Lore’s Blog

In the words of Yo-Yo Ma:  “I believe that during times of stress, confusion, and insecurity, we should share sources that offer comfort, purpose, and meaning. Bach does that. When his music touches us, it reconnects us to our common humanity.” The Cecilian Chamber Series is presenting a landmark musical event for Regina with the performance......
August 8, 2018 Our summer travels this July included an opportunity to take in concerts at Summer Music Vancouver (I highly recommend it!).  With a theme of improvisation, the concerts included performances by chamber groups of various kinds and included the Verona Quartet!  I am now even more excited to be presenting this international award-winning......
February 28, 2018 Yes – It is time for the Red Priest concert that we have all been waiting for and I for one am very excited!  Their Baroque Bohemians CD is #1 on the classical label in the UK and now these amazing musicians will be wowing you in the season ending concert of the 7......
The CMA conference is one I have had the great opportunity to attend a number of times. This year, Dianne Swanson, a Cecilian Chamber Series board member, chose to join me. Here are her impressions… (It was a very cold and snowy time in New York!) A day in the life of a conference goer:......
November 21, 2017 It has been a fabulous fall for the Cecilian Chamber Series!  From our opening concert of our 7th season with the Montrose Trio to the Canada 150 fundraising concert and the Cecilia String Quartet with James Campbell, clarinet and the delightful Legends and Stories concert of Philip Chiu it has been a......
November 9, 2017 Being part of a community defines who we are and what is important to us and becomes part our story. The Cecilian Chamber Series is honored to be part of the diverse organizations in our cultural community that make Regina an exciting place to live. When these organizations come together to share......
August 21, 2017 VISION and MISSION IN ACTION to BRING THE WORLD STAGE TO REGINA Postcard Portables was one of the very early sponsors of the Cecilian Chamber Series. I met the owner of the company, the late Wade Moffatt in 2013, as I was searching out ways to market the series. Wade showed great interest and enthusiasm......
August 17, 2017 My role as Artistic Director of the Cecilian Chamber Series gives me a chance to combine two great passions – music and travel which makes it the most exciting job I have ever had.  I am always excited when I can share some of the great musicians we hear on our travels......