Chor Leoni
  • May 11, 2023 | 7:30pm
  • St. Andrew’s-Wesley United

The Turning: Chor Leoni & The Leonids


“Never before in Vancouver have we heard sounds like these coming out of St. Andrew’s-Wesley United Church.”  Stir Vancouver

The Leonids return to Vancouver with one of the most innovative, evocative and transformational musical events of the season. Performing independently as well as alongside Chor Leoni and its Emerging Choral Artist Program, these choral luminaries will take your breath away and touch your heart with their world-class voices and rich harmonies.

Section A $50 | Section B $35 | Section C $30 | Section D $20
35 and Under Ticket Pricing Available.

  • May 11, 2023 | 7:30pm
  • St. Andrew’s-Wesley United

The Turning: Chor Leoni & The Leonids

Chor Leoni and its star ensemble, The Leonids, return to Vancouver with a boundary-busting program about the ways music can change our hearts, minds and world.

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  • Eric Alatorre

    Bass Eric Alatorre is best known for his 28 seasons with professional vocal ensemble Chanticleer. His legendary career singing bass began in the last century, and he has sung with and mentored many new generations of singers during stops in 37 countries.

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  • Andrew Fuchs

    Tenor Andrew Fuchs’s wide-ranging repertoire includes an abundance of early music, which he has sung with such groups as Pegasus, Tenet, Artek, The Choir of Trinity Wall Street, and New York Polyphony. He recently made his Kennedy Center debut in Monteverdi’s Vespers with The Thirteen and his Lincoln Center debut in Bach’s Magnificat with the American Classical Orchestra.

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  • Tim Keeler

    Tim Keeler is music director of the San Francisco-based, GRAMMY® award-winning vocal ensemble Chanticleer. Prior to moving to San Francisco, Tim forged a career as an active conductor, singer, and educator. He has performed with New York Polyphony, The Clarion Choir, the Choir of Trinity Wall Street, and sang with Chanticleer for their 2017-2018 season. He has also performed frequently as a soloist, appearing regularly in the Bach Vespers series at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in New York City, as well as with TENET, New York's preeminent early music ensemble.

  • Sam Kreidenweis

    Baritone Sam Kreidenweis’ stylistic versatility, rich sound, and engaging stage presence have gained him praise internationally. Sam works with the Dublin, Ireland-based Anúna, and appears across the US with ensembles such as Conspirare, Santa Fe Desert Chorale, and Vocal Arts Ensemble.

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  • Enrico Lagasca

    Acclaimed to have “a beautiful sound” (The New York Times), bass-baritone Enrico Lagasca is enjoying a diverse career as a soloist and chorister across North America with repertoire from Early to Contemporary Music. He is regularly seen with the Choir of Trinity Wall Street and frequently sings with the Metropolitan Opera Chorus.

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  • Jacob Perry Jr.

    Tenor Jacob Perry Jr., based in the Washington DC Metro Area, receives praise for his “gorgeous and stylish” interpretations of Renaissance and Baroque repertoire (ClevelandClassical.com). He has been featured as a soloist with Apollo’s Fire, Handel Choir of Baltimore, Mountainside Baroque, Tempesta di Mare, and The Thirteen.

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  • Daniel Schwartz

    A Philadelphia native, Daniel Schwartz has sung with the Opera Philadelphia chorus where he has performed a number of bit roles including The Foreman in the east coast premiere of Oscar. Daniel also sings with The Crossing, a two-time GRAMMY-winning new music choir, and has been featured as a soloist on their radio broadcasts. Daniel has performed with many distinguished ensembles such as Piffaro, Tempesta di Mare, Skylark, and Brandywine Baroque. In 2017 he made his debut as a soloist with The Philadelphia Orchestra for Pat Metheny and the American Beat.

  • Steven Soph

    A “superb vocal soloist” (The Washington Post) with “impressive clarity and color” (The New York Times), tenor Steven Soph performs concert repertoire spanning the Renaissance to modern-day. He regularly sings with top vocal ensembles including Seraphic Fire, Conspirare, Roomful of Teeth, and more.

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  • Steven Caldicott Wilson

    Tenor Steven Wilson regularly appears with Handel + Haydn Boston and the Trinity Baroque Orchestra NYC and is a member of the twice GRAMMY-nominated classical a cappella vocal quartet New York Polyphony. He has performed in major venues with the Trinity Baroque Orchestra NYC as the Evangelist in Bach’s Christmas Oratorio.

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  • Sarah Rimkus

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  • Maura Bosch

  • David Lang

Concert Program

  • In Media Vita

    Michael McGlynn

  • Ad mortem festinamus

    Javier Hagen

  • World Premiere

    The Watcher of the Wood

    Sarah Rimkus

  • Mata del Anima Sola

    Antonio Estevez

  • The Turning

    Maura Bosch

    • I. Some Things You Don’t Know About Me
    • II. Then and Now
    • III. If I Could Say
  • We Two

    Steven Samtez

    • III. Here the Frailest Leaves of Me
    • IV. Not Heat Flames Up and Consumes
  • Sügav Rahu

    Giovanni Bonato

  • Stand By Me

    arr. Henrik Dahlgren

  • Change the World

    arr. Joel Bexelius

  • Amazing Grace

    arr. Rasmus Kringstrom