Thursday, 13 September 2012

Choral Concert!

Singing Our Hearts Out! - Chantons a plein choeur!

You are invited to celebrate the diversity of Western and Northern Canadian francophone choral singing on one stage on Saturday, October 6, at 7:30PM at Knox Metropolitan Church.

In celebration of the Year of the Fransaskois, Alliance chorale Manitoba and its partners are delighted to present Chantons a plein chœur! / Singing our Hearts Out!, a retrospective look at the contribution of French language choirs to the musical culture of our province. Four choirs will offer a unique concert experience on October 6th at 7:30 PM at the Knox Metropolitan Church in Regina. A repertoire of original songs written by francophone songwriters from Western and Northern Canada, songs from Quebec, from France, gospel music and English songs will be presented.

The choirs: Plaines de gospel(SK) with choir director Annette Campagne, Les bles au vent (MB) with choir director Guy Boulianne, Les Ceusses-qui-ont-du-fun-quand-y-chantent (YK) directed by Danielle Bonneau and the vocal ensemble Aurora Chorealis (N.W.T.) will offer a performance full of passion. They will share the stage with special guest artists Gerry & Ziz of Manitoba and Folle Avoine, Christie-Anne Blondeau, Alexis Normand and Shawn Jobin of Saskatchewan.

Tickets are available at the Association canadienne-francaise de Regina (ACFR). Phone to reserve your tickets 306-566-6020 Ticket price is $ 20.00 before October 5th / $25.00 at the door.

Alliance chorale Manitoba is an organization which supports the development of French language choir singing in Manitoba. It has embarked on this project in partnership with Assemble?e communautaire fransaskoise, the Conseil culturel Fransaskois, the Association canadienne-francaise de Regina, the Institut francais of the University of Regina, the Saskatchewan Choral Federation and Radio-Canada Manitoba/Saskatchewan.

For more information, please contact: Beatrice Gaudet, Producer & Artistic Director Chantons a plein chœur! at 204-489-4479 •

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