The Vancouver Bach Choir and Tom Lee Music are hosting a festive 200th birthday celebration in honour of two of music’s most influential composers – Italy’s Giuseppe Verdi and Germany’s Richard Wagner, both born in 1813. The celebration kicks off today at noon at Tom Lee Music on Granville Street with a free concert and cake.
When: Wednesday, March 20 at noon
Where: Tom Lee Music, 929 Granville Street
What: Rare noon-hour performance from members of the Vancouver Bach Choir and the UBC Opera Ensemble, conducted by Music Director Leslie Dala, with free cake!
The Vancouver Bach Choir is an award-winning symphonic choir committed to offering vibrant and culturally diverse choral experiences to its audiences.
As one of the largest choral organizations in Canada, the VBC explores a wide range of repertoire from the past to the present with passion and commitment. Through its series of concerts presented at the magnificent Orpheum Theatre, the VBC continues to meet its mandate of commissioning and performing works by B.C. and Canadian composers and presenting the world’s favourite symphonic choral works.
Over the past eight decades, the choir has performed with numerous world-class musicians. Under the baton of Maestro Leslie Dala, the VBC continues its mission and tradition to share the beauty of choral music with local, national and international communities.
For more information on the VBC, visit www.vancouverbachchoir.com.