The Canisius College Chorale, under the direction of Frank Scinta, will continue its 2012 Sacred Spaces concert series with two programs:
- Saturday, December 1 at 7:30 p.m. in the Montante Cultural Center, Canisius College, 2001 Main Street, Buffalo, NY
- Sunday, December 2 at 7:30 p.m. in Annunciation Church, 7580 Clinton Street, Elma, NY
The concerts will feature works by Vivaldi, Lotti, Hogan, Dawson and others. Admission to both events is free.
Sacred Spaces stems from an idea the choir proposed seven years ago to feature its music in some of Western New York’s most beautiful and acoustically resonant environments – namely, the sanctuaries of our area’s churches. As a result, the choir has visited nearly forty present and former houses of worship with its repertoire of sacred and secular music spanning five centuries.
Now in its fifteenth season, The Canisius College Chorale remains one of Western New York’s most active collegiate music ensembles. Composed of 120 undergraduate and graduate members, the chorale regularly presents concert programs to school, church, and community audiences throughout Western New York and Southern Ontario. In recent years, the Chorale has performed with the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, Ars Nova Chamber Musicians, Buffalo Philharmonic Chorus and the Dave Brubeck Quartet.
Submitted by: Frank Scinta, adjunct professor, fine arts