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  • elizabeth

    elizabeth

    The VSO will be doing a concert tour in BC from Sept. 28 to Oct. 3. Our stops will be: Sept.28 Kamloops Sept. 29 Kelowna Sept. 30 Vernon Oct. 3 Chilliwack There is a harp part in only one piece, Bramwell Tovey's set of songs called *Ancestral Voices.* It is lovely, and the harp is very exposed. The mezzo-soprano, Marion Newman, has a gorgeous voice. The rest of the program consists of Rossini's *William Tell Overture* and Tchaikowsky's *Symphony #5 in E minor.* The VSO's opening week in Vancouver has harp in these: a new piece by Bramwell Tovey called *Time Tracks*, and John Adams' *Absolute Jest for String Quartet and Orchestra*. This program will be at the Orpheum on Sept. 22 and 23 at 8:00 p.m. The big harp parts coming up are: Sibelius Symphony #1 on Oct. 14 (Orpheum), 15 (in Surrey) and 16 (Orpheum) with Otto Tausk conducting Enescu Rumanian Rhapsody #1, Ravel Piano Concerto in G major on Oct. 20, 21 (Orpheum) and 23 (North Vancouver) Elgar: Dream of Gerontius Nov. 4 and 6 (Orpheum) Nov. 5 - a special with sitar player Mohamed Assani - lots of harp in this Nov. 11 and 13 - Bruch Scottish Fantasy (BIG harp harp) Nov. 18 and 19 - VSO accompanying movie Jurassic Park

    The VSO will be doing a concert tour in BC from Sept. 28 to Oct. 3.

    Our stops will be:
    Sept.28 Kamloops
    Sept. 29 Kelowna
    Sept. 30 Vernon
    Oct. 3 Chilliwack

    There is a harp part in only one piece, Bramwell Tovey's set of songs
    called *Ancestral Voices.* It is lovely, and the harp is very exposed. The
    mezzo-soprano, Marion Newman, has a gorgeous voice.

    The rest of the program consists of Rossini's *William Tell Overture* and
    Tchaikowsky's *Symphony #5 in E minor.*

    The VSO's opening week in Vancouver has harp in these: a new piece by
    Bramwell Tovey called *Time Tracks*, and John Adams' *Absolute Jest for
    String Quartet and Orchestra*. This program will be at the Orpheum on Sept.
    22 and 23 at 8:00 p.m.

    The big harp parts coming up are:
    Sibelius Symphony #1 on Oct. 14 (Orpheum), 15 (in Surrey) and 16 (Orpheum)
    with Otto Tausk conducting
    Enescu Rumanian Rhapsody #1, Ravel Piano Concerto in G major on Oct. 20, 21
    (Orpheum) and 23 (North Vancouver)
    Elgar: Dream of Gerontius Nov. 4 and 6 (Orpheum)
    Nov. 5 - a special with sitar player Mohamed Assani - lots of harp in this
    Nov. 11 and 13 - Bruch Scottish Fantasy (BIG harp harp)
    Nov. 18 and 19 - VSO accompanying movie Jurassic Park

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