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UBC Symphony Orchestra and UBC Choirs perform Poulenc and Vaughan Williams

University Singers, UBC Choral Union and UBC Symphony Orchestra perform Ralph Vaughan Williams: Dona Nobis Pacem and Francis Poulenc: Gloria on Dec. 1, 2018 at the Chan Centre. Featuring Sodam Lee, Soprano and Ian Burns, Baritone

The Chan Centre at 20

In the 20 years since it opened, in 1997, the Chan Centre for the Performing Arts has inspired generations of talented young musicians to achieve their professional goals as musicians. Many dozens of UBC Music students have parlayed their experiences at the Chan into successful national and international careers. Explore UBC School of Music's long and vibrant relationship with the Chan Centre in the slideshow above.

Mahler - Symphony No. 2 Finale - "Resurrection"

Jonathan Girard conducts the UBC Symphony Orchestra and the UBC Choirs with Laura Widgett, soprano and Katie Miller, mezzo-soprano in a performance of Mahler's Symphony No. 2 "Resurrection" on April 11, 2015 at the Chan Centre for the Performing Arts in Vancouver, BC, Canada.

Schubert - Symphony No. 9

Come hear the final instalment of ninth symphonies by the UBC Symphony Orchestra on April 9th! This Saturday, April 9, 2016 at 8PM experience Schubert's epic Symphony No. 9 in our final performance of 9th Symphonies this season! The programme will also feature violinist and ‪#‎UBC‬ Concerto Winner Melody Yuan performing Prokofiev's Violin Concerto No.

Choir Practice (Documentary)

Enjoy the UBC Opera Ensemble with Jonathan Girard conductor and members of the UBC Symphony Orchestra in Choir Practice, recorded by the Canadian Music Centre.

Choir Practice, a fresh, contemporary opera by librettist Tara Wohlberg and composer Stephen Chatman.

An unlikely cast of misfits promises to take audiences on an entertaining ride through a choir rehearsal. From the onset, everything appears to go downhill: the choir is terrible; the philandering conductor has no conducting skills; and two competing soloists attempt to kill each other. A stuttering tenor, a blind woman, a diva, a belly dancer and a clown round out the hilarious cast.

Grand historical or political themes are absent—but a blind lady transforms the choir.

Set in Vancouver, circa 1985, warm-ups, roll call and a healthy dose of sexual innuendos follow as the rehearsal for the national competition in Toronto begins.

Choir Practice

Enjoy the UBC Opera Ensemble with Jonathan Girard conductor and members of the UBC Symphony Orchestra in Choir Practice, recorded by the Canadian Music Centre. Choir Practice, a fresh, contemporary opera by librettist Tara Wohlberg and composer Stephen Chatman. An unlikely cast of misfits promises to take audiences on an entertaining ride through a choir rehearsal.