May of 2022 saw a couple of recording sessions where Esprit de Choeur, conducted by Valdine Anderson, recorded pieces expressly composed for them. The result was some stunning choral music.
The Creative Class of 2021 displayed their talents not only in what they presented but also showed their ingenuity in how they reached their aud
With the availability of the vaccines and testing, Hoosli believed they could record as a group this year, albeit with no live audience.
As all choirs are these days, Esprit de Choeur was excited to be presenting a performance in front of a live audience again.
December ended with a recording of a beautiful rendition of “In the Bleak Midwinter” arranged by Scott Reimer, and sung by 8 members of Winnipeg’s Polycoro.
2020 started with the best of intentions, but rather quickly devolved into a prolonged misery which will be historically recalled for countless reasons, almost none of them pleasant. This isn’t the note that I wish to end the year on.
The Canadian Museum for Human Rights was the spectacular setting for a performance by Western Canada Music Award winner Kelly Bado, shot…
Ordinarily, this night time festival would have live music performances and displays of art and dance in various locations in the city. Of course, this is not an ordinary year.
Live Jazz in a Streaming World – the fears and the joys of recording live music in the age of COVID19.
It’s not unusual for me to be asked to record a choral or orchestral recital. But it is a rare treat to…