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Fri Feb 15
UBC Choirs: Stories   
University Singers
Chamber Choir
UBC Choral Union

Graeme Langager Conductor & Director of Orchestral Activities
With guest conductors:
Demi Chao graduate student conductor (masters thesis recital)
Tiffany Chen and Andrea Ciona graduate student conductors
Eric Whitacre Five Hebrew Love Songs (featuring Eleanor Yu violin & Edward Park piano)
Graeme Langager I Will Lift Mine Eyes
Jen McMillan Don't Be Afraid (an anti-bullying, anti-hate anthem dedicated to Scott Jones, hate crime attack victim)
Music by Palestrina, Byrd, and Weelkes (which will also be performed by the University Singers at the Vatican in May)
…and much, much more!
7:30 pm, Chan Centre
$8 available at, in person at the Chan Centre, or call 604-822-2697.

FREE Rush Tickets for UBC Students available, in person only at the Chan Centre Ticket Office, starting two hours before the performance. Valid UBC Student ID required. 

Full concert program:

Graeme Langager, conductor
Thomas Weelkes: Hosanna to the Son of David
Kim André Arnesen: Even When He is Silent
Graeme Langager: I Will Lift Mine Eyes
William Byrd: Haec Dies
Palestrina: Super flumina Babylonis
Stacey V. Gibbs (arr.): Rock-a My Soul

Graeme Langager conductor, Edward Park piano
Eric Whitacre: Five Hebrew Love Songs
Eleanor Yu violin, Neusha Amir-Rahmani soprano
Ola Gjeilo: The Rose
Tiffany Chen, conductor
Moses Hogan (arr.): Wade in the Water
Andrea Ciona conductor, Roshaan Saulnier soprano

Jennifer McMillan: Don’t Be Afraid
Alanah Ellsworth, solo


Demi Chao, conductor; Edward Park, piano
Piano Interludes composed by Mark Marinic

”Faces of Love”

Trad. South African folk song, (arr. Daniel Hughes): Babethandaza
Kaiya Gazley, Kristians Jautaikis, Michelle Panikkar, percussion
Trad. Irish folk song (arr. Desmond Earley): The Gartan Mother’s Lullaby
Hayley Farenholtz, harp, Ashley Gonzales, soprano
Andrea Ramsey: Stomp on the Fire
Claudio Monteverdi: Sí ch’io vorrei morire
Jake Runestad: And So I Go On
with University Singers, Claire Brillon, soprano


Gustav Ernesaks: Mu isamaa on minu arm