Bach: A Passionate Life
The ubiquitous portrait of Bach shows a grumpy old codger in a wig and formal coat, yet his greatest works were composed in his late 30s and early 40s in an unrivalled blaze of creativity. Warm and convivial family man, or a rebellious spirit who struggled with the hierarchies of state and church? Internationally renowned conductor Sir John Eliot Gardiner goes in search of Bach - the man and the music.
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A Slum Symphony
Explores how the power of music has transformed the lives of children in Venezuela's most impoverished areas.
A Joyful Noise
Held at St. Andrew's-Wesley United Church, this concert combines the voices of two Vancouver Gospel choirs with special guests Jim Byrnes and The Sojourners.
The Immortal Beaver
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Bloodied But Unbowed: Early Vancouver Punk
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How the Devil Got His Horns: A Diabolical Tale
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