2019-2020 Season

season-images01_300x300One Small Step

 

“One small step for man” – these powerful words launched a new era in humanity’s fascination with Earth’s original satellite. Embark with Orpheus on a choral journey marking this historic 50th anniversary, from the astonishing discoveries revealed by Galileo’s telescope to dramatic Mission Control accounts of the lunar landing. Explore time and space through the premiere of Canadian composer Tawnie Olson’s ‘That’s One Small Step…’ along with works by Leonard Enns, Ola Gjeilo, Voces8, and more!

Saturday November 9, 2019, 7:30 pm

St. Anne’s Anglican Church
270 Gladstone Avenue, Toronto, ON M6J 3L6

GUEST ARTISTS
Vaso String Quartet
Amanda Bolger (horn)
Amelia Shields (horn)


Reindeer and Snowflakes‘Tis Winter Now

 

Indulge in the sweet nostalgia of Christmas! A memorable evening of joyous carols and tales, both heartfelt and light-hearted, narrated by Stratford and Shaw Festival’s Benedict Campbell, will add festive spirit to the coldest of winter nights in our land of snow, skates and sleighs. An Orpheus holiday favourite not to be missed!

Tuesday December 17, 2019, 7:30 pm

Grace Church on-the-Hill
300 Lonsdale Road, Toronto, ON M4V 1X4

GUEST ARTIST
Benedict Campbell (narrator)


Fingers on keyboardJazz with Passion

 

Passions are stirred in this creative fusion of jazz, gospel and choral music, highlighted by the Canadian premiere of Will Todd’s evocative Easter oratorio, Passion Music. Immerse yourself in the improvisatory stylings of John Sherwood, the soulful flair of songstress Melissa Davis, and the upbeat vibe of a jazz combo.

Saturday February 29, 2020, 7:30 pm

Grace Church on-the-Hill
300 Lonsdale Road, Toronto, ON M4V 1X4

GUEST ARTISTS
John Sherwood (piano)
Melissa Davis (gospel singer)


Sound MindSound Mind

 

Delve into the creativity, mania and genius inspired by the works of 19th-century mystic William Blake in Canadian composer Allan Bevan’s Ancient of Days. In recognition of Mental Health Week, Orpheus presents the Toronto premiere of this multimedia choral experience along with premieres by Hussein Janmohamed and Anna Pidgorna – a swirl of thoughts and emotions in our never-ending pursuit of a sound mind.

Saturday May 9, 2020, 7:30 pm

Grace Church on-the-Hill
300 Lonsdale Road, Toronto, ON M4V 1X4

 
 

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