musica intima launches 20th anniversary season

September 11, 2012 | musica intima launches 20th anniversary season

Vancouver, BC (September 11, 2012) — In celebration of musica intima’s 20th anniversary, the ensemble’s 2012-13 concert season will feature audience hits, in-house arrangements and award-winning contemporary gems. musica intima invites audiences to join them for a reflection on the ensemble’s past and a celebration of their future – a momentous season that weaves together musica intima’s tradition and innovation.


Hailed by the Georgia Straight as one of the 2011 Classical Music Critic’s Picks, musica intima’s season launch party promises to be a fabulous affair. The ensemble will give a sneak preview of the season and present selections from upcoming concerts. musica intima’s new “greatest hits” album, 20, will also be available for purchase.

Tuesday September 25, 2012, 7:00pm
Heritage Hall, 3102 Main Street, Vancouver

“A polished, well-balanced ensemble of real distinction”
William Littler | Toronto Star

lux/nox

musica intima and Pacific Baroque Orchestra join forces for an evening of resplendent Advent music. Featuring works by early music composers such as J.S. Bach and Marc-Antoine Charpentier, the program takes audiences back to musica intima’s beginnings and pays homage to an ancient art of celebration.

Saturday, November 17, 2012, 7:30pm
St. John’s Shaughnessy Anglican Church 1490 Nanton Avenue, Vancouver

Sunday, November 18, 2012 , 2:30pm
St. Andrew’s United Church 1044 Saint Georges Avenue, North Vancouver

“You MUST hear musica intima. Stunning singing and musicianship”
Eric Whitacre (composer)

home for Christmas

musica intima’s celebrated holiday concert includes Christmas movie music as well as “carols wronged” – comedic twists on old favourites. By popular request, this year the ensemble will also perform the beloved Carol of the Bells. home for Christmas is sure to bring warmth to the coldest time of year.

Monday December 17, 2012, 7:30pm
West Vancouver United Church
2062 Esquimalt Avenue, West Vancouver
Sponsored by West Vancouver Community Foundation

Tuesday December 18, 2012, 7:30pm
St. Philip’s Anglican Church,
3737 West 27th Avenue, Vancouver

Friday December 21, 2012, 7:30pm
Christ Church Cathedral
690 Burrard Street, Vancouver
Sponsored by Christ Church Cathedral

Saturday December 22, 2012, 7:30pm
Knox Presbyterian Church
403 East Columbia Street, New Westminster
Sponsored by Stuart Crown & Company Inc.

“…one of Canada’s most astonishing musical exports.”
Raymond Tuttle | Fanfare Magazine

twenty

musica intima members past and present come together for a blockbuster concert! The ensemble’s twenty-year journey unfolds from their first piece ever performed, Sicut Cervus by Palestrina, to our most recent critically-acclaimed such as Birdsong by Ed Henderson.

Thursday March 14, 2013, 7:30pm
Heritage Hall, 3102 Main Street, Vancouver

Saturday March 16, 2013, 7:30pm
Rothstein Theatre,
950 West 41st Avenue, Vancouver

season soirée

An intimate pairing of wine and song. The season culminates with this unique and engaging evening, which CBC radio personality and wine enthusiast Jurgen Gothe calls “the year’s best fundraiser event!” Co-presented with Wine Monkey on the Scotiabank’s rooftop terrace.

Wednesday May 15, 2013, 7:00pm
Scotiabank Dance Centre,
677 Davie Street, Vancouver

For more information or to register as a reviewer, please contact:

Flora Ware | Interim Marketing Coordinator
Email Flora | Phone 604.731.6618

 

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