2017/18 Season Opening 15th Anniversary Concert


Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9

featuring the Bach Vancouver Choir

September 10, 2017, Sunday
Chan Centre for the Performing Arts

About this event

Fifteen years ago, the VMO was founded with a vision of providing superior artistic, personal and professional mentorship to outstanding young musicians. Today, on the occasion of its Crystal 15th Anniversary, the orchestra has firmly established its place among the great and respected music ensembles of our metropolis.

In celebration of this significant milestone, Award-Winning Canadian Conductor Ken Hsieh leads the VMO in the world premiere of a newly commissioned work composed by VMO Composer-in-residence, Trevor Hoffmann, and Ludwig van Beethoven’s monumental Symphony No. 9 “Choral” sung by a quartet of outstanding soloist and Vancouver’s largest premier symphonic choir, the Vancouver Bach Choir.

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WHEN

Sunday, September 10th, 2017
1:30pm - Pre-Concert Talk
2:00pm - Concert

Ensemble

Ken
Hsieh

Conductor

Robyn
Driedger-Klassen

Soprano

Trevor
Hoffmann

Composer-in-residence

Jason
Klippenstein

Baritone

Kemuel
Wong

Assistant Conductor

Scott
Rumble

Tenor

Leah
Giselle
Field

Mezzo-soprano

Akira
Nagai

Concertmaster

Programme

Hoffmann

VMO Commissioned Interlude
(world premiere)


Beethoven

Symphony No. 9 in D minor, Op. 125 “Choral”
(*Subject to change without notice)

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