In the current issue of The WholeNote, Andrew Timar writes: “…In another fascinating March 4 concert – this one by two very different choirs, Schola Magdalena presents the joint program Weaving the World with Schola Magdalena and Darbazi at the Church of St. Mary Magdalene. Schola Magdalena’s guest, Darbazi, is Toronto’s first choir specializing in the […]
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We are excited to be performing with Darbazi, a Toronto-based Georgian choir. Please join us on Saturday, March 4 at 8pm at The Church of St. Mary Magdalene. See event details.
Our summer concert will be at St. John’s Anglican Church in Waupoos, Prince Edward County. This is a change from the original location of St. Mary Magdalene, Toronto.
Schola Magdalena will be singing the Maundy Thursday service at The Church of St. Mary Magdalene, on Thursday, March 24 at 6pm. All are welcome to attend this beautiful and contemplative service.
Due to illness, Schola Magdalena has withdrawn from this special concert in support of sponsoring a refugee family.
Our current programme is, “In Praise of Holier Women.” We gave this concert for the first time in Kingston at the end of May 2015, and will repeat it in Toronto on June 12, 2015, and in Oakville in January 2016. In this programme, Schola Magdalena honours seven holy women of the church: the Blessed […]
Our spring concert, “In Praise of Holier Women,” honours the Virgin Mary, St. Hildegard of Bingen, St. Marguerite Bourgeoys, Julian of Norwich, St. Bridget of Sweden, St. Cecilia and Florence Nightingale. The program will feature Gregorian Chant, Hildegard of Bingen, medieval polyphony, Machaut, early Canadian monastic music, as well as new works by Stephanie Martin […]
In January 2015, Schola Magdalena sang a Compline service in honour of St. Marguerite Bourgeoys. We were delighted to have Dr. Mairi Cowan give an introduction to this Canadian saint. The text of her fascinating presentation is published below (with the Dr. Cowan’s permission.) A Brief Introduction to Marguerite Bourgeoys and her vie […]