This December, professional vocal ensemble musica intima is performing a series of seasonal and spicy holiday concerts, including two matinées and a new venue in North Burnaby.
musica intima’s Nativité
The traditional repertoire for Nativité, which was nominated for a Western Canadian Music Award, includes O come, O come, Emmanuel; Lully, lulla; Ave Maria; and Five Carols. The ensemble performs newer festive songs that are jazz and blues inspired by Ingrid Michaelson, Sara Bareilles, and favourites from Joni Mitchell, Tom Waits, Gordon Lightfoot, Jackson Browne, and Boney M.
Because the ensemble is a small choir of eight professional singers, it produces a clean and unique sound that can successfully go beyond traditional choral music. It is also conductor-less. Audiences can hear the individual voices, as well as the fuller group harmonies that make Christmas carols so special.
Show: North Burnaby Matinée
Where: Brentwood Church (1600 Delta Ave, Burnaby)
When: Saturday, December 16, 2017 at 2:00pm
Show: Dunbar Matinée
Where: St. Philip’s Anglican Church (3737 27th Ave W, Vancouver)
When: Sunday, December 17, 2017 at 3:00pm
Show: New Westminster
Where: Knox Presbyterian Church (402 Columbia St E, New Westminster)
When: Tuesday, December 19, 2017 at 7:30pm
Show: Downtown Vancouver
Where: Christ Church Cathedral (690 Burrard St, Vancouver)
When: Friday, December 22, 2017 at 7:30pm
I have a pair of tickets to give away to the performance in Downtown Vancouver on December 22nd. Here’s how you can enter to win:
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