The Georgia Straight proudly sponsors the Vancouver Cantata Singers: Brahms Requiem

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      The Vancouver Cantata Singers present Brahms Requiem at the Atrium of the Life Sciences Institute (2350 Health Sciences Mall, UBC) on Saturday (February 23) at 8 p.m.

      The performance will include Johannes Brahms’ A German Requiem, To Words of the Holy Sciptures, Op. 45, considered a “grand classic” in choral repertoire. The work, which was composed between 1865 and 1868, is a large-scale work for chorus, soprano and baritone soloists. This performance will also include two pianists performing the orchestral accompaniment.

      Canadian soprano Monica Whicher and Vancouver-based baritone Andy Greenwood will join the Vancouver Cantata Singers as featured soloists. James Anagnoson and Leslie Kinton will play piano.

      Tickets to Brahms Requiem are $25 to $30 and are available online in advance.