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December 2018

Toronto Symphony Orchestra | TSO Holiday Pops

December 11, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St
Toronto, Ontario M5J 2H5 Canada
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This Christmas, treat your loved ones—and yourself—to our biggest Holiday Pops ever! Vocalist Matt Dusk lends his Sinatra-esque swagger to a host of festive classics, in a sparkling performance overflowing with yuletide cheer. You’ll be smiling from ear to ear! (Pictured: Matt Dusk, vocalist) Order tickets today when you purchase a TSO subscription. Single tickets go on sale in August! Performers: Steven Reineke, conductor (December 11 & 12) Lucas Waldin, conductor (December 13 & 15) Matt Dusk, vocalist Etobicoke School…

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Toronto Children’s Chorus | A Chorus Christmas: Children of the World

December 15, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St
Toronto, Ontario M5J 2H5 Canada
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$35.50

TORONTO CHILDREN'S CHORUS Kindle the joys of the holiday season with the angelic voices of the TCC’s 300 choristers, the Toronto Youth Choir, and the TCC Alumni Choir. The Main Choir will perform Benjamin Britten’s delightful treble work, A Ceremony of Carols, featuring TSO harpist Heidi Van Hoesen Gorton. Choristers will also delight with seasonal music by a galaxy of composers, including Bob Chilcott, John Rutter, Allan Naplan, Greg Gilpin, Ken Berg and Mark Hayes. Audience members are invited to…

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Toronto Symphony Orchestra | Messiah

December 17, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St
Toronto, Ontario M5J 2H5 Canada
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$58.50

Handel’s immortal oratorio is played and sung with matchless spirit by the TSO and friends! Canadian Opera Company Music Director Johannes Debus, a full chorus, and a stellar lineup of vocal soloists are featured in these expert performances. Order tickets today when you add on this performance to a Curated Series or Compose Your Own subscription. Single tickets go on sale August 2018. Performers: Johannes Debus, conductor Claire de Sévigné, Soprano Allyson McHardy, mezzo-soprano Andrew Haji, tenor Tyler Duncan, baritone Toronto Mendelssohn Choir

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Orpheus Choir of Toronto | A Child’s Christmas in Wales

December 18, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Eglinton St. George’s United Church, 35 Lytton Blvd
Toronto, Ontario M4R 1L2 Canada
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$45

Welcome Stratford star Geraint Wyn Davies and his cheery narration of Dylan Thomas’s most beloved and evocative holiday classic. Orpheus gifts you an evening of Christmas nostalgia sprinkled with a joyous and festive mix of seasonal carols…an intimate, heart-warming event not to be missed! Orpheus Choir Geraint Wyn Davies, narrator

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Tafelmusik | Handel Messiah

December 18, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St W,
Toronto, ON M5S 1V6 Canada
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$49

Directed by Ivars Taurins Sherezade Panthaki, soprano Krisztina Szabó, mezzo-soprano Charles Daniels, tenor Drew Santini, baritone Experience the humanity and goodwill of Handel’s beloved choral masterpiece. Handel’s Messiah transcends cultural, geographic, and religious boundaries with its message of charity, peace, goodwill, and sacrifice. It also contains some of the most uplifting, touching, and magnificent music ever composed. Ivars Taurins directs four soloists, orchestra, and chamber choir, offering audience’s Handel’s masterpiece with Tafelmusik’s trademark expertise and care, intimacy and expanse. Our annual performances of Messiah have become…

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David Warrack’s Canada Pops ‘18 | Holiday Concert 2018 in Support of United Way

December 19, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sony Centre For The Performing Arts, 1 Front Street East
Toronto, Ontario M5E 1B2 Canada
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$45

Spend the holidays with David Warrack’s legendary Canada Pops ‘18 Holiday Concert in support of United Way featuring a spectacular 64-piece orchestra and special guests including: Chantal Kreviazuk, Ben Heppner, Louise Pitre, Thom Allison, Avery Saltzman and Sheila McCarthy. Celebrate the holidays surrounded by music. Canada Pops ‘18, one night only supporting United Way’s mission to fight local poverty in all its forms. December 19th, Sony Centre.

