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St. John’s Anglican Church, Lunenburg

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81 Cumberland St.
Lunenburg, NS B0J 2C0 Canada
(902) 634-4994 https://www.stjohnslunenburg.org/

December 2018

Musique Royale: 100 Candles in Lunenburg

December 1, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
St. John’s Anglican Church, Lunenburg, 81 Cumberland St.
Lunenburg, NS B0J 2C0 Canada
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$20

Join Musique Royale and delve into the positive power of Christmas – in an atmosphere of depth, reflection, lyricism and celebration of intense beauty. Music that boldly shifts down into the heart of space, openness, and contemplation and for just over an hour, gives you a chance to go slow in a fast time with Blackwood Duo and Janelle Lucyk. The wide ranging performance experience of Peter-Anthony Togni and Jeff Reilly in their duo, Blackwood, includes hundreds of concerts touring…

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Musique Royale: A King’s Christmas in Lunenburg

December 15, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
St. John’s Anglican Church, Lunenburg, 81 Cumberland St.
Lunenburg, NS B0J 2C0 Canada
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$25

Described by the Chronicle Herald as “annual magic”, this feast of seasonal song and story is back for an 11th year. Directed by five-time Grammy winner Paul Halley, the music features a fresh selection of carols each year, from the mediaeval to the modern, sung by the acclaimed University of King’s College Chapel Choir. This year’s guest narrator is beloved radio host Don Connolly. Connolly is known to generations of Nova Scotians as the warm, reassuring voice of CBC’s Information…

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Musique Royale: To Bethlehem with Kings in Lunenburg

December 20, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
St. John’s Anglican Church, Lunenburg, 81 Cumberland St.
Lunenburg, NS B0J 2C0 Canada
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Free will offering. All proceeds go to Lunenburg Interchurch Food Bank.

There is perhaps nothing so heart-stirringly Christmassy as a choir of young voices singing with pipe organ in the twinkling surround of Saint John’s Anglican, and that is exactly what you will hear just days before Christmas, with the Capella Regalis Men & Boys Choir performance of To Bethlehem With Kings, December 20th in Lunenburg. A traditional and heart-warming evening of beautiful carols for Christmas, ancient and modern, performed by a choir of boys (age 6 and up) and men…

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July 2019

Musique Royale: Aella

July 7, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
St. John’s Anglican Church, Lunenburg, 81 Cumberland St.
Lunenburg, NS B0J 2C0 Canada
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$25

Hear a beautiful collection of female voices, performing without a conductor, as Musique Royale welcomes Aella to St. John’s Anglican Church in Lunenburg this summer! The Ottawa-based treble choir of advanced singers has been described by Classical Ottawa as "everything modern choir should be – innovative, technically precise, joyous, comforting and representative". Aella was founded in 2016 by Jennifer Berntson, gathering together these talented voices to sing exciting and compelling pieces from the treble repertoire. Since 1985 Musique Royale presents…

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Musique Royale: John Laing, organist

July 14, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
St. John’s Anglican Church, Lunenburg, 81 Cumberland St.
Lunenburg, NS B0J 2C0 Canada
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$25

Musique Royale presents an organ concert by one of the significant contributors for liturgical music in Canada, John Laing. Laing will perform works by Bach and Mendelssohn and original compositions including one featuring the shimmering vocals of soprano Judith Burdett. Composer, Organist and Director, Laing established the John Laing Singers, an excellent choir which he led from 1982 til retirement in 2011. Read more about Laing at musiqueroyale.com Since 1985 Musique Royale presents a province-wide Summer Festival, touring incredible musicians…

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August 2019

Musique Royale: And So It Goes

August 20, 2019 - August 24, 2019
St. John’s Anglican Church, Lunenburg, 81 Cumberland St.
Lunenburg, NS B0J 2C0 Canada
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$25

Dynamo baritone Brett Polegato joins major collaborative pianist Robert Kortgaard to present a heartfelt peppering of songs from Cole Porter, Rogers & Hammerstein and Billy Joel with selections from hit musicals like Sweeney Todd, Les Mis, and Carousel. The duo will perform across Nova Scotia in six beautiful and historic venues: Parrsboro, Halifax, Tusket, Bridgetown and Mahone Bay. About Brett Polegato Brett Polegato's artistic sensibility has earned him the highest praise from audiences and critics: “his is a serious and…

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September 2019

Musique Royale: Heidelberg University’s Camerata Carolina

September 23, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
St. John’s Anglican Church, Lunenburg, 81 Cumberland St.
Lunenburg, NS B0J 2C0 Canada
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$25

Musique Royale invites you to explore Mozart and his surroundings! Prepare to be thrilled by the award-winning and internationally respected chamber choir of Heidelberg University in Germany, the Camerata Carolina. This musical journey will explore works by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Mozart’s father Leopold – born exactly 300 years ago, in 1719, the two brothers Michael and Joseph Haydn, Mozart's infamous colleague Salieri, and Mozart's most admired musical forebears: Allegri who composed the legendary “Miserere” and Johann Sebastian Bach. Be inspired…

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November 2019

Musique Royale: To Bethlehem with Kings

November 19, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
St. John’s Anglican Church, Lunenburg, 81 Cumberland St.
Lunenburg, NS B0J 2C0 Canada
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Free-will offering. All proceeds go to Lunenburg Interchurch Food Bank.

