2016-2017 Toronto Concert Season

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Northern Sketches

Handel’s Messiah

O Canada! 150th Celebration!

GALA CONCERT             Subscribers’ Free Bonus Concert
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James Campbell Photo Mark Rash
                        Allison             Andrea               Zach            Peter                                Angelo            Ludwig          Finkelstein   McGillivray                               Soprano           Mezzo                Tenor          Baritone
A concert of glorious choral sounds accompanied by the brilliant playing of James Campbell, clarinet, Shawn Grenke organ and piano, and strings led by the TSO’s Mark Skazinetsky. 
The concert will include music of Bach and Mozart, as well as the gorgeous colours of Northern Sketches by Srul Irving Glick, the mystical Shaman Songs of Gary Kulesha and the stunning Salutation to the Dawn of Eleanor Daley.
Sunday, October 16, 2016 at 4:00 pm Eglinton St. George’s United Church, 35 Lytton Blvd., Toronto
Friday, December 2, 2016 at 8 pm Metropolitan United Church, 56 Queen Street East, Toronto Guest Artists: The Amadeus Choir, vocal soloists, Patricia Wright, organ; Robert Venables and Robert DeVito, trumpets and orchestra.  
The Elmer Iseler Singers are joined by the Amadeus Choir for their well-loved traditional performance of Handel’s Messiah, where the beauty, historical atmosphere and the acoustics of Metropolitan United Church enhance both the solemnity and energy of this magnificent work.
Saturday, March 25, 2017 at 7:30 pm St. Anne’s Anglican Church, 270 Gladstone Ave, Toronto
Featuring acclaimed Canadian soprano Isabel Bayrakdarian, this concert celebrates  the spirit of hope for peace in the future of humankind, and will include Armenian sacred and secular music from the 13th to 20th centuries.     It will also include a work by Serouj Kradjian composed specifically for this concert — and will celebrate the release of Isabel Bayrakdarian’s latest CD.

Saturday May 6, 2017 at 7:30 pm

Trinity St. Paul’s United Church, 427 Bloor Street West, Toronto

With special guests Eleanor McCain and her ensemble.

Come and celebrate the music from Eleanor McCain’s “True North: The Canadian Songbook,” and share the launch of her new CD.  Canadian compositions by Howard Cable, Eleanor Daley, Harry Somers and Derek Healey will also be featured.

Eleanor McCain  

Photo from May 1, 2015 GET MUSIC! Concert

Monday, May 8, 2017 at 7:30 pm

Metropolitan United Church, 65 Queen St. East

Lydia Adams, Conductor, with guests 3 doctoral students in conducting: Elaine Choi, Mark Ramsay and Tracy Wong , from U of T Faculty of Music, under Dr. Hilary Apfelstadt. Plus 2 guest choirs:  
Cawthra Park Secondary School Choirs      Sherri Collins Conductor Robert Anderson Conductor  Youth Choir

Isabel Bayrakdarian

Join Canada’s conductor/mentor/clinician Lydia Adams and the Elmer Iseler Singers for a grand finale and performance of Canadian and International composers.          This is an Educational Outreach Initiative in Memory of John C. Bird
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Tickets: $25 at the door; Students $10
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2017-2018 SEASON CONCERTS
2016-2017  Our 38th Season

Toronto Concert Season

Northern Sketches 

Sunday, Oct.16, 2016 at 4:00 pm

Eglinton St. George’s United Church

       

                              

Saturday May 6, 2017 at 7:30 pm

Trinity St. Paul’s United Church

427 Bloor  St. West, Toronto

© Elmer Iseler Singers 2000-2017   
Website by Verity Graphics
James Campbell Photo Mark Rash

A concert of glorious choral sounds

accompanied by the brilliant playing of James

Campbell, clarinet, Shawn Grenke, organ and piano,

and strings led by the TSO’s Mark Skazinetsky. 

Guest Artists: The Amadeus Choir,

Allison Angelo, Soprano;  Andrea

Ludwig, Mezzo-Soprano; Zach Finkelstein, Tenor; Peter McGillivray, Baritone; Patricia Wright, Organ; Robert Venables and Robert DeVito, Trumpets; and Orchestra.

The Journey to Canada from Armenia

Saturday, March 25, 2017 at 7:30 pm

St. Anne’s Anglican Church

 270 Gladstone Avenue, Toronto

Featuring acclaimed Canadian soprano Isabel

Bayrakdarian, this concert celebrates  the spirit

of hope for peace in the future of humankind, and

will include Armenian sacred and secular music

from the 13th to 20th centuries. It will also include

a work by Serouj Kradjian composed specifically

for this concert — and will celebrate the release of

Isabel Bayrakdarian’s latest CD.

O Canada! 150th Celebration!

With special guests Eleanor McCain

and her ensemble. 

With music from Eleanor McCain’s “True North: The

Canadian Songbook”; the launch of her new CD; as

well as Canadian compositions by Howard Cable,

Eleanor Daley, Harry Somers and Derek Healey.

Monday, May 8, 2016 at 7:30 pm

Metropolitan United Church, 65 Queen St. East           

Subscribers’ Free Bonus Concert

   Lydia Adams, Conductor, with guests 3 doctoral

students in conducting: Elaine Choi, Mark Ramsay

and Tracy Wong from U of T Faculty of Music,

under Dr. Hilary Apfelstadt.

Plus 2 guest choirs:  

 Plus: The Elmer Iseler Singers, with Lydia Adams 

Join Canada’s conductor/mentor/clinician Lydia

Adams and the Elmer Iseler Singers for a grand

finale and performance of Canadian and

International composers.

Cawthra Park Secondary School Choir      Sherri Collins Conductor  Youth Choir Robert Anderson Conductor

GET MUSIC! GALA CONCERT

Handel’s Messiah

Friday, Dec. 2, 2016 at 8 pm Metropolitan United Church

Tickets: $25 at the door.  Students $10

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An Educational Outreach Initiative in Memory of John C. Bird