PACIFIC BAROQUE FESTIVAL
'THE ETERNAL HARMONY OF CHORAL EVENSONG'
with Service Music by Henry Purcell
Sunday, February 10, 2018, 4:30PM at Christ Church Cathedral
Pacific Baroque Festival Ensemble
Marc Destrubé, music director
The final event of Pacific Baroque Festival 2019 will be filled with the music of the great baroque composer, Henry Purcell. This Choral Evensong Service pays homage to what one of Purcell’s contemporaries described as “The greatest genius we ever had”.
voluntary offerings gratefully received
Henry Purcell (1659-1695)
“I was glad when they said unto me”
Coronation anthem, 1685
Purcell - “Behold now, praise the Lord” Z3
Purcell - “Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis” in B flat Z230
Purcell - “O Sing unto the Lord” Z44
Purcell - “An Evening Hymn” Z193
Responses by John Reading (1645-1692)
Destrubé is a brilliantly soulful player and his able, passionate orchestra follows his lead, answers his calls.
— The Georgia Straight
GETTING TO CHRIST CHURCH CATHEDRAL
The Cathedral is located on Quadra Street at Rockland Avenue.
Street parking is available on Quadra Street, Burdett Avenue, and Rockland Avenue, as well as at the south entrance to the Cathedral off Burdett.