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Roy Thomson Hall | A Celtic Family Christmas

December 20, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St
Toronto, Ontario M5J 2H5 Canada
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$39.50

This holiday season join Natalie MacMaster and Donnell Leahy, the award-winning fiddle virtuosos, in an intimate and unique Christmas album and concert series you will never forget. With the duo accompanied by a band of talented musicians – and their children – A Celtic Family Christmas will guide you into the wonderful world of a true MacMaster Leahy Christmas celebration.

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Tafelmusik | Sing-Along Messiah

December 22, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St
Toronto, Ontario M5J 2H5 Canada
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$49

Directed by Mr. Handel Sherezade Panthaki, soprano Krisztina Szabó, mezzo-soprano Charles Daniels, tenor Drew Santini, baritone A thrilling, massive sing-along of Handel’s beloved choral masterpiece. Does the holiday season give you an uncontrollable desire to burst into song? Join Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra and Chamber Choir, four soloists, and a choir of thousands led by Mr. Handel himself for a thrilling, massive sing-along of Handel’s most beloved choral masterpiece: Messiah. Messiah transcends boundaries with its message of charity, peace, goodwill, and sacrifice. It also…

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Toronto International Ballet Theatre | The Nutcracker

December 22, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Sony Centre For The Performing Arts, 1 Front Street East
Toronto, Ontario M5E 1B2 Canada
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$56

Featuring Stars of the Bolshoi Ballet The classic charm and pageantry of The Nutcracker hits the stage in Toronto for a performance to remember. Share the stage with wonder as guest stars from the world-renowned Moscow’s Bolshoi Ballet Theatre, principal dancers Vyacheslav Lopatin and Anastasia Stashkevich, showcase their aerial and spirited dancing, supported by enchanting tapestry with custom-made costumes and set designs adorning the stage. Based on the classical version of the Nutcracker, which is performed by the world’s top…

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Attila Glatz Concert Productions | Bravissimo! Opera’s Greatest Hits

December 31, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St
Toronto, Ontario M5J 2H5 Canada
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$55

Looking for a glamorous way to start your New Year’s Eve festivities? For more than 10 years, Bravissimo! Opera’s Greatest Hits has been Toronto’s classiest New Year’s Eve celebration. Four world-class international opera stars take the stage with Opera Canada Symphony and Chorus. Brimming with arias, choruses, and duets from Turandot, La traviata, Rigoletto, Magic Flute, and more, each as everlasting as the tradition of New Year’s Eve, this concert is a romantic, sophisticated start to the evening’s festivities. The final bows will usher you out…

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November 2019

Royal Conservatory | Blind Boys of Alabama Christmas Show

November 29, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St W,
Toronto, ON M5S 1V6 Canada
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$50

“Gospel titans” (Rolling Stone), the Blind Boys of Alabama have risen to fame with their thrilling vocal harmonies and roof-raising live show. This concert brings you songs from the Talkin’ Christmas! album, the band's Grammy Award-winning Christmas recording, Go, Tell it on the Mountain, and other Gospel classics. Tickets, here.

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Pax Christi Chorale | Children’s Messiah

November 30, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Church of the Redeemer, 162 Bloor St W
Toronto, Ontario M5S 1M4 Canada
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Free

Children’s Messiah introduces young audience members to a great choral masterwork and the joys of the collective live musical experience. The child-centred presentation inspires the youngest audiences in a one-hour interactive performance. Children are encouraged to sit up front to experience the intensity of orchestra and choir while soloists engage with them directly. Simple narration brings the story to life in young imaginations, and sing-along carols provide the opportunity for all to participate.

