Canadian Choral Celebration

February 2, 2014 at 3:00 pm

Koerner Hall at the TELUS Centre for Performance and Learning

Soundstreams celebrates sixty years of choral singing in Canada.
 

Under the baton of Kaspars Putniņš, conductor of the Latvian Radio Choir, ensembles from three provinces—Ontario’s Elmer Iseler Singers, the Vancouver Chamber Choir, and Alberta’s Pro Coro Canada—presented a concert celebrating six decades of professional choral singing in Canada.

The festivities in Koerner Hall include da performance of Henryk Górecki’s monumental Miserere and the world premiere of Hear the Sounds go Round, a new work by R. Murray Schafer.

Repertoire:
R. Murray Schafer: Hear the Sounds go Round (world premiere)
Henryk Górecki: Miserere
Knut Nystedt: Immortal Bach
John Beckwith: Sharon Fragments
Kaija Saariaho: Tag des Jahres (Day of the Year)
Uģis Prauliņš: Laudibus in Sanctis

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Canadian Choral Celebration House Program

House program for the 'Canadian Choral Celebration' concert presented by Soundstreams on February 2, 2014 at Koerner Hall in Toronto (Canada).

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