november, 2017

02nov(nov 2)7:30 pmOpening Concert: Life ReflectedNational Arts Centre Orchestra7:30 pm The Centre, 777 Homer Street, Vancouver

Event Details

“What inspired me was looking at these four remarkable Canadian women who have found through different sacrifices and challenges, their voices”
-Alexander Shelley, Artistic Director

Canadian stories have captivated audiences worldwide. How do we share these essential stories in new ways?

With “Life Reflected” Alexander Shelley brings together four remarkable Canadian composers to create an immersive symphonic experience celebrating youth, promise and courage, revealed in the compelling and diverse portraits of four women.

Join us for our Opening Night concert, presented by the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, and experience “Life Reflected.” This is not to be missed.


(Thursday) 7:30 pm


The Centre

777 Homer Street, Vancouver

Concert Programme

Music by Zosha Di Castri, Words and lyrics adapted from the story by Alice Munro, Adaptation by Merilyn Simonds (Canada)
Dear Life
Jocelyn Morlock (Canada)
My Name is Amanda Todd
Nicole Lizée (Canada)
John Estacio (Canada)
I Lost My Talk


National Arts Centre Orchestra
Alexander Shelley, conductor
Donna Feore, creative producer and director
Erin Wall, soprano
Monique Mojica, actor