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An Evening of Baltic Music with Spiritus Chamber Choir

An Evening of Baltic Music with Spiritus Chamber Choir

September 22, 2014

Spiritus Chamber Choir, Calgary’s award-winning chamber choir, will start their 2014/15 season with Baltic Connections on Sunday, October 5, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. at Knox United Church
(506 – 4 Street SW, Calgary).
This concert of Baltic music will feature the sonorous sounds and incredible virtuoso capabilities of Spiritus Chamber Choir. Guest conductor, Dr. Leonard Ratzlaff, will lead the choir along with special guests, Sara Staples, mezzosoprano and Cheryl Emery, piano. Dr. Ratzlaff was named to a Member of the Order of Canada in 2011, in recognition of his work as a conductor and professor at the University of Alberta. His program – Baltic Connections – will present Estonian and Latvian music by composers such as Esenvalds and Tormis. The program also includes Magnificat and Put vejini by Canadian composer, Imant Raminsh who is of Latvian descent.
Tickets are $25 (adults) / $20 (students/seniors) and are available by calling (403) 922-7021, by visiting www.brownpapertickets.com or at the door.
For more information, please call (403) 922-7021 or visit www.spirituschamberchoir.ca.

Since its founding in 1995, Spiritus Chamber Choir has enriched the Calgary and Canadian choral scene with performances of highquality choral repertoire. Known for diverse programming, Spiritus Chamber Choir continues to receive national and international recognition, with broadcasts on CBC Radio Two, the Healey Willan Award from the Canada Council in 2013, the Heinrich Schütz Perpetual Trophy at the Fleischmann International Trophy Competition in Cork, Ireland (2014), and more.

Related Composers: Imant Raminsh