Choral Concerts Winter 2015

Edmonton has quite a choral music scene with many professional, amateur, and school choirs.

Note that this page will be under constant update until Dec 31, 2015. If you have a local choir concert or performance to add, please comment below and it will be updated accordingly.

SUN, 15 NOV 2015, 3:00 p.m.
EDMONTON METROPOLITAN CHORUS | THE WIZARDRY OF WORTHINGTON
First Presbyterian Church, 10025 105 Street NW, EDMONTON
“The Wizardry of Worthington” features music from the magical mind of a crafty composer, Trent Worthington. For several decades, this local composer has brought great joy to choruses and audiences. His music is clever, brilliant, fresh, humourous, sincere and honest. EdMetro Chorus is honoured to be the first chorus to present an all-Worthington concert. (one hour; no intermission).

SUN, 15 NOV 2015, 7:30 p.m.
CHRONOS VOCAL ENSEMBLE | REQUIEM: WAR AND PEACE, LIFE AND DEATH
All Saints’ Cathedral, 10035 – 103 Street, EDMONTON
Connecting to nearby Remembrance Day, this program features Herbert Howells’ Requiem and music of British and Canadian composers.
TICKETS $20 advance, $23 door (Students/Seniors: $15 advance, $18 door)

SAT, 21 NOV 2015, 7:30 p.m.
KOKOPELLI & ÒRAN | ELEMENTS
McDougall United Church, 10025 101 Street, EDMONTON
Kokopelli and Òran celebrate the power and beauty of fire, water, earth, and air in this first concert of Kokopelli’s 20th anniversary season.
TICKETS $20 ($15 Students) Available from choir members, from Tix on the Square, or at the door.

SAT, 28 NOV 2015, 7:30 p.m.
I CORISTI CHAMBER CHOIR | ISLES OF SONG
Holy Trinity Anglican Church, 10037 – 84 Avenue, EDMONTON
I Coristi presents a variety of works by 20th- and 21st-century British composers, including James MacMillan (Scotland), Paul Mealor (Wales), Charles Stanford (Ireland), John Rutter (England) and more.  The Celtic folk tradition takes over in the second half of the concert with music by Michael McGlynn and the Irish Mass by Gilles Mathieu.
TICKETS: Season Subscriptions are available through TixOnTheSquare.ca  780.420.1757

SAT, 28 NOV 2015, 7:00 p.m.
VOCAL ALCHEMY | LUMINARIA
West End Christian Reformed Church, 10015 149 Street, EDMONTON
Featuring Susa’s Carols and Lullabies: Christmas in the Southwest
TICKETS Season Subscriptions – $45 regular/38 students/seniors. Individual Concerts – $17/15 in advance, $20/18 door. Season tickets available mid-September through Vocal Alchemy members, or Tix on the Square: 780-420-1757

An Advent Carol Service – Sunday, November 29, 2:30pm

The Schola Cantorum of St Joseph’s Basilica will present a sequence of readings and carols for Advent to help you prepare for the coming of Christ.

Come and join us for this meditative service here in the Basilica, away from the pre-Christmas bustle of the city – all are welcome!

MON, 30 NOV 2015, 7:30 p.m.
UNIVERSITY OF ALBERTA MIXED CHORUS | FESTIVAL OF NINE LESSONS AND CAROLS
Francis Winspear Centre for Music, EDMONTON
Join the University of Alberta Mixed Chorus and the Faculty of Education Handbell Ringers for a memorable night of Christmas carols, sacred music, and biblical lessons.
TICKETS General Admission through the Winspear Box Office

THURS, 3 DEC 2015, 4:00 p.m.
UNIVERSITY OF ALBERTA MIXED CHORUS | LIGHT UP THE LEGISLATURE
Alberta Legislature Building, EDMONTON
Come see us preform our final concert of 2015! The University of Alberta Mixed Chorus will be preforming a selection of our repertoire in the Alberta Legislature Building at the Light Up the Legislature Ceremony on December 3 at 4pm. It’s sure to be a wonderful night of beautiful music and twinkling lights! Cookies and hot chocolate are (usually) served after the ceremony.
TICKETS Free admission, but space is limited. Come early!

FRI & SAT, 4 & 5 DEC 2015, 7:30 p.m.
RICHARD EATON SINGERS | HANDEL’S MESSIAH
Francis Winspear Centre, EDMONTON
Christopher Warren-Green, Conductor; Edmonton Symphony Orchestra; Andriana Churchman, Soprano; Wallis Giunta, Mezzo-Soprano;
Andrew Haji, Tenor; Nathan Berg, Bass-Baritone
TICKETS WINSPEAR CENTRE BOX OFFICE

SAT, 5 DEC 2015, 7:00 p.m.
UKRAINIAN MALE CHORUS OF EDMONTON | A FESTIVE MOSAIC
McDougall United Church, 10025 101 Street, EDMONTON
Celebrate the Spirit of Christmas when the Ukrainian Male Chorus of Edmonton (UMCE) presents A Festive Mosaic.
This annual Christmas concert will feature the sounds of Jubiloso! Bells of Concordia (handbell ringers), the Edmonton Metropolitan Chorus and the Ukrainian Male Chorus of Edmonton!
TICKETS $15 for adults; $10 for students; and free for children under 10. Available by from choir members,by phone at 780.499.0422; UMCtickets@gmail.com, and at the door.


