A National Concert of Truth and Reconciliation Inuit shamans, Sir Martin Frobisher, Indigenous hip-hop, music of sorrow, loss, pride and love – on Saturday, March 4 at 7:30 pm and Sunday, March 5 at 3:00 pm at the Ukrainian Labour Temple (591 Pritchard Avenue), Camerata Nova presents three powerful choral premières by Indigenous Canadian composers on the theme of “Taken".
MCA's history as the singing province will be presented through a collage of narration, cinematography, and song culminating in a climax of choral excellence that will illuminate the future of choral singing in Manitoba. MANITOBA SINGS! 40th Anniversary Celebrations, Sun, Nov 6, 2016, 7:00 PM, Centennial Concert Hall
October 12, 13, 14, 2016 Desautels Faculty of Music at the University of Manitoba Encouraging high school and university students, and community musicians who may be considering a Bachelor of Music or Bachelor of Jazz Studies degree to attend.
On July 25th, 16 accomplished choral professionals from around the world will converge in Bali, Indonesia for a three week tour that features a gala performance at the Bali International Choral Festival. Scott Reimer of Winnipeg, MB, is one of those select few who have been invited from past sessions of the World Youth Choir's 27 years of existence who will take part in the incredible experience that is Time Ensemble. With just three rehearsal days, he eagerly anticipates representing Canada as the choir prepares a full programme to share with the choral communities of Indonesia, a hotbed of choral exchange and art.
Over the past decade, Camerata Nova, a “vocal ensemble without fear,” has been commissioning Manitoba composers to make fresh, unique arrangements of well-known Christmas carols, such as What Child is This?, Coventry Carol, I Wonder as I Wander and even Jingle Bells! These are now available for online purchase either singly ($1.25 per copy) or as a complete collection ($15).