The South Okanagan Concert Society presents the final two concerts in their 2009-2010 series. All concerts are at the Frank Venables Auditorium, Southern Okanagan Secondary School on 350th Avenue. Tickets are available for $20 at Miss Molly’s on Main Street Oliver BC or at the door.
EZEADI ONUKWULU AND ONE HUMAN RACE
Friday, February 5, 2010
Ezeadi’s charismatic presence, versatility and soothing voice have endeared him to audiences. Ezeadi is an innovator, motivator and instigator in the African and World Music scene.
Ezeadi’s music, based on traditional Igbo rhythms, evokes the spirit of highlife and afrobeat with a splash of funk, jazz, blues and reggae. The lyrics are prayers and appeals to universal consciousness and our conscience to make the world a better place for all.
His unique mastery of the pennywhistle, other instruments and vocal styling will take you to beautiful new places.
“This music uses gentle African rhythms and bubbling vocals to deliver peaceful idealism emphatically. It is new kind of African roots based world music cooked and ready to be served to the world from British Columbia.” – The Province
VANCOUVER CHAMBER CHOIR
Friday March 5, 2010
The Vancouver Chamber Choir is Canada’s outstanding professional vocal ensemble. The choir impresses audiences with the depth and range of their repertoire and interpretive skills.
“… When it comes to unearthly beauty and awe-inspiring power, they’re a pretty fine mortal approximation of how celestial singers should sound.” – North Shore News
“Jon Washburn’s Choir remains at the forefront of Canadian vocal ensembles. ….“Canada’s leading professional vocal ensemble.” – Toronto Star
“…the choir’s performance… began with admiration and finally left you in awe.” – Vancouver Sun