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Ottawa Bach Choir | A Bach Christmas

November 30, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Grace Church on-the-Hill, 300 Lonsdale Rd
Toronto, Ontario M4V 1X4 Canada
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$40.00

The first concert of the season features festive repertoire for Christmas by Bach, including the cantatas the choir will perform at Bachfest Leipzig 2020 (Meinen Jesum laß ich nicht, BWV 124; Ach Gott, wie manches Herzeleid, BWV 3; Was mein Gott will, das g’scheh allzeit, BWV 111), as well as the Christmas interpolations from the Magnificat, BWV 243 (Vom Himmel hoch, Freut euch und jubiliert, Gloria in excelsis Deo, Virga Jesse floruit), the celebratory motet, Singet dem Herrn, BWV 225, and more! This spectacular…

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December 2019

Toronto Mendelssohn Choir | Festival of Carols

December 3, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Yorkminster Park Baptist Church, 1585 Yonge St,
Toronto, Ontario M4T 1Z9 Canada
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$35

Experience the joy of John Rutter’s music, with a selection of his carol arrangements in their stunning original orchestrations, and works by Willan, Berlioz, Tchaikovsky, Vaughan Williams and others. As always, we invite you to add your voice to the popular audience carol sing-along, this year with full orchestral accompaniment. Choose from two nights.

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Tafelmusik | O Come, Shepherds

December 4, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre, Jeanne Lamon Hall, 427 Bloor St. W
Toronto, Ontario M5S 1X6 Canada
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$20.00

Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra with Vesuvius Ensemble Special guest: Tommaso Sollazzo, zampogna The joy of the holiday season shines with the pastoral warmth of the Italian countryside. For centuries, the sound of the zampogna, special bagpipes played by shepherds, has been a central part of Italian Christmas festivities. Now you'll hear this fabulous folk instrument in this concert blending baroque Italian Christmas concertos with the heartfelt Christmas music of Southern Italy, performed by Toronto's own Vesuvius Ensemble.

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Toronto Symphony Orchestra | Home Alone in Concert

December 6, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St
Toronto, Ontario M5J 2H5 Canada
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$105

The film is 109 minutes long plus a 20-minute intermission. Intermission occurs approximately 53 minutes into the film. Performers Constantine Kitsopoulos, conductor Resonance Youth Choir, (Bob Anderson, director)

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Exultate Chamber Singers | Holidays with a Twist

December 6, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
St. Thomas’s Anglican Church, 383 Huron St
Toronto, Ontario M5S 2G5 Canada
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$30.00

A merry romp through some festive favourites.

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Upper Canada Choristers | Christmas Fantasy

December 6, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Grace Church on-the-Hill, 300 Lonsdale Rd
Toronto, Ontario M4V 1X4 Canada
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$25.00
The Upper Canada Choristers

The Upper Canada Choristers (Laurie Evan Fraser, Artistic Director) presents a concert of carols through the ages, with special guest baritone Bradley Christensen.

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Toronto Classical Singers | Handel Messiah

December 8, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Christ Church Deer Park, 1570 Yonge Street
Toronto, Ontario M4T 1Z8 Canada
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$30

Dec 8, 2019, 4pm Handel Messiah The most performed oratorio in the English-speaking world. The Talisker Players Orchestra Sheila Dietrich, soprano Lillian Brooks, mezzo Cory Knight, tenor Michael Nyby, bass

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Toronto Children’s Chorus | On Winter’s Night

December 8, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
St. Andrew’s Church, 73 Simcoe St
Toronto, Ontario M5J 1W9 Canada
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$10.00

Celebrate the holidays and sing along with the 65 choristers of the Toronto Youth Choir and The Salvation Army North York Temple Band. About this Event Warm-up on this winter’s night with some sing-a-longs that will be sure to spark the calmness and mystery that the season brings. The Toronto Youth Choir presents a collection of stunning seasonal music with The Salvation Army North York Temple Band, including holiday works by John Williams, Bob Chilcott and John Rutter.

