A very warm thank-you and standing ovation for Elora Festival Singers’ performance of Immortality at the Toronto Mendelssohn Choir’s Conductors’ Symposium. This piece was premiered last year at Carnegie Hall by EFS. The choir certainly also did it justice at Saturday’s performance. BRAVO and thank-you to Matthew Swanson of Cincinnati, Ohio… and special thanks to Noel […]
..300 BEAUTIFUL Papua New Guinean voices singing for change in Port Moresby. https://web.facebook.com/sanapwantaim A very warm thank-you to Nathan Walters, the Eyrie School of Music, and The World Changers School for the tremendous support. Photo taken at the World Changers School.
Very honoured to direct the choir for the National Capital District Commission and United Nations Women concert to stand up together for Women and girls in the city of Port Moresby. Sanap Wantaim means “Stand together!” Photo with Governor Parkop and Hip Hop artist Jay Lieasi. http://www.emtv.com.pg/news/2016/11/sanap-wantaim-concert-launched/
“Tim Corlis’s Loveliest of Trees, with the famous A.E. Housman text, was a wonder and my favorite piece of the night. With the long sustained phrases and a veil of sound drenching us like falling blossoms, I really wondered if any of the singers were actually breathing at all. It was an astonishing moment of […]
HUGE thank-you to Noel Edison, Sheila Dietrich, the Elora Festival Singers, Toronto Mendelssohn Choir and the Elora Festival Orchestra for a brilliant performance of River of Life. Also to Rick Phillips for a fabulous interview experience beforehand. Here is a David Richard’s review: “The world premiere of Timothy Corlis’ newly commissioned work for choir, orchestra […]
On April 23, the Waterloo Chamber Players premiered a new work under the direction of Ben Bolt-Martin, with the support of the Ontario Arts Council and Waterloo Regional Arts Council. The performance featured Debjani Bandyopadhyay, Tagore Singer; Ravi Naimpally, Tabla player; Brian Otto, poetry reader; and Enakshi Sinha, Odessa Dancer. Three orchestral movements are inspired […]
This weekend Stephen Frketic, conductor and organist at Grace Church on the Hill, among other excellent directors will be showing the mettle with the Toronto Mendelssohn Choir. Concert can be live streamed at: http://livestream.com/TMChoir/Symposium2016
Oh Great Mystery (O Magnum Mysterium) will be performed by the choir at Grace Church On-The-Hill as part of their Lessons & Carols. Warmest thanks to Stephen Frketic and to each of the choristers. What a privilege to be part of this service! Choir of Grace Church on-the-Hill: http://www.gracechurchonthehill.ca/our-music.html Event page on facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/196009524070255/
Great concert this evening – very glad to be able to attend and hear Ding Dong Sing-a-long again. Congratulations Elektra and Burnaby Central’s Women’s Chorus, AND the bell players for all the singing and dinging. Beautiful performance.
Singing the song of remembrance “All eyes were on Jeffrey Moellman as he raised his arms to begin the concert with the full-voiced choir singing Gloria from Missa Pax by Canadian composer Timothy Corlis. This piece highlighted dynamic contrast, smooth legato lines, dramatic expression and some rich unison singing — a great start to the […]