A Festive 40th
8 pm Friday, December 3
Pacifica Singers ~ Martha Guth, soprano
John William Trotter, conductor
Jon Washburn, conductor
Meet composer Stephen Chatman
at a pre-concert talk at 7:00 pm
This is the Vancouver Chamber Choir’s gala 40th anniversary Christmas concert. One highlight will be the world premiere of Stephen Chatman’s Magnificat, written for this occasion. It’s the fifth of the Choir’s outstanding 40th anniversary commissions, composed for soprano solo, choir and orchestra.
The Choir will also sing an earlier rendition of theMagnificat text by Antonio Vivaldi and a newly revised orchestral version of Jon Washburn’s A Silver Christmas. To close the evening, the present choir will be joined by former singers of the last 40 years for a rousing carol sing.
Join in celebration of those who have given us the last four decades of wonderful music-making!
Antonio Vivaldi - Magnificat
Jon Washburn - A Silver Christmas
Stephen Chatman - Magnificat world premiere
David Willcocks - Five Carols