The Calgary Bach Choir returns to performance

Date: Nov 16, 2021

Deadline: Nov 21, 2021 - 3:00 pm

The Calgary Bach Choir is delighted to return to a live performance to present a concert featuring the choir, four soloists, and a small instrumental ensemble, under the direction of Artistic Director Terry Edwards.

"The Calgary Bach Choir is thrilled to return to creating live music together while observing Covid safety protocols to protect both performers and audience,” says Terry Edwards. “We invite you to celebrate Music with us on the eve of St. Cecilia's Day!"

Entitled Ode to Music, the programme includes selected choruses from Bach’s secular Cantata BWV 213, Pachelbel’s Magnificat in D, Purcell’s Welcome to all the pleasures (Ode for St. Cecilia's Day, 1683), and more. The concert is one hour long with no intermission and features four steller soloists: Hannah Pagenkopf (soprano), Aoife Bonaventura (mezzo-soprano), Jason Ragan (tenor), and Tyler Fitzgerald (bass-baritone).

Ode to Music will take place at 3 p.m. on Sunday, November 21, 2021, at Knox United Church (506 – 4 Street SW, Calgary). Please note: Covid protocols are in place, such as masking and physical distancing, and admittance will be limited to those above the age of 12 who are fully vaccinated.  Performers and front-of-house staff are fully vaccinated.

Tickets are $10 (Fully Vaccinated Adults/Seniors with valid vaccination documents and ID) and are available online through or at the door (cash only). Fully Vaccinated Students over the age of 12 (with valid vaccination documents and ID) enjoy free admission.

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Now in its 34th season, the Calgary Bach Choir specializes in the music of Baroque composers such as Bach, Handel, Vivaldi, and beyond. They present outstanding Choir and Orchestra Concerts in November, March, and June with Artistic Director Terry Edwards.

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