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KL Singers take you ‘Back to the Swing of Things’

            Whether you like soft ballads or hard-driving swing, the Kawartha Lakes Singers want to take you back to 1920s, ‘30s and ‘40s on Sunday, March 8. That’s when they present “Back to the Swing of Things,” a concert of pre-war swing music at Lindsay’s Cambridge Street United Church.

            It’s just one of

a number of upcoming musical events to warm your heart in this cold season at Cambridge Street United (705-324-3547, www.theunitedchurch.com). The church is offering a series of free, Wednesday, noon-hour concerts. Each will be preceded by the Lenten DVD series “First Light” at 11:30. Coffee and tea is provided, and you can bring your own lunch to enjoy afterward. Here’s the list:

  • , noon: Gael Morrison (piano), Ruth Lillington (soprano), Alex Jebson (counter-tenor) and Ev Brooks (bass-baritone).
  • March 7, noon: Erwin Stroobach (organ) and Sarah Young (flute).
  • March 14, noon: the Downeyville Fiddlers.
  • March 21: pianist James Ursel.
  • March 28: instrumentalist/vocalists Arlene Gray and Mary Taves.

            Then on May 31, the Kawartha Lakes Singers will return to the church to offer their seventh season’s piece de resistance—Paul Winter’s celebrated Missa Gaia (Earth Mass), an amazing piece of spiritual, world music where the choir is accompanied by recordings of the songs of both wolves and humpback whales.

            KLS, is an award-winning choir that has sung everything from Bach to the Beatles, Handel to Gordon Lightfoot, Purcell to Gershwin. Tickets for their concerts are $20 ($10 for students), available at the door, or by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

            There is no charge for the noon-hour concerts, but free-will offerings will be accepted.

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