Free Mother’s Day Concert
The Phil is excited to invite you to a FREE MOTHER’S DAY CONCERT!
3pm, Sunday, May 8 at All Saint’s Anglican Church (Broadway & Osborne).
FREE Parking is available directly across the street in the Canada Life parking lot (formerly Great-West Life).
Proof of double vaccination will be required, and both choir and audience members will be required to wear masks.
The afternoon’s program will include music from some of our — and your — favourite composers! The selection of music (which may be subject to change), includes:
|Våren (Spring)||Edward Grieg (1843-1907)|
|Evening||Sergei Taneyev (1856-1915)|
|Come, Let Us Dance and Sing Together (from Songs of Nature)||Antonin Dvorak (1841-1904)|
|Qilak||Andrew Balfour (b 1967)|
|The Rose||Ola Gjeilo (b 1978)|
|Dirait-on (from Les chansons des roses)||Morten Lauridsen (b 1943)|
|The Evening Primrose (from Five Flower Songs)||Benjamin Britten (1913-76)|
|Ancient Dance||Georgy Sviridov (1915-98)|
|Sure On This Shining Night||Samuel Barber (1910-81)|
|Choose Something like a Star||Randall Thompson (1899-1984)|
|Imagine||John Lennon (1956-80)|
|Soldier, Won’t You Marry Me? (English Folk Song)||arr. Paul Halley (b 1952)|
|Lukey’s Boat (Nova Scotia Folk Song)||arr. Stephen Chatman (b 1950)|
|À la volette (Quebec Folk Song)||arr. Stephen Chatman|
|The Water is Wide/Shenandoah (American Folk Songs)||arr. Grant Cochran (b 1962)|
|All Around the Circle (Canadian Folk Songs)||arr. John Greer (b 1954)|
We hope you will join us for our first “real” concert since December, 2019.
We can’t wait to sing for you again!
Spring Plant Sale
A big thank you to everyone who supported us through our Spring Plant Sale. We hope you enjoy your plants and look forward to next year!
Come sing with us!
Have you always wanted to experience the thrill of singing major choral works with the WSO and internationally-renowned artists? The Phil is always looking for qualified singers to join us in making beautiful music together. Please read on about our auditions.
The 2022/23 season marks the Phil’s 100th Anniversary. We are finalizing our plans, which will include an opportunity for Alumni to sing with the choir under the direction of both Yuri Klaz and Henry Engbrecht. If you are an alumni chorister, or a patron who wants to keep in the loop, please email Phil100th@gmail.com