“There is quite a level of nuance in how choral groups are approaching singing during this time. All across the country groups are coming up with interesting and novel things to do.” – John Wiens
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Entries by Roland Descambault
Camerata Nova is scheduled to release a recording and video performance for Captive, the third project in their Reconciliation Series. Looking to be released this year, the series is spearheaded by composer and Camerata Nova Artistic Director, Andrew Balfour, who curates each concert around a theme that resonates with the Canadian Indigenous experience. So far, […]
May we extend to the Manitoba Choral Association a heartfelt thanks for awarding us the inaugural Award of Distinction for Artistic Excellence. What a great honor it is to be amongst such a talented group of recipients! We will be forever grateful.
This Advent season, may we be reminded that we do not celebrate alone and without comfort, just as we are not alone in surviving the pandemic.
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On Wednesday, November 11, Camerata Nova’s Artistic Director, Andrew Balfour, is lending his talents to an inspiring Remembrance Day performance with The Toronto Mendelssohn Choir. The program offers a Choral Perspective of Canada’s Indigenous Veterans and welcomes Andrew as the guest curator, as well as longtime Camerata Nova collaborator, cellist, and composer Cris Derkson. The […]
Our Instagram account tells a vibrant, fun, and original story of who we are using awesome images, captions, and quotes. We feature posts about our Artistic Director Andrew Balfour, conductors, composers, guest performers, and of course, the super talented singers!
There’s never been a year quite like 2020. For musicians around the world, the arrival of COVID-19 met that their performance schedules suddenly emptied. However, in the wake of shutdowns, quarantines, and social distancing, musicians have taken their shows to social media, providing much needed levity during an otherwise serious time. Winnipeg’s Camerata Nova, especially, proves that the show must go on.
“El Grillo” (The Cricket) is the second instalment in a trio of early-music pandemic recordings we’ve been working on.
Our new video featuring Raine Hamilton and Tori Sparks. This Neapolitan Villanesca from 1545 tears a strip off all the old gossips who hang about the plaza with nothing better to do than yap all day long at the expense of others. Sound familiar?
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