In an earlier column, I made a request for inspired classical vocalists to rehearse with the Okanagan Symphony choir for an on-stage performance with the orchestra. The time has now come for those chanteuses, and for us to hear The Messiah with a full-on cast of musicians and voice.
Friday, 13 December 2013 02:00
Kelowna Daily Courier
Every holiday season, the 1985 Band Aid fundraising song, Do They Know It's Christmas?, returns to the airwaves, despite years of criticism of the initiative as a simplistic representation of the Ethiopian famine and insensitivity of the song's lyrics.
On Sunday afternoon I had the pleasure of hearing yet another collaboration with the Okanagan Symphony; this time with the newly formed Opera Kelowna in a glorious production of Amahl and the Night Visitors.