Excitement Builds as Singers Rehearse Messiah

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The Peterborough Singers’ annual presentation of Handel’s Messiah is just a little over a week away (December 18), and excitement is building as current Singers and alumni gather to rehearse this beloved oratorio. This year will be remarkable in many ways. Barring … Continued

Un-Concert Moments

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The 2017 Un-Concert was a success all around, as a fundraiser and as an evening of good fun. The Singers had a larger audience than ever before, and the acts were varied and very entertaining. Artistic Director Syd Birrell got … Continued

One Hundred Voices, One of Them Yours

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Erinn in Sinaia, Romania (2017) Whether going into their first or twenty-first season as a Peterborough Singer, choir members cannot speak highly enough about their experiences within this choral community. Just ask Erinn Burke, a multilingual soprano entering her third … Continued

Surprise Visit at Singers’ Rehearsal

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The choir knew something was afoot as the lights dimmed and an imposing man with long, jet-black hair stepped out from the shadows. Then he began to sing. And we knew why director Syd Birrell had made us memorize the … Continued

Peterborough Singers return from York

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On August 2, a contingent of Peterborough Singers arrived home from an exciting trip to York, UK, where they sang services at York Minster, the city’s cathedral church and one of the finest medieval buildings in Europe. Over the week, the Singers … Continued

Mozart: Requiem and Arias

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Experience just a bit of what promises to be a remarkable concert tonight. Watch the video created by Singer Melissa Wotherspoon, who said she spent hours just listening to the soloists sing together before she could come down from the … Continued

The raffle winners are announced!

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The Peterborough Singers held its Canadian Women of Song concert on February 25, 2017. As well as our corporate sponsors (Medical Centre Hearing and TD Group) and supporters (Steelworks Design and Nightingale Nursing), the choir thanks Peterborough’s downtown merchants, who donated wonderful raffle prizes. And … Continued

The Peterborough Singers thank local media!

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The Canadian Women of Song concert of February 25 was a wonderful celebration, not only of the Canadian women singer-songwriters featured but also of our region’s local musical and comedic talent. The choir is deeply grateful for the help of local media outlets, which publicized … Continued