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Soundstreams | Electric Messiah

December 10, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Drake Hotel, 1150 Queen St. West
Toronto, Ontario Canada
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$25

Experience a theatrical reimagining of Handel’s masterpiece infused with jazz, gospel, blues, hip-hop, classical, and world music, complete with hypnotic dance. Never the same two years in a row, the intimacy of this performance creates a deep personal connection to universal themes of love, betrayal and redemption. Tickets, here.

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Tafelmusik | O Come, Shepherds

December 10, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
George Weston Recital Hall, 5040 Yonge Street
Toronto, ON M2N 6R8 Canada
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$20,00

Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra with Vesuvius Ensemble Special guest: Tommaso Sollazzo, zampogna The joy of the holiday season shines with the pastoral warmth of the Italian countryside. For centuries, the sound of the zampogna, special bagpipes played by shepherds, has been a central part of Italian Christmas festivities. Now you'll hear this fabulous folk instrument in this concert blending baroque Italian Christmas concertos with the heartfelt Christmas music of Southern Italy, performed by Toronto's own Vesuvius Ensemble.

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Toronto Symphony Orchestra | TSO Holiday Pops

December 10, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St
Toronto, Ontario M5J 2H5 Canada
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$58.00

The TSO, luminous Canadian soprano Measha Brueggergosman, and a full chorus bring you a sleighful of festive favourites in a concert overflowing with holiday cheer. (Pictured: Measha Brueggergosman) The performance on December 12 will be conducted by Lucas Waldin. All other performances will be conducted by Steven Reineke. Performances are roughly two hours long, including a 20-minute intermission.

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National Ballet of Canada | The Nutcracker

December 12, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Four Seasons Centre, 145 Queen St. W.
Toronto, Ontario M5H 4G1 Canada
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$40.00

Toronto’s favourite holiday tradition! Ballet companies all over the world perform The Nutcracker during the holiday season, each with a special take on the beloved classic. The National Ballet of Canada has one of the very finest versions in the world in James Kudelka’s staging from 1995, set in 19th century Russia. With non-stop dancing and magnificent sets and costumes from Santo Loquasto, The Nutcracker is an unforgettable tribute to the imagination.

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Amadeus Choir | Glorious Sounds of Handel: Messiah

December 13, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Yorkminster Park Baptist Church, 1585 Yonge St,
Toronto, Ontario M4T 1Z9 Canada
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$25.00

Lydia Adams conducts the rich textures of the solos and the glorious choruses that will once again be celebrated as the Elmer Iseler Singers present Handel’s resplendent Messiah. We continue our tradition of presenting award-winning Canadian soloists, professional orchestra and choral richness. Special guest artists: ChoirThe Amadeus Choir SingersLeslie Fagen, Soprano Daniel Cabena, Countertenor Michael Colvin, Tenor Alexander Dobson, Baritone MusiciansPatricia Wright, organ Robert Venables & Robert DiVito, trumpets And Orchestra Buy Tickets Now!    

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Elmer Iseler Singers | Glorious Sounds of Handel: Messiah

December 13, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Yorkminster Park Baptist Church, 1585 Yonge St,
Toronto, Ontario M4T 1Z9 Canada
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$35.00
Lydia Adams

Lydia Adams conducts the rich textures of the solos and the glorious choruses that will once again be celebrated as the Elmer Iseler Singers present Handel’s resplendent Messiah. We continue our tradition of presenting award-winning Canadian soloists, professional orchestra and choral richness. Special guest artists: ChoirThe Amadeus Choir SingersLeslie Fagen, Soprano Daniel Cabena, Countertenor Michael Colvin, Tenor Alexander Dobson, Baritone MusiciansPatricia Wright, organ Robert Venables & Robert DiVito, trumpets And Orchestra

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Nathaniel Dett Chorale | An Indigo Christmas: Great Joy II – Around the World

December 13, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
All Saints Kingsway Anglican Church, 2850 Bloor St. W
Etobicoke, Ontario M8X 1B2 Canada
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$30.00

Exciting new gospel arrangements of an assortment of carols and holiday tunes from countries including France, Canada, England, Ireland, Italy and Germany.

