40 Years of Song
The 40 Years of Song concert includes a selection of some of the Chorale’s favourite sacred music from Vivaldi, Handel, Mendelssohn, Brahms, Haydn and Mozart, the latter with soprano soloist, Ruth Ann Morrison. The program also reflects memories of the three overseas concert tours (Wales/England, Scotland and Ireland) with arrangements of Loch Lomond, Amazing Grace, Go, Lassie Go, Fields of Athenry and Tell My Ma, as well as many songs by Cape Breton composers proudly included in Chorale repertoire. The spiritual Set Down Servant and a Broadway Medley are reminders of the many Sweet Serenades and programs of lighter music enjoyably presented through the years. Instrumental numbers by Chorale members display some of the talents shared in past concerts. The program closes with that wonderful hymn of praise and thanksgiving; Handel's Hallelujah Chorus.