Celebrate Canada 150 with the Tempus Choral Society.
May 5, 2017 | 8:00 pm
May 6, 2017 | 3:00 pm
ClearView Christian Reformed Church
2300 Sheridan Garden Dr., Oakville.
Tickets are $20.
Something to sing about .. this land of OURS. We will visit the provinces through song and celebrate the history and culture of this great land.
A beautiful bouquet of music awaits you at the Tempus Choral Society’s 2017 spring concert: Tempus 110-voice SATB choir, new Tempus children’s choir and new Tempus vocal jazz ensemble backed by an instrumental combo.
To highlight a few of the many songs in the program:
- Something to Sing About - ...This land of ours! A tribute to Canada written for the 100th anniversary by Oscar Brand and arranged by Carl Tapscott
- No Man is an Island - another Tempus standard by Joan Whitney and Alex Kramer - this song celebrates our community spirit and reliance on one another
- Hymn to Freedom - "together molds our destiny, that's when we'll be free" a classic from Oscar Peterson
- Away from the Roll of the Sea - This haunting melody by Allister MacGillivray evokes the Cape Breton coastline and the beauty of the harbor
- Blues Back to Back - The traditional Tempus challenge of the Spring concert Blues - with The Birth of the Blues and Blues in the Night
- What a Wonderful World - The 1967 classic by George Weiss and Bob Thiele made famous again in Good Morning Vietnam
- Canadian Railroad Trilogy - Travel the length and breadth of Canada as the Railroad is built through the music of Gordon Lightfoot
Join us for a great evening of music!