Date: Saturday, February 24, 2018 at 7:30 pm and
Sunday, February 25, 2018 at 3:00 pm
Westminster United Church (745 Westminster)
Curator/Conductor: John Wiens
Camerata Nova presents an early music extravaganza with an expanded period choir, soloists and ten top period instrumentalists. In a mere 40 years, Andrea Gabrieli and his nephew Giovanni Gabrieli transformed the entire face of Renaissance music and, in the process, changed the old city of Venice into a cultural magnet of Europe. Featuring local soloists including Dan Peasgood, Dayna Lamothe and more. This will be a thrilling choral blockbuster of music never performed before in Manitoba – not to be missed!
Special thanks to our concert supporters: Drs. Bill and Elizabeth Tippett-Pope.
Pre-concert talk at 6;45 on Saturday and 2:15 on Sunday.
Date: Saturday, April 28, 2018 at 7:30 pm and
Sunday, April 29, 2018 at 3:00 pm
(200 Kenny in St. Boniface)
Curator/Conductor: Mel Braun
Imagine the squeal and squeak of wooden wheels turning on wooden axles. Louis Riel’s Manitoba was filled with the sound of Red River carts, fiddles and voices. Join Camerata Nova and violinist/fiddler Claudine St-Arnauld in a celebration of poetry, music and wood-on-wood technology of the 1870s featuring the songs of Métis bard Pierre Falcon. Camerata Nova has also commissioned a new work by Manitoba Métis composer Eliot Britton. Plus, a surprise guest is in the works…
Concert Supporter: Tire Stewardship Manitoba
Date: Saturday, November 25, 2017 at 7:30 pm and
Sunday, November 26, 2017 at 3:00 pm
Crescent Fort Rouge United Church
(corner of Wardlaw and Nassau)
Curator/Conductor: Vic Pankratz
We are proud to present Snow Angel, a five-movement work by Canadian Sarah Quartel exploring love, rebirth and beauty through the eyes of children. A children’s chorus from the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra’s Sistema music program and the talented Winnipeg teenage cellist Juliana Moroz will join Camerata Nova to perform this internationally acclaimed work. Three renditions of O Magnum Mysterium, Canadian carols and arrangements, sing-alongs and a suite of Santa Claus songs from Andrew.
“You never know what you’re going to get…” Camerata Nova is a vocal group without fear, performing Renaissance, contemporary, and Indigenous-infused music. Often singing a cappella, the group also enjoys innovative collaborations and accompaniment from all kinds of instruments and soundscapes. Since 1996, the group has continually accented the unusual, offering authentic early music performances, premières of Manitoba compositions, and an eclectic array in between. Camerata Nova has issued four CDs: Camerata Nova, Mystica, Nova Noël, and Camerata Nova Live: Christmas in Early America, as well as the DVD Wa Wa Tey Wak (Northern Lights). Camerata Nova is led by a group of extraordinary individuals: Artistic Director and Resident Composer Andrew Balfour, and Conductors/Curators Mel Braun, Vic Pankratz and John Wiens.
At the end of the summer, our Artistic Director Andrew Balfour led the creation of an original Indigenous-based dramatic opera entitled Mishaabooz’s Realm. The première will be performed on December 15 and 16 in Montréal and on December 21 and 22 in Haliburton. This exciting new opera was jointly commissioned and produced by the Highlands […]
Camerata Nova artistic director Andrew Balfour was awarded the a Senate 150th Anniversary Medal from Senator Pat Bovey during a ceremony in November in Ottawa. The medal is awarded to “Canadians whose generosity, dedication, volunteerism and hard work make their communities a better place to live.” Congratulations, Andrew!
Camerata Nova is excited to announce that Artistic Director Andrew Balfour will be part of the creation of a completely new and original Indigenous based Dramatic Opera; Mishaabooz’s Realm, jointly commissioned and produced by the Highlands Opera Studio/Theatre and L’Atelier Lyrique de L’Opéra de Montréal. This exciting new work promises to be multi-media and multi-directional, incorporating […]
http://cameratanova.com/16/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/logo.png00Chris Simonitehttp://cameratanova.com/16/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/logo.pngChris Simonite2017-07-27 00:29:482017-07-27 00:29:48Balfour to Compose Indigenous Opera