40 beautiful voices that comprise the Cape Breton Chorale have got to be one of
the most angelic musical performances to ever grace the stage of Celtic
Colours. They sang many Cape Breton tunes with great pride and love. Including our unofficial anthem, We Rise
Again! They were absolutely fabulous!
spoke with one gentleman after their performance and he was totally ‘in awe’ of
what he had just heard. The pride that I
felt as a Cape Bretoner was all-consuming!
If you ever get the opportunity to hear the chorale please do attend! You will not be disappointed!
The soulful fiddle playing of Calvin Vollrath was as smooth as smooth can be. He made it look so easy! He was certainly having a good time and delighted the audience with the mastery of his instrument.
A North American fiddle champion and a
composer of hundreds of tunes, Cape Breton was honored with this fiddler’s
Stubbert is one of Cape Breton’s most-loved fiddlers and is a composer of her
own. Her good humor and wit while on
stage is wonderful to watch. She can certainly
make her fiddle dance. You could tell
that she was thrilled to be on stage.
You could also easily see that she was quite happy to be playing with
Kolten MacDonell from Glencoe also joined in on the fiddle. Kolten has been playing with Brenda and was a great addition to the fiddle finale!!
Of course, we also had to have a Cape Breton
dancer. Brenda’s daughter, Tracey,
couldn’t help herself and jumped onstage to join in on the fun.
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