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Toronto Consort | Schütz’s Christmas Story

December 13, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Trinity St-Paul’s Centre, 427 Bloor Street West
Toronto, ON M5S 1X7 Canada
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$77.00

Celebrate the Yuletide season with one of the brightest musical jewels of early-Baroque  Germany: Heinrich Schütz’s The Christmas Story, under the baton of Artistic Director David Fallis. We are thrilled to welcome back internationally-acclaimed English tenor Charles Daniels in the role of the Evangelist, together with a gloriously colourful band of recorders, cornetti, sackbuts, violins, violas da gamba, keyboards and theorbos. This Yuletide, step back in time and experience an endearing telling of the Christmas story, along with music by Schein, Scheidt and…

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Toronto International Ballet Theatre | The Nutcracker

December 14, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Meridian Hall (formerly Sony Centre), 1 Front Street East
Toronto, M5E 1B2 Canada
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$63.00

The classic charm and pageantry of The Nutcracker returns to Toronto featuring some of the biggest international stars from the Bolshoi Ballet. Based on the classical version of the Nutcracker, which is performed by the world’s top ballet companies. Artistic Director Tatiana Stepanova has retained the ballet’s traditional beauty, enhancing it with her innovative vision and unique choreography. Bring the Holidays to Life Guest artists Anastasia Stashkevich and Vyacheslav Lopatin, principal dancers of the world-renowned Bolshoi Ballet will showcase their aerial…

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Royal Conservatory | Holly Cole: Happy Holidays

December 14, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St W,
Toronto, ON M5S 1V6 Canada
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$50.00

“Christmas Time is Here!” Jazz songstress and Canadian icon Holly Cole will ensure that you “Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas”. Her legendary Christmas concert, full of much-loved standards alongside eclectic selections of songs, is a highlight of the holiday season! There is an intelligence and sophistication to Holly Cole’s singing that sets her apart. She can imbue standards and eclectic songs with an uncanny combination of sensuality, innocence, originality, and sheer musicality. She takes tunes everybody thinks they know and…

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Ontario Pops Orchestra | The Sounds of Christmas

December 14, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Humber Valley United Church, 76 Anglesey Blvd
Etobicoke, Ontario M9A 3C1 Canada
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$25.00

Featuring: Gabrielle Turgeon, Soprano, Swansea Dance School and James Moffett (Canadian Composer) The Barber of Seville Charlie Brown Christmas Handel: Hallelujah Nutcracker Suite Featuring the Swansea Dance School Holiday sing alone O Holy Night Schubert: Ave Maria How the Grinch stole Christmas Mendelssohn: Italian symphony mov. 1st James Moffett- Orchestral Suite 2  (Canadian Composer) Tickets, here.

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Mississauga Symphony Orchestra | Highlights from Messiah

December 14, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Hammerson Hall, 4141 Living Arts Dr
Mississauga, ON L5B 4B8 Canada
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$25.00

Join us for a concert of highlights from Handel’s masterwork oratorio, Messiah. The brilliant voices of our outstanding soloists and the Mississauga Festival Chamber Choir join the orchestra in selections which include the uplifting and iconic Hallelujah Chorus. HANDEL: Highlights from Messiah‍ GUEST ARTISTS: ANGELA YOO, soprano LILLIAN BROOKS, mezzo-soprano ZACHARY RIOUX, tenor‍ CHRISTOPHER DUNHAM, baritone Mississauga Festival Chamber Choir

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Toronto Children’s Chorus | A Chorus Christmas: Celestial Celebrations

December 15, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St
Toronto, Ontario M5J 2H5 Canada
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$37.50

Welcome the holiday season with the world-renowned Toronto Children’s Chorus in its annual concert. More than 400 choristers, plus the TCC’s Alumni Choir and the Toronto Youth Choir return to Roy Thomson Hall for an afternoon of festive favourites from around the globe. The Chorus is thrilled to welcome back artists from the Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Arrive early to hear the Alumni Choir perform carols in the lobby.

