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Cenovus Energy and TransCanada Present Afghanistan: Requiem for a Generation

Saturday, November 10, 2012 – 8pm
Learn more - 7:10pm
Jack Singer Concert Hall

Roberto Minczuk, Conductor
Zorana Sadiq, Soprano
Rebecca Hass, Mezzo-Soprano
Benjamin Butterfield, Tenor
Tyler Duncan, Baritone
Calgary Philharmonic Chorus
Cantaré Children's Choir

Lloyd Webber “Pie Jesu” from Requiem
Holst I Vow To Thee My Country
Chatman In Flanders Fields
Ryan/Steele Afghanistan: Requiem for a Generation (World Premiere)

In commemoration of the end of Canada’s combat mission in Afghanistan, the CPO has embarked on the largest commission in its history – a Requiem written to capture the profound loss, heartbreak and hope experienced in the struggle for peace. This distinctly Canadian event incorporates war art with historical and contemporary military imagery and serves as a monument to the sacrifices made by our Canadian servicemen and women.

Created in partnership with One Yellow Rabbit.

This work includes material of a graphic nature. Audience discretion is advised.

Saturday, November 10, 2012 – 8pm Buy Tickets

Gala Reception
Post-show join us in the lobby for food, drink and songs of the WWII era. Meet military and government dignitaries, guest artists and creators of the Requiem. Gala tickets: $250 includes priority concert seating and helps send Afghanistan veterans to the concert (portion tax receiptable).

Call 403.571.0849 for tickets.

Destination Series
War & Peace: A Music Festival for Our Time

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