1980’s

Concerts History


December 4, 5, 1989
Jack Singer Hall
Festival Chorus and Vocal Arts Calgary present “Christmas Festival”. Brian Trevor, director. With guest Catherine McKinnon.
Fantasia on Christmas Carols, R. Vaughan Williams Baritone, Donald Bell.
Fum Fum Fum
Rocking
The Many Moods of Christmas, arr. Shaw and Bennet


October 24, 1989
Bethany Chapel
Conducted by Janos Horvath with the University of Calgary Chamber Choir and the Calgary Civic Symphony. Soloists: Patricia Hrynkiw, Jacqui Lynn Fidlar, Brian Trevor, Donald Bell.
Mass in A Flat Major, Franz Schubert.


March 24, 1989
Cathedral Church of the Redeemer
With the Calgary Chamber Ensemble. Brian Trevor, director. Soloists: Susan Davey-Wyner, soprano, Sandra Graham, mezzo, David Britton, tenor, Thomas Paul, bass.
St. John’s Passion J.S. Bach


December 5 and 6 1988
Christmas Festival with the Instrumental Society and CFCN. Frank Mills, guest.
Many Moods of Christmas and Christmas Carols.


November 15, 1988
Bethany Chapel
With the University of Calgary Chamber Choir. Janos Horvath, conductor. Soloists: Elizabeth Williams, soprano; Paula O’Driscoll, alto; Eugene Cramer, tenor; Jason Erhardt, bass
Dettinge Te Deum G.F. Handel
Vesperae Solennes de Confessore Mozart.


February 13, 1988
Jack Singer Concert Hall
Opening Ceremonies of the 1988 Winter Olympics in Calgary. Calgary Festival Chorus formed part of a 1100 voice choir. May 2, 1988 With the Calgary Chamber Ensemble. Brian Trevor, conductor. Soloists: Valerie Gavin, soprano; Ben Heppner, tenor; Paul Massel, bass.
The Seasons Haydn.


February 2, 1988
Jack Singer Concert Hall
Part of the Olympic Arts Festival. With the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra and the Richard Eaton Singers. Uri Mayer, conductor. Allan Monk, baritone.
Belshazzar’s Feast Sir William Walton.


January 23, 1988
Saddledome
Festival Chorus participated in the Olympic Massed Choir at the Arts Festival Opening Gala held at the Saddledome and telecast nationally. Other artists on the program: David Foster, the Canadian Brass, Anne Murray and Andre Philippe Gagnon.
The Hour Has Come Srul Irving Glick.


December 8, 1987
Jack Singer Concert Hall
With the Mount Royal Chamber Choir, the Choir of the Cathedral Church of the Redeemer and the Bow Valley Brass Ensemble. Brian Trevor, conductor. Darrel Janz, M.C. Terrence Fullerton and Colleen Athparia, organists.
Das neugeborn Kindelein Buxtehude
Westminster Carol


November 11, 1987
Jubilee Auditorium in Edmonton
With the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra and the Richard Eaton Singers. Uri Mayer, conductor. Don Garrard, baritone.
Belshazzar’s Feast Sir William Walton.


July 29, 1987
Jack Singer Concert Hall
With the Hagacantare Choir from the Hague. Rene Verhoeff, conductor. Soloists: Marilyn Zweifel, soprano, Michael Delos, bass.
Requiem Gabriel Faure.


April 17, 1987
Jubilee Auditorium
With the Calgary Chamber Ensemble. Brian Trevor, conductor. Soloists: Marilyn Zweifel, soprano, Donald Bell, baritone.
Requiem J. Rutter.
Requiem Gabriel Faure.


