For the Love of Life
Saturday, November 6, 2021 | 7:30 pm
St. Andrew’s United Church, Halifax
Jennifer Jones, violin | Louise Renault, host
The opening concert of our 35th anniversary season celebrates life after lockdown, recalling in music our isolation, resilience and reconnection. Join us as we celebrate a return to safe singing and reflect at this powerful season of remembrance.
Music by Ola Gjeilo, Moses Hogan, Mark Sirett, Z. Randall Stroope, Jake Runestad, Srul Irving Glick, Larry Nickel and Dolly Parton. Plus two premieres of new works by Canadian composers Laura Hawley, (setting of Edward Hirsch’s What the Last Evening Will Be Like) and Stephanie Martin’s In Mortal Key (inspired by a Jewish prayer).
Stories and Mi’kmaq Legends with Leonard Paul
Sunday, April 24th 2022 | 7:30 pm
St. Andrew's United Church
Celebrated Mi’kmaq artist Leonard Paul lives and works in Truro, Nova Scotia. This program presents his award-winning art, focusing on Mi’kmaq legends and stories. We’ll premiere another new work by our Composer-in-Residence, Laura Hawley.