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

PERFORMERS

Pacific Baroque Festival Ensemble

Marc Destrubé, music director

St. Christopher Singers - Madeleine Humer & Donald Hunt, directors

PROGRAMME INFORMATION

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”.

non-ticketed event

voluntary offerings gratefully received

PROGRAMME

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

Parking Information

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.

THE PACIFIC BAROQUE FESTIVAL IS SUPPORTED BY

OLIVE OLIO'S PASTA & ESPRESSO BAR | GOOD BROTHERS DEVELOPMENTS

DAVID & PEP GROOS FUND FOR VOCAL MUSIC, VICTORIA FOUNDATION 

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