April 9, Ottawa, ON – The Unknown Soldier

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Date/Time
Date(s) - April 9 2017
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Location
Lebreton Gallery, Canadian War Museum


April 9th, 2017 @ 7pm

Canadian War Museum Lebreton Gallery

The Unknown Soldier

Composed and directed by Canadian Andrew Ager.

Featuring: Soloist Gary Dahl; Lucy Van Oldenbarneveld – CBC Ottawa News Host; Margaret MacMillan CC – Canadian Historian.

Come early to enjoy music by OrKidstra youth in the lobby of the Museum.

A reception with light refreshments will follow the performance at approximately 8:15pm. The Museum’s Vimy Exhibit will be open to guests.

Adults $30; Students $20; Children Under 12 $1

For tickets, please click on Link. When asked to “Select a Date”, select the date by clicking on the Calendar beside Select Date/Time:  Special Events CWM. Please use April 9th, 2017.

http://www.warmuseum.ca/event/vimy-a-commemoration-in-words-and-music/

The evening will appeal to an audience of music lovers, history enthusiasts and all Canadians, alike. Vimy – A Commemoration in Words and Music will be emceed by celebrated CBC personality Lucy Van Oldenbarneveld, internationally renowned Canadian historian, Margaret MacMillian, will be speaking, while the main focus of the the evening will feature Canadian composer, Andrew Ager’s, The Unknown Soldier. This original oratory, presented by a combined choir with baritone soloist, Gary Dahl, and orchestra, under the direction of Andrew Ager, is an enlightened musical masterpiece. This one hour and ten minute presentation includes select readings from letters written by soldiers of the Great War. A reception with light refreshments will follow with the opportunity to view the Museum’s Vimy exhibitions.