The Ottawa Bach Choir (OBC) presents Jesu, meine Freude

The Ottawa Bach Choir (OBC) presents the final concert of the choir’s season of magnificent choral works: Jesu, meine Freude, Saturday, May 6th, 2017, 8:00PM, at St. Matthew’s Church, 130 Glebe Avenue, Ottawa. “We are looking forward to an evening of rarely performed choral music in a beautiful setting” says Founder and Artistic Director Lisette Canton. […]

TOSCA opens tonight!

Opera lovers are in for a real treat as Ottawa’s Pellegrini Opera prepares for its presentation of Puccini’s TOSCA. The fully staged and costumed opera with chamber ensemble will be performed on March 10 and 11 at 7:30 pm at Dominion-Chalmers United Church (355 Cooper Street, Ottawa). True to its origins, TOSCA will be sung […]

Notes from Rehearsal for Tosca

Just a very quick message- live! – from the rehearsal rooms of Pellegrini Opera’s upcoming production of Tosca. Everything thing is looking and sounding amazing for this opera, which will be on stage next week – Friday 10th and Saturday 11th March. Maria Knapik, in the title role, is sounding stellar, as is the perfectly cast Cavaradossi, […]

The Ottawa Bach Choir presents Rossini: Sacred and Profane

The Ottawa Bach Choir (OBC) presents the second subscription concert in this season of magnificent choral works: Rossini: Sacred and Profane, Saturday, March 4th, 2017, 7:30PM, at Southminster United Church 15 Aylmer Avenue, Ottawa as a feature in the Southminster United Church “Concerts by the Canal” Concert Series. “We are looking forward to an intimate […]

OperOttawa Presents Dido and Æneas

Just a reminder that not only is this happening, Andrew from Classical Ottawa is in the chorus! On Sunday March 5, 2017 at 7 pm at First Baptist Church (corner of Elgin and Laurier) Ottawa’s relatively new opera company OPEROTTAWA will present English composer Henry Purcell’s opera “Dido & Aeneas” in concert format. The libretto […]

Guest Writer: Claire Hafner – “Weeping Angels” – the Underrepresentation of African-American Composers in Classical Music

Singer and operatic director Claire Hafner is performing a recital – Celebrating Black American Music – on 25th February – tickets are going fast! Songs include those by William Grant Still, one of which will be “Weeping Angels.” Claire’s essay below is our first piece created by a guest writer. Thank you Claire. — “Weeping Angels” – […]