Fall Concert 2018


Spring Concert 2018

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Requiem for Peace, a moving and powerful work, incorporating 13 different languages was our 2018 spring concert. It was presented on Saturday, April 7th, at Dominion-Chalmers.The composer Dr. Larry Nickel travelled from BC for this performance.  Listen to Requiem for Peace – on Soundcloud


Fall Concert 2017

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The following is a selection of pieces performed by the Choir at the Fall term concert, A Choral Odyssey, at Dominion-Chalmers United Church on November 24, 2017.


Fall Concert 2016

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Spring Concert 2016

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Horizons – Songs of Hope concert program:

Carleton University Choir

How Can I keep from Singing – Gwyneth Walker

Salvation is Created – Anton Chesnokov

Niggun – arr. Charles Heller

Hamisha Asar – arr. Nick Page

Carleton Chamber Singers

Sednalo e Djore Dos – Sara Shakliyan

Earth Song – Frank Ticheli

Wade in the Water – arr. Moses Hogan
Soloist Angelique Francis

Carleton University Choir

Blind Man – Diane Loomer
Soloists:  Melissa Burke and Steve Watson

The Battle of Jericho – arr. Moses Hogan

Carleton University Choir

Bye Bye Blackbird – arr. Steve Zegree
Tenor Sax Nick Letourneau
Trumpet Andrew Knox
Bass: James Anderson
Drums: Christian Lascelles
Vocal: Joy Mwandemange, Melissa Burke

Peace Prayer – Elise Letourneau

Kyrie (from A Caribbean Mass) – Glen McClure
Steel Pans: James Arif
Drums: Christian Lascelles
Bass:  James Anderson

Carleton Chamber Singers

Nyon – Jake Runestad

Horizons – Peter Louis van Dijk
Soloists: Alasdair Campbell, Myles Pelley

Carleton University Choir

Gøta – Peder Karlsson

Baba Yetu – Christopher Tin
Soloists: Kevin Lin, Angelique Francis
Percussion: Martin Potvin, Andrew Knox, Justine Walker

Past Life Melodies – Sarah Hopkins

MLK – U2 arr. Bob Chilcott
Soloist Myles Pelley


Fall Concert 2015

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Carleton University Choir: A Gala of Classics from Stage and Screen concert program:

Purcell – Dido‘s Lament and final chorus (Dido and Aeneas)
Mezzo Soprano soloist: Kaitlan Brazeau

Mozart – Voyager’s Chorus (Idomeneo)
Soprano soloist: Caitlin Tabbenor

Puccini – Humming chorus (Madama Butterfly)

Verdi – Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves (Nabucco)

Sullivan – The Long Day Closes

Gilbert & Sullivan – Major General Song (Pirates of Penzeance)
Major General: Keith Bider
Mabel: Caitlin Tabbenor
Samuel: Kristian Clarke

Verdi – Brindisi (La Traviata)
Soprano solo:Bronwyn Blakely,        Tenor solo: Myles Pelley

Larson – Seasons of Love (Rent) arr. Emerson
Soloists: Morgan Brittain, Charles Bougard, Kendra Pinto

Schönberg – Selections from Les Miserables the Movie Arr. Huff

Male Voices of CUC

Wagner – Pilgrim’s Chorus  (Tannhauser

Carleton Chamber Singers

Vecchi – Fa Una Canzona

Monteverdi – Lasciatemi morire   (L’amento D’Arianna )

Lloyd Webber – Wishing you were somehow here again


Spring Concert 2015

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Choir in Caen France

The Carleton University Choir performing in Caen, France, 2004

The Carleton University Choir under the direction of Marg Stubington

Saturday, April 5, 2014 – HOPE
Gabriel Faure’s Requiem with orchestra. Shorter works by Laura Hawley, Lalo Schifrin, C.A. Tindley, M. J. Trotta and James Wright.
Scott Richardson, piano

Saturday, December 7, 2013 – A Carleton Christmas
A Little Jazz Mass by Bob Chilcott. Shorter works by Antognini, Caldwell & Ivory, Courtney, Sirett and Smallman.
Scott Richardson, piano, Cathy Baerg, flute, Mark Alcorn, double bass, Matt Welsh, drums

Saturday April 6, 2013, Spring Mix
Music by Aaron Copland, Moses Hogan, Bob Chilcott,John Lennon & Paul McCartney, Robert Shaw, Stan Rogers,Thomas Morley and others
Scott Richardson, piano and the Eagles-McGowan-Wittet Trio

Saturday December 1, 2012, John Rutter’s Magnificat
with Orchestra, harp and Shawne Elizabeth, soprano

Saturday March 31, 2012, Music inspired by the Sea
Celtic Mass for the Sea (excerpts) by Scott Macmillan and music by Eleanor Daley, Harry Somers, Jonathan Quick and Leon Dubinsky
with String Quintet and Celtic ensemble

Saturday, November 26, 2011, Winter Reflections
Music by Luftspring, Baker,Patriquin, Eisenhauer, Lauridsen, Hatfield, Chatman, Stroope, Halley, Runswick, Guaraldi/Zegree and Chilcott
with Marian Moore, soprano, Scott Richardson, piano and Mike Tremblay, soprano saxaphone

The Carleton University Choir under the direction of  J.S. Allaire (Music director 2005 – 2011)

Friday, April 1, 2011, Opera et cetera!
Music by Puccini, Bizet, Verdi, Rossini, Donizetti, Offenbach, Wagner, Purcell, Lerner and Lowe, Gilbert and Sullivan
with Susan Blyth-Schofield, soprano, Shawne Elizabeth, soprano, Denis Boudreault, tenor, David MacAdam, tenor,Stephanie Song, soprano, Erinne-Colleen Laurin, soprano, Jack Harries, baritone, Kendra Baker, soprano, Elyse Alavie, alto and Scott Richardson, piano

Friday, November 26, 2010, Tunggare (Songs for Christmas)
W.A Mozart: Te Deum KV. 141, Ralph Vaughan Williams: Fantasia on Christmas Carols, J.Alfred Schehl: Missa de Nativitate, and other works by Cohen Leek, Mathews, Mathias, Silver, Strauss Jr.and James Wright
with Kendra Baker, soprano, Loren Romei, soprano, Dave Benson, baritone and Jennifer Loveless, piano

Saturday, March 27, 2010, A Carleton Spring
Antonín Dvořák: Mass in D and Ave Maria, Ralph Vaughan Williams: O Clap Your Hands
with Devon Wastle, soprano and Jennifer Loveless, piano

Saturday, November 21, 2009, Advent Cantatas
Cantatas 36, 61 and 62 by J. S. Bach
with members of the Thirteen Strings Chamber Orchestra, Wanda Procyshyn, soprano, Charlotte Cumberbirch, mezzo-soprano, Michiel Schrey, tenor and Gary Dahl, baritone

Saturday, April 4, 2009, Lovescapes
Hymne au Soleil – Lili Boulanger, My Spirit sang all day – Gerald Finzi, Sure on this shining night – Samuel Barber, Madrigal – Gabriel Fauré, Zigeunerlieder op. 103 – Johannes Brahms, Liebeslieder Polkas – P.D.Q. Bach
with Denis Boudreault, tenor, Erinne-Colleen Laurin, soprano, Jennifer Loveless, Julie Loveless and Michaël Falardeau,piano

Saturday, December 6, 2008, Gloria
Poulenc: Gloria and Hodie Christus natus est, Saint-Saëns: Christmas Oratorio
with Devon Wastle, soprano, Jacqueline Woodley, soprano, Martina Govednik, alto, Bernard Cayouette, tenor, Dion Mazarolle, baritone and Jennifer Loveless, Organ

Saturday, April 5, 2008, An Evening of Mozart
Coronation Mass K.317, Vesperae solennes de confessore K.339 and Ave verum corpusK.618
with Devon Wastle, soprano, Claudine Ledoux, mezzo-soprano, Bernard Cayouette, tenor, Norman Richard, baritone and the Thirteen Strings Chamber Orchestra

November 24, 2007: Fauré & Friends
Fauré’s Requiem and Cantique de Jean Racine,
also music by Saint-Saëns, Duruflé, Allaire, Ducasse, Villette and Franck
with Nadia Petrella, soprano, Philip Holmes, baritone and Jennifer Loveless, Organ

March 31, 2007: Sweet Spring
Music by Mozart, Vivaldi, Brahms, Mendelssohn, Schafer, Elgar Chatman, Mercure and others
with Devon Wastle, Soprano and Katarina Jovic, Piano

November 25, 2006: In Remembrance
Eleanor Daley’s Requiem and John Rutter’s Requiem
with Devon Wastle, Soprano, Louise Frenette, Soprano, David Benson, Baritone and orchestra

April 1, 2006: Viva Vivaldi
An all Vivaldi program including the Gloria, RV.589, Credo, RV.591 and Magnificat, RV.610
with Devon Wastle, soprano, Claudine Ledoux, mezzo-soprano and orchestra

December 3, 2005: Ring-a the News
Christmas music by Pinkham, Rutter, Vaughan Williams, Taverner, Lauridson, Biebl and others
with a Brass Ensemble made up from members of Capital Brassworks and Jennifer Loveless, organ

The Carleton University Choir under the direction of Matthew Larkin (Music director 2004 – 2005)

April 10, 2005: David Fanshawe’s African Sanctus
Esther Guillén, Soprano, Alexandra LeBlanc, Soprano, and orchestra

December 5, 2004: John Rutter – Magnificat, and Benjamin Britten – Saint Nicolas Cantata with orchestra and Maghan Stewart, Soprano, Dillon Parmer,Tenor,and the Christ Church Cathedral Boys and Girls choirs

The Carleton University Choir under the direction of Dr. Lisette Canton (Music director 1993 – 2004)

October 3, 2004: Concert at the Hart House at the University of Toronto
A program of music of war and peace

June 2004: Several concerts in Caen – France, as part of an international choir festival

March 28, 2004: Love Songs…Sacred and Profane/ Chants d’amour…sacrés et profanes
Brahms – Zigeunerlieder, Stravinsky – Symphony of Psalms and works by/et oeuvres par Chatman, Hogan, Lauridsen, Pearsall, and/et Raminsch
Kate Young, Mezzo Soprano, Ken Parlee, Tenor
Katarina Jovic and Dr Deirdre Piper, Piano

November 29, 2004: A Canadian Christmas/Un Noel Canadien
Carols and Lessons by Canadian composers and authors/
Chansons et poemes de Noel par compositeurs et auteurs canadiens
Katarina Jovic, Piano

March 30, 2003: Foundling Hospital Anthem by G.F. Handel and Missa in Angustiis “Nelson Mass” by F.J. Haydn with orchestra and: Kathleen Radke, Soprano; Rachelle Wride, Soprano; Mark Donnelly, Counter-Tenor; Kate Young, Alto; Michiel Schrey, Tenor; Luc Lalonde, Baritone.

November 30, 2002: SING CHANTONS NOEL: Lauda per la Nativita del Signore by Respighi; Fantasia on Christmas Carols by Vaughan Williams and seasonal carols with orchestra, piano and organ and: Dayna Lamothe, Soprano; Isabelle Lacroix, Soprano; Dillon Palmer, Tenor; Gary Dahl, Bass.
Recorded and broadcast for CBC Television Ottawa.

March 10, 2002: St. Matthew Passion by J.S. Bach with orchestra and: Teri Dunn, Soprano; Daniel Taylor, Counter-Tenor; Michiel Schrey, Tenor; Nils Brown, Tenor; Sean Watson, Bass; the Ottawa Bach Choir and St. Matthew’s Boys’ Choir.

November 18, 2001: Choir and Brass: Christmas Cantata by D. Pinkham, Gloria by J.Rutter, Te Deum by P.Cardy and seasonal works with members of the Capital Brassworks.

April 1, 2001: Chichester Psalms by Leonard Bernstein, the Sprig of Thyme by J.Rutter and works by Ager, Larkin, Bruckner, Halloran, Willan and Vaughan Williams
with harp, percussion and organ

November 11, 2000: Mass in B minor by J.S. Bach with orchestra and: Teresa van der Hoeven, Soprano; Daniel Taylor, Counter-Tenor; Michiel Schrey, Tenor; and Paul Grindlay, Bass-Baritone.

April 2, 2000: Royal Music for the Millennium: Dettinger Te Deum and the King Shall Rejoice by G.F. Handel and newly composed works by Larkin and Ager with orchestra and: Wanda Procyshyn, Soprano; Gwen Millar, Alto; Kevin Reeves, Tenor; Gary Dahl, Bass.

November 28, 1999: Mass in C minor by W.A. Mozart and Symphony No. 29 in K. 201 by W.A. Mozart with orchestra and: Cherette Lewis, Soprano; Christine Colbran, Soprano; Dillon Palmer, Tenor and Gary Dahl, Bass.

March 27, 1999: Mass in C major, op.86 by L. van Beethoven and other works by Pergolesi, Haydn and Ager with orchestra and: Karen Zacy Benner, Soprano; Sonia Sasseville, Mezzo Soprano; Fraser Rubens, Tenor and Gary Dahl, Bass.

November 28, 1998: Requiem in D minor, K.626 by Mozart, Divertimento in D major, K. 136 and Church Sonatas by Mozart with orchestra and: Isabelle Lacroix, Soprano; Gwen Millar, Alto; Dillon Palmer, Tenor and Gary Dahl, Bass.

April 4, 1998: Requiem and Four Motets by M. Duruflé, Messe Basse by Gabriel Fauré; works by Healey Willan and Randall Thompson with organ and piano and: Christine Harvey-Finlay, Mezzo Soprano; Gary Dahl, Bass.

November 26, 1997: Magnificat by J.S. Bach, Regina Coeli by W.A. Mozart and seasonal music with orchestra and: Sandra Stringer, Soprano; Daniel Gillis, Counter-Tenor; Dillon Palmer, Tenor; Steve Wilson, Bass.

April 5, 1997: The Creation (Parts 1 and 2) by J.Haydn and shorter works by Randall Thompson, Daley, Dawson, Casals, Willan with orchestra and Shawne Elizabeth, Soprano; Daniel Gillis, Tenor; Gary Dahl, Bass.

November 23, 1996: A Concert of Baroque Music for Christmas: Messe de Minuit pour Noel by Charpentier, Puer Natus in Bethlehem by Michael Praetorius, and other seasonal carols with chamber orchestra.


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