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The Elmer Iseler Singers 41st Concert Season

The Spirit of Nature: Celebrating the Festival of the Sound’s 40th Anniversary 

Sunday, September 29, 2019 at 4:00 pm, Eglinton St. George’s United Church, Toronto ON

Prelude concert at 2:00pm followed by refreshments.

In the first Toronto series concert, we will present the program set out at the opening concert of 40th anniversary of Parry Sound’s Festival of the Sound (which also coincided with our 40th anniversary year). The program will include the Toronto Premiere of “The Sound – A Musical Evocation of Georgian Bay” by Eric Robertson, text by Gary Michael Dault.

Soloists for the Sound of the Festival Concert

Glorious Sounds of Handel: Messiah

Friday, December 13, 2019 at 7:30 pm, Yorkminster Park Baptist Church, Toronto ON

Lydia Adams conducts the rich textures of the solos and the glorious choruses that will once again be celebrated as the Elmer Iseler Singers present Handel’s resplendent Messiah. We continue our tradition of presenting award winning Canadian soloists, professional orchestra and choral richness.

Soloists for the 2019 Handle's Messiah Concert

The Spirit of Peace and Reconciliation

Sunday, February 9, 2020 at 4:00 pm, Eglinton St. George’s United Church, Toronto ON

The Elmer Iseler Singers team up with the VIVA Youth Singers of Toronto Chamber Choir and their conductors, Carol and Brad Ratzlaff, in a concert featuring songs of peace and a performance of Choral Canada’s 2018 National Award winning  Words, Stories, Truth: a Trilogy in Honour of Canada’s Indigenous Peoples by composer Mark Sirett and poet Vera Wabagijig, an Aboriginal poet and artist from the Mississauga First Nation and Wikwemikong Unceded Reserve community.

Viva Chamber Choir

Soaring Voices! Elmer Iseler Singers and the Elora Singers Unite

Sunday, April 26, 2020 at 4:00 pm, Eglinton St. George’s United Church, Toronto ON

Two great choirs, One great sound! Lydia Adams and Mark Vuorinen, Conductors

Glorious sounds await you when two great choirs merge to present spectacular music, including the 36-voice work, Deo Gratias, by Ockeghen, Ave Maria by Franz Biebl and the stunning Rheinberger Abendlied. Mark Vuorinen and the Elora Singers are our guests, and we are thrilled to sing with them on this concert of choral masterpieces.

The Elora Singers

The Elmer Iseler Singers 41st Toronto Concert Season

The Elmer Iseler Singers are thrilled to present our Toronto Series honouring peace, unity, youth and nature through the ‘Spirit of Song!’ Our 41st season features exquisite choral concerts in our Toronto concert series, where we combine our voices with those of friends old and new to present glorious choral music.

Subscribe to our five-concert Toronto series, see us with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra, and visit us as we tour Ontario and Western Canada. As a not-for-profit choir, we are grateful for the charitable donations and grants from individuals, corporations and government agencies that allow us to share our joy of music with you.

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News

The Spirit of Nature! concert review

Sept. 30, 2019: Elmer Iseler Singers and Festival of the Sound unite to celebrate 40 years of music-making! concert review by David Richards (torontoconcertreviews.ca) “… I was moved in a profound way. The Sound: A musical Evocation of Georgian Bay by Eric Robertson with text by Gary Michael Dault is a five-movement work evoking the poetic beauty of the natural environment …

Collingwood Summer Music Festival review

Collingwood Summer Music Festival Has Spectacular Opening Weekend “From the sheer brilliance and crisp freshness of Mozart’s Divertimento in F, to the haunting beauty of H. Janmohamed’s “Reflections on Light”, the audience was led on a magnificent journey of consummate music-making ending on a high note with Beethoven’s Choral Fantasy.” by BWW News Desk, Jul. 24, 2019