March 21 at 8:00 pm - ORPHEUM
2008 is Giacomo Puccini's 150th birthday and we're celebrating with his most famous choral work, the ebullient and rarely heard Messa di Gloria. Performers are the Vancouver Chamber Choir, the Trinity Western University Choir and Chamber Choir, soloists Luc Robert, tenor and,
making his Vancouver debut, Olivier Laquerre, bass-baritone and the Vancouver Chamber Orchestra. The companion work is from an earlier era and also Italian - Giovanni Battista Pergolesi's famous Stabat Mater, a Baroque masterpiece.
Tickets 604-280-3311 or ticketmaster.ca