OCC's Chamber Choir leaves on April 2nd for Paris and Vimy, France, to participate in the ceremonies to commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge. The ceremony will be broadcast live by CBC on April 9th. Here are some opportunities to find out more and to follow the group as they travel:
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Ottawa Children’s Choir honoured to perform in the ceremony to mark the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge
The Choir will join other Canadian performers in France at Vimy 100 ceremony in April
March 24, 2017 – Ottawa, Ontario
In April, the Ottawa Children’s Chamber Choir will travel to France to perform as part of the ceremony marking the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge at the Canadian National Vimy Memorial. The Choir is an ensemble of 24 singers aged 11-15. They will accompany Canadian pop, folk and country singer Isabelle Boulay as she performs “L’hymne à la beauté du monde.”
OCC PERFORMANCE Sunday March 5, 2017
Six great choirs, one great cause. Join choristers from the Ottawa Children's Concert Choir and Ottawa Children's Chamber Choir as special guest artists for the Ottawa Regional Youth Choir's concert, Songs for St. Joe's Supper Table. Also performing will be the Ottawa Catholic School Board's Children's and Chamber Choirs and Cross Town Youth Chorus.
Location: St. Joseph's Parish, 174 Wilbrod Street, Ottawa ON @ 3 pm
Tickets: Suggested donation of $20 per person
If you, your friends or family are planning to be in the Glebe on Saturday February 11 we would love to see you at McKeen Metro Glebe on Bank St. from 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm. Chamber Choir choristers will be bagging groceries and raising funds for their trip to Vimy in April where they will be performing as part of the Vimy 100 ceremonies. Get your groceries, say hi to a chorister, support the choir -- sounds like a pretty good morning!
Ottawa Children's Choir Boys' Choir is very excited to be participating in The Music of Star Wars - May the Force be with You with the National Arts Centre Orchestra, December 8 - 10, 8 pm.
"Be transported to a galaxy far, far away with John Williams’s iconic music guided by Canadian funnyman Charles Ross, performer of “One Man Star Wars Trilogy”, and co-host Émilie Fournier. And not only will we be performing the best of John Williams, but we will also be performing video game soundtrack excerpts from acclaimed composer Gordy Haab."
Concert Choir took part in the Christmas tree lighting ceremony at Lansdowne Park on the evening of Friday, December 2nd, and here's a short clip from the CBC news site: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/ottawa/christmas-lights-ottawa-tree-1.3879247
Join us on Saturday December 3 for the Mayor's Annual Christmas Celebration! The Ottawa Children's Choir will perform at 2:15 and there are many other wonderful events to enjoy including ice skating on the Sens Rink of Dreams, hot chocolate and BeaverTails, roasting marshmallows, maple taffy on snow and horse-drawn wagon rides and more! The event is held at City Hall on Laurier Street.
For more information, click here to visit the City Hall website! See you there!