9th Gala Concert June 3 2011(Friday) 7:30 pm
Canadian Museum of Civilization (CMC), Theatre (100 Laurier St., Gatineau)
East meets west in a cultural fusion of the traditional and the contemporary featuring over 40 exceptional Asian-Canadian performers.

Presented by: the Ottawa Asian Heritage Month Society and Canadian Museum of Civilization (5th year of partnership)

Ottawa Bach Choir, Quartet

The Ottawa Bach Choir (OBC), founded in 2002 by Dr. Lisette Canton, offers audiences a wide range of choral music of the finest quality.  Now in its ninth season, the Ottawa Bach Choir performs a large subscription concert series in Ottawa and travels extensively in Canada and abroad.  This season, the OBC has been invited to perform at Roy Thomson Hall in Toronto, at Redpath Hall in Montreal, in the Ottawa International Chamber Music Festival, and will make its debut in a prestigious series at the Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall in New York City in May 2011. In 2009, performances included a third tour to Europe, performing for the third time at Bach’s church, the Thomaskirche, in Lepizig, as well as at St. Paul’s Cathedral and the Foundling Museum in London, Cathédrale Notre-Dame, Église de la Madeleine and The American Church in Paris.

Its recent concert, performed on February 27, 2011 will be broadcast on CBC Radio Two on July 3, 2011, on Choral Concert. For more information, please visit the choir's website, www.ottawabachchoir.ca.


Photo by Edwin Lee Designs

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