Once the tour bus arrived in Vaison-la-Romaine, the group went its separate ways!       Most of the group stayed in a single hotel, but others camped in the festival campground, surrounded by vineyards.                       We had all signed up for different ateliers, or […]

From Thoronet, we travelled to Aix-en-Provence, the ancient city of fountains!  We were thrilled to sing in the Aix Cathedral, Cathédrale Saint-Sauveur, as it is so beautiful and the oldest cathedral in France!  According to tradition, the original chapel was built by St Maximinius, accompanied by Mary Magdalene herself, in the first century.  Later construction around […]

Ensemble Laude has just arrived back from its first international tour – to France!  We sang at the Eglise St Pierre d’Arene in Nice, St Sauveur Cathedral in Aix-en-Provence, and then on to the international Choralies festival in Vaison-la-Romaine, as the only choir from Canada! When we arrived in Nice, it was to a city […]

It’s getting closer! All the dreaming, research and organization of a thousand tasks is coming together to make Ensemble Laude’s first international tour a reality. To go on such an incredible trip with a group of women who all share the same passion for singing is a great gift. I have always wanted to go […]