Concert Details

Requiem for a Generation

  • UBC University Singers

  • Bramwell Tovey

Maestro Tovey, the VSO, and the assembled choirs perform Jeffrey Ryan's sublime Afghanistan: Requiem for a Generation, created with Canada’s War Poet in Afghanistan, Suzanne M. Steele. Glenn Buhr describes his new work Guernica 2017 as a musical rant against the way children are victimized by our wars. 

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*In partnership with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra, in celebration of the 150th Anniversary of the Confederation of Canada, with financial assistance from the Government of Canada.

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PRE-CONCERT CHAT 6:30pm in the Orpheum lobby, free to ticketholders

POST-CONCERT MIX AND MINGLE with composers and musicians in the Orpheum lobby, featuring DJ Michael Red and Glenn Buhr and the Button Factory Band, and cash bar.

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Performance Dates

  • Friday, Jan 27, 2017

    7:30pm Orpheum Theatre



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