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“Orlando” receives Juno nomination

Alexander Weimann, the Pacific Baroque Orchestra, and Early Music Vancouver have been nominated for a Juno award for “Handel: Orlando”! The performance at the 2012 Vancouver Early Music Festival was followed by a studio recording on the ATMA Classique label, which featured the Pacific Baroque Orchestra under Alexander Weimann, together with soloists Karina Gauvin, Amanda Forsythe, Allyson McHardy, Nathan Berg…

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Prima Donna CD

“Prima Donna” wins Félix prize

Alexander Weimann, Arion Baroque Orchestra, and soprano Karina Gauvin won the 2013 Félix prize in the category of Album of the Year – Classical / Vocal for Prima Donna! The album pays tribute to baroque diva Anna Maria Strada del Pò, and features Ms. Gauvin in rarities by Vinci, Vivaldi and some of the greatest Handel arie di bravura. The…

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Israel in Egypt flyer in colour for web

Handel’s “Israel in Egypt” at the 2013 Vancouver Early Music Festival

Wednesday, August 7, 2013 at 7:30 pm Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at UBC Information: 604 732-1610 or www.earlymusic.bc.ca Tickets for this performance, at $63, $48 & $32 including taxes, are only available at the Chan Centre Ticket Office, or through Ticketmaster: 1-855-985-2787 or www. ticketmaster.ca Water turns to blood, flies buzz, and hailstones rain down as Handel leads…

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Prima Donna CD

Alex, Ensemble Arion and Karina Gauvin win a Juno Award!

Alexander Weimann and the Arion Orchestra, along with soprano Karina Gauvin have won a Juno Classical Album of the Year: Vocal or Choral Performance for their CD PRIMA DONNA! “Canada’s superstar soprano Karina Gauvin has impressed audiences and critics the world over with her luscious timbre, profound musicality and wide vocal range. The Globe and Mail calls her “one of…

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