TMC Announces winner of the 2017 Debbie Fleming Prize for Choral Composition

Toronto composer Joannie Ing has been awarded the Debbie Fleming Prize for Choral Composition for her composition The Good News Carol.  This is the third year of the TMC’s Choral Composition Competition for emerging Canadian composers.  For 2017, the competition called on unpublished Canadian composers to submit a sacred or secular work for the Christmas season, not more than five minutes in length, for SATB, either a cappella or accompanied by organ.
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Toronto Mendelssohn Choir and Huddersfield Choral Society from the UK join forces for a concert on June 4

The TMC is thrilled to welcome the UK’s acclaimed Huddersfield Choral Society (founded in 1836) to Toronto this Spring. On June 4th these two world-class choirs will join forces to present a concert of choral classics, featuring many of the greats of English Cathedral music. The choirs will fill Yorkminster Park with a grand symphonic sound.
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Toronto Mendelssohn Choir announces 2017/18 season

The Toronto Mendelssohn Choir, under the direction of Artistic Director Noel Edison, will present four subscription concerts during 2017/18 and will perform a number of great orchestral choral works with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra as they mark Peter Oundjian’s final season. The TMC is making two important changes for this season. Three of the concerts will now be performed on two nights. And, new subscription pricing means the more concerts patrons purchase, the more they save.
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Toronto Mendelssohn Choir announces winner of the 2016 Debbie Fleming Prize for Choral Composition

Montreal composer Elizabeth Ekholm has been awarded the Debbie Fleming Prize for Choral Composition for her composition Prayer of St. Francis. This is the second year of the TMC’s Choral Composition Competition for emerging Canadian composers. For 2016,, the competition called on unpublished Canadian composers to submit a sacred work, not more than five minutes in length, for SATB or double choir, either a cappella or accompanied by organ.
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Sacred Music for a Sacred Space, April 2017

The Toronto Mendelssohn Choir returns to the beautiful setting of St. Paul’s Basilica for its annual Good Friday concert of sacred choral music. This year, the Choir will present an all a cappella program, filling the Basilica with only the sound of 4-part and 8-part vocal harmony. There will be two performances: Wednesday April 12 and Good Friday, April 14, at 7:30 pm.
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TMC presents matinee concert of great choral anthems and audience hymn sing – Mar 4

The Toronto Mendelssohn Choir is joined by the Minster Singers (of Yorkminster Park Baptist Church) and organist William Maddox for this concert and webcast of choral anthems and an audience hymn sing on Saturday, March 4.
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Toronto Mendelssohn Choir announces exciting new concert in 2016/17 season

The TMC is thrilled to welcome the UK’s acclaimed Huddersfield Choral Society (founded in 1836) to Toronto this Spring. On June 4th these two world-class choirs will join forces and present a concert of choral classics through the ages, filling Yorkminster Park with a grand symphonic sound.
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Toronto Mendelssohn Choir announces conductors for 2017 Choral Conductors’ Symposium

Five conductors from across North America have been selected to participate in the TMC’s seventh annual Choral Conductors’ Symposium (Jan 24-28, 2017), led by conductor and artistic director Noel Edison. Conductors will work with Noel and with the Elora Singers and the Toronto Mendelssohn Choir on a variety of choral music for chamber and large-scale ensembles, including works by composers from Bach, Mozart and Mendelssohn to a number of contemporary Canadian works, including Leonard Cohen’s iconic Hallelujah.
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Festival of Carols 2016 – Dec 7 at Yorkminster Park and webcast live

Toronto Mendelssohn Choir rings in the Christmas season with its annual Festival of Carols, Wednesday, December 7 at Yorkminster Park Baptist Church - and webcast live across Canada and beyond. The Choir is joined by the acclaimed Canadian Staff Band and by organist David Briggs.
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TMC announces webcasts for the 2016/17 season

The Toronto Mendelssohn Choir will webcast three of its concerts internationally this season. Webcasts are an important part of the TMC’s outreach initiatives and over the past four seasons have brought great choral music concerts to thousands of people locally, across Canada and internationally.
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