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Spíra Season Details Released!
We are gearing up for the summer season of the reinvigorated Spíra Choir, and we are delighted to announce Nelle Callanan as the ensemble's Principal Conductor! Spíra will run a short, six week season beginning on June 15th in the summer of 2020. Rehearsals will be on Monday nights, and the choir is welcome to everyone - no auditions necessary. Check out all the details, including full season dates, here.
Polaris selected as a Beacon Artist at Norturne: Art at Night Festival
Following the 2018 peformance by Polaris of Jason Noble's work Furiouser and Spuriouser (which was seen by over 1,400 audience members), Polaris returns to the 2019 Nocturne: Art at Night Festival, this year as a Beacon Artist!
Polaris will be presenting the world premiere of Three Little Pigs, by composer Ryan Henwood (Polaris' Principal Conductor) and lyricist Claire Bennet. The work will explore the theme gentrification through the reframing of the classic tale of the three little pigs.
Come to St. Paul's Anglican Church for performances every hour, beginning on the hour, during the festival. Free admission!
National Award Winners!
We are thrilled to announce that Eastern Horizon has been the recipient of First Place in the Contemporary Music category at this year's National Competition for Amateur Choirs, hosted by Choral Canada and CBC Music. Congratulations to our singers and composers to supporting our ensemble in its pursuit of this recognition!