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ABOUT THE CHOIR

Kir Stefan the Serb Choir of St. Sava Serbian Orthodox Church was established in Toronto in May 2000, by V. Rev. Vasilije Tomic, Jasmina Vucurovic, conductor and Nada and Milan Dimitrijevic, seasoned choral singers.

The Choir responds during Holy Liturgies at St. Sava Church and has also performed in Toronto, Milton, Ottawa, Kitchener, Niagara Falls, Whitby and Hamilton in Canada, Chicago, Boston, Portland and New York in U.S.A., as well as in London, Stockholm and Belgrade in Europe.

With the blessings of His Grace Bishop of Canada Georgije, the Kir Stefan the Serb Choir has been honoured and inaugurated as the official choir of the Serbian Orthodox Diocese of Canada in 2011.

The Choir is named after the first known medieval Serbian composer Kir Stefan the Serb.

The Choir’s mission, to be the ambassador of Serbian culture, has been accomplished through many performances.

2010
  • Tenth Anniversary Concert of Slavic Sacred and Traditional Music at The Royal Conservatory TELUS Centre for Performance and Learning, Koerner Hall – Toronto, Canada.
  • Opening of The International Diaspora Youth Leadership Conference at The Westin Harbour Castle Hotel– Toronto, Canada.
2009
  • Concert of Orthodox Sacred and Serbian Secular Music at Woodroffe United Church – Ottawa, Canada.
  • Responding during Holy Liturgy at St. Stefan Serbian Orthodox Church – Ottawa, Canada.
  • Concert with Teofilovic Brothers at the Days of Serbian Culture in Toronto, Eglinton St. George’s United Church – Toronto, Canada.
  • Annual concert at Eglinton St. George’s United Church – Toronto, Canada.
2008
  • Concert at the Canadian Opera Company, Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre – World Music Series – Toronto, Canada.
  • Concert of Serbian sacred music and responding during Holy Liturgy at St. Sava Serbian Orthodox Church – New York, N.Y., U.S.A.
  • Annual concert at Eglinton St. George’s United Church – Toronto, Canada.
2007
  • Concert of Serbian sacred music and responding during Holy Liturgy at St. Sava Serbian Orthodox Church – London, England.
  • Concert of Serbian sacred music and responding during Holy Liturgy at St. Sava Serbian Orthodox Church – Stockholm, Sweden.
  • Concerts at Lutheran churches St. Clara Kyrka and St. Sophia Kyrka – Stockholm, Sweden.
  • Concert at the presentation of the book Serbia the Golden Apple at the Days of Serbian Culture in Toronto, under the auspices of the Consulate General of Serbia – Toronto, Canada.
  • Annual concert at Eglinton St. George’s United Church – Toronto, Canada.
2006
  • Annual concert at Walter Hall, Faculty of Music, U of T – Toronto, Canada.
  • Concert in the Confederation Hall of Canadian Parliament under the auspices of the Embassy of the Republic of Serbia – Ottawa, Canada.
  • Concert celebrating 150th anniversary of the birth of one of the greatest Serbian composers, Stevan St. Mokranjac. Concert was held at Adam Hall in the Chateau Laurier hotel, under the auspices of the Embassy of the Republic of Serbia and the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Serbia – Ottawa, Canada.
2005
  • Annual concert at the Arts and Letters Club – Toronto, Canada.
  • Concert of Serbian music and dance in cooperation with the Serbian Cultural Association Oplenac at MIT – Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A.
  • Concert Sanja Ilic and Balkanika at the closing ceremony of Days of Serbian Culture in Toronto under the auspices of the Consulate General of Serbia and Montenegro – Toronto, Canada.
  • Recording of OMNI Television TV show about Serbian heritage, representing some of the finest Serbian choral works – Toronto and Milton, Canada.
2004
  • Opening of the multi–medial exhibition of the Hilandar Monastery Panorama under the auspices of the University of Oakland, New Zealand, University of Belgrade and the Cultural Heritage Institute of Serbia at Robarts Library – Toronto, Canada.
  • Concert Vostani Serbije (Arise, Oh Serbia) at the Toronto Centre for the Performing Arts in celebration of the bicentennial of the creation of the modern Serbian state, organized by the Consulate General of Serbia and Montenegro – Toronto, Canada.
  • Concert of Orthodox sacred music and Holy Liturgy at St. Archangel Michael Church in Chicago/Lansing – Illinois, U.S.A.
2003
  • Participating at the World Congregation of Serbian Choirs as the only Serbian choir from North America – Belgrade, Serbia.
  • Signatory of the Founding Charter of the Federation of Serbian Choirs at the Palace of Crown Prince Aleksandar Karadjordjevic – Belgrade, Serbia.
  • Participating at the celebration of Canada Day at the invitation of his Excellency, Mr. Donald McLennan, Ambassador, at the Canadian Embassy – Belgrade, Serbia.


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