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Monday, February 2, 2009

Community Update Event Submission


La Scena Musicale Valentine's Day Choral Love Songs Benefit Concert

February 14, 2009 at 8 PM, Pollack Hall
555 Sherbrooke West, Montreal
Musicians:
Iwan Edwards, Concerto Della Donna,
Christopher Jackson, Studio de musique ancienne de Montral,
Patrick Wedd, Musica Orbium
Choral Love Songs by Palestrina, Gabrieli, Copland and Gershwin

Concept:
Montreal's choral community is expressing their support for the classical music magazine La Scena Musicale and its founder Wah Keung Chan by collaborating in a benefit concert supporting the publication. The event, scheduled for 8 p.m. on February 14, 2009, features three of Montreal's top choirs: Concerto Della Donna, Musica Orbium, and the Studio de Musique ancienne de Montral, conducted by stalwarts of the Montreal choral scene Iwan Edwards, Patrick Wedd and Christopher Jackson, respectively. The ensembles will perform choral love songs from Gabrieli and Palestrina to Copland and Gershwin, with each choir singing their own segment and then joining forces for the finale.

Read the entire press release at http://www.scena.org/blog/newswire/2009/01/three-of-montreals-top-choirs-support.html

VIP Tickets: $130 (including pre-concert reception and a $100 tax receipt)

Concert Tickets:
30 $ (regular);
20 $ (seniors);
20 $ (students)

514-948-2520 * gala2009@scena.org
www.scena.org

Info: Dawna Coleman, 514-948-2520, dawnacoleman@scena.org
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Concert Program


Concerto Della Donna
Director: Iwan Edwards
Assistant director: Amy Henderson

Minnelied (Op. 4 Heft 1) ݉݉݉݉݉݉݉݉݉.......Johannes Brahms

Embraceable you...݉݉.....Ira and George Gershwin, arr. Arne Dagsvik

Autumn of love (Seasons of love, No. 3) ݉݉݉݉......Eleanor Daley

Dacw 'nghariad I lawr yn y berllan ݉݉݉............. arr. Grace Williams

Bonjour, mon cur.....݉...........Orlando di Lasso, arr. Norman Greyson

It was a lover and his lass........݉....݉݉݉݉݉..........Ward Swingle

Musica Orbium
Patrick Wedd, directeur artistique

Songs and Sonnets from Shakespeare .................................George Shearing

Live with me and be my love
When daffodils begin to peer
It was a lover and his lass
Spring
Who is Sylvia?
Fie on sinful fantasy
Hey, ho, the wind and the rain

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Studio de musique ancienne de Montral
Direction artistique: Christopher Jackson

Cantique des cantiques.......................................Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina

Introduxit me rex
Vox dilecti mei

Surge, propera, amica mea

Vidi speciosam݉݉݉݉݉݉݉݉݉݉݉݉Tomas Luis de Victoria

Combined Choirs
Tous unis en chanson ݉݉݉݉݉݉݉݉݉݉݉݉......Paul Halley
Lieto godea sedendo ݉݉݉݉݉݉݉݉݉.......Giovanni Gabrieli
Las agachadas ݉݉݉݉݉݉݉݉݉݉݉................Aaron Copland

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