Capella Regalis Men & Boys Choir, directed by Nick Halley, presents its annual programme of Christmas music. This 10‐year anniversary concert will feature Benjamin Brittenʹs iconic A Ceremony of Carols, guest hosted by CBC’s Tom Allen, with harpist Lori Gemmell, followed by a festive selection of Maritime‐Celtic Christmas music (with a band of superb Celtic instrumentalists)! Capella Regalis Men & Boys Choir was founded in Halifax, Nova Scotia by Director Nick Halley in 2010, and is modeled on the centuries-old…

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December 2019

Musique Royale: A King’s Christmas

December 14, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
St. John’s Anglican Church, Lunenburg, 81 Cumberland St.
Lunenburg, NS B0J 2C0 Canada
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$10 – $30

The University of King’s College Chapel Choir will return to Lunenburg this December with their 12th annual feast of seasonal song and story, under the direction of five-time Grammy award winner Paul Halley. Described by the Chronicle Herald as “annual magic”, A King’s Christmas has become an annual tradition for many Nova Scotians. Each year features carols from the mediaeval to the modern, and seasonal readings selected by a special guest narrator. This year’s narrator is Old Man Luedecke, Nova…

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January 2020

Musique Royale: A Baroque Grand Tour

January 31, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
St. John’s Anglican Church, Lunenburg, 81 Cumberland St.
Lunenburg, NS B0J 2C0 Canada
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$10 – $35

In the 18th century, the “Grand Tour” of Europe was designed to enlighten England’s young elite, introducing them to the masterful music, exceptional art, and decadent delights of the Continent. Now, join Baroque specialist Jeanne Lamon and Symphony Nova Scotia as we embark upon our own musical Grand Tour! From our starting point in England, we journey through France, Italy, and Germany, performing Baroque gems from Handel, Marais, Vivaldi, and Bach – including showpieces like Handel’s Arrival of the Queen…

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March 2020

Musique Royale: Gloria! Vivaldi and his Angels

March 25, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
St. John’s Anglican Church, Lunenburg, 81 Cumberland St.
Lunenburg, NS B0J 2C0 Canada
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$10 – $35

Musique Royale proudly presents the electrifying Ensemble Caprice directed by Matthias Maute performing sacred music and concerti by the Red Priest. In its 30 years of existence, Ensemble Caprice has gained international acclaim as an ensemble whose mission is to inject new life into baroque music. Since it was founded by flautist Matthias Maute three decades ago, Ensemble Caprice has made its mark as one of the most sought-after ensembles on the classical music scene. Caprice has gained a solid…

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April 2020

Musique Royale: St John Passion by J.S. Bach

April 4, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
St. John’s Anglican Church, Lunenburg, 81 Cumberland St.
Lunenburg, NS B0J 2C0 Canada
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$10 – $35

Musique Royale proudly presents the King’s College Chapel performing J.S. Bach’s St John Passion the weekend before Easter. Director Paul Halley describes the piece as “possibly Bach’s most intense and dramatic work.” Halley explains, “Bach was clearly moved by the gospel texts and the profound effect of these words on him has resulted in music of enormous power and poignancy.” The choir will be joined by 17 instrumentalists playing period instruments, and 6 vocal soloists from the early music scene…

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June 2020

Musique Royale: Come Celebrate! with Halifax Camerata Singers & Ben Heppner

June 14, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
St. John’s Anglican Church, Lunenburg, 81 Cumberland St.
Lunenburg, NS B0J 2C0 Canada
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$10 – $35

Musique Royale presents Halifax Camerata Singers and Canadian superstar tenor Ben Heppner in Lunenburg. Hear a soul filled program of Gospel, spirituals, folk music and other musical gems for a stellar evening with Camerata and Ben Heppner – don’t miss it! About Ben Heppner Ben Heppner is renowned worldwide for his portrayals in the dramatic tenor repertoire. His illustrious career has taken him to opera stages and concert halls around the world. He is acclaimed for the beauty of his…

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