’s Collegium Vocale Gent as one of the world’s most accomplished vocal ensembles.

Details...Buy Tickets...SubscriptionsAdd to Calendar15-04-2016 7:30 pm16-04-2016 12:00 amPhillipe Herreweghe & Collegium Vocale Gent – Lagrime di San Pietro Friday April 15, 2016 | 7:30pmA refined sound and perfect vocal blend are among the many qualities that define Philippe Herreweghe's Collegium Vocale Gent as one of the world's most accomplished vocal ensembles. Chan Shun Concert Hall at the Chan Centre for the Performing ArtsDD/MM/YYYY