Author Archives: Laura Inostroza

May 6th, 2018 – Ensemble! with Adleisia

ORIANA is honoured to share the stage with Adleisia, a brilliant women’s chamber choir based in Montreal. We are thrilled to present a shared programme with selections from the Artistic Directors of both choirs; ORIANA’s Mitchell Pady and Adleisia’s Amelia McMahon and Virgine Pacheco. The concert will feature performances by each choir and present the combined forces singing, among other ...

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February 24th, 2018 – Selections from the Shed

Artistic Director Mitchell Pady shovelled his way to the storage shed this winter and unearthed a treasure: a selection of ORIANA’s favourites from our library. These gems include Randall Thompson’s stunning Alleluia and works by Canadians Eleanor Daley, R. Murray Schafer, Ruth Moody, Stephen Chatman, and our own Ruth Watson Henderson. We loved all of them the first time around, ...

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Winner of Oriana’s Choral Composition Competition

We are pleased to announce the Winner of this year’s Choral Composition Competition is Nicholas Ryan Kelly. Commended by the Vancouver Sun for his “sophisticated work of such immediate, glittery appeal,” Nicholas Ryan Kelly is a composer who draws inspiration from speculative fiction, science, and nature. While an undergraduate, he composed scores to over a dozen student and independent films—several of ...

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Lovely Review in Estonian Life/Eesti Elu

Big thanks to Kristi Allik who wrote this wonderful review of our March 5th concert in the publication Eesti Elu (Estonian Life) Click on the photo to be directed to the site where the post is found electronically!

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Always Accepting New Singers

ORIANA is always welcoming new voices to the fold. We hold auditions throughout the season and are currently especially interested in Soprano 1 and Alto 2 voices. If you would be interested in joining us, simply send an email to auditions@orianachoir.com

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