Jun 1, 2018 | Festival News
Chamberfest to celebrate the holidays with the King’s Singers, the Ottawa Choral Society in 2018
Legendary British vocal ensemble will also celebrate their 50th anniversary during two-night engagement with celebrated Ottawa choir
June 1, 2018
OTTAWA – The King Singers will return to Chamberfest for the holidays Dec. 14 and 15, as part of their 50th anniversary year and Chamberfest’s 25th anniversary celebrations.
In this very special programme, the United Kingdom’s legendary vocal sextet will join forces with conductor Jean-Sébastien Vallée and the Ottawa Choral Society for a festive celebration at Dominion-Chalmers (355 Cooper St.) at 7:30 p.m. each evening.
The programme will feature performances by both ensembles, as well as a one-of-a-kind collaboration between the Singers and the Choral Society’s 120-strong choir.
Single tickets, as well as fall-spring Concert Series subscriptions, go on sale during Chamberfest’s 2018 summer festival.
Silver and Gold: Christmas with the King’s Singers, Ottawa Choral Society, and Chamberfest is part of the 2018-19 Chamberfest Concert Series. Tickets will be available online at chamberfest.com, by phone at 613-234-6306, in person at 4 Florence St., Suite 201, or at any Chamberfest box office location during the summer festival.
About Ottawa Chamberfest
Celebrating 25 years, Ottawa Chamberfest brings together the boldest names in ensemble and solo performance for musical celebration in the nation’s capital with a fall-spring Concert Series, Community Engagement and Education, and a summer festival. The world’s largest festival of its kind, Ottawa Chamberfest is a 2018 Festivals and Events (FEO) Ontario “Festival of Distinction” and winner of seven consecutive Lieutenant-Governor’s Awards for the Arts.
About Ottawa Choral Society (OCS)
The Ottawa Choral Society is a historic symphonic chorus with a proud tradition of excellence. Directed by the outstanding Canadian choral musician, Jean-Sébastien Vallée, the Choral Society continues to play a pivotal and collaborative role in the cultural life of the National Capital Region. In addition to its annual subscription series, the choir regularly appears with the National Arts Centre Orchestra, the Ottawa Symphony Orchestra, chamber ensembles of the city’s leading instrumentalists, and engages major solo artists and exciting rising stars to appear on its stages.
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