Kathleen Allan, Canzona

MCO, Canzona
& ‘Israel in Egypt’

Once a season or so, the MCO performs with a local choir, and the concert is invariably one of the season’s most popular. In 2019, the MCO has a particularly ambitious take on this tradition. We’ll be collaborating with Canzona, one of Canada’s top baroque choirs, to perform Handel’s epic Israel in Egypt. Nearly 30 years have passed since legendary conductor Henry Engbrecht led Canzona through their first season. After a short pause from performing a couple years ago, Canzona has resumed their place as one of the city’s best-loved choirs under the baton of the accomplished Kathleen Allan. See detailed program notes, bios and more here or, if you’re just after a quick ticket or two, add tickets to cart below.

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2017/18 recording and touring projects were funded in part by FACTOR, the Government of Canada and Canada’s private radio broadcasters.

Les projets d'enregistrement et les projets de tournage en 2016-2017 ont été financés en partie par FACTOR, le gouvernement du Canada et les radiodiffuseurs privés du Canada.