ON A QUIET NIGHT
Monday, June 8, 2009 at7:30 p.m.
(Reservations required; 604-662-3207)
The Garden will reverberate ON A QUIET NIGHT with Canadian classical chamber music music to enchant the ears and soothe the soul. Join critically acclaimed musicians Ariel Barnes, cello; Kathryn Cernauskas, flute; Rachel Kiyo Iwaasa, piano; and Heather Pawsey,
soprano on a musical stroll through the serene and intimate spaces of
this authentic Ming Dynasty garden for a joyful celebration of the rich
and ancient culture of China alongside the wealth of Canada's
multicultural traditions with works that include Music for Piano (Alexina Louie), Cold Mountain Songs (texts by the 8th century poet Han Shan, translated by Red Pine; music by Rodolf Komorous); On A Quiet Night (Chan Ka Nin); and A Simple Tune Without Words (for china bowl and chopsticks, by Murray Adaskin), among others.