Langley, British Columbia—Forty-five Trinity Western University Chamber Choir members will guest perform with the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra on November 11 and 13 at Vancouver’s Orpheum theatre. By invitation of the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, Trinity Western’s Chamber Choir and Masterworks Choir will be a part of a special Remembrance Day concert, Benjamin Britten’s War Requiem, conducted by the Vancouver Symphony’s new Music Director, Bramwell Tovey.
“This is a unique opportunity for our students to perform with some of Vancouver’s finest musicians,” says Wes Janzen, DMA, professor of music at TWU. “Britten’s War Requiem is an important piece that explores significant and thought-provoking themes. The music is challenging and incredibly rewarding. I’m delighted that our students have the opportunity to perform this kind of quality music under the direction of a distinguished international conductor such as Bramwell Tovey.”
This is the tenth year that Trinity Western choirs have performed with the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra. The upcoming concert is the first of three concerts that Trinity Western choir members will perform with the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra this season. CBC radio will broadcast the Britten concert at a future date.
Trinity Western University, located in Langley, B.C., is a privately funded Christian liberal arts university enrolling 2,850 students this year. With a broad-based, liberal arts and sciences curriculum, the University offers undergraduate degrees in 34 major areas ranging from business, education and computer science to biology and nursing, and 12 graduate degrees including counselling psychology, theology and administrative leadership.
Last Updated: 2012-08-21