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The Tea Party: Palm Court Orchestra, Joanne Hounsell

Sun. May 29th 2005 The Farquhar at UVic $12-$22

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The Tea Party: Palm Court Orchestra, Joanne Hounsell

Taking afternoon tea has long been a tradition in the English speaking world and...
Event can be attended in person In-Person Event
Sun. May 29th 2005 The Farquhar at UVic (All Ages)
2:30pm $22/$21/$12


Palm Court Orchestra
light orchestral music from Victoria BC
Available for Shows/Gigs
Joanne Hounsell
Soprano from Victoria BC

Event Description

Taking afternoon tea has long been a tradition in the English speaking world and Vancouver Island is no exception. Join the Orchestra in a popular programme of light music complete with a tea of scones, cream and strawberry jam.

"There's nothing quite like a cuppa!"

Joanne Hounsell, soprano -

Joanne Hounsell was educated at Mount Allison University, Toronto University and UBC. She has appeared with most Canadian Orchestras in performances of Handel's Messiah, Mendelssohn's Elijah, Orff's Carmina Burana and Verdi's Requiem as well as the more light hearted Symphony Pops. Her operatic roles include The Marriage of Figaro, The Turn of the Screw and The Merry Widow for L'Opera de Montreal, Pacific Opera and the Canadian Opera Company. She has also appeared as Josephine in HMS Pinafore for the Stratford Festival.

Ms. Hounsell has received many prizes including the Canada Council's Sylvia Gelber Prize and the Stratford Festival's Maureen Forrester Prize. She has also taught at the Universities of Lethbridge and Victoria. At present she is the Head of the Voice Department at the Victoria Conservatory of Music.

For more info contact -

Telephone: (250) 748-9964
Fax: (250) 748-5303
E-mail: [email protected]
Website: http://www.palmcourtorchestra.com

Tickets for all Victoria concerts must be
purchased at:
UVic Centre Box Ofiice
Victoria (250) 721-8480


The Farquhar at UVic
University of Victoria, 3800 Finnerty Road
Open / Operational

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