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Sunday, August 24, 2008

Laudate Singers Announce 2008-2009 Season

LAUDATE SINGERS Announce 2008-2009 Season

In their 14th season as the North Shore's premier chamber choir, Laudate
Singers and artistic director Lars Kaario take audiences on a tantalizing
journey through the music of Europe and the Americas, full of mystery,
rhythm and sizzling vivacity. Laudate's 2008-2009 concert series more than
lives up to the ensemble's reputation for intriguing programming and varied,
evocative performances.

Saturday, December 13 2008 - 8pm
St. Andrew's United Church (10th & St. Georges, North Vancouver)

Friday, December 19 2008 - 8pm
St. David's United Church (Taylor Way & Upper Levels Hwy, West Vancouver)

O Great Mystery! For their annual winter concert-by-candlelight, Laudate
Singers offer seasonal favourites along with several sublime renditions of
the ancient, revered text "O Magnum Mysterium", including a brand new
setting by composer-in-residence Bruce Sled. Don't miss this evening of
shimmering, transcendent song!

Voice of the Tango
Saturday, March 21 2009 - 8pm
St. David's United Church (Taylor Way & Upper Levels Hwy, West Vancouver)

Tuesday, March 24, 2009 - 8pm
Capilano Performing Arts Theatre (2055 Purcell Way, North Vancouver)

Music with sizzle! Laudate Singers take a step off the beaten path to
present a programme of fiery, passionate music from Central and South
America, featuring internationally-renowned instrumentalists Douglas Schmidt
(master Canadian bandoneon player, joining the choir from the International
Tango Festival in Argentina) and Kay Sleking (world-class tango guitarist
based in the Netherlands).

Viva Vivaldi!
Friday, May 22 2009 - 8pm
St. David's United Church (Taylor Way & Upper Levels Hwy, West Vancouver)

Laudate Singers welcome violinist Nancy DiNovo and an ensemble of
Vancouver's finest Baroque instrumentalists for a performance of Vivaldi's
much-loved Gloria, the refined Beatus Vir and the glittering Spring movement
from The Four Seasons. Come and be transported to the beauties of Venice in
the spring!

All Tickets $25/$20 (seniors/students)/Free for 17 years & under
Call 604.222.3158 or visit
The choir will also make a special appearance with the Vancouver
Inter-Cultural Orchestra in a concert entitled Imagined Worlds: Past &
Futures Unveiled (Sunday Nov. 23, 2008 at UBC School of Music Recital Hall).
Finally, Laudate Singers' annual Free Family Christmas Concert will be held
on Sunday Dec. 14th at 3 pm, at St. Andrew's United Church in North

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