Coro San Marco was founded in a meeting
at the Columbus Centre in 1995 by Daniele Colla, the
late president Joe Fellin and a group people of mostly
from the Veneto region who had a passion for music. They
all agreed to name the new choir San Marco after the St.
Markís Basilica in Venice. Since then the choir has
developed into a multiethnic choir with choristers from
all different nationalities and background who enjoy
singing and share a love for choral music. The choir has
a vast repertoire of folk, classical, religious and
operatic music. And it has performed extensively at many
concerts, international festivals and charitable
Coro San Marco met in 1995 met with the
Maestro Manfred Petz of Schola Cantorum (German Choir) and Le Voix du Choeur (French choir) and organized a concert: Singing
Together, which has become since and very successful
In June 2001 Coro San Marco took part in
a 350-voice choir performing in the closing ceremony for
the City of Toronto Olympic bid at Roy Thompson Hall
with the Toronto Symphony.
In December 2002 and October 2004, the
choir joined the visiting Nova Amadeus Orchestra from
Rome, Italy for three successful performances.
In August 2004, Coro San Marco and the
world-renowned choir from Italy ďGioventu' in CantataĒ
performed several concerts together.
Since June 2006 Coro San Marco has taken
part in "Le Mondial Choral Lot-Quebec" in Montreal
with acclaimed success .
On October 2008 the choir performed at a
gala concert to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the
Italian Catholic Church in Toronto, at St. Davidís
Church in Maple.
The choir Has performed with various
orchestras and bands: Italian Philarmonic Orchestra
conducted by the late Maestro Pietro Drago, Esprit
Alliance Orchestra conducted by Maestro Louie Madrid
Calleja, Corktown Chamber orchestra conducted by Paul
McCullogh, Opera York Orchestra and solos and the
Cambridge Community Orchestra, conducted by Maestro Sabatino Vacca, Silverthorne Symphonic Winds.
In the Spring of 2013 the choir
celebrated the bicentenary of Verdiís birth with Tenor Richard Marginson and the Etobicoke Philarmonic Orchestra,
conducted by Maestro Sabatino Vacca.
In 2014 the choir has taken part in Anna
Germanís Celebration with the Celebrity Orchestra
conducted by Maestro Dr. Andrew Rozbicki.
In May of 2014 Coro San Marco performed
in Queen Elizabeth Theatre at the CNE Grounds with the
Toronto Sinfonietta conducted by Maestro Matthew
Jaskiewicz, Novi Singers of Toronto massed choir and
famous Irish vocal trio The Priests.
In the Summer 2016 the choir performed
with the Odin String Quartet and the clarinetist from
Italy: Marco Verza.
Coro San Marco has premiered works of
Canadian composers by Daniele Colla, Gianpietro Posocco,
Alfio Foti and Fr. Louis Di Rocco.
The choir has the mission to provide the
community the opportunity enjoy and for music lovers to
perform music of different styles in a choral setting.
Coro San Marco performs at various venues
and events and festivals in the community and for the
The choir promotes and performs music of
The choir promotes and helps young
musicians through performing and scholarships.
If you wish to support our young
musicians through donations.
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org Our
charitable number is: 1063270-22.