Oklahoma City, OK— Canterbury Voices, Oklahoma City’s largest and oldest choir, announces its highly anticipated 2023-2024 season, featuring the debut of new Artistic Director Julie Yu. With a rich history of musical excellence spanning over five decades, Canterbury Voices continues to captivate audiences with their inspiring performances, and this season promises to be nothing short of extraordinary.
Under the artistic leadership of Julie Yu, Canterbury Voices will embark on a journey through a diverse repertoire that celebrates the power of choral music to uplift, connect, and inspire. “It’s a dream come true to work with so many dedicated artists in such an honored and established program," says Yu. "I appreciate the leadership of Canterbury Voices for their tireless work, creativity, and infectious enthusiasm. We’re going to create some magic this season!”
The season will open October 22 with “Modern Masters”, showcasing exquisite works of world-renowned, modern composers. On December 3, the awe-inspiring majesty of “Handel’s Messiah" will fill the Civic Center Music Hall, bringing this timeless masterpiece to life just in time for the holiday season. And closing in March 2024, “For All the Saints (Especially Patrick)” will pay homage to the spirit of the Irish, with timeless beauty and ancient melodies.
Known for her dynamic conducting style and deep musical insight, Yu brings a fresh perspective to the choral world, infusing each performance with passion, precision, and artistic brilliance. “Canterbury Voices cannot wait to welcome Dr. Julie Yu to Oklahoma City! She is a powerhouse conductor who is nationally celebrated in the choral music and music education industry," says Executive Director Pam Mowry. “Canterbury Voices is poised to continue our commitment to excellence in choral music well into the future!”
Season Tickets for Canterbury Voices’ 2023-2024 season are available for purchase now, and patrons are encouraged to secure their seats early! For more information, please visit CanterburyOKC.com or call 405-232-7464.