2017/2018 Events

Highlights from the 2017-18 season include the following upcoming events:

Saturday, March 17, at Faculty Club, University of Alberta

Saturday, March 17, 2017 marks a very special occasion for the Madrigal Singers: their 31st Annual Dinner Concert and Auction! This event will be held at the U of A Faculty Club and will feature both solo and choral performances by members of the Madrigal Singers, as well as an auction in support of our touring and performance projects. In keeping with St. Patrick’s Day, the concert will have a decidedly Irish flare.

On Sunday, April 8, 2017 the Department of Music will present its annual Kilburn Memorial Concert, featuring the acclaimed Royal Holloway University Chamber Choir from London, UK. Plans are underway to have our university choirs joining Royal Holloway for several joint selections.

Past Events

On Saturday, October 21, 2017 at 8 PM in Convocation Hall Madrigal Singers and the U of A Concert Choir (Rob Curtis, conductor) will present a joint concert in celebration of Canada150, featuring music by a wide range of Canadian composers, including David Archer, Stephen Chatman, Richard Eaton, John Greer, Sarah Quartel, Murray Schafer, Harry Somers and Trent Worthington. Accompanying forces include Shannon Hiebert and Spencer Kryzanowski, piano, and Katherine Pernal, cello. Concert is free.

On November 17 and 18 2017, the Madrigal Singers have been invited to sing in a production of Amadeus, at the Jubilee Auditorium. The music is drawn from Mozart's Requiem and other choral works featured in this production.
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On Sunday, December 3, 2017 at 3 PM in the Winspear Centre, the Madrigal Singers will again be joined by the Concert Choir, University Symphony Orchestra and soloists Sherry Steele, Elizabeth Turnbull, John Tessier, Jihwan Cho and Rob Curtis for a performance of the first 4 cantatas of JS Bach’s Weihnachtsoratorium (Christmas Oratorio).

Sunday, February 11, 7:30pm at Holy Trinity Anglican Church

The University of Alberta Madrigal Singers warmly invites you to a performance of Benjamin Britten's delightful cantata, Saint Nicolas,  A DMus recital for Madrigal Singers assistant conductor, Ben Ewert, this poignant work about the life, works and miracles of the "man beneath the saint" also features tenor soloist, RJ Chambers, the Edmonton Boys Choir, organist Dr. John Brough, and orchestra of talented university and community players.

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