Yalda Night Concert

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YALDA: A Winter Solstice Concert

December 22, 2019 | 8 pm
Blueshore Centre for Performing Arts at Capilano University
2055 Purcell Way, North Vancouver

The VICO is proud to present an evocative, contemplative evening of chamber music for voice and intercultural strings, bringing light and warmth to the longest night of the year.

Featuring
Hazar Ava Ensemble

Vicalists: Pegah Sherkat, Banafsheh Farahmand, Atoosa Nezakaty

Ney & composer: Amir Eslami

Robab: Maryam Soroushnasab

Alto Qeichak: Marjan AleKhamis

Percussion: Bardia Saadeghi

Janan Kamanche Consort

Kamancheh: Behzad Mirloo & Mohammad Amini

Alto Qeichak: Marjan AleKhamis

bass Qeichak: Hamed Afshari

Composers: Amir Eslami, Farshid Samandari, Hamed Afshari, Behzad Mirlo, Moshe Denburg
Cellissimo Ensemble
AU Ensemble
Moshe Denburg
Jenny Lu
Willy Miles-Grenzberg

Upcoming concert

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June 16, 2018 at 8 pm
Cellissimo Bellissimo (10 celli)
The Annex (823 Seymour St., 2nd Level)

Featuring Amir Eslami (ney), Hamin Honari (percussion), Bo Peng (cello) and Cellissimo; world premieres of new pieces by Mark Armanini and Amir Eslami, alongside traditional tunes – all on Middle Eastern instruments interwoven with the lush, passionate sounds of a cello choir. Tickets $45 / $30 / $18

 

A Journey into Chopin’s Music Inspiration

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Special Event – Maria Pomianowska and her Folk Band
A Journey into Chopin’s Music Inspiration

150 YEARS OF THE FOUNDING OF CANADA
25 YEARS OF POLISH CONSULATE IN VANCOUVER

Saturday, October 14, 2017 at 3:00 PM
Saturday, October 14, 2017 at 7:30 PM

Maria Pomianowska and her Folk Band
Maria Pomianowska – vocal, Bilgoray suka, Plock fiddle, arrangement
Pawel Betley – flutes, duduk
Aleksandra Kauf – vocal, Bilgoray suka
Hubert Giziewski – accordion
Patrycja Napierala – drums
Gwidon Cybulski – vocal, jaw harp, harmonica, didgeridoo, djembe, balafon
Lukasz Mikolajczyk – piano
Polonez Dance group – choreography and dance Barbara Bartnik

World Music Instrumentalists:
Amirhossein Eslami Mirabadi – Ney (Persian traditional flute)
Maryam Soroushnasab – Persian tar
Curtis Andrew – African Drums
Kurai Blessing Mubaiwa – African Dance
Ivan Tucakov – Flamenco guitar
Sharon Zhang – Chinese yangqin
Jerry DesVoignes – Throat singer

Canada West Chamber Orchestra
Ken Hsieh – Conductor
Violin I
Li-Ling Liao – Concertmaster
Larisa Lebeda
Alana Lopez
Karina Slupski
Violin II
Samuel Tsui
Ji In Kim
Julia Lim
Viola
Manti Poon
Peter Ing
Cello
Marina Hasselberg
Ashley Green
Double Bass
Mark Beaty

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