The Ottawa Bach Choir presents Mozart Celebration

Ottawa (Canada) – The Ottawa Bach Choir (OBC) presents the final concert of its seventeenth season of glorious choral music, Mozart Celebration, on Saturday, May 4, 2019, 8:00 PM, at St. Jean Baptiste Church, 96 Empress Avenue, in Ottawa. This concert features majestic masterpieces by Mozart composed in the 1770s while he was still in Salzburg. Repertoire includes the Krönungs-Messe (Coronation Mass), K. 317, Vesperae solennes de confessore, K. 339, Regina coeli, K. 276, and more, performed with members of the National Arts Centre Orchestra, and soloists. This concert is sponsored by the generous support of Sunny and Nini Pal.

The OBC’s seventh CD, Handel, Bach & Schütz, has been released on the ATMA Classique label, and is available on the website and on all online platforms. The choir has also been invited to return to the world’s most prestigious international Bach festival, Bachfest Leipzig 2020,as one of 40 ensembles (and the only Canadian ensemble) worldwide asked to present the entire chorale cantata cycle of Bach.

Founded in 2002 by Dr. Lisette Canton, the OBC offers a wide range of choral music from all historical periods, featuring some of Canada’s top choristers. With the combination of a scholarly and emotional approach, the OBC provides an unforgettable experience of choral music at its best.

The OBC has toured extensively in Canada, the United States, and Europe, and was invited to perform as Canada’s choral representative in the prestigious Meet in Beijing arts festival in Beijing, China, in April 2016. In 2014, the choir had the honour of being the first Canadian choir ever to be among the performers in Bachfest Leipzig 2014.

Listing information:

Ottawa Bach Choir

Dr. Lisette Canton, Conductor                                                  

Mozart Celebration

with orchestra and soloists

Saturday, May 4, 2019, 8 PM: St. Jean Baptiste Church, 96 Empress Avenue, Ottawa

Tickets: Reserved $45, Adult $35, Senior (65+) $30, Student $15, Children 12 and under are free

Tickets are available online:, or at the following outlets: Compact Music, 206 & 785 1/2 Bank Street, Ottawa


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