June 13-26, 2014
The OBC embarks on its 4th European Tour, where it has been invited to perform in the world’s most prestigious international Bach festival along with other concerts in Venice, Lübeck, Groningen and Amsterdam.
Join us on tour by seeking out one of the venues below. You can also keep up-to-date by reading our tour blog, which will include photos and highlight articles written by Richard Todd (Ottawa Citizen) who is travelling with us.
The Ottawa Bach Choir will perform at the following locations:
June 15 • San Marco • Venice, Italy
June 16 • San Polo • Venice, Italy
June 22 • Marienkirche • Lübeck, Germany
June 24 • Martinikerk • Groningen, Netherlands
June 25 • Westerkerk • Amsterdam, Netherlands
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Ottawa (Canada) – The Ottawa Bach Choir (OBC) presents its final subscription concert of the season, Prélude-Europe 2014, on Saturday, May 10, 2014, at 8 PM, at St. Matthew's Church, 130 Glebe Avenue, Ottawa. This performance will include beautiful works the choir will take on its fourth European tour to Venice, Leipzig, Lübeck, Groningen and Amsterdam. Accompanied by Ottawa organist, Jennifer Loveless, this concert includes selections by Bach, Gabrieli, Monteverdi, Palestrina, Schütz, and more.Read more...
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The Ottawa Bach Choir, founded in 2002 by Lisette Canton, offers audiences a wide range of choral music of the finest quality, performing music from all historical periods while keeping Bach's choral oeuvre as the focus of its repertoire. Through a combination of both a scholarly and emotional approach to choral music, the choir expands all aspects of the artistic spectrum. It has performed extensively in Canada and abroad, and achieved national as well as international acclaim.