Holy Trinity Edmonton

Da Camera Singers opens the 2015-16 season with a beautiful Christmas concert featuring Imant Raminsh’s stunning. “Magnificat” and works by Jacob Handl, Johannes Brahms, and Healy Willan.

10037 – 84 Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta T6E 2G6

Dec 6 7PM
Dr. John Brough, Conductor

Tickets ($18/$13 in advance, $20/$15 at the door) are available from choristers, Eventbrite.ca, or at the door.

 

SUN, 6 DEC 2015, 9:00 p.m.
PRO CORO CANADA – CONSEPT | THE LITTLE MATCH GIRL PASSION
All Saints’ Cathedral, 10035 – 103 Street, EDMONTON
ProCoro – ConSept provides a late evening meditation during the busy season of Advent, with David Lang’s spare yet incredibly fulfilling Little Match Girl Passion. Introduced by the Dean of All Saints’ Cathedral, the Very Rev. Neil Gordon, this one hour candlelight performance showcases a quartet of singers who also play the glockenspiel and other percussion instruments.
TICKETS $20 Pro Coro Subscribers | $25 General Public|Tickets subject to applicable service charges. Advanced tickets are available through the Winspear Centre Box Office.

SUN, 6 DEC 2015, 2:30 p.m.
CANTILON CHOIRS | A CANTILON CHRISTMAS 2015
Enmax Hall, Francis Winspear Centre for Music, EDMONTON
Cantilon returns to the Winspear Stage with the first of three works on our season’s program for treble voices and harp: John Rutter’sDancing Day features familiar carols dating back hundreds of years. The language is old, but the tunes are eminently dancelike and toe-tapping!Featuring Edmonton Symphony Orchestra’s principal harpist, Nora Bumanis.

SUN, 6 DEC 2015, 3:00 p.m.
UNIVERSITY OF ALBERTA MADRIGAL SINGERS & ALBERTA BAROQUE ENSEMBLE| A BAROQUE CHRISTMAS
Robertson-Wesley United Church, 10209 123 Street, EDMONTON
The Madrigal Singers are guests of the Alberta Baroque Ensemble, and will perform two cantatas by German composer Dietrich Buxtehude, In Dulci Jubiloand Herr Jesu Christ, Du Friedefürst, and Antonio Vivaldi’s “other” Gloria, the Introduzione e Gloria, RV 588. Featuring Sarah Schaub, soprano; Emma Parkinson, mezzo soprano; and Frédéric Payant, Baroque trumpet, with conductors Paul Schieman and Leonard Ratzlaff.
TICKETS: See www.albertabaroque.com for ticket information

FRI, 11 DEC 2015
RICHARD EATON SINGERS | CHRISTMAS CONCERT
Francis Winspear Centre for Music, EDMONTON

With the Royal Canadian Artillery Military Band; Captain Patrice Arsenault, Conductor
Fundraiser in support of Canadian Military Veterans and their families.
TICKETS: Free at the door, donations welcome

SAT, 12 DEC 2015, 7:00 p.m.
EDMONTON YOUTH CHOIR | CHRISTMAS CONCERT
McDougall United Church,
10086 Macdonald Drive NW, EDMONTON

SUN, 13 DEC 2015, 3:00 p.m.
EDMONTON YOUNG VOICES | A CHRISTMAS TRADITION CONCERT
First Presbyterian Church, 10025 105 Street NW, EDMONTON

SUN, 13 DEC 2015, 7:30 p.m.
COSMOPOLITAN CHORUS | CHRISTMAS CONCERT
McDougall United Church, 10025 101 Street, EDMONTON
TICKETS
$20 in Advance, $25 at the Door • Tickets are available from Cosmo members and the Cosmopolitan Music Society: 780.432.9333 • info@cosmopolitanmusic.org

SUN, 13 DEC 2015, 2:30 p.m.
PRO CORO CANADA | A PRO CORO CHRISTMAS
Enmax Hall, Francis Winspear Centre for Music, EDMONTON

Featuring Misa Criolla and Navidad Nuestra by Areil Ramirez. Escape our December weather with ProCoro Canada as we take a trip (musically speaking) to the sunny south to celebrate the festive season. A vibrant selection of South American dance rhythms and energizing melodies will warm your heart and our holiday season.
TICKETS Available through the Winspear Centre Box Office

MON, 14 DEC 2015, 7:00 p.m.
EDMONTON VOCAL MINORITY | ‘TIS THE SEASON
Unitarian Church of Edmonton, 10804 119 Street, EDMONTON
Featuring Edmonton Vocal Minority, Chorealis, carol singing, refreshments, and activities. A family friendly event hosted by Kristy Harcourt.
TICKETS Free Admission

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