Classic for Care: A Concert for a Cause

Thursday, December 13, 2018

On Saturday, November 17, the first Classic For Care concert took place at White Rock Baptist Church. The event offered a variety of beautiful music that served as a wonderful entree into the holiday season.

The concert was organized by Art Zhang and the good people at Landmark Premiere Properties, who are loyal and generous supporters of Peace Arch Hospital Foundation. Cici Liang, a good friend of the Foundation, served as Master of Ceremonies.

The concert began with a number of moving instrumental performances by pianists Art Zhang and Xinyuan Li, cellists Jie Zhang and Yijia Fang, bassoonist Frank Bai, and violinist Jie Zhang. Vocalists Irem and Turgut Akmete performed a number of stirring opera classics.

Other highlights included the moving performances of the Vancouver Chamber Choir conducted by Kathleen Allen, and the Vancouver National Song & Dance Company, conducted by Jiawei Li.

The event, sponsored by Landmark Premiere Properties, Notes Land International, Peace Arch News, and Tom Lee Music, raised more than $5,000 for the Foundation.