Music Talks with Neil Ritchie — Freddie Mercury

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 longtime CBC producer Neil Ritchie as he celebrates the unique styles of five very different vocal superstars from the worlds of jazz, chanson, country, rock and opera.

February 13: Freddie Mercury

The lead singer of Queen was immortalized by anthems like "We Will Rock You" and "We Are the Champtions." Freddie also surprised the rock world by recording an album with soprano Montserrat Caballé.

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

Tuesday, February 20, 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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