Festival 500 Concert Schedule

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Ikusasa Lethu Malagma

Wednesday, July 6

Opening Gala Concert

— Canada Greets the World

8 p.m. St. John’s Arts and Culture Centre, hosted by CBC’s Amélie Gosselin and featuring:

•     Quintessential Vocal Ensemble, St. John’s

•     Hamilton Children’s Choir, Ontario

•     EnChor, British Columbia

•     Newman Sound Men’s Choir,

St. John’s

•     Kokopelli Choir, Alberta

And a cameo performance by Rajaton and the Indonesian Children Youth Cordana Choir.

Tickets for the Opening Gala Concert are available at the Arts and Culture Centre box office. For a complete concert schedule visit www.festival500.com.

Thursday, July 7

Noteable Lunch Concert

— 12:20 p.m.

Free 20-minute performances in public spaces throughout St. John’s.

•     Atlantic Place — Cantare Children’s Choir, Calgary

•     Scotiabank Scotia Centre — AcaBella, Corner Brook

•     Avalon Mall — Kokopelli Choir, Alberta

Concerts in the Afternoon

Mary Queen of Peace Church,

Torbay Road — 2 p.m.

•     Innismara — St. John’s

•     EXTRA- St. FX Vocal Ensemble — Nova Scotia

•     Ariadne Women’s Chamber Choir of Sudbury — Ontario

•     Newman Sound Men’s Choir — St. John’s

St. Andrew’s Church (The Kirk) Queen’s Road —?2 p.m.

•     Six Vocal Ensemble — Ontario

•     St. Bonaventure’s College Choir — St. John’s

•     iCoristi Chamber Choir

— Alberta

World of Music Concerts

Each concert features three choirs that will individually perform a 25-minute program. It concludes with all choirs sharing their voices singing three pieces together.

Arts and Culture Centre — 8 p.m.

•     Philharmonic Choir of the Newfoundland Symphony Orchestra

•     EnChor — British Columbia

•     Indonesian Children Youth Cordana Choir — Jakarta, Indonesia

Gower Street United Church

— 8 p.m.

•     Cantus Vocum Chamber Choir

•     KarenSchuessler Singers — Ontario

•     Vocado — Orebro, Sweden

Tickets for Afternoon, World of Music and Small Vocal Ensemble Concerts are available at the door or in advance at the Arts and Culture Centre box office.  Grand Finale tickets are available only at Mile One Centre Box Office or online at http://www.mileonecentre.com/purchase.asp.

For a complete concert schedule visit Festival 500’s website at www.festival500.com.

Friday, July 8

Noteable Lunch Concert

— 12:20 p.m.

•     St. John’s International Airport — Ariadne Women’s Choir, Ontario

•     Atlantic Place — Kokopelli Choir, Alberta

•     Scotiabank Scotia Centre — Six Vocal Ensemble, Ontario

•     Delta Hotel — iCoristi Chamber Choir, Alberta

•     Avalon Mall — Wits University Choir, Randburg, South Africa

•     Village Mall — Newman Sound, St. John’s

•     City Hall — Karen Schuessler Singers, Ontario

Concerts in the Afternoon

Mary Queen of Peace Church, Torbay Road — 2 p.m.

•     Vocado — Orebro, Sweden

•     Amabile Boys Choir — Ontario, Canada

St. Andrew’s Church (The Kirk) Queen’s Road —?2 p.m.

•     Afterglow — St. John’s

•     Malagma — Chubut, Argentina

•     Heartland Youth Choir — Iowa

World of Music Concerts

Arts and Culture Centre — 8 p.m.

•     The Girl Choir or South Florida

•     Holy Heart of Mary Alumnae Choir

•     Mississauga Children’s Choir

Gower Street United Church

— 8 p.m.

•     St. Bonaventure’s College Choir

•     Hamilton Children’s Choir

•     Shallaway Camerata

Small Vocal Ensemble Concerts

Performances by nine small a cappella vocal ensembles at the D. F Cook Recital Hall at Memorial University at 8 p.m. each night.

•     Innismara — St. John’s

•     AcaBella — Corner Brook

•     EXTRA — St. FX Vocal Ensemble —?Antigonish, Nova Scotia

Saturday July 9

Noteable Lunch Concert

— 12:20 p.m.

•     Delta Hotel — Hamilton Children’s Choir, Ontario

Concerts in the Afternoon

Mary Queen of Peace Church, Torbay Road — 2 p.m.

•     AcaBella — Corner Brook

•     Cantara Children’s Choir — Calgary

•     EnChor — Vancouver

St. Andrew’s Church (The Kirk) Queen’s Road —?2 p.m.

•     Zara — St. John’s

•     The Girl Choir of South Florida

— Florida

•     Karen Schuessler Singers — London, Ont.

World of Music Concerts

Arts and Culture Centre — 8 p.m.

•     Quintessential Vocal Ensemble

•     Wits University Choir

•     Kokopelli Choir

Gower Street United Church

— 8 p.m.

•     Pacific Mennonite Children’s Choir

•     Camerata Xara Young Women`s Choir

•     Newman Sound Men’s Choir

Small Vocal Ensemble Concerts

•     It’s Time — Red Deer County, Alberta

•     Six Vocal Ensemble — London, Ontario    

•     Malagma Comodoro Rivadavia

— Chubut, Argentina

Sunday, July 10

East Meets West

Arts and Culture Centre — 8 p.m.

•     Rajaton

•     Indonesian Children Youth Cordana Choir

Monday, July 11

Noteable Lunch Concert

— 12:20 p.m.

•     Delta Hotel — EnChor, British Columbia, Canada

•     Bowring Park — Ikusasa Lethu  Malagma, Durban, South Africa and EXTRA-St. FX Vocal Ensemble, N.S. (15 minutes each)

Concerts in the Afternoon

Mary Queen of Peace Church,

Torbay Road — 2 p.m.

•     It’s Time — Red Deer County

•     Mississauga Children’s Choir

— Mississauga

•     Ikusasa Lethu — Durban,

South Africa

St. Andrew’s Church (The Kirk) Queen’s Road —?2 p.m.

•     Hamilton Children’s Choir

— Hamilton

•     ZARI — Toronto

•     Wits University Choir — Randburg, South Africa

World of Music Concerts

Arts and Culture Centre — 8 p.m.

•     Come Solo Festival Choir

•     Shallaway Jubilate

•     Ariadne Women`s Chamber Choir of Sudbury

•     Cantaré Children’s Choir

•     Gower Street United Church

— 8 p.m.

•     Heartland Youth Choir

•     iCoristi Chamber Choir

•     Amabile Boys Choirs

Small Vocal Ensemble Concerts

• Afterglow — St. John’s

• Zara — St. John’s

• Vocado — Orebro, Sweden

Tuesday, July 12

World of Music Concerts

•     Arts and Culture Centre

— 8 p.m.

•     Lady Cove Women’s Choir

•     Camerata Xara Young Women’s Choir

Wednesday, July 13

Grand Finale Concert, 8 p.m., Mile One Centre

•     Rajaton

•     Indonesian Children Youth Cordana Choir

•     Massed Youth Choir

•     Massed Adult Choir

•     and the Newfoundland

Symphony Orchestra

Organizations: College Choir, Scotiabank, CBC Indonesian Children Youth Cordana Choir.Tickets Newfoundland Symphony Orchestra Delta Hotel Wits University ICoristi Chamber Chamber Choir Vocum Chamber Gower Street United Church

Geographic location: London, Ontario, British Columbia, Torbay Road Canada Corner Brook Calgary Bonaventure Alberta Mississauga Nova Scotia South Africa Chubut South Florida Jakarta Red Deer County Sweden Argentina Florida Durban AfricaSt Toronto

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