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West Point Grey United Church

4595 W 8th Ave

Vancouver, BC V6R 2A4

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An evening of love-inspired choral music from the sacred to the sublime

Pacifica Singers

British Columbia Girls Choir

Fiona Blackburn, Director

Cassie Luftspring, Assistant Director & Pianist

Eric Hominick, Pianist


The Pacifica Singers perform works such as Tallis’ 16th century If Ye Love Me and Z. Randall Stroope’s evocative Amor de mi Alma (You Are the Love of My Soul). Also included are works by Willan, Whitacre, Washburn and more. Joining Pacifica will be the British Columbia Girls Choir, presenting music that they will take to their first overseas competition, representing Canada at the Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod in Wales.

Pacifica Singers

Three Expressions of Sacred Love

  • If Ye Love Me – Thomas Tallis
  • Rise Up, My Love, my Fair One – Healey Willan
  • Your Fragrance – Edward Henderson

Two Poems of Undying Love

  • Amor de mi Alma – Z. Randall Stroope
  • Seal Lullaby – Eric Whitacre

Three Scottish Folksongs, for choir and piano four hands – arr: Mack Wilberg

  • Oh, whistle and I’ll come to ye
  • My love’s in Germany
  • I’ll ay ca’ in by yon town

British Columbia Girls Choir

Two Poems of Shining Love

  • Sure on this Shining Night – Samuel Barber, arr: J. Narverud
  • I See the Heaven’s Glories Shine – Andrea Ramsey

Love in Four Languages

  • Las Amarillas – Mexican trad.; arr: Stephen Hatfield
  • The Blooming Bright Star of Belle Isle – Newfoundland trad.; arr: Eleanor Daley
  • Ah, si mon moine voulait danser – Québec trad.; arr: Donal Patriquin
  • Hoj, Hura, Hoj! – Moravian trad.; arr: Otmar Mácha

Love of the ‘heavenly drink’ from Shakespeare’s The Tempest

  • Ban, Ban, Caliban – Dan Forrest

Combined Choirs

Two Songs of ‘True Love’

  • Scarborough Fair – English trad.; arr: Stephen Smith
  • Tell My Ma – Irish trad.; arr: Jon Washburn
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