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Pax Christi Chorale | A Baroque Celebration

December 15, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
St. Andrew’s Church, 73 Simcoe St
Toronto, Ontario M5J 1W9 Canada
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$50.00
Pax Christi Chorale (Photo: Dahlia Katz)

Jubilant choral works by the greatest composers of the Baroque period. Magnificat, Francesco Durante (1684-1755) Gloria, Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741) Magnificat, Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

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Tafelmusik | Handel: Messiah

December 17, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St W,
Toronto, ON M5S 1V6 Canada
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$72.00

Ivars Taurins directs four soloists, orchestra, and chamber choir, offering audience's Handel’s masterpiece with Tafelmusik’s trademark expertise and care, intimacy and expanse. Our annual performances of Messiah have become a cherished annual Toronto holiday tradition—join us and discover why. Margot Rood, soprano Lucile Richardot, mezzo-soprano Thomas Hobbs, tenor Peter Harvey, baritone

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Orpheus Choir of Toronto | ‘Tis Winter Now

December 17, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Grace Church on-the-Hill, 300 Lonsdale Rd
Toronto, Ontario M4V 1X4 Canada
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$45.00

Indulge in the sweet nostalgia of Christmas! A memorable evening of joyous carols and tales, both heartfelt and light-hearted, narrated by Stratford and Shaw Festival’s Benedict Campbell, will add festive spirit to the coldest of winter nights in our land of snow, skates and sleighs. An Orpheus holiday favourite not to be missed! Tuesday, December 17, 2019, 7:30 pm Grace Church on-the-Hill 300 Lonsdale Road, Toronto, ON M4V 1X4 GUEST ARTIST Benedict Campbell (narrator)

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Toronto Symphony Orchestra | Messiah

December 17, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St
Toronto, Ontario M5J 2H5 Canada
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$50.00

The greatest story ever told. The most majestic music ever conceived. Alexander Shelley, Music Director of the National Arts Centre Orchestra, conducts Handel’s Messiah with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra, the Toronto Mendelssohn Choir, and four dazzling Canadian soloists. Experience music’s most inspiring message of faith—in Mozart’s colourful orchestration. This is Toronto’s favourite holiday musical tradition. Hallelujah! Please allow roughly three hours for the full concert experience, including a 15-minute intermission. Program Handel/arr. Mozart: Messiah Performers Alexander Shelley, conductor Jane Archibald, soprano Emily D’Angelo,…

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Toronto Chamber Choir | Kaffeemusik: Mary, the Rose

December 18, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Calvin Presbyterian Church, 26 Delisle Ave
Toronto, M4V 1S5
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$12.50

What is it about the Blessed Virgin that has inspired some of the most endearing music ever written? Indeed, composers from every era seem to bring their very best game when setting texts about the immaculate “rose without thorns.” In this heartfelt Kaffeemusik, the TCC presents its favourite Marian music from long ago juxtaposed with some more recent works for choir and harp: excerpts from Benjamin Britten’s Ceremony of Carols, and Andrew Donaldson’s Mary, the Rose. Julia Seager Scott, harp

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Tafelmusik | Sing-along Messiah

December 21, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St
Toronto, Ontario M5J 2H5 Canada
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$20.00

