Kyiv Chamber Choir coming to St. Catharines

    ST. CATHERINES, ON, April 8 /CNW/ - Platinum Concerts International
presents the world-renowned Kyiv Chamber Choir at the Cathedral of St.
Catherine (3 Lyman Street, at Church) in St. Catharines on April 25/09, at
7:30 p.m. Under the direction of Conductor Mykola Hobdych, the Choir is
performing 12 concerts across Canada, from Montreal to Victoria.
    Winner of 3 Grand Prix Awards and other competitions with European
choirs, the Kyiv Chamber Choir has a well-deserved reputation as the foremost
proponent of Ukrainian choral music.
    The concert includes traditional sacred songs by some master composers,
performed with great passion by this internationally acclaimed Choir, as well
as some of Ukraine's most popular folk songs, arranged by the finest modern
composers and drawn from a musical heritage that extends back over 1,000
years. The 21 members of the Choir play traditional instruments and, with
choreography and costumes, their unique and entertaining performances always
bring audiences to their feet.
    The Ottawa Citizen said "its appeal was universal... some of the finest
choral singing heard here in years". The Georgia Straight described the Kyiv
Chamber Choir as "an ensemble of rare quality; a purveyor of music at its
transcendent best".

    Platinum Concerts is a Toronto-based organization whose primary goal is
to bring the 'hidden treasure' of great Ukrainian choral music to mainstream
audiences in North America. For more details about the Kyiv Chamber Choir's
cross-Canada concert tour, please visit

                Kyiv Chamber Choir / Mykola Hobdych Conductor
             Cathedral of St. Catherine   April 25 at 7:30 p.m.

            For Tickets: $35 (incl. all sales taxes) please visit
       For information about local
                  ticket sellers and group sales: call PCI,
                        toll-free, at 1-877-266-2557.

For further information:

For further information: MEDIA CONTACT: Ernie McCullough, (416)

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