SAVE THE DATE: April 27
Amabilis Singers present Force of Nature, a concert of music celebrating the energy and power of the natural world.
WHEN AND WHERE?
Saturday, April 27, 8 p.m. at New Westminster Christian Reformed Church, 8255 13th Ave., Burnaby (between First and Newcombe streets).
WHAT WILL I HEAR?
The concert features musical depictions that range from a desert storm in Eric Whitacre’s Cloudburst to the Northern Lights in Ēriks Ešenvalds’ Rivers of Light; from the intensity of flames in Katerina Gimon’s Fire to the wearing away of stone in Water, by J. Aaron McDermid. Other concert highlights include Barbara Baker’s The Storm is Passing Over, and Stanley M. Hoffman’s arrangement of Debussy’s Beau Soir.
WHO ARE THE AMABILIS SINGERS?
The Amabilis Singers are a 60-plus-voice community choir, led by artistic director Ramona Luengen and accompanied by pianist Ingrid Verseveldt. The choir takes on a variety of repertoire – from the Brahms Requiem to folk songs, spirituals and demanding contemporary choral works. (Auditions for new members are generally held in June and January.)
Amabilis is a registered non-profit charitable organization. See www.amabilissingers.org for more.
HOW DO I GET TICKETS?
Tickets for Force of Nature are $25 for adults (including seniors), and $15 for secondary school students. Children under 12 are free. Tickets are available from choir members, online through www.eventbrite.ca(note: online sales are for regular-priced tickets only) or by calling 604-897-7258.