Join Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra and Chamber Choir, four soloists, and a choir of thousands led by Mr. Handel himself for a thrilling, massive sing-along of Handel’s most beloved choral masterpiece: Messiah. Messiah transcends boundaries with its message of charity, peace, goodwill, and sacrifice. It also contains some of the most uplifting, touching, and magnificent music ever composed—ideal for a truly inspiring sing-along! Pick up your score, warm up your vocal chords, don your holiday finest, and join us in our new surroundings…

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Amadeus Choir | Mystic Light: Solace in the darkest days

December 21, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Eglinton St. George’s United Church, 35 Lytton Blvd
Toronto, Ontario M4R 1L2 Canada
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$25.00
2019-20 Amadeus Choir

On the night of the Winter Solstice, join the Amadeus Choir for an evening of music that celebrates the promise of coming light. Beginning in candlelight with immersive and meditative music, the program moves from soul-affirming choral sounds to uplifting and celebratory carols, including audience sing-alongs! The evening is certain to feed your soul and refresh your perspective during the bustle of the holiday season. All works on the program were composed or arranged by women or non-binary composers. Works…

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Roy Thomson Hall/Attila Glatz Concert Productions | Bravissimo!

December 31, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St
Toronto, Ontario M5J 2H5 Canada
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$55.00

Start your New Year’s Eve celebration with Bravissimo! Opera’s Greatest Hits, featuring world-class opera, full orchestra, chorus, and a cast of top international opera stars. For more than a decade, Bravissimo! Opera’s Greatest Hits has set the standard for elegant and sophisticated New Year’s Eve entertainment in Toronto. The concert brings together acclaimed international opera stars and a celebrated conductor, backed by the colossal power of the Opera Canada Symphony and Chorus. A truly romantic beginning to New Year’s Eve…

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January 2020

Roy Thomson Hall/Attila Glatz Concert Productions | Salute to Vienna New Year’s Concert 2020

January 1, 2020 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St
Toronto, Ontario M5J 2H5 Canada
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$55.00

Strauss Symphony of Canada Michael Zehetner, conductor (Vienna) Micaëla Oeste, soprano (Berlin) Tilmann Unger, tenor (Munich) Featuring dancers from Kiev-Aniko Ballet of Ukraine & International Champion Ballroom Dancers Waltz into 2020 with Salute to Vienna New Year’s Concert, now a Canadian Tradition! This dazzling performance evokes a golden age of Viennese music, brimming with energy, merriment, and romance. It is a glorious re-creation of the beloved Neujahrskonzert, the concert that has welcomed the New Year for more than 80 years in…

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November 2020

Toronto Mendelssohn Choir | Rememberance

November 11, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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TMC welcomes guest curator Andrew Balfour for this program. Andrew, TMC conductor Simon Rivard, and Elder Dr. Duke Redbird will present a program that reflects on Indigenous experience through music, poetry and dance. FREE Suggested donation of $20 Program: A Dish with One Spoon, Duke Redbird Ambe (Come In), Andrew Balfour Notinikew (Going to War), Andrew Balfour – Calling All Okicitawak (Warriors) – Anthem for a Doomed Youth – I Went to War – Kookum (Grandmother) – Help me Stolen Child, Duke…

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December 2020

KITCHENER-WATERLOO SYMPHONY | The Emperor’s New Crown

December 12, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Streaming for free online from December 12-20, 2020 Tickets are not required for this performance. Please visit here starting at 10:00 am on Saturday, December 12 for the link to view the concert. Nathaniel Voll, storyteller Rebecca Morton, cello Jung Tsai, violin A selfish emperor cares more about fancy crowns than anything else in the whole world. So when a trickster crafts a beautiful crown that only smart people can see, the emperor must have it for himself. The question…

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THE ELORA SINGERS | A Nativity Festival: A Village Messiah

December 12, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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$15.00

An Elora tradition!  Highlights from Handel's glorious Messiah with soloists drawn from The Elora Singers, accompanied by the Festival Orchestra. Tickets and details HERE.

