Category: 2013/2014 Season

31st Rehearsal 2013/2014 RES Season

New project with the ESO in May featuring a piece by Robert Rival, Composer in Residence for the ESO titled Delights & Discords, should be a world premiere. Some words from Len on the background of the work. Also received Unclouded Day by Shawn Kirchner (we did this on the tour) the Jauchzet Dem Herrzet … Continue reading 31st Rehearsal 2013/2014 RES Season


Mass in B Minor By J.S. Bach – Concert 9 March, 2014

Richard Eaton Singers (RES) with the Alberta Baroque Ensemble (ABE) at the Francis Winspear Centre for Music starting at 1930. Soloists are Jolaine Kerley, soprano; Jennifer Enns-Modolo, mezzo soprano; Derek Chester, tenor; and Michael Kurschat, bass. We needed to be dressed and ready for 1915 to give us time to do a little warm up … Continue reading Mass in B Minor By J.S. Bach – Concert 9 March, 2014

24th Rehearsal 2013/2014 RES Season

Only 6 more rehearsals go until the performance of Bach's last piece the Mass in B Minor on March 9, 2014 in the Francis Winspear Centre for Music in Edmonton, Alberta - if you didn't know. Len has added another Saturday morning rehearsal as I don't think we are where he thought we would be … Continue reading 24th Rehearsal 2013/2014 RES Season

22nd Rehearsal 2013/2014 RES Season

Gratias agimus tibi (p. 61) - run through as warmup Gloria in excelsis (p. 36) - especially "Et in terra pax" from p. 100, and fugues (106) Crucifixus (p. 149) Sectional (8 - 8:40 pm) - we will need to revert to SA/TB sectionals due to room restrictions in the building. TB with Sara in … Continue reading 22nd Rehearsal 2013/2014 RES Season

18th Rehearsal 2013/2014 RES Season

Arrived just in time to sit before we started the rehearsal.  Chairs always seem to be weirdly set up so this week I was up in the Soprano section between a Soprano 1 and a 2.  Gives a whole different meaning to listening to the other members of your section or cross choir. As stated … Continue reading 18th Rehearsal 2013/2014 RES Season