Choral Canada Podium Conference, NL (3 concerts)

July 2nd, 2018 at St. John's, Newfoundland

Elektra was thrilled to perform at Podium on the Edge, Choral Canada’s 2018 national, biennial choral conference and concert festival. Please visit the Podium website for more details.

The repertoire list below incorporates all three of Elektra’s performances:

July 1: …float… (at Mt. Scio Savoury Farm – see below)
   Rain Makes Its Own Night
   On the Surface of Water (a mixed choir piece for the massed choirs)

…float… On July 1, 2018, Choral Canada presented a daring, expansive, and innovative, 90-minute, multi-disciplinary performance called …float…. Audiences walked in silence along a 1.2 km wooded path at Mount Scio Savoury Farm in St. John’s Newfoundland, where they discovered immersive art installations, live actors, and exquisite choral music highlighting a resource integral to the geography and identity of all of Canada: water.

July 2: Cameo Concert (at The Rooms)
   Let Me Fish Off Cape St. Mary’s
    Laulud Laulude Laulust (The Song of Song of Songs)
   Sicut Lilium Inter Spinas
   Seikilos
   Nocturne
   Fire-Flowers

July 2: Equals on the Edge Concert, shared with Primus: Amabile Men’s Choir. Sirens, and the Vancouver Men’s Chorus (all choirs solo, no massed repertoire (Cochrane Centre)
   Primary Colours
   Spring Shall Bloom
   

Performance Pieces:

  1. Rain Makes Its Own Night Canadian Composition Alexina Louie
  2. Let Me Fish Off Cape St. Mary’s Canadian Composition Otto P. Kelland Diane Loomer (arr) 
  3. Laulud Laulude Laulust (The Song of Song of Songs) Tõnu Kõrvits
  4. Sicut Lilium Inter Spinas Anonymous (possibly Eleanora (Leonora) d’Este (1515-1575))
  5. Seikilos Joanne Metcalf
  6. Nocturne Eric Tuan
  7. Fire-Flowers (from the suite Fire-Flowers) Canadian Composition Don Macdonald
  8. Primary Colours: Three Canticles for Women’s Choir and Piano Canadian Composition Kathleen Allan
  9. Spring Shall Bloom Susan LaBarr

Canadian Composition Legend Canadian Composition