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Against the Grain Theatre | Messiah/Complex

December 13, 2020 - December 26, 2020
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until December 26, 2020

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A daring reimagining of Handel's classic featuring voices from across Canada. SUNDAY, DECEMBER 13 20208:00 PM — 9:30 PM SUN, DEC 13 20209:30 PM—SAT, DEC 26 202012:00 AM Full details here.  

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BROTT MUSIC FESTIVAL | Brott To You: RMessiah

December 14, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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$25.00

BROTT TO YOU: Messiah Livestream Event Monday, December 14, 2020, 7:30 PM BUY TICKETS PERFORMERS Shantelle Przybylo, soprano Andrea Ludwig, mezzo-soprano Bud Roach, tenor David John Pike, baritone Boris Brott, conductor National Academy Orchestra Arcady Chorus $25 PER HOUSEHOLD Prices include taxes and fees ORDER OF EVENTS Pre-Concert Chat with Maestro Boris Brott Livestream Concert Post-Concert Question and Answer Session

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Toronto Mendelssohn Choir | Festival of Carols

December 16, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Enjoy TMC’s annual joyous celebration of music for the season. During this season where we are looking to find joy during a difficult time with the pandemic, the TMC is putting together a program that brings together virtual performances of new works, with some favourites from previous seasons. And we hope you’ll sing along at home with some of them too. Livestream link: https://livestream.com/tmchoir/foc2020 Suggested donation: $20

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TAFELMUSIK | Sing-Along Messiah on Screen

December 17, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Sing-Along Messiah on Screen: a free virtual version for you to enjoy from the comfort of your own home. Captured live at Koerner Hall in 2010, this video of Messiah excerpts features Mr. Handel himself leading soprano Suzie LeBlanc, countertenor Daniel Taylor, tenor Rufus Müller, baritone Locky Chung, Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra and Chamber Choir—and an audience of 1000 enthusiastic “sing-alongers.” Tune in with us on YouTube on December 17 at 7 pm EST for a special watch party! Then, watch anytime through December 26 at 11:59…

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ART OF TIME ENSEMBLE | To All A Good Night

December 17, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Art of Time Ensemble's Virtually Live season continues December 17th at 7:30 pm with To All A Good Night - a holiday concert like no other, it is at once humorous, nostalgic and irreverent. Available for free streaming on YouTube until 7:30 pm on Sunday, December 20th.

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Soundstreams | Electric Messiah

December 17, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Registration for this event will be open in late November. Sign up to be an Insider for free to be the first in line! The music escapes the confines of in-person venues and transforms into a full-length music video, complete with a mix of on-location outdoor filming in the public spaces of Toronto, studio recordings, and a unique cinematic approach. Featuring a theatrically exciting cast, a brand new commission, and a feast of musical styles ranging from jazz to soul/hip-hop, Electric Messiah brings the past…

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KITCHENER-WATERLOO SYMPHONY | Yuletide Spectacular Online

December 18, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Daniel Bartholomew-Poyser – (courtesy of the artist)

Streaming online from December 18-20, 2020! Daniel Bartholomew-Poyser, conductor Chilina Kennedy, vocalist Mike Nadajewski, actor Glynis Ranney, actor Carousel Dance Company Waterloo Region’s favourite holiday tradition looks a little different this year, but is still spectacular as ever! Led by KWS audience favourite Daniel Bartholomew-Poyser, it features orchestral holiday favourites, Canadian Broadway star Chilina Kennedy performing seasonal hits, appearances by actors Mike Nadajewski and Glynis Ranney who are favourites from Yuletides-past, Carousel Dance Company performing selections from The Nutcracker, and…

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THE ELORA SINGERS | A Nativity Festival: A Festival of Carols

December 19, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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$15.00

Joyous Christmas music by The Elora Singers with charming, nostalgic readings by Canadian celebrities, read from their homes! Tickets and details HERE.

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Canadian International Organ Competition | CIