THE FESTIVAL CHORUS 2022-2023 Season
A VENETIAN CHRISTMAS
Saturday, December 3 – 8:00 pm
Knox United Church
506 – 4 Street SW
With The Festival Chamber Orchestra, Cody Obst, Organist, and guest soloists
This will be another travelogue Christmas program featuring major works by Antonio Vivaldi – his immensely popular GLORIA and the Calgary premiere of his soulful and devout MAGNIFICAT, both filled with the vigor, rhythmic drive, and memorable melodies of his Four Seasons. And a musical buffet of Italian folk carols, seasonal favorites, and audience sing-alongs.
75-minutes in length – no intermission. Doors open 7:15 pm.
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LET THE PEOPLE SING!
Practice: Friday evening March 17, all-day Saturday, March 18
Taylor Family Centre
Sunday, March 19, morning Dress rehearsal; live afternoon concert 3:00-4:30
Bella Concert Hall, Mount Royal University
This event will be a Community Choral Workshop with eminent Swiss choral conductor Michael Zaugg, Artistic Director of Edmonton’s ProCoro, and an inspirational, international expert in choral education and artistry. Selections will feature a wide range of contemporary, classical, popular, and folk repertoire, performed with guest instrumentalists.
75-minutes in length – no intermission. Doors open at 2:30 pm.