Laudate Singers and Vancouver Inter-Cultural Orchestra (VICO) present fusion music on a global scale. Two major pieces: Ani Ma-amin (I Believe) by Moshe Denburg with texts by a 12th c. Hebrew philosopher, and Asheghaneh by Farshid Samandari with texts by a 10th-c. Persian poet. The human voice combined with traditional instruments from Iran, China, Vietnam, and India plus European/North American classical strings and winds.

Ani Ma-amin (I Believe) – Moshe Denburg

1. Graceful; Resolute
2. Seren
3. Joyful
4. Affirming; Fervent
5. Supplication

Asheghaneh (Monologues Aglow) – Farshid Samandari

6. a day time plea
7. a nighttime agony
8. a breeze of joy