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2013-2014 concerts

jeff joudrey, artistic director
lynette wahlstrom, accompanist

 

REQUIEM FOR PEACE

Sunday, Nov 10, 2013, 7:30 pm,  

First Baptist Church, Halifax

 

Halifax Camerata Singers will offer the East Coast 

premiere of Larry Nickel’s celebrated score for choir

with woodwind trio, percussion  and piano.  

In Nickel’s words  “…Requiem for Peace honors the

suffering civilians of this world who have been caught

in the cross fire between warring nations, circumstances

they have little control over.” 

Integrating poetry in twelve languages, it is an

international call for forgiveness and reconciliation.

The concert will be accompanied by a large screen

projection of over 200 meaningful images. 

 

SOLSTICE

Friday, Dec 6,  2013, 7:30 pm,  

Saint Matthew’s United Church, Halifax

 

Halifax Camerata Singers join forces with the

internationally celebrated Nova Scotia soprano,

Nicole Jordan in new arrangements of traditional

carols. Camerata will also sing pieces from their album 

“Songs of the Stable.”

Just in time for the Holidays, this not-to-be-missed

concert is a  fundraiser for the music program at

Saint Matthew’s United Church.

 

MESSIAH

With Symphony Nova Scotia 

Thursday, Dec 19, 2013, 7:30 pm,  

Rebecca Cohn Auditorium

Friday, Dec 20, 2013, 7:30 pm,  

Rebecca Cohn Auditorium

 

Handel’s “Messiah” is always a much anticipated

Symphony Nova Scotia and Halifax Camerata

Singers collaboration that moves and delights and

is a traditional part of the holiday season.  

Halifax Camerata Singers form the core choir within

the Symphony Nova Scotia Chorus.  

Jeff Joudrey conducts Messiah in 2013.

 

SAINTS AND LEGENDS 

Sunday, Feb 23, 2014, 7:30 pm,

Saint Patrick’s Church, Halifax

Sunday, Mar 2, 2014, 4:30 pm,  

Saint John’s Anglican Church, Lunenburg

 

We celebrate the saints and legends who have

walked among us and their contribution to our world.  

Halifax Camerata Singers will pay tribute to

John Fitzgerald Kennedy, Martin Luther King Jr, 

 Mother Teresa, Hildegard von Bingen, Saint Francis of

Assisi, Saint John of the Cross, and others.

Special guests Blue Engine String Quartet join Halifax

Camerata Singers for this concert, which will include  

pieces by Benjamin Britten, Herbert Howells, Ola Gjeilo, 

 René Clausen, as well as Canadian composers Jeff

Enns, Imant Raminsh, Emily Walker  and the premiere of

a new work by Halifax Camerata Singers’  2013 New

Song Competition winner, Elisha Denburg. 

 

PODIUM 2014  

(Association of Canadian Choral Communities

Biennial Conference)

Thursday, May 15, 2014, 8 pm,

St. Mary's Basilica, Halifax

 

A joint concert featured by Podium with Halifax

Camerata Singers and Pro Coro Canada. 

This extraordinary concert has Camerata joining forces

with Edmonton's professional choir, Pro Coro Canada.

Together they will sing a concert of exciting choral works

rarely heard by Halifax audiences.

 

INDIAN RIVER FESTIVAL

Saturday-Sunday, July  5-6, 2014, Saint Mary's Church,

Indian River,Prince Edward Island

More details to come.