Ottawa choir, The Stairwell Carollers, perform “ Il bianco e dolce cigno”, a melodious Renaissance madrigal by Jacques Arcadelt. Performed live in concert at St. Columba Church, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, June 4, 2022 and recorded live. YouTube choral music video

You can find the lyrics HERE.
This version of Il bianco e dolce cigno is on our “Audite nova” recording.  All our recordings benefit charities and are available on our website in both CD and MP3 formats.
Recorded at St. Columba Church, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, June 4, 2022.
Videographers: Michèle Auger, Drew Mason

Video Editing: Pierre Massie

This beautiful choral piece is in the Public Domain! You can get it for your choir HERE for FREE on CPDL (Choral Public Domain Library)

  Get our professional recordings HERE.

About The Stairwell Carollers:

Pierre Massie created our a cappella choir in 1977 while he was a music student at Ottawa University. With wins in both the 2010 and 2013 Ontario Music Festival Association competitions, we are ranked among the best of Ontario choirs. 

A registered Canadian charity, The Carollers also help local charities with net proceeds from concert tickets, CD and cookbook sales.  Since 1997 we have donated over $143,800 to local charities and scholarships.