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Orpheus Choir’s 2017-2018 Season:

 

Crossroads

 

LAST LIGHT ABOVE THE WORLD
 
A Remembrance Commemoration

 
Honour the immense courage and faith of individuals on all sides of war in the Toronto premiere of Last Light Above the World: A War Litany. A deeply moving and dramatically thrilling new work for soloists, narrators, chorus and orchestra.The power, the passion, the pathos, the poignancy of human conflict with the full-breathed choral soundscape of Orpheus.

Sunday November 5, 2017 3:30PM
Grace Church-on-the Hill

WELCOME CHRISTMAS
 
A Big Band Bash

 
Swing into the holiday spirit with choir, 20-piece Big Band, and one of Canada’s great jazz pianists, John Sherwood, as Orpheus presents Swedish composer Nils Lindberg’s hypnotic and sweetly melodious Christmas Cantata that “invigorates, inspires and swings in equal measure.” Celebrate this Yuletide season with festive carols, audience sing-alongs, and seasonal music that is sure to raise the roof. It’s Christmas with groove!

Friday December 15, 2017 7:30PM
Metropolitan United Church

NORDIC LIGHT
 
An Ēriks Ešenvalds’ spectacular!

 
Experience the mystical Aurora Borealis as never before in this sonic, multi-media choral event: the Canadian Premiere of renowned Latvian composer Ēriks Ešenvalds’ Nordic Light Symphony. Indigenous storytellers from the earth’s circumpolar nations reveal their mythic beliefs in songs and stories of the ethereal Northern Lights. Ēriks Ešenvalds himself introduces this significant work and prefaces many of his most inspired and beautiful choral creations.

Saturday February 24, 2018 7:30PM
Metropolitan United Church

THIS THIRSTY LAND
 
Powerful, Beautiful Water

 
Ponder our intense interwoven relationship to water and its precious life giving force. Featuring the Toronto premiere of This Thirsty Land by Canadian composer Leonard Enns, the 90 combined voices of Orpheus and the award-winning DaCapo Chamber Choir share works of Bruce Sled, Eriks Esenvalds, Trond Kverno, Jaakko Mantyjarvi and more.

Sunday April 29, 2018 3:00PM
St Anne’s Anglican Church

 
 

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