Celtic Mass For the Sea, July 2, 4 pm, St. John’s Church, Lunenburg NS

Musique Royale celebrates Canada Day in Lunenburg with a powerful performance of Scott Macmillan and Jennyfer Brickenden’s Celtic Mass For the Sea.

Tickets are on sale at Shop on the Corner in Lunenburg or take advantage of the advance ticket price of $25 until June 15. Reservations can be made with Maureen at  902-634-9994 or musiqueroyale1985@gmail.com

The Celtic Mass is now approaching the thirtieth year since it was written and had been performed numerous times, nationally and internationally in its history. This will be the first performance on the south shore and the only presentation in the province at this time.

A 40 voice choir has been assembled from local choristers and those who have sung the mass in previous years. Scott Macmillan conducts the performance which also includes a wonderful Celtic instrumental ensemble featuring the Blue Engine String Quartet plus Bass – Max Kasper; Harp – Karen Rokos; Guitar – Brian Doyle; Pipes/flute – Glenn Coolen; Fiddle – Colin Grant; Mandolin – Louis Benoit; Piano – Sharon Gow Knickle; spoken solo – Jennyfer Brickenden.