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CALGARY & AREA CONCERT LISTINGS

2 MAY 2015, 7:00 pm
Calgary Renaissance Singers and Players | The Spirit of the Renaissance, Part 2
St. Stephen’s Anglican Church (1121-14 Ave SW), CALGARY

This concert, on the theme of "life and death", will feature the 15th century Everyman Play, as abridged by Lorna Rowsell-Petti. Between scens of the play, the choir will perform works by Medieval and Renaissance composers such as Guillaume de Machaut, John Sheppard, and William Byrd, as well as music that embodies the spirit of the Renaissance and has been written within the last fifty years by the likes David L. MacIntyre, Imant Raminsh, and Arvo Pärt.
TICKETS $20 Regular ~ $15 Student/Senior, FREE under 18. Available at Brown Paper Tickets or at the door

2 MAY 2015, 7:00 pm
Calgary Boys’ Choir | Alive!
Leacock Theatre, Mount Royal University (4825 Mount Royal Gate SW), CALGARY

This concert will feature several new Canadian works including Four Grassi Lakes Seasons by Calgary composer Allan Gordon Bell and Alive! – a new work written for the choirby Paul Grindlay. The program will also include their famous Tyrannosaurus Rex, the Canadianclassic, Land of the Silver Birch, and more. This concert will also includes aCDlaunchand a silent auction.
TICKETS $20 (adults) / $15 (students/seniors) / FREE(children 12 and under – ticket required); available by calling (403) 440-7770, online at tickets.mtroyal.ca, or at the door.

10 MAY 2015, 3:00 pm
Spiritus Chamber Choir | Vocal Mayhem
Knox United Church (506 – 4 Street SW), CALGARY

Vocal Mayhem willfeature a program of powerful choral masterworks by Orff, Barber, Whitacre,Sisask andalso spirituals such as Wade in the Water and Joshua fought the battle. This concert will showcasespecial guests: the Calgary PhilharmonicChorus and the talented participants ofthe first annual Calgary Conducting Workshop, fresh off of a week of classes and rehearsals.
TICKETS $25 (adults) / $20 (students/seniors); available by calling(403) 922-7021,visiting www.brownpapertickets.com, or at the door

9 MAY 2015, 7:00 pm
Mount Royal Artio | Soteria: The Spirit of Persistence
Wright Theatre, Mount Royal University (4825 Mount Royal Gate SW), CALGARY
Soteria: The Spirit of Persistence is a choral collaboration presented by Mount Royal Conservatory’s Artio Choir featuring dancers Jason Galeos, Chenise Mitchel, Sarah Murray, and Skyler Slywchuk. Choreographed by Paul Chambers, this ‘choral theatre’ performance will explore the resilience and unconquerable spirit that drives all humanity.
TICKETS $20 (adults) / $15 (students/seniors); available by calling (403) 440-7770, online at tickets.mtroyal.ca, or at the door

9 MAY 2015, 7:00 pm
Cantare Children’s Choir | How Sweet the Sound
St. Stephen’s Anglican Church (1121 14 Avenue SW), CALGARY

The sweet sounds of our younger ensembles; Cantilena and Cantiga will charm and inspire you.
TICKETS available online through Brown Paper Tickets, or telephone 403-685-1132

8 MAY 2015, 7:30 pm
Harmony through Harmony | We Are Here
Bethany Chapel (3333 Richardson Way SW), CALGARY

"We Are Here" is a reflection of our group's journey this past year, where we have been challenged to reflect on the significance of story and how each story impacts our world, for better or for worse. Come prepared to enjoy a vivid collection of contemporary choral works and original a cappella arrangements as we explore what can happen when we accept the challenge to share, connect and journey together.
TICKETS $15 Early Bird Tickets; $20 after April 26. Available through Brown Paper Tickets.

10 MAY 2015, 7:00 pm
Savridi Singers | Motherland
Rozsa Centre, University of Calgary (2500 University Dr NW), CALGARY

Come join the Savridi Singers, Calgary’s Premier women’s choir, as we present an auditory exploration of Motherhood and Canadian identity. You will hear folk songs, spirituals, pop and even show tunes in a fun eclectic program. Conducted by Heather Gamber.
TICKETS $20 adults; $15 seniors; $10 students and children; available at www.ucalgary.ca/tickets

30 MAY 2015, 7:00 pm
Mount Royal Kantorei | The Mozart Requiem with Arvo Pärt’s Berlin Mass
Eckhardt-Gramatté Hall, Rozsa Centre, University of Calgary (206 University Court NW), CALGARY
Join Mount Royal Kantorei and friends for a special performance of the Mozart Requiem, a mightyand much-loved classic from 1791. Also featured is Estonian composer Arvo Pärt’s Berlin Mass, a resonant yet often haunting minimalist work composed in 1990. Mount Royal Kantore iwill be accompanied by the Kantorei Academy Orchestra featuring several talented young musicians from Mount Royal’s Academy.
TICKETS $25 (adults) / $20 (students/seniors); available by calling (403) 440-7770, online at www.ucalgary.ca/tickets, or at the door

6 JUNE 2015, 7:30 pm
Cantare Children’s Choir | How Sweet the Sound
St. Stephen’s Anglican Church (1121 14 Avenue SW), CALGARY

The joy of singing- choral music to uplift, inspire and entertain.
TICKETS available online through Brown Paper Tickets, or telephone 403-685-1132