Featuring VOC Gospel Choir and Canto Vivo
Explore feature exhibitions and enjoy live music performed in our scenic Joyce Walley Room. Two of Vancouver’s dynamic choirs share an evening of singing and engagement by sunset.
Series curated by Dominique Hogan.
Date: Thursday, August 29, 2019
Time: 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm.
Admission: Pay What You Can at the door ($10+ suggested donation).
First come, first served seating arrangement.
Come early, enjoy more! The concert starts at 6:00pm but Pay What You Can admission at MOV starts at 5:00pm.
Your admission includes access to all of MOV's exhibitions including our feature exhibitions, There is Truth Here: Creativity and Resilience in Children’s Art from Indian Residential and Day Schools; Wild Things: The Power of Nature In Our Lives and Haida Now: A Visual Feast Of Innovation And Tradition. Haida Now features an unparalleled collection of Haida art boasting more than 450 works created as early as 1890.
The VOC Gospel Choir is focused on a new and improved, fresh and authentic sound after more than 20 years as a community choir under the direction of Checo Tohomaso. Performing in venues all over the lower mainland for audiences that often number more than one thousand, the 130-member VOC Sweet Soul Gospel Choir has "changed lives" with its energetic, soulful performances. This community choir is guaranteed to have you clap your hands and stomp your feet, dance in the aisles, and bring a smile to your face!
Canto Vivo is the Vancouver Latin American Cultural Centre Choir! Their songs that reflect the great diversity of musical genres from all over Latin America. Songs are sung in Spanish and Portuguese. Conductor Sergio Pires is an educator and music researcher who holds a Doctorate of Musical Arts’ degree in Choral Conducting from Boston University and Master’s and Bachelor degrees in music from Brazilian institutions.