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Annapolis Voices Choral Society presents Voices of Winter, Sunday, December 4th. Director Deirdre Morrell-Ormerod suggests “the Christmas story is musically presented from many points of view”, from the narrative of the beast of burden which carried Mary to Bethlehem to give birth to Jesus (Donkey Carol - John Rutter) to The Twelve Days of Christmas (Bob Chilcott). Woven throughout the program are carols of Appalachian, Basque, Spanish, Celtic, Medieval and Contemporary repertoire. In keeping with the choir’s objectives of “nurturing…Find out more »
"Oh Canada"...Annapolis Voices and Annapolis Treblemakers, under music director Deirdre Morrelle-Ormerod, accompanied by Elizabeth Harwood, will celebrate our diversity and common ground through the choral music of Canadian composers and arrangers - songs of early settlers who have contributed to our heritage - songs of the beauty surrounding us in our great land. As choral musicians it is a privilege to proudly sing these songs about our nation - sure to bring both nostalgia and delight. Tickets available by calling…Find out more »
Annapolis Voices is excited to continue celebrating Canada’s choral diversity with the performance of David Ouchterlony’s “Carol Cantata”. This compilation of carols comes from many countries and will be introduced by narrations in the native languages. As musicians, we are grateful to have the opportunity to bring the multi-culturalism perspective to the forefront. Two contemporary compositions, John Rutter’s “Blow, Blow Thou Winter Wind” and Paul Ayres’ “The Isle is Full of Noises” use Shakespearean texts. Both these selections exhibit the…Find out more »
Annapolis Voices Choral Society presents “Coastline of Our Dreams” - a wide variety of music featuring great contemporary Canadian composers, as well as relevant subject matter for our time. Mia Makoroff, Ian Tamblyn, and Connie Kaldor help us create pictures of the beauty of nature, of our indigenous community, and of our Irish descendants. The Quebec-French sense of humour, as reflected in Donald Patriquin’s "Ah! si mon moine voulait danser", invites us to laugh at ourselves; John Rutter’s anthem "Look…Find out more »
Organist Sarah Svendsen, a New Glasgow native and a graduate of University of Toronto and Yale School of Music, is a 2018 traveling clinician with the national office of the Royal Canadian College of Organists. She will give a recital in St. George and St. Andrew United Church, Annapolis Royal on Saturday November 10 at 7:30 pm. Her program will include works by Mozart, Vivaldi and Bach. A highlight of the recital should be Bach's "Toccata and Fugue in d…Find out more »
We invite you to our Christmas concert "A Heavenful of Stars". Our program consists of past favourites of the choristers including "Mary Did You Know", The Virgin Mary Had a Baby Boy", and "Hope For Resolution". Esenvalds "Stars" and Carol arrangements by Ole Gjeilo add to the celebration at this time of year. Tickets can be obtained from Donna Cummings at 902-532-5200, or any choir member. Adult- $15.00. Child- $5.00.Find out more »
The Annapolis Voices invites you to celebrate with us our 10th Anniversary of singing together as a choir. We are please to sing many of our favourite songs from the past ten years and have included a new arrangement for choir of Eric Whitacres's "Good Night Moon". The women will sing Ola Gjeilo's "Days of Beauty" and the men will sing Stephen Smith's "Skye Boat Song". The selections we have chosen will give you a lot of joy and transport…Find out more »