Upcoming performance at Equinox Vigil, Sept. 19, 2015

The Calgary Renaissance Singers & Players is one of the live musical groups that is currently scheduled to perform at Equinox Vigil, Saturday, September 19, 2015, 6:30 to 9:30 PM at the Union Cemetery near the Stampede grounds (28 Avenue & Spiller Road SE). This is a multidisciplinary arts event that explores the idea of death.

As explained by the Equinox Vigil’s website, it is “A free, family-friendly event to honour the deceased in creative and meaningful ways:

  • Art Installations & Shrines
  • Live Music
  • Video & Film Projections
  • The Union Choir
  • Digital Shrine
  • Memorial Craft-Making
  • Hosted Tea Garden
  • Poetry & History
  • Lantern Processions

Opening Ceremony 6:30 pm at the Threshold

Lantern Processions at 8 pm & 9 pm

More information: http://www.equinoxvigil.ca/about/

2015-2016 Season Plans

Concert dates for the Calgary Renaissance Singers & Players this upcoming season:

  • Next concert: “Play & Pray,” Sunday, April 17, 2016 at 3:00pm at St. Stephen’s Anglican Church, 1121 14 Avenue SW
  • Note the Sunday date, and the afternoon 3pm concert time!
  • Our music will take you to a weekend in 16th-century Italy with the bright energy of a Saturday carnival and the solemn beauty of a Sunday worship service.

  • CRSP-BigB-ByrdPrevious concert: “Byrd & Birds,” Saturday, December 5, 2015 at 7:30pm at St. Stephen’s Anglican Church
  • View the programme PDF:


This message and the 2015-2016 Season page will be updated with more details as they become available.

2015 Fall auditions for choristers

At the beginning of this fall 2015 season, The Calgary Renaissance Singers and Players are looking for an additional Bass singer and an Alto singer.

We are also happy to hear sopranos and tenors if they are willing to be part of a waiting list should they have successful auditions.

Auditions are currently scheduled for the evening of Wednesday, September 2, 2015.

If you’d like to audition, please contact the Artistic Director, Jane Perry to schedule your audition:  conductor@renaissance-singers.com

Find out more about singing with us at our Auditions page:  http://www.renaissance-singers.com/contact/auditions/