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 – Rhythm Song

ORIANA is very excited to collaborate with our Newfoundland colleagues, Lady Cove Women’s Choir. This programme, Rhythm Song, developed by their Artistic Director Kellie Walsh features works for women’s choir and percussion. This concert will include works by Canadian composers Stephen Hatfield, John Washburn, Jason Noble, John Wyre and James Rolfe. LOCATION Grace Church on-the-Hill, 300 Lonsdale Road, Toronto, M4V ...

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November 25th, 2017 – The Promise of Light

Join ORIANA as we present music that celebrates the season. Come explore the theme of light with Sarah Quartel’s Winter Solstice and Imant Raminsh’s Songs of the Lights. Furthermore, celebrate the Christmas tradition with works by William Mathias, Christine Donkin and Eleanor Daley as well as a brilliant arrangement of The Twelve Days of Christmas by our very own Honourary Patron, Ruth Watson Henderson. LOCATION ...

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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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