Avanti Chamber Singers is a community-based mixed chamber choir performing mainstream choral literature, both accompanied and a cappella, with emphasis on Canadian, and especially Niagara-based, composers. Repertoire varies widely and includes madrigals, motets, anthems, partsongs, arrangements of folksongs and spirituals, and short extended works.
2015/2016 10th Anniversary Season!
November 21, 2015
Classical works by Dvorak, Brahms, Barber, Bartok, Chatman, Loewen, Pfautsch and Raminsh.
Great American Songbook with jazz trio
Works by Rodgers, Mann, Porter, Gershwin, Lewis, Hudson, Carmichael and Harline.
Animalia: The Lighter Side of the Animal Kingdom
February 20, 2016
Serious and comic madrigals and partsongs. Suites by Vogel ("Cats and Bats and Things With Wings") and Whitacre ("Animal Crackers”).
Selections by Copland, Gibbons, Lassus, and others.
April 30th, 2016
Water Music: Of Rain, River and Sea
Selected part songs by Barber, Elgar, Monteverdi and others. Arrangements of folk songs, spirituals and popular songs by Arlen, Berlin, Copland, Mancini and others.
Tickets: $25 adults, $20 seniors & students, $5 eyeGo high school program. Available at the door. Covenant Christian Reformed Church, 278 Parnell, St. Catharines
November 11, 12, 13, 14 (shows at 8:30 & 9:00 PM)
Avanti Chamber Singers performs with Kenny Rogers at the Fallsview Casino, Niagara Falls.
December 5, 2015, 7:30 PM
Avanti Chamber Singers joins the Brock University Choirs in the new Cairns Recital Hall, part of the FIrstOntario Performing Arts Centre in downtown St. Catharines.
April 2, 2016, 7:30 PM
Avanti Chamber Singers joins the Brock University Choirs in a performance of Peter Landey’s “Gloria” with brass ensemble. Concert at St. Thomas Anglican Church.
Tickets are available at the door, or in advance from Avanti choristers and Booksmart (Scott & Vine Plaza) and Thorold Music (Glendale Avenue) in St. Catharines.