Anglicans will host choirs.
St. James Cathedral hosts Canada's Elmer Isler Singers and the Amabile Youth Singers on June 3 and the Toronto Children's Chorus on June 9. The concert will include world premieres by Canadian composers Derek Holman and Raymond Luedeke.
St. Paul's, Bloor Street presents the St. Louis African Choir from the United States on June 7. St. Mary Magdalene church features the Winnipeg Singers on June 9, appearing in Toronto for the first time. Christ Church, Deer Park, features the Chamber Singers of Algoma from Sault Ste. Marie, Ont., presenting an all-Canadian program on June 15. Christ Church will also host the St. Marys Children's Choir from St. Marys, Ont. on June 22.
The opening night gala concert on May 31 at Massey Hall will feature the world premiere of a work by Polish composer Krzysztof Penderecki written for the Toronto Children's Chorus.
The closing concert on June 22 will feature well-known tenor Ben Heppner and other soloists, choirs and the Kitchener Waterloo Symphony Orchestra in the Canadian premiere of Franz Schmidt's oratorio, The Book with Seven Seals. Further information is available at 416-872-4255 or at www.joyofsinging.ca.
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|Date:||Jun 1, 2002|
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