Fall 2016: Music for Saint Cecilia. King’s Chorus, Ensemble Regale, and soprano Janelle Lucyk were featured in Mozart’s Vesperae Solennes de Confessore, Handel’s Laudate Pueri & Zadok the Priest, Sunday, November 20th at 4:00pm in the Cathedral Church of All Saints.
Spring 2016: Opera Favourites. The NSYO, Nova Scotia’s finest symphony of young people, conducted by Dinuk Wijeratne, performed the Best of Opera, joined by The King’s Chorus and two phenomenal soloists, Sarah Myatt, mezzo soprano and Patrick Simms, tenor. Music included Bizet’s ‘Carmen’, Verdi’s ‘La Traviata’, Mozart’s ‘Marriage of Figaro’.
Fall 2015: Music for Saint Cecilia. C.P.E Bach’s Magnificat & G.F. Handel’s Chandos Anthem No. 5
Spring 2015: Salve Regina: Songs for Mary. Part, Haydn, Buxtehude, Vivaldi
Fall 2014: G.F. Handel’s Dettingen Te Deum & Morten Lauridsen’s Lux Aeterna
We tackled these two choral masterpieces for our fifth annivesary concert in November, 2014. It was a blast. With Andrew Pickett (countertenor) and Shaylan Burkhart (bass) and the musicians of Ensemble Regale.
Spring 2014: Missa Gaia (Earth Mass)
For our Spring 2014 concert, we returned to one of our favourites, the Paul Winter Consort’s Missa Gaia, performed in Lunenberg and Halifax with the Capella Regalis Men and Boy’s Choir and gospel extraordinaire Theresa Thomason. Presented by Musique Royale.
Fall 2013 – Benjamin Britten’s Saint Nicolas
We celebrated the centenary of Benjamin Britten’s birth by singing his idiosyncratic cantata Saint Nicolas, and on Saint Nicolas’ Day itself. With the Capella Regalis Men and Boys Choir. Presented by Musique Royale.
Spring 2013 – Paul Halley’s Love Songs for Springtime
The work of our own Paul Halley, Love Songs for Springtime is a delightfully playful setting of anonymous love poetry. With the Maritime Brass Quintet.
Fall 2012 – Carl Orff’s Carmina Burana
Many choristers had dreamed of singing Carmina, and we got the chance in partnership with the Nova Sscotia Youth Orchestra. With soloists Susan Boddie (soprano), Andrew Pickett (countertenor), and Ross Thompson (baritone).
Spring 2012 – Paul Winter’s Missa Gaia (Earth Mass)
A contemporary mass in celebration of the earth, this unique composition features animal noises (whales, wolves, etc.) as part of the written score. With renowned gospel singer, Theresa Thomason. Check out this video made in promotion of the concert.
Winter 2012 – Works of Glory
Spring 2011 – Haydn’s Paukenmesse (Mass in a Time of War)
Spring 2010 – Vivaldi’s Gloria in D and Handel’s Zadok the Priest
Our first concert! We had no idea what we were beginning. Check out this video from the concert.