Music Talks with Neil Ritchie — Ennio Morricone

Gain a deeper understanding of the music you love through insightful lectures by entertaining and knowledgeable speakers, stimulating discussions and some great on-screen performances.

The human voice is the most personal and emotive instrument in music. Join long time CBC producer Neil Ritchie as he celebrates the unique styles of six very different artists from the worlds of film, opera, jazz and more.

March 26: Ennio Morricone — Film composer of classical scores from spaghetti westerns to The Mission.

April 2: Porgy and Bess — A classic opera that goes far beyond Summertime.

April 9: Diana Krall & Bruno Mars — A contrast in styles from two of today’s most popular entertainers.

No lecture April 16

April 23: Fred Astaire — The supreme dancer who introduced more great songs than any other singer.

April 30: Carole King — A teen-age hit writer who later wrote classic songs and became a superstar singer/pianist.

Supported by a generous bequest from the estate of Robert Leslie Welsh, through the West Vancouver Memorial Library Foundation.

Tuesday, March 26, 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., Welsh Hall

For more information, visit or call the Information Desk at 604.925.7403.

Listening Assistance is available. Please arrive 15 minutes early.

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