A concert of glorious choral sounds accompanied by the brilliant playing of James Campbell, clarinet, Shawn Grenke organ and piano, and strings led by the TSO’s Mark Skazinetsky.
The concert will include music of Bach and Mozart, as well as the gorgeous colours of Northern Sketches by Srul Irving Glick, the mystical Shaman Songs of Gary Kulesha and the stunning Salutation to the Dawn of Eleanor Daley.
Sunday, October 16, 2016 at 4:00 pmEglinton St. George’s United Church, 35 Lytton Blvd., Toronto
Friday, December 2, 2016 at 8 pmMetropolitan United Church, 56 Queen Street East, Toronto Guest Artists: The Amadeus Choir, vocal soloists, Patricia Wright, organ; Robert Venables and Robert DeVito, trumpets and orchestra.
The Elmer Iseler Singers are joined by the Amadeus Choir for their well-loved traditional performance of Handel’s Messiah, where the beauty, historical atmosphere and the acoustics of Metropolitan United Church enhance both the solemnity and energy of this magnificent work.
Saturday, March 25, 2017 at 7:30 pmSt. Anne’s Anglican Church, 270 Gladstone Ave, Toronto
Featuring acclaimed Canadian sopranoIsabel Bayrakdarian, this concert celebrates the spirit of hope for peace in the future of humankind, and will include Armenian sacred and secular music from the 13th to 20th centuries. It will also include a work by Serouj Kradjian composed specifically for this concert — and will celebrate the release of Isabel Bayrakdarian’s latest CD.
Saturday May 6, 2017 at 7:30 pm
Trinity St. Paul’s United Church, 427 Bloor Street West, Toronto
Come and celebrate the music from Eleanor McCain’s “True North: The Canadian Songbook,” and share the launch of her new CD. Canadian compositions by Howard Cable, Eleanor Daley, Harry Somers and Derek Healey will also be featured.
Monday, May 8, 2017 at 7:30 pm
Metropolitan United Church, 65 Queen St. East
Lydia Adams, Conductor, with guests conducting doctoral students Elaine Choi, Mark Ramsay and Tracy Wong from U of T Faculty of Music, under Dr. Hilary Apfelstadt.
Join Canada’s conductor/mentor/clinician Lydia Adams and the Elmer Iseler Singers for a grand finale and performance of Canadian and International composers.This is an Educational Outreach Initiative in Memory of John C. Bird