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on February 16, 2015

The Vancouver Philharmonic Orchestra will feature two world premieres by BC composers at its upcoming concert on February 21, 2015!

HABIBI - The Promised Hand

Saturday, February 21, 2015
Event Title: Double Premiere of Canadian Works - Vancouver Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Region: British Columbia
  • Venue / Location: Shaughnessy Heights United Church (33rd @ Granville), Vancouver, BC
  • Time: 8:00pm
  • Price: $15 adult, 10 senior (suggested donation)
  • Genre: Orchestra / Large Ensembles (10+)
  • External Link: VPO Feb 21 2015 Concert

Our first concert of 2015 promises to be a night of exhilarating new music enjoyed alongside familiar favourites!

HABIBI - The Promised Hand
We are exceptionally proud to open with a piece written exclusively for the VPO by Iman Habibi, the VPO's inaugural Composer-in-Residence. Audience members will be the first to hear his beautiful piece performed at this, its world premiere! Iman is a Iranian-Canadian composer and a graduate of UBC.

NICKEL - Concerto for Oboe