On Saturday, February 29, 2020, Kappella Kyrie celebrated it's 10th year anniversary with a sold out concert, “A Journey Through Lent”, with guests from The King’s University Chamber Choir as well as featuring Joachim Segger and Charles Stolte from The King’s Music Faculty.
Global News Edmonton interviewed our conductor, Dr. Melanie Turgeon, about Kappella Kyrie's upcoming 10th anniversary concert. Check out the clip below.
On June 7, 2019, Kappella Kyrie Chamber Choir held their final concert of the 2018-2019 season at the West End Christian Reformed Church to great acclaim. Check out media coverage of the concert, as well as photos and videos of the performances below.
Dmytro Bortniansky (1751-1825) Як славен (How Glorious)
Maksym Berezovsky (1745-1777) Радуйтеся, праведнії (Rejoice, O You Just)
Myron Fedoriv Богородице Діво (Hail Mary)
Artem Vedel’ (1767-1808) Choral Concerto ,,Помолихся лицу Твоему всем сердцем моим’’
Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741) Gloria (RV 589)
This past Saturday, June 1, Dr. Melanie Turgeon was interviewed by Orest Soltykevych on CKUA's "Saturday Breakfast" program about Kappella Kyrie's upcoming concert, "I Entreated Thy Favour..." which takes place on June 7, 2019.
The program will include the Canadian premier of a sacred concerto by Artem Vedel and Vivaldi's famous Gloria accompanied by a guest orchestra playing on period instruments, with guest soloists. More information on the concert can be found here.
Check out the interview below:
In May 2019, conductor and baroque violinist, Mark Bailey, visited Edmonton from Yale University. Kappella Kyrie was honoured to have the chance to learn from his expertise and sing under his conductorship.
Check out a few photos from his visit below.
Public Lecture with Dr. Melanie Turgeon and Mr. Mark Bailey … we had a full house !
Kappella Kyrie has workshop with Mark Bailey and Orchestra … instruction on Baroque concerto performance style.