Monday, 10 January 2011

Concert: 'Cape Breton: Beautiful Island, Beautiful Music' - 23 January 2011

Atlantic Voices: the Newfoundland and Labrador Choir of Ottawa presents its winter concert, Cape Breton: Beautiful Island, Beautiful Music, on Sunday, January 23 at 3 pm at Centretown United Church, 507 Bank Street. The musical team of Director Scott Richardson and Accompanist Theresa Clarke lead the choir in a musical tour of the Island.

The programme ranges from folksongs in Scottish Gaelic and Acadian French to contemporary classics by some of Cape Breton's greatest songwriters, including Allister McGillivary, Jimmy Rankin, and Rita MacNeil.

Our special guests are members of the Ottawa Cape Breton Session, a local association of Cape-Breton-style fiddlers. Our own house band, the Fumblin’ Fingers, will provide pre-concert entertainment BEGINNING at 2:15 pm. You are invited to join the choir after the concert for free refreshments and a silent auction. There are also door prizes

Tickets are $15 in advance or $18 at the door. Advance tickets may be purchased by calling Hannie @ 613-722-9240. Admission is free for children 12 years and under. For parking and other information, visit our website

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