Upcoming Concerts


May 27th: Sing a New Song: A Celebration of Canadian Choral Music

This concert highlights new Canadian choral music for women: commissions by Peter Togni, composer-in-residence Matthew Emery, and honorary patron Ruth Watson Henderson, as well as the winner of ORIANA’s 2016/2017 Choral Composition Competition, Nicholas Ryan Kelly. Rounding out the program are selections from Canadian composers R. Murray Schaefer, Harry Somers, Riho Maimets, Timothy Corlis and more. Choristers on the pieces ...

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March 5th: Journey Around the Sun: The Music of Veljo Tormis and Giovanni Pergolesi

ORIANA presents two major works for women’s voices, from the twentieth and eighteenth centuries. Veljo Tormis is a world-renowned Estonian composer who draws on local folk songs as inspiration for his many choral works. Looduspildid has four movements, each containing several lyrical miniatures. The second half of the concert comprises a well-loved work by Giovanni Pergolesi, showcasing ORIANA’s classical ensemble ...

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