Upcoming Concerts

Join us Saturday November 26 at 8pm for Winter Garden. Details and tickets available here.

November 26, 2022: Winter Garden

Returning to in-person performance for the first time since February 2020, we are excited to present a concert of all-Canadian repertoire, featuring Don Macdonald’s Fire-Flowers song cycle, as well as new commissions from Matthew Emery, Ben Keast, Alex Eddington and Marie-Claire Saindon. Alongside these new works, we are revisiting past Oriana commissions from Eleanor Daley, Ramona Luengen and our honorary ...

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Feb 22 2020: Ensemble Encore

After the success of our concert exchange with Montreal-based Adleisia in 2018, we are thrilled to sing together with two women’s choirs from the Simcoe region. Vox Femina and Double Treble join Oriana in performing classic and contemporary compositions for women’s voices, showcasing the unique sound of the upper-voice ensemble for audiences across Ontario. Concert Details:Saturday, February 22, 2020 – ...

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Nov 30 2019: Snowforms

Oriana heralds the arrival of winter in a collaborative performance with students from the Claude Watson Arts Program at Earl Haig Secondary School. The program’s Chamber Strings and Chamber Choir will join us in Vivaldi’s Gloria, and we also feature student performers in Quartel’s Snow Angel and Elgar’s The Snow. Join us as we celebrate the season in all its ...

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May 25th 2019: Inspired – The Music of Jeff Enns

In our Spring concert we will be joined by Canadian composer and Waterloo native, Jeff Enns. This concert will feature works by Enns himself (including several premières), as well as pieces Enns has hand selected from music that inspired him to write for women’s voices. Join us as we journey with the composer through conversations and songs to better understand ...

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February 23rd 2019: love fail

Contemporary composer David Lang’s love fail has been called a meditation on the timelessness of love weaving texts from Tristan and Isolde, adapted by the composer from a variety of source texts, together with contemporary poetry by Lydia Davis. The SSAA piece was originally scored for a vocal quartet, and in our performance, audiences will be delighted to hear the ...

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Nov 24th 2018: Carols & Lullabies

The 2018-2019 Season opens with a seasonal concert, complete with Sanya Eng on harp, Andy Morris on marimba and Michael Savona on guitar. Featuring Benjamin Britten’s staple for Christmastime, A Ceremony of Carols, and Conrad Susa’s Carols & Lullabies: Christmas in the Southwest, and rounded out with works for the holiday season by Daley, Sirett, Spry and Watson Henderson. Saturday, ...

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