On Saturday, October 19th, 2019, Fifth Street is proud to present internationally-renowned vocal ensemble The Real Group to Victoria. With the generous support of the University of Victoria’s School of Music, these five world-class musicians will be performing at the Farquhar Auditorium at 8pm as the only Canadian stop on their upcoming international tour.
The Real Group is one of the leading forces in the world of vocal music today, entertaining and inspiring international audiences using the voice as their sole instrument. Based out of Stockholm, Sweden, they have toured the globe for over 30 years with performances that include opening for the FIFA World Cup in South Korea, serenading the Emperor of Japan, and performing for The Royal Family in Sweden. Now, they're coming to sing for Victoria with special guests Fifth Street and the UVic Vocal Jazz Ensemble.
The UVic Vocal Jazz Ensemble, directed by Wendell Clanton, has established a reputation for artistic excellence, stylistic flexibility, and performances of original and inspiring arrangements. In addition to highly successful performances at the Vocal Summit (2012) and the Frank Demiero Jazz Fest (2016), the ensemble is well known for its fun-fille... more info