Best Messiah Chorus Ever

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The results of the Peterborough Singers survey are in. And, according to our singers and audience members, the best Messiah chorus ever is the very last one. Check out the complete results in our December newsletter.

Variety’s the Key in Carols with Brass

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Why go to a concert that has had the same name for a good number of years? The quick answer is that Carols with Brass always delivers something new and exciting, as well as the traditional and comfortably cozy songs of … Continued

Celebrate 50 Years of Arts Support

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In 2013, the Ontario Arts Council kicked off its 50th anniversary, and we want to say congrats and many thanks. As an organization, the Peterborough Singers has received crucial support from the OAC, support that has enabled the choir to … Continued

Bach Banter: F# and the B Minor Mass

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Watch the second instalment of Bach Banter with Artistic Director Syd Birrell and discover the significance of F# to Bach’s B Minor Mass. Available on YouTube here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=akvhvaqi9os

J. S. Bach: An Irreverent Look (Part 2)

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Here are some more fun facts about Bach, provided by chorister and writer extraordinaire Natasha Regehr. Bach the Jailbird Well, things went sour with the old duke, who was in a tiff with the local prince. “My musicians won’t talk … Continued

J. S. Bach: An Irreverent Look (Part 1)

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by Natasha Regehr We all know J. S. Bach as a sober-minded, religious fellow who spent his days rapturously composing magnificent church music to the glory of his decidedly Lutheran God. And for some of us, that’s all we know. … Continued

Bach, Bieber, and the Beatles: Help!

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by Natasha Regehr It was a dark day in my uppity, overly cultured mind when, three years ago, I sneered at Syd Birrell’s lame idea to force a 100-voice choir into doing a Beatles show. Number one, the Beatles weren’t … Continued