Jonathan Girard, conductor
 Published by Centrediscs/Centredisques

Published by Centrediscs/Centredisques

Choir Practice - A comic opera in one act

2017 Western Canadian Music Awards nominee for Classical Composition of the Year

Music by Stephen Chatman, Words by Tara Wolhberg. World première recording.

Jonathan Girard leads the University of British Columbia Symphony Orchestra and University Opera Ensemble.

“Choir Practice’s overriding theme is the transformative power of music; it makes its point through a dialectical mix of materials encompassing a wide range of musical and comedic ideas.” - David Gordon Duke, Vancouver Sun

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 Published by Centrediscs/Centredisques

Published by Centrediscs/Centredisques

Magnificat - Songs of Reflection

2014 JUNO AWARD nominee for Classical Composition of the Year
2014 Western Canadian Music Awards nominee for Classical Composition of the Year

This recording features choral works of composer Stephen Chatman.  The title work, Magnificat, was written for the 2010 Vancouver Olympic Winter Games.  The text is set both Latin and the six official languages of the Olympic Games. 

Jonathan Girard leads the University of British Columbia Symphony Orchestra and University Singers (Graeme Langager, director) with solo soprano Bahareh Poureslami.

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