At the 2010 Vancouver Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, 3.2 billion television viewers from across the globe witnessed her singing during the Opening Ceremonies.
Her musical range encompasses everything from gospel hymns and jazz standards to classical music'Songs of Freedom' is a very personal music documentary offering a stylistic blend of musical performance, historical documentary and personal journey.
I grew up in North Preston where we always had Sunday gatherings and sing-alongs.
We spent many Sundays sitting around talking about our ancestors and telling stories about how we came to be there.
Music and Beyond festival: Music and Circus — China’s Heibei Acrobatic Troupe, p.m., GCTC, 1233 Wellington St.
The journey continues in Nova Scotia where Measha takes a closer look at Canadian Maritime history.
Picture format DVD: NTSC – 16:9Sound format DVD: PCM Stereo, DTS 5.0Region code: 0 (worldwide)Subtitles: English, German, French Booklet Notes: English, German, French Running time: 83 mins German FSK: 0Eric Cutler (Hoffmann), Anne Sofie Von Otter (La Muse/Nicklausse), Vito Priante (Lindorf / Coppélius / Dr Miracle / Dapertutto), Christoph Homberger (Andrès / Cochenille / Frantz / Pitichinaccio), Ana Durlovski (Olympia), Measha Brueggergosman (Antonia / Giulietta), Altea Garrido (Stella), Lani Poulson (La Mère d’Antonia), Jean-Philippe Lafont (Maître Luther / Crespel), Gerardo López (Nathanaël), Graham Valentine (Spalanzani), Tomeu Bibiloni (Hermann), Isaac Galán (Schlemil)Orchestra & Chorus of the Teatro Real de Madrid, Sylvain Cambreling (conductor) & Christoph Marthaler (stage director)Although posthumous, 'The Tales of Hoffmann' is considered as the masterpiece of Jacques Offenbach’s work and mixes love, pain and whim.
The Holy Gasp, The Sulks and morenoon, Dominion-Chalmers United Church, 355 Cooper St. Music and Beyond Festival: Music and Circus — China’s Heibei Acrobatic Troupe, p.m., GCTC, 1233 Wellington St.
In this film produced and directed by Barbara Willis Sweete, Measha performs a moving and very spiritual collection of ‘Freedom Songs’ that emerged from Africa via the slave trade to America, then to Canada via the United Empire Loyalist migration and the Underground Railroad.
Under the musical direction of Aaron Davis, Songs of Freedom’s score includes 18 freedom songs like Amazing Grace, Swing Low Sweet Chariot, Go Tell it on the Mountain and Go Down Moses and features the Nova Scotia Mass Choir conducted by Marko Simmonds, the Ebenezar Choir of Cameroon, and introduces the charismatic Cameroon vocalist Sanzy Viany.
The 18-year-old died after a drinking game at a house party in Grande Prairie, Alta., in an incident that his parents are raising awareness about to prevent other tragedies.
(Grattan family) It only took 2½ hours for Brady Grattan to go from being a fun-loving 18-year-old to a young man on life support at a hospital in Grande Prairie, Alta.
My great-great-great-great-grandmother Sarah Colley, who came from Trelawny Town, Jamaica, was a mistress to Sir John Wentworth, the Lieutenant-Governor of Nova Scotia. Johnston Endowed Chair in Black Canadian Studies and Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology at Dalhousie University.