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by wilbeau
on January 12, 2016

My most profound musical memories are of playing in large ensembles and I was lucky to have been able to sing Vivaldi’s Gloria in high school. Privileged to have played through a Beethoven’s third Symphony later that same year. Reflecting upon this, the fact that all of my previous recording projects have included various musical groupings is not surprising. They might be seen as attempts to recreate those profound musical experiences that happen in an ensemble setting.

Sunday, December 6, 2015
Event Title: A Venetian Christmas
  • Region: Prairie
  • Venue / Location: Knox United Church (506 – 4 Street SW, Calgary)
  • Time: 3:00pm
  • Price: $30 (adults) / $25 (students/seniors)
  • Genre: Choral (9+ Voices)
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Calgary’s award-winning Spiritus Chamber Choir’s December concert will bring Italy to Knox United Church!

“A Venetian Christmas” will explore the rich and sonorous sounds of the late Renaissance and early Baroque periods in works by Gabrieli, Grandi, and Monteverdi.

Spiritus will be joined by specialists from across the continent performing on sackbuts and cornetti. Every balcony will be ringing with a glorious sound!