Siamsa: Celtic Christmas Concert

Event Date: 
12/07/2013 - 19:00
Event Description ENG: 

Come celebrate the merriment of the Holidays with an evening of Irish & Scottish songs and storytelling with the Siamsa Singers and In-A-Chord vocal trio at Loyola Chapel on December 7th at 7 PM. Don’t miss the premiere of A’Saolin’ arranged especially for the Siamsa Singers by renowned Canadian composer Donald Patriquin.

Organized with the Montreal Celtic Society, the gathering promises to be filled with warmth, good music and home baking. Santropol coffee will also be on sale to raise funds for a music tour in Newfoundand, and rewarded by a complimentary Irish coffee, no less! Tickets are 15 $, free for children 10 & under. To purchase tickets, please contact Devin Shanks at 514-217-4781 •

The SIAMSA SINGERS are a dynamic new force within the Montreal choral community! Under the direction of Sarah Burnell, this community choir’s has a unique focus on music from the Celtic nations while exploring a new sound within the folk tradition. To hear, see and read us visit:

Linda Carey, soprano, Pauline Lavigne, mezzo and Debbie Roy, alto, form the In-A-Chord Trio. All three sing in Emmanuel United Church's choir in Cowansville, where they initiated a series of Coffee Houses. At the Celtic Coffee House, an auspicious meeting with Donald Patriquin, a renowned composer and brilliant arranger, resulting in shared musical projects which continue to bring great joy to all the participants.

Location: Loyola Chapel, 7141 Sherbrooke St. West, Montreal, QC
Contact: Devin Shanks



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