The Peace of Wild Things

Sunday, November 3, 2019
Event Title: The Peace of Wild Things
  • Region: Prairie
  • Venue / Location: Cathedral Church of the Redeemer (604 – 1 Street SE, Calgary)
  • Time: 3:00pm
  • Price: $$25 (adults) / $20 (seniors/students) / FREE (children under 12)
  • Genre: Choral (9+ Voices)
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  • Composer: Jeffrey Ryan
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Description:

On November 3rd, Calgary’s award-winning Spiritus Chamber Choir opens its 2019-20 season with a concert entitled “The Peace of Wild Things”. Under the baton of Interim Artistic Director Dr. Brendan Lord, the choir will sing about the wild world in which we live, and the peace, beauty, and joy it holds.

The program features music from the Renaissance, including Thomas Weelkes' “The Period of Cosmography”, a collection of Brahms partsongs, and new music by Canadian composers Cy Giacomin, Kristopher Fulton, and Jeffrey Ryan. Other highlights include Haitian composer Sydney Guillaume's thrilling “Wipip!!!” and Norwegian/American composer Ola Gjeilo's jubilant “Unicornis captivatur”. The choir will be joined by pianist Evan Mounce for the performance.

The concert will take place at 3:00 PM on Sunday, November 3, 2019, at Cathedral Church of the Redeemer (604 - 1 Street SE, Calgary). The pre-concert talk will take place at 2:30 PM.

Tickets are $25 (adults) / $20 (seniors/students) / FREE (children under 12) and are available online through www.spirituschamberchoir.ca or at the door.

For more information, visit www.spirituschamberchoir.ca or call (403) 971-8169.

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 (2013 & 2017), the Heinrich Schütz Perpetual Trophy at the Fleischmann International Trophy Competition in Cork, Ireland (2014) & more.