Choir sings of lightness

Island Consort presents Lux Aeterna (Eternal Light) with works by Byrd, Palestrina, Bach, Elgar, Holst, Gorecki, Whitacre and others

The eternal light of joy and inspiration is celebrated in a program of classical works from the Late Renaissance to contemporary times, presented by the Island Consort chamber choir.

Now in its fifth season, and with an ensemble of 19 voices under the direction of Bruce Farquharson, the choir presents Lux Aeterna (Eternal Light) with works by Byrd, Palestrina, Bach, Elgar, Holst, Gorecki, Whitacre and others.

Guest artist, cellist Hannah Wilson, plays Bach’s Cello Suite No. 1. The performance is set for Nov. 27, 7:30 p.m., at Brechin United Church. Admission $15 at the door. Please call 250-729-8910.