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Concert Sponsor: Worley Parsons

 

A Canadian Christmas: celebrating the season with Canadian composers

Sunday, December 7, 2014
7:00 pm, McDougall United Church

Jordan Van Biert, Conductor

Join us for a celebration of the Christmas season, featuring music by Canadian composers, guest organist Joachim Segger, and of course, caroling with the choir!

Featuring music of Mark Sirett, Healy Willan, Ivo Antognini, Jon Washburn, Stephen Chatman and many others.

Guest organist Joachim Segger will perform improvisations on familiar carols.
The program will be about 90 minutes in length.

With:
Kimberley McMann, conductor
Joachim Segger, organ
Kim Cousineau, piano


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Lux Aeterna Eternal Light

Saturday, February 28, 2015
7:00 pm, West End Christian Reformed Church

Jordan Van Biert, Conductor

Vocal Alchemy presents an evening of brilliant music, including works by Morten LauridsenEric WhitacreOla Gjeilo, and more, joined by Chronos Vocal Ensemble and chamber orchestra.

Sacred works, primarily by contemporary North American composers are assembled around a theme of Light, and the program features Morten Lauridsen’s Lux Aeterna, with texts from the Requiem mass and other sacred origins, with chamber orchestra.

The program also features Vocal Alchemy’s principal accompanist, Kim Cousineau, at the piano, and a guest string quartet. Chronos Vocal Ensemble will make a guest appearance and also join Vocal Alchemy for Lux Aeterna with orchestra.

The program will be about 1 hour and 40 minutes in length.

Special Guests:
Chronos Vocal Ensemble

With:
Kim Cousineau, piano

 


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Beauty Knows No Discord

Sunday, May 3, 2015
7:30 pm, McDougall United Church

Jordan Van Biert, Conductor

Vocal Alchemy’s diversity will shine through in this evening of musical settings of beautiful poetry, the final concert in the 2014-2015 season. An eclectic program, with music from the Renaissance period through 2014. Classical, folk, jazz and pop. Featuring pieces composed by Eric Whitacre, Morten Lauridsen, George Shearing, Stephen Chatman, and many more.

This performance also features Choral Assistant Kimberley McMann, who will conduct several pieces, and pianist Kim Cousineau.

The program will be about two hours in length.

With:
Kimberley McMann, conductor
Kim Cousineau, piano