October 12 2011 Edition

Candid interview with countertenor Daniel Taylor

Photo: Claude Côté, Quebec International of Sacred Music

On September 26, Daniel Taylor graciously granted a telephone interview to the QCT while travelling by train to Ottawa. He had been in Quebec City for the 15th anniversary Gala Concert of the Quebec International of Sacred Music eleven days earlier.

St. Lawrence Lions golf team wins tenth Collegiate Provincial Championship

The Cegep Champlain-St. Lawrence golf team won their 10th Collegiate Provincial Championships since 2000 last weekend at the Lac St-Joseph Golf Course. Fred Colgan’s protégés shot a cumulative of 608 (302-306) over the two-day tournament. This was 36 shots better than second place John Abbott College, which was only 8 shots behind the Lions going into the weekend.

Historical day at St. Patrick’s High School

For the first time in St. Pat’s history, on October 2, 2011, all three of its football teams rose to the challenge and won their games on the same day.

This memorable day started at 1:00 with the Senior team playing at St. Charles Garnier. After fighting for three long hours in the cold, windy weather, they brought home their second victory of the season, winning 25 to 14.

Vote for the Morrin Centre!

The Morrin Centre has been chosen as one of seven finalists in an annual competition called “Les Mérites d’architecture de la Ville de Québec.” This competition rewards efforts being made to improve urban beautification. To vote for the building of your choice – hopefully, the Morrin Centre – go to the following web site:

Community groups join CBC Radio One in Quebec City

During the past two years, the Community Health and Social Services Network (CHSSN) has collaborated with CBC Radio One “Breakaway” in Quebec City and an independent producer, Bruce Todman, to develop 22 radio episodes.These segments featured personal stories about the challenges for the province’s English-speaking community to access health and social services, while giving a sense of the t

Collège FXG’s Vincent Fillion runs in Chicago Marathon

On Sunday October 9, Vincent Fillion, number 960, bolted from the 7:30 a.m. starting line in warm, sunny Chicago to run the 42.2 km in 3:08:45 minutes.

Travel to the Russia of the Tsars and Gypsies with violinist Sergei Trofanov


The Charlesbourg Historical Society, Cégep Limoilou and the arrondissement of Charlesbourg invite you to discover Russian violinist Sergei Trofanov on Sunday, October 16, at 2:00 p.m. This free concert, part of the 9th edition of the series De concert avec l’histoire, will take place in the Salle Montaigne at Cégep Limoilou, located at 7600 - 3e Avenue Est.

Solve the mystery and make crime pay for you!

The first annual QuebeCrime Festival is just two weeks away and tickets are already on sale. Four lucky Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph readers will win all-access passes to the event (a $50 value) by correctly answering the mystery trivia questions. Find your clues online at www.quebecrime.com and be the first to email your answers to [email protected]. Good luck!

Go Jets and Nordiques! You are missed . . .

I am a resident in Winnipeg.  As you no doubt know,  we, the Jets, are back in the NHL and will play our first regular season game here Sunday.  It is my hope that Quebec City gets back into the NHL soon too. When you lost the Nordiques, you suffered as we did when we lost the Jets.

The Painter

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Photo: Bill Cox

This beautiful October day, warm and bright with sunlight, could not distract my attention to the even more brilliant works of the artist installed in Place Royale Square across from the Notre-Dame-des-Victoires Church in Old Quebec.

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