February 24, 1987
With the Alberta Ballet and the Calgary Chamber Ensemble. Brian Trevor, director. Soloists: Susanne Charles, soprano, John Martens, tenor, Gordon Gietz, Donald Bell.
Oklahoma Rogers and Hammerstein
I Love My Love G.T. Holst
Love is a Sickness R. Vaughan Williams
Acis and Galatea G. Handel


November 18, 1986
Jack Singer Concert Hall
With the Calgary Chamber Ensemble. Soloists: Patricia Trevor, soprano, Paula O’Driscoll, alto, Andre Clouthier, tenor, Michael Delos, baritone, Yuri Hooker, boy soprano.
Elijah Felix Mendelsshon


March 27, 1986
Jubilee Auditorium
With Mount Royal Chamber Singers, Mount Royal Youth Choir, Chorale of Foothills Christian College and the Calgary Chamber Ensemble. Soloists: Henriette Schellenberg, soprano, Sandra Graham, mezzo, Richard Margison, tenor, Thomas Goerz, bass.
The Mozart Requiem W.A. Mozart
Christ on the Mount of Olives Beethoven.


December 16, 1985
Jubilee Auditorium
With the Instrumental Society of Calgary. Brian Trevor, conductor. Soloists: Ingrid Suderman, soprano, Sylvia Dyck, contralto, John Martens, tenor, George Evelyn, baritone.
Christmas Oratorio. J.S. Bach.


June 7, 1985
Cathedral Church of the Redeemer
With the Calgary Chamber Ensemble. Brian Trevor, conductor. Soloists: Marilyn Zweifel, soprano, Sylvia Dyck, contralto, Bruce Browne, tenor, Donald Bell, baritone. Also Patricia Trevor and Shelagh Tyreman.
Judas Maccabaeus. Handel.


April 5, 1985
Jubilee Auditorium
With the Calgary Chamber Ensemble and the Mount Royal Chamber Singers. Brian Trevor, conductor. Soloists: Henriette Schellenberg, soprano, Sylvia Dyck, contralto, John Martens, tenor, George Evelyn, baritone.
Mass in B Minor J.S. Bach.


December 22, 1984
Emmanuel Christian Reformed Church
With the Calgary Chamber Ensemble. Brian Trevor, director. Mel Kirby, accompanist.
Domini Fili Unigenite. A. Vivaldi
Hosanna to the Son of David. O. Gibbons
Rorate Caeli Desuper. W. Byrd
Agnus Dei. Vittoria
Ave Maria. Vittoria
Ave Maria. Bruckner
Psalm 84. Schutz
Unser Herr Jesus Christus. Schutz
Deutsches Magnificat. Schutz
The Many Moods of Christmas. R. Shaw
The Three Kings P. Cornelius.


June 2, 1984
Emmanuel Christian Reformed Church
With the Calgary Chamber Ensemble. Brian Trevor, director. Kenneth DeLong, Assistant Director and Accompanist.
Cantate Domino. Sweelink
Laetentur Caeli. Hassler
Cantate Domino. Hassler
Rejoice in the Lamb. Britten
My Heart is Indicting


March 16, 1984
Cathedral Church of the Redeemer
Twenty Fifth Anniversary Concert. With the Calgary Chamber Ensemble. Brian Trevor, director. Soloists: Susan Davey-Wyner, soprano, Sandra Graham, mezzo, David Britton, tenor, Thomas Paul, bass.
Israel in Egypt G.F. Handel


December 17, 1983
Emmanuel Christian Reformed Church
Brian Trevor, conductor. John Searchfield, piano and organ accompaniment.
Exultate justi in Domino L. Viadana
O Magnum Mysterium T.L. Victoria
Ascendit Deus P. Philips
Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland J.S. Bach
Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme J.S. Bach
Noel – Joseph est bien Marie Balbastre
In dulci jubil Buxtehude
Christo paremus cantica D. Wulstan
Ballets Lullaby D. Wulsten
Rocking arr. John Rutter
Infant Holy, Infant Lowly arr. John Rutter
Gloria arr. John Rutter
The Lord Bless You and Keep You arr. John Rutter


June 4, 1983
Emmanuel Christian Reformed Church
Brian Trevor, conductor. Colleen Athparia, accompanist.
I Love My Love Gustav Holst
Love is a Sickness Vaughan Williams
The Blue Bird C.V. Stanford
Fain Would I Change that Note Vaughan Williams
Feasting I Watch Edward Elgar
Polovetzian Dance A. Borodin
Oklahoma Medley Rodgers
The Fantasticks Schmidt
Gershwin Medley Gershwin
Carousel Medley Rodgers


April 1, 1983
Emmanuel Christian Reformed Church
With the Festival Orchestra. Brian Trevor, conductor. Soloists: Bruce Pullan, tenor; Harold Woens, bass; Barton Wallace, soprano, Katie Weld, alto, Peter Lewin.
The Passion according to St John J.S. Bach


December 11, 1982
Emmanuel Christian Reformed Church
Brian Trevor, conductor. Margaret Newman, organist.
Cantiones Sacrae Sweelinck
Rejoice Beloved Christians Buxtehude
O Leave Your Sheep
Coventry Carol
Good King Wenceslas
In Ecclesiis Giovanni Gabrielle
Two Motets Charles Stanford
Psalm 150 from Psalmens Davids Heinrich Schutz
Christmas Cantata Daniel Pinkham


May 29, 1982
Emmanuel Christian Reformed Church
A program in honour of the 100th anniversary of the birth of Zoltan KodalyWith the Festival Orchestra. Brian Trevor, conductor.
The Music Makers
Kallo Folk Dances Kodaly
Dona Nobis Pacem Ralph Vaughan Williams


April 3, 1982
Emmanuel Christian Reformed Church
With the Festival Orchestra. Brian Trevor, conductor. Carl Kaiser, tenor, Patricia Trevor, soprano, Lance Shandler, tenor and Stephen Hendricksen, base.
St. John Passion – J.S. Bach.


December 19, 1981
Emmanuel Christian Reformed Church
With the Mount Royal Children’s Choir. Brian Trevor, conductor. Rosmarie Robertson, conductor, Children’s Choir. John Searchfield, organist. Helen Flynn, soprano, Martin Spencer, tenor, Lance Shandler, tenor, Douglas DeVilliers, bass. Julie Shaw, harpist.
O Clap Your Hands Ralph Vaughan Williams
Das neugeborne Kinderlein Buxtehude
Magnificat Charpentier
A Spotless Rose Howells
Christmas Day Holst
A Ceremony of Carols Britten


May 30, 1981
Brian Trevor, conductor. Orchestra. Ingrid Suderman, soprano, Bruce Pullan, tenor, Stephen Hendrison, bass.
The Creation Haydn


April 17, 1981
Jubilee Auditorium
Brian Trevor, conductor. Orchestra and selected artists from the Banff School of Fine Arts, University of Calgary and Mount Royal College. Carmen Bourret, soprano, Anne Golden, alto, Larry Benson, tenor, Derek Delpuppo, bass.
Dettiger Te Deum G.F. Handel
Requiem KV 626 Mozart


December 20, 1980
Emmanuel Christian Reformed Church
Brian Trevor, conductor. John Searchfield, organist. Claudia Douglas, Lance Chandler, Ross Thompson, soloists.
Alma Redemptoris Mater Palestrina
Rorate Caeli Desuper William Byrd
Hosanna to the Son of David Orlando Gibbons
Quem vidistis pastores Richard Dering
Nun Danket alle Gott Johann Pachelbel
The Three Kings Cornelius
Behold the Tabernacle of God Healey Willan
Festival Magnificat Daniel Pinkham
Wachet auf, ruft uns die stimme Kantate BWV 140 Johann S. Bach


May 31, 1980
University Theatre, University of Calgary
Brian Trevor, conductor.
Cante Domino Heinrich Schutz
Te Deum Heuston Bright
Locus Iste Christus Anton Bruckner
Liebeslieder Waltzer #8, #9, #10 Brahms
Choral Dances from Gloriana Britten
Quebec May Coulthard
An Apostrophe to the Heavenly Host Healy Willan


April 4, 1980
Jubilee Auditorium
Brian Trevor, conductor. Catherine Ardo, soprano, Alexander Gray, baritone. Julie Jaques, chorus accompanist. Kenneth Delong, assistant director.
Te Deum. Haydn
German Requiem. Brahms



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