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Celebrating 50 years of choral excellence
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    Concerts

Vesnivka's 51st Season of Song

After a whirlwind year celebrating our 50th anniversary, we are excited to embark on our 51st season with a wonderful concert series. 

We invite you to join us for Vesnivka’s 51st Season of Song and we look forward to seeing you at our concerts. You won’t be disappointed!

Subscribe today! Become a Vesnivka subscriber and save 10% if you purchase tickets for all 3 concerts in our concert series. Contact nykola@vesnivka.com or call 416-246-9880 for details.


2016-17 Season

TRIBUTE TO IVAN KOWALIW

Sunday November 13, 2016 at 3:00 pm
Humber Valley United Church
76 Anglesey Blvd., Toronto

General seating: Adult $30, Senior/Student $25

In partnership with the Ukrainian Music Festival, Vesnivka presents this musical tribute to Ivan Kowaliw – musician, teacher, poet, marking the 100th anniversary of his birth. The program includes a new work commissioned by Vesnivka from Ukrainian-Canadian composer Zenoby Lawryshyn, composed to the poetry of Ivan Kowaliw. Guest artists include the St. Nicholas Ukrainian Church Choir and the Toronto Ukrainian Male Chamber Choir. The choirs are joined by a chamber string orchestra.

CHRISTMAS CONCERT

Sunday January 8, 2017 at 3:00 PM
Islington United Church
25 Burnhamthorpe Rd. (north of Dundas St. W.), Toronto

General seating: Adult $30, Senior/Student $25

Our annual popular Christmas Concert is held in early January as part of the celebrations for Canadians of Ukrainian descent. Joined by its partner, the Toronto Ukrainian Male Chamber Choir, this year’s program will feature traditional and contemporary Ukrainian Christmas carols and New Year’s songs accompanied by a chamber orchestra. Orchestral arrangements were written by prominent Canadian composer Eric Robertson, as well as Ukrainian Canadian composer Zenoby Lawryshyn and Ukrainian composer Victor Stepurko. Guest artists include sopranos Natalya Matyusheva and Katherine Semcesen and tenor Justin Stolz, with narration provided by Lada Darewych. A reception will follow, where choristers have an opportunity to meet with members of the audience to celebrate the Christmas season together.

IDENTITIES: GLORIOUS AND FREE

Sunday May 14, 2017 at 3:00 pm
Koerner Hall
273 Bloor St. West, Toronto

Reserved seating: Koerner Hall Box Office 

Vesnivka and the Toronto Ukrainian Male Chamber Choir join the prestigious Orpheus Choir and its musical director Robert Cooper in this glorious musical tribute celebrating the 150th anniversary of Canada and 125 years of Ukrainian settlement in Canada. The program includes the Ontario premiere of Larysa Kuzmenko's The Golden Harvest, a dramatic oratorio recounting the story of Ukrainian immigration to Canada, paired with John Estacio's The Houses Stand not Far Apart in praise to the unity of diverse cultures. The combined choirs will be joined by guest soloists Andriana Chuchman, soprano, and James Westman, baritone, and the Orpheus Concert Orchestra. 

There will be a reception following the concert

 

Vesnivka's Performance by invitation

 
VESNIVKA CONCERT IN WASHINGTON DC

Saturday October 8, 2016 at 7:00 PM
Ukrainian Catholic National Shrine of the Holy Family
4250 Harewood Rd. NE, Washington DC

There will be a reception following the concert

DIVINE LITURGY IN WASHINGTON DC

Sunday October 9, 2016 at 10:30 AM
Ukrainian Catholic National Shrine of the Holy Family
4250 Harewood Rd. NE, Washington DC

 

Christmas Liturgy with Vesnivka Choir

January 7, 2017 at 11:30 AM
St. Nicholas Ukrainian Catholic Church
Queen St. W. & Bellwoods Ave., Toronto

Easter Liturgy with Vesnivka Choir

Sunday April 16, 2017 at 9:30 AM
St. Nicholas Ukrainian Catholic Church
Queen St. W. & Bellwoods Ave., Toronto

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