Rise Up! Downtown Vibrancy Program presents:
Chiaroscuro: A Contemporary Take on a Traditional Liederabend
Saturday, October 15th 7:30 pm
The Grotto: Contemporary Calgary
Enjoy fresh new presentations of traditional gems through unique lighting, and a literal journey through the space. Even the piano and performers will move throughout the space.
Chiaroscuro, an exploration of the balance of light and shadow, is a term used interchangeably in both the visual art world and in music, particularly Italian opera. The concert will explore the juxtaposition of light/dark, day/night, heaven/hell and love/despair.
Set in the beautiful Grotto at Contemporary Calgary, this concert will explore the many facets of of light and shadow, including: lighting, architecture, textiles, and the true aural showcase of the event - the myriad of tonal colours possible through the human voice.
Tickets are FREE - Register Below
A Rocky Mountain High Christmas
Tuesday, November 29, 2022 - 8:30pm
Grey Eagle Casino
John Denver’s original arranger/conductor and Hollywood legend, Lee Holdridge will conduct the Rocky Mountain Symphony Orchestra at the Grey Eagle Event Centrre November 29, 2022 at 7:30 pm.
Joined by Canadian recording artists, Rick and Steve Worrall and special guest stars, rising star tenor, Robert Clark and soprano supreme, Kathleen Morrison in this wonderful kick-off to the Christmas season.
Join us for a celebration of John Denver’s greatest hits along with Mr. Holdridge’s arrangements of John’s favourite Christmas songs.
Don't miss this production for all ages. It is is sure to take you down memory lane, put a smile on your face and get you into the Christmas spirit.
A Divas Christmas
Divas Opera x Calgary Civic Symphony
Sunday, December 11, 2022 - 2:30pm
Jack Singer Concert Hall
Join the orchestra and friends, Johannes Brahms and Divas Opera, in performances of one of the greatest symphonic masterpieces and classic songs to celebrate the holiday season!
Divas Opera (Kathleen Morrison, soprano & Barbara King, mezzo-soprano)
Brahms Symphony No. 4 - First half
and seasonal favourites