On the weekend the Ottawa Choral Society performed a very excellent rendition of Bach's St. John Passion . As I knew many of the performers I was allowed to take some photographs during the Dress Rehearsal as long as I did not distract the musicians.
As the balcony was very firmly locked the most I could get of the complete forces was from the back of St. Joseph's Church.
Conductor Jean-Sebastien Vallée checks his score on the break.
The inside of the magnificently carved portatif organ.
The "official" portrait:
Back Daniel Cabena (countertenor), Geoffrey Sirett (baritone; Jesus), Isaiah Bell (tenor; arias), Sean Watson (baritone; Pilate and arias)
Front: Asitha Tennekoon (tenor; Evangelist), Jean-Sebastien Vallée (conductor), Jacqueline Woodley (soprano)
Just horsin' around..