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Vancouver Bach Choir & Early Music Vancouver Present Talk Bach: A Conversation with Leslie Dala & Matthew White
March 9, 2016 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pmFree
Vancouver Bach Choir & Early Music Vancouver present Talk Bach: A Conversation with Leslie Dala and Matthew White, March 9, 7:30pm at Hodson Manor (1254 W 7th Ave). Two leading figures of the local classical music community will lead an illuminating discussion on the life and work of J. S. Bach. White, EMV’s Artistic Director, begins the informal dialogue with a fascinating look into the Baroque visionary’s career, influences, and innovations. The evening continues with engrossing insight from Dala, VBC’s Music Director on how the composer’s genius manifest in the pinnacle masterwork – St. Matthew Passion.
Patrons are encouraged to RSVP to this free event on Eventbrite.com as seating is limited.
As part of the celebrations in lead up to Bach’s St. Matthew Passion (March 19, 7:30pm at the Orpheum), VBC is also pleased to partner with VIFF for Erbarme Dich: Matthäus Passion Stories – March 6 & 16 at 7:45pm, March 25 at 2pm: Vancity Theatre. This 2015 VIFF selected film explores the impact of Bach’s St. Matthew Passion on the lives of such luminary creators as Opera Director Peter Sellars, Conductor Pieter Jan Leusink, writer Anna Enquist, among others. Tickets from $10 available at viff.org