November 2014 Concert Feedback and Programme

Thanks to everyone who attended and supported our concert, The Spirit of the Renaissance, Part 1.

If you attended or participated, please post your thoughts on our website, or on Facebook or Google+.  We’d love to hear what you experienced, your favorite pieces, your questions or any comments. If you forget what the song was called and want to check, you can view our complete programme below, lyrics and all:

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Click to view Programme PDF

CRSP-Program-2014-Nov-Spirit-Part1.pdf

 

Creating the November 2014 Concert Program

Jane Perry, CRSP Artistic Director

Jane Perry, CRSP Artistic Director

How was the music chosen for our November 29, 2014 concert, “The Spirit of the Renaissance, Part 1”?

It all started in CRSP music director Jane Perry’s mind with a couple of “Renaissance-like” choral works by Ola Gjeilo (“my favourite contemporary choral composer,” said Perry), Morten Lauridsen, and others. Responding to feedback from audience members that they had enjoyed the modern pieces when combined with CRSP’s traditional repertoire from the 15th and 16th centuries, Perry set out to create a program filled with works from both the Renaissance and modern times, showing the connections through the centuries. Continue reading