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FREE! Concert with Sewanee Choir
Tuesday, May. 15 @ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PMFree
St. George’s Cathedral hosts the University Choir from Sewanee Tenessee, directed by Geoffrey Ward, on Tuesday May 15 at 7:30pm. Music by Anton Bruckner, Charles Wood, Charles Stanford, Felix Mendelssohn, Jehan Alain, John Tavener, and others. Freewill offering. Visit www.stgeorgescathedral.ca or www.facebook.com/StGeorgeConcerts or call 905-522-0001 for details. The Cathedral is at 270 King St. E. (at Johnson) in Kingston.
The University Choir is an active touring ensemble, and has performed extensively throughout the United States. Since 1979, the choir has made ten tours of England, singing the service of Choral Evensong in more than 23 cathedrals and abbey churches. The choir has also sung at the American Cathedral in Paris, France.
Director since 2016, Geoffrey Ward is originally from Brampton, Ontario. He studied piano performance at the Royal Conservatory of Music in Toronto and holds degrees from Mount Allison University, Arizona State University, and the University of Kansas. He has held many church positions, including being the Healey Willan Organ Scholar at The Church of Saint Mary Magdalene in Toronto.
This will be the choir’s first trip to Canada. They will sing in Kingston, Quebec City, Montreal, Toronto, and Niagara.