CONCERT: Children's choir concert in Ottawa

On Saturday, January 30 at 7pm. St. Matthews boys' and girls' children's choir will sing to 1920's Nordic silent film.     

The choir will present The Parson's Widow, a silent film by acclaimed Danish director Carl Theodor Dreyer (1889-1968) starring film stars Swedish actors Hildur Carlberg (1843-1920) and Greta Almroth (1888-1981).

The comedy drama will be accompanied by music from Edvard Grieg’s Peer Gynt suite, Norwegian folk songs, a traditional Swedish wedding march, as well as some musical improvisations on piano and organ.

Sat. Jan. 30, 7pm to 8:15pm with no intermission. Freewill offering. St. Matthew’s Anglican Church, 130 Glebe Ave., near Bank St. www.stmatthewsottawa.ca

 

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