CHORAL ENCOUNTERS presents
LUMINOUS NIGHT FESTIVAL
The Music of Ola Gjeilo
Toronto audiences will have the special opportunity to see and hear Gjeilo in this one-night-only presentation.
Performing choirs include Exultate Chamber Singers, Orpheus Choir, Resonance, the University of Toronto MacMillan Singers and Women’s Chamber Choir, and the Choir of Yorkminster Park Baptist Church. In this festive concert of Ola Gjeilo’s large choral output, they will sing representative works such as Ubi Caritas, Northern Lights, Eternal Sky, Serenity and also present the symphonic Sunrise Mass with the Talisker Players. Composer Ola Gjeilo will improvise accompaniments to some of the music.
Luminous Night Festival
Ola Gjeilo in conversation with Norbert Palej, Head of Composition, Faculty of Music, University of Toronto
Gala Concert: Luminous Night
A Gjeilo-Fest with the combined choirs of the Exultate Chamber Singers (Hilary Apfelstadt, conductor), Orpheus Choir of Toronto (Robert Cooper, conductor), Resonance (Robert Anderson, conductor), Yorkminster Park Baptist Church Choir (William Maddox, conductor) and the University of Toronto MacMillan Singers and Women’s Chamber Choir (Hilary Apfelstadt, conductor).
A project of Yorkminster Park Baptist Church, as part of their artistic outreach, in collaboration with the Faculty of Music, University of Toronto, the Orpheus Choir of Toronto, and the participation of Exultate Chamber Singers and the Resonance Choir, Luminous Night Festival will be a unique encounter with the evocative music of Ola Gjeilo.
Advanced Tickets: Adult $35; Student $20; Children Under 12 Free
At the Door Tickets: Adult $40; Student $25; Children Under 12 Free