OTTAWA, Nov. 1, 2013 /CNW/ - Cathedral Arts will present its annual Remembrance and Commemoration on Saturday, November 9th at 2:00PM at Christ Church Cathedral Ottawa, 420 Sparks Street. The
event will feature the National Capital Concert Band, directed by Rocco
Romeo, and guest performers, Bronwyn Thies-Thompson, soprano, and David
MacAdam, tenor. Cadets from across the Capital will participate as
The Remembrance and Commemoration Concert has been a long-standing tradition for Cathedral Arts. It has brought together musical artists from across Ottawa's diverse
community, and pays homage to the generations of Canadians who served
their country in times of war and in times of peace.
Remembrance and Commemoration will mark a number of milestones: the 200th Anniversary of the War of 1812-15; the 95th Anniversary of the End of the Great War; the 70th anniversary of the Allied Invasion of Sicily in which Canadian soldiers
played a significant role; and, the 60th Anniversary of the End of the Korean War.
The concert programme promises a balance of reflection and reminiscence,
pride and celebration, introspection and reverence, as well as hope and
happiness. Music will include selections from Kenneth Alford and his
contemporaries, popular songs of the day that will evoke memories of
times past, and rousing works of patriotism from Sir Edward Elgar and
Sir Hubert Parry. The National Capital Concert Band is pleased as well
to provide accompaniment to some of our city's finest vocalists for
A portion of the proceeds of this event will be given to the
Perley-Rideau Veterans' Hospital.
Tickets at $25 (Reserved), $20 (General), $10 (students) may be
purchased online at www.cathedralarts.ca
SOURCE: Cathedral Arts & Christ Church Cathedral
For further information:
Cathedral Arts Office