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Behind the Keys 2020

Take your Valentine to Bach

The Romance is Palpable at the Bach Choir’s Valentine’s Cabaret – Romance and charm abound at the Vancouver Bach Choir’s annual fundraising concert: Behind the Keys

Vancouver, BC: Celebrate this Valentine’s Day with the ultimate in romantic music: the Vancouver Bach Choir’s presentation of Behind the Keys, an intimate cabaret concert of classical love songs.

Vancouver Bach Choir Maestro Leslie Dala will be at the piano, leading an evening of romantic favourites. He will be joined by two celebrated Vancouver musicians: Joseph Elworthy, cello, and Robyn Driedger-Klassen, soprano. A Burnaby native, Robyn Driedger-Klassen has been hailed internationally as “outstanding in her impassioned embodiment of the drama” (London Times). Joseph Elworthy, cello, is the CEO and President of the Vancouver Academy of Music, and a lauded cellist who has performed as a featured soloist on stages across the globe including Alice Tully Hall, Suntory Hall, Carnegie Hall, the Library of Congress, and Sejong Hall.

These three musicians will come together to create an evening imbued with romance. Among other lyrical love songs, the program will include Beethoven Variations on “Bei Männern welche Liebe fühlen”from Mozart’s Magic Flute, William Bolcom’s “Amor”, and Rachmaninoff’s “Vocalise.”

Audience members can sit back and relax at a table with friends or loved ones and enjoy light refreshments and a complimentary beverage. Festive Valentine’s Day fare will be served, including the most romantic of beverages: sparkling wine.

All proceeds from the evening go towards supporting the choral education and performance programs of the Vancouver Bach Choir. A perfect evening of Valentine’s treats for everyone.

Bach Choir Performing

About the Vancouver Bach Choir: The Vancouver Bach Choir (VBC), celebrating its 89thseason, is an award-winning symphonic choir committed to offering vibrant and culturally diverse choral experiences to its audiences.

As one of the largest choral organizations in Canada, the Vancouver Bach Choir explores a wide range of repertoire from the past to the present with passion and commitment. With eight choirs ranging in age from 5 to 80, the VBC continues to pursue choral excellence at all levels and presents numerous concerts each year through the metro Vancouver region.

Over the past eight decades, the choir has performed with numerous world-class musicians. Currently under the baton of Maestro Leslie Dala, the VBC continues its mission and tradition to share the beauty of new and traditional choral music with as wide an audience as possible.

Listing Information:

Vancouver Bach Choir presents Behind the Keys –A Valentine’s Cabaret

Leslie Dala | Piano Robyn Driedger-Klassen | Soprano Joseph Elworthy | Cello Date: Friday, February 14, 2020| 7:30pmTicket Prices: $69 per ticket or $250 for a table of 4

Address: The Orpheum Annex
823 Seymour St, 2nd Floor
Vancouver, BC, V6B 3L4
Box Office: Online: vancouverbachchoir.com
By phone: 604.822.2697
Website: vancouverbachchoir.com

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