Vancouver Chamber Choir: From Byrd to Bard – the Glorious English Tradition

Date(s) - September 25, 2015
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Ryerson United Church

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FROM BYRD TO BARD The Glorious English Tradition

Ryerson United Church
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

8:00 p.m. Friday, 25th September 2015  
Vancouver Chamber Choir
Jon Washburn, conductor

Jon Washburn and the Vancouver Chamber Choir explore the magnificent choral music of England, ranging from the rich polyphony of Elizabethan master William Byrd to the jaunty Shakespeare settings of present-day composer John Rutter.

William Byrd – Mass for Five Voices
Edward Elgar – Two Partsongs
Benjamin Britten – Deus in adjutorium meum
Michael Tippett – Five Spirituals from A Child of Our Time
Frederick Delius – To be Sung of a Summer Night on the Water
Gerald Finzi – Three Short Elegies
John Rutter – Two Shakespeare Settings

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