September 23, 2017

Concerts & Music Events

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SUMMER CONCERTS

The St. George’s Cathedral Summer Concerts begin on Thursday June 15 from 12:15pm to 12:50pm with the “Flutissimo” flute ensemble, directed by Anne Palmer, performing. The series will continue every Thursday through August 31. Admission is free, with a voluntary offering collected. In addition to the noontime concerts, the series includes two special evening concerts: the Libertas male choir on Thursday June 8 at 7:30pm, and the acclaimed choir of Trinity College, Cambridge, directed by Stephen Layton on Thursday July 27 at 7:30pm. Join us for a mid-day musical interlude!

SUMMER AT ST. GEORGE’S
Summer Concerts 2017
Thursdays 12:15pm-12:50pm
Freewill Offering
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Special pre-series concert
Thursday June 8, 7:30pm
Libertas Male Choir
Tickets $20/$10
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June 15  Flutissimo (Flute ensemble)
June 22  Cranberry Dixie Band    
June 29  Michael Capon (Organ)
July 6  Saxobelles (Saxophone quartet)
July 13  Kingston Classics Trio (Flute, Clarinet, Bassoon)
July 20  Nicholas Walters (Organ)
July 27 [Evening concert only]
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Special evening concert
Thursday July 27, 7:30pm
Choir of Trinity College, Cambridge
Tickets $25
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August 3  Greater Kingston Chorus (Choir)
August 10  Leonid Nediak (Piano)
August 17  Sundance Trio (Oboe, Bassoon, Piano)
August 24  Tomoko Inui & Pedro Molina (Piano, Clarinet)
August 31  Federico Andreoni (Organ)


SEPTEMBER 7 - ADULT CHOIR

The Adult Choir of St. George’s Cathedral begins rehearsals on a new day and time, starting on Thursday September 7 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm. Choral Scholarships for students are available. Short-term seasonal choirs are offered for occasional singers. Located in the heart of downtown Kingston, the Cathedral’s beautiful architecture and superb acoustics make it an ideal environment for singing. Contact the Director of Music, Michael Capon, at 613-548-4617x23 or organist@stgeorgescathedral.ca. Come sing with us!


SEPTEMBER 8 - CHILDREN'S CHOIR

The Children’s Choir of St. George’s Cathedral begins a new term on Friday September 8 from 4:15pm to 5:15pm. The choir welcomes boys and girls aged 7 to 13. They rehearse Fridays after school, and sing monthly on Sundays. There is no membership fee, and no requirement for previous musical experience. As well as singing together, the choir enjoys an occasional pizza party and other special events. Located in the heart of downtown Kingston, the Cathedral’s dome is immediately recognizable as a local landmark. Contact the Director of Music, Michael Capon, at 613-548-4617x23 or organist@stgeorgescathedral.ca. Come sing with us!


OCTOBER 29 - CHORAL EVENSONG

The St. George's Cathedral Evensong Choir, directed by Michael Capon, will sing a service of Choral Evensong on Sunday October 29 commemorating All Saints, at the new time of 4pm. The choir will sing music by Herbert Sumsion, John Reading, and the anthem "O how amiable" by Ralph Vaughan Williams. Join us for an evening of spiritual refreshment.


ADVENT CONCERTS

St. George’s Cathedral Advent Concerts begin on Thursday November 30 from 12:15pm to 12:50pm and continue through December 21. The series begins on November 30 with a performance by organist Brad Barbeau. December 7 will feature the Mulberry School Choir, directed by Margaret Moncrieff. On December 14 flautist Allan Pulker will perform. The series concludes on December 21 with guitarist Jeff Hanlon. The mid-day concerts are free, with a voluntary offering collected.

A special evening concert on Wednesday December 6 at 7:30pm will feature piano duo Valery Lloyd-Watts & Clare Gordon. The program will include an arrangement George Gershwin’s “Rhapsody in Blue”. Tickets cost $15.

Advent Concerts 2017
Thursdays 12:15pm-12:50pm
Freewill Offering

November 30    Brad Barbeau (Organ)
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Special Evening Concert
December 6, 7:30pm, @ $15    Valery Lloyd-Watts & Clare Gordon (Piano Duo)
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December 7    Mulberry School Choir
December 14    Allan Pulker (Flute)
December 21    Jeff Hanlon (Guitar)

Join us for an Advent musical interlude!


NOVEMBER 26 - ADVENT CAROLS

An Advent Candlelight Procession with Carols will take place at St. George's Cathedral on Sunday November 26 at 5pm. As well as leading the congregational singing, the Cathedral Adult, Teen, and Children's Choirs will sing a selection of Advent anthems. The Cathedral is at 270 King St. E. (at Johnson) in Kingston. Call 613-548-4617 or visit www.stgeorgescathedral.ca.  Join us as we celebrate the beginning of the Advent season!

The service symbolizes the journey from Advent to Christmas, from the Old Testament to the New, from darkness to light. Beginning in darkness, candles are gradually lit as the choir travels through the sanctuary, singing in different locations, until the building is filled with light and music.


DECEMBER 17 - CHRISTMAS LESSONS AND CAROLS

A Service of Christmas Lessons and Carols will take place at St. George's Cathedral on Sunday December 17 at the new time of 4pm. As well as leading the congregation in singing favourite Christmas carols, the Cathedral Christmas Choir and Children's Choir will sing a selection of Christmas anthems. Join us as we celebrate the Christmas season!