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Sir James MacMillian as the Rod and Lorna Sawatsky Visiting Scholar

Thursday, December 17, 2015
 

Sir James MacMillanScotland's most celebrated composer, Sir James MacMillan will be the 2016 Rod and Lorna Sawatsky Visiting Scholar. His musical language is flooded with influences from his Scottish heritage, Catholic faith, social conscience and close connection with Celtic folk music, blended with influences from Far Eastern, Scandinavian and Eastern European music.

 

Sir James Macmillan events at Conrad Grebel University College

See recent article in The Record.

Activities during the visit include:

Public Lecture: The Spiritual in Music

Sir James MacMillan
March 1, 2016 at 7:30 pm
Great Hall, Conrad Grebel University College (overflow to Rm 1302)

This event will be livestreamed tonight starting at 7:30pm. The recorded version is available for about 24 hours afterwards, and then will be available on YouTube.

Concert: The Music of Sir James MacMillan

​Sunday March 6, 2016 3:00 pm 
St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, Kitchener
​Choir 21, University of Waterloo Chamber Choir, and the Grand Philharmonic Choir
Sir James MacMillan, conductor

Tickets available for purchase at Conrad Grebel University College and online at GrandPhil Ticket Sales
Adults - $30, Under 30 - $14, Children and Youth - $5

About Sir James MacMillan

 

These events are co-sponsored by Conrad Grebel University College and the Grand Philharmonic Choir.

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