Mysterium Winter Solstice Concert

Mysterium Choir presents:
An ambient solstice experience 

featuring music by Lia Pas, Angie Tysseland, Meredith Monk, Bobby McFerrin, and others.

Wednesday, December 22, 2010. 8pm
Grace-Westminster Church. 505-10th Street East. Saskatoon.

Tickets: $15 general admission, $10 students/seniors. Available at McNally Robinson or at the door.

Mysterium is a choir of thirteen singers whose mandate is to present meditative and innovative vocal works. The choir was founded in 2009 by Angie Tysseland.

This winter solstice concert will feature works by local composer/performers Lia Pas and Angie Tysseland, two experimental pieces by American vocal maverick Meredith Monk, an innovative arrangement of The Beatle’s “Imagine” by Kim de Laforest, as well as ambient group vocal improvisations and solos by Lia Pas, Kim de Laforest, and Meghan Lofgren.

Please join us for this ambient experience. Be surrounded by sound. Begin to truly listen.

director: Lia Pas
assistant director: Kim de la Forest
founding director (on leave): Angie Tysseland

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Full Program:
Selections from The Descent of Inanna by Lia Pas
Dante’s Prayer by Loreena McKennit (solo by Kim de Laforest)
Desire to Sound by Lia Pas and the Mysterium Choir
Gyatri Mantra (sanskrit chant)
The 23rd Psalm by Bobby McFerrin
Ostinato Improvisation led by Lia Pas


Panda Chant by Meredith Monk
Triatrix by Lia Pas
Astronaut Anthem by Meredith Monk
improvisation for voice and bowl by Lia Pas
Maria Walks Amid the Thorn by Angie Tysseland (solo by Meghan Lofgren)
Imagine by The Beatles, arranged by Kim de Laforest
Be Still by Angie Tysseland