Richard Eaton Singers: is once again offering our Up Close & Personal educational events to Educators and Students. If you know anyone that would like to attend these events, please contact members@richardeatonsingers.groupanizer.com
UP CLOSE & PERSONAL
Richard Eaton Singers is excited to be able to invite Educators and Students in the Edmonton area to attend educational events and dress rehearsal performances of 3 concerts in their upcoming season in the world-renowned Winspear Centre.
Enjoy a special presentation by conductor Leonard Ratzlaff using specially designed workbooks, and get Up Close & Personal with musicians, soloists and singers for an inside take of what it is really like to be on the Winspear stage.
FREE pizza, snacks, drinks and fabulous draw prizes included thanks to funding by The Garneau Community.
The Music of Vaughan Williams
Saturday November 12, 2022
9.00am
Winspear Centre
Richard Eaton Singers
Leonard Ratzlaff, Conductor
Edmonton Symphony Orchestra
Jolaine Kerley, Soprano
Roderick Bryce, Baritone
Celebrating the 150th Anniversary of the birth of Ralph Vaughan Williams in 1872. The main work, Dona nobis pacem, which we last performed in 1992, presents a powerful statement on peace in the time of conflict. His other works – Five Mystical Songs and Benedicite will complete the program. This concert is a co-production with ESO
Handel’s Messiah
Wednesday December 7, 2022
6.00pm
Winspear Centre
Richard Eaton Singers
Leonard Ratzlaff, Conductor
Edmonton Symphony Orchestra
Hannah Pagenkopf, Soprano
Sarah Staples, Alto
Timothy Shantz, Tenor
Michael Kurschat, Bass
An exciting, rare opportunity to experience this seasonal favourite. Written by George Frederic Handel in just three short weeks during the summer of 1741 for Easter celebrations the music traces the life story of Jesus Christ in three sweeping sections: Prophecy & Fulfillment; Suffering, and Redemption. This concert is a co-production with ESO.
Mendelssohn’s Elijah
Thursday March 30, 2023
6.00pm
Winspear Centre
Richard Eaton Singers
Leonard Ratzlaff, Conductor
Edmonton Symphony Orchestra
Miriam Khalil, Soprano
Lauren Segal, Mezzo-Soprano
Geoffrey Sirett, Baritone, Elijah
John Tessier, Tenor
Last performed by RES in 2012 to great acclaim, this magnificent choral work has remained enduringly popular with audiences since the first public performance on August 26, 1846. Produced by us in 1977 and 1981, and beloved by RES choristers, we are excited, once again, to showcase this masterpiece.
Register: https://www.eventbrite.ca/.../richard-eaton-singers...
Founded in 1951 by Richard Eaton, the premier symphonic choir in Edmonton, Richard Eaton Singers, has played a leading role in the cultural community of the city for more than 6 decades.
RES is dedicated to the enjoyment, study and performance of great choral music to an international standard of excellence, and to fostering the appreciation and future of this music.
 

                                                                            Richard Eaton Singers: is once again offering our Up Close & Personal educational events to Educators and Students. If you know anyone that would like to attend these events, please contact members@richardeatonsingers.groupanizer.com
UP CLOSE & PERSONAL
Richard Eaton Singers is excited to be able to invite Educators and Students in the Edmonton area to attend educational events and dress rehearsal performances of 3 concerts in their upcoming season in the world-renowned Winspear Centre.
Enjoy a special presentation by conductor Leonard Ratzlaff using specially designed workbooks, and get Up Close & Personal with musicians, soloists and singers for an inside take of what it is really like to be on the Winspear stage.
FREE pizza, snacks, drinks and fabulous draw prizes included thanks to funding by The Garneau Community.
The Music of Vaughan Williams
Saturday November 12, 2022
9.00am
Winspear Centre
Richard Eaton Singers
Leonard Ratzlaff, Conductor
Edmonton Symphony Orchestra
Jolaine Kerley, Soprano
Roderick Bryce, Baritone
Celebrating the 150th Anniversary of the birth of Ralph Vaughan Williams in 1872. The main work, Dona nobis pacem, which we last performed in 1992, presents a powerful statement on peace in the time of conflict. His other works – Five Mystical Songs and Benedicite will complete the program. This concert is a co-production with ESO
Handel’s Messiah
Wednesday December 7, 2022
6.00pm
Winspear Centre
Richard Eaton Singers
Leonard Ratzlaff, Conductor
Edmonton Symphony Orchestra
Hannah Pagenkopf, Soprano
Sarah Staples, Alto
Timothy Shantz, Tenor
Michael Kurschat, Bass
An exciting, rare opportunity to experience this seasonal favourite. Written by George Frederic Handel in just three short weeks during the summer of 1741 for Easter celebrations the music traces the life story of Jesus Christ in three sweeping sections: Prophecy & Fulfillment; Suffering, and Redemption. This concert is a co-production with ESO.
Mendelssohn’s Elijah
Thursday March 30, 2023
6.00pm
Winspear Centre
Richard Eaton Singers
Leonard Ratzlaff, Conductor
Edmonton Symphony Orchestra
Miriam Khalil, Soprano
Lauren Segal, Mezzo-Soprano
Geoffrey Sirett, Baritone, Elijah
John Tessier, Tenor
Last performed by RES in 2012 to great acclaim, this magnificent choral work has remained enduringly popular with audiences since the first public performance on August 26, 1846. Produced by us in 1977 and 1981, and beloved by RES choristers, we are excited, once again, to showcase this masterpiece.
Register: https://www.eventbrite.ca/.../richard-eaton-singers...
Founded in 1951 by Richard Eaton, the premier symphonic choir in Edmonton, Richard Eaton Singers, has played a leading role in the cultural community of the city for more than 6 decades.
RES is dedicated to the enjoyment, study and performance of great choral music to an international standard of excellence, and to fostering the appreciation and future of this music.
 

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