Capella Regalis Men & Boys Choir is pleased to present “Christ lag in Todesbanden” by J.S. Bach in an online video broadcast this Eastertide! Composed by Bach in 1707 at the age of 22, the cantata is based on the eponymous Lutheran chorale, which is in turn based on the Gregorian chant Victimae Paschali. The… Read more »
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As part of the inaugural Creative Campuses Nova Scotia arts festival, the University of King’s College Chapel Choir is joined by a hand-picked chamber orchestra in a video-recorded performance of the Requiem by Maurice Duruflé (1948). A ‘Requiem’ is a Mass for the dead, named for the first words of the ancient funeral liturgy, “Requiem… Read more »
Evensong for The Eve of the Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary, sung by the University of King’s College Chapel Choir, directed by Paul Halley. The anthem is “Annunciation”, a newly composed piece by Paul Halley based on the poem by Marie Howe (commissioned in honour of The Reverend Dr Gary Thorne on the 40th… Read more »
Introit: Hear My Prayer by H. PurcellMagnificat & Nunc Dimittis: The Evening Service in Ab by E. RubbraAnthem: Salvator Mundi, Salva Nos by J. BlowOrgan Voluntary: Outer Hebrides by P. Halley Recorded in the Cathedral Church of All Saints, Halifax
The University of King’s College Chapel Choir broadcasts Evensong from the Cathedral Church of All Saints, Halifax. Nick Halley plays the organ voluntary, Psalm Prelude (Set I No. 3) by Herbert Howells, at the end of the service! Other featured music includes Hide Not Thy Face by R. Farrant, The Collegium Regale Service by H…. Read more »
The University of King’s College Chapel Choir (Halifax, NS) continues to broadcast Evensong on Wednesdays during Lent. This week’s broadcast features music by de la Rue, Arvo Pärt and Poulenc.
The men and boys of Capella Regalis, under the direction of Nick Halley, sang their first Evensong of term on the First Sunday in Lent. The service was audio-video recorded in the Cathedral Church of All Saints, Halifax, and is now available at the link below. You can also view or download the service bulletin [PDF] below.
Listen to the Dinuk Wijeratne Trio featuring pianist and composer Dinuk Wijeratne, jazz drummer and world percussionist Nick Halley, and Tom Easley on the double bass! This concert, produced by Musique Royale, was recorded in Fall 2020 at St John’s Anglican Church’s as part of their Wednesday at Noon series.
The 2020/21 Bach Tree Online Academy February Feature: Impromptu in Practice A program of the West Claremont Center for Music and the Arts (New Hampshire), The Bach Tree project seeks to cultivate creative and collaborative musicians. In response to the covid-19 pandemic, the Bach Tree has gone online and is offering a series of month-long… Read more »
Nick recently joined composer, conductor, and pianist Dinuk Wijeratne to respond to a question submitted by a young artist: “Was it ever difficult to advocate for your creative dreams and goals, rather than pursuing a slightly more traditional career path? Were there people along the way who did not understand your choices, and how did… Read more »