VICO: Dreams of the Wanderer

Vancouver Inter-Cultural Orchestra & Capilano College present

Dreams of the Wanderer

Capilano College Singers
Capilano College Festival Chorus
Cecilia Ensemble Women’s Choir
Vancouver Inter-Cultural Orchestra
Amir Haghighi, vocalist
Lars Kaario, conductor

Performing the WORLD PREMIERE of a new work by Moshe Denburg

Saturday April 5, 2008, 8pm & Sunday April 6, 2008, 3pm
Capilano College Performing Arts Theatre

2055 Purcell Way, North Vancouver

A diverse and colourful musical landscape, exciting new work rooted in centuries-old traditions, and the promise of adventure…all this will be on offer as Capilano College School of Music collaborates with the Vancouver Inter-Cultural Orchestra (VICO) to present the world premiere of Dreams of the Wanderer, a major new piece by BC composer Moshe Denburg. The composition weaves together the musical traditions of many cultures, incorporating texts sung in Farsi, Mandarin Chinese, Hebrew and English by tenor soloist Amir Haghighi and the combined choirs of the Capilano College Music Program, all under the direction of Lars Kaario.

The concert program will also include a cappella songs from a variety of cultures, performed by the choirs, as well as several instrumental works for smaller forces performed by members of the VICO.

Tickets ($22/$18): 604.990.7810.

“Music that sounds like Vancouver looks.” – The Georgia Straight

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s