a unique part of the JASNA 2002 conference in Toronto, The Aldeburgh
Connection will be performing a concert on Friday, October 11, 2002
at 8 p.m. The Aldeburgh Connection are a highly-regarded ensemble
who have been devoted to the art of song for the past 20 years.
With an unrivalled line-up of Canadian singers, performing in different
venues, they entertain audiences with concerts which include narrative
context and complete cycles of songs.
They take their name from Aldeburgh, located on the east coast
of England and the birthplace of Benjamin Britten. Aldeburgh is
a centre for operatic study as the internationally-renowned Britten
Pears Opera School is located there, as well as the Festival of
Music which Benjamin Britten and Peter Pears founded and which still
flourishes to this day. The founders of The Aldeburgh Connection,
Stephen Ralls and Bruce Ubukata, have visited and worked there for
For the Toronto 2002 conference, The Aldeburgh Connection is preparing
a program of period music particular to the time of Jane Austen
which will delight our delegates!
For more information on The Aldeburgh Connection, please visit
their website at www.aldeburghconnection.org.