2020 was a year of change, challenges, and creativity. We have all found new ways to connect with friends, family and colleagues, and we are thrilled that CIOC could be a part of that.
We are grateful for the continued support this year from you, our partners, volunteers, collaborators, donors, and dear friends. We look forward to continuing to provide you with experiences that bring you together with our community and share the music.
From all of us at CIOC, we wish you a happy and healthy holiday!
December 24th | 7:30PM EST
Celebrate Christmas Eve together with the Canadian International Organ Competition team from the Maison Symphonique in Montreal! Enjoy a selection of our favourite Christmas carols and other festive music.
Program includes performances of:
• Harold Darke's In the Bleak Midwinter
• Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky's Dance of the Sugar-Plum Fairy (excerpt from “Nutcracker”)
• Peter Cornelius' Die Könige (excerpt from “Weihnachtslieder” op. 8)
• Siegfried Strohbach's Maria durch ein Dornwald ging
• Adolphe Adam's O Holy Night (arr. Dudley Buck)
and many more...
The Canadian International Organ Competition is dedicated to creating unique events and activities that showcase the talents of organists throughout the world. The promotion of the cultural importance of pipe organs – treasures of our heritage – through collaboration with partner organizations in the organ world, is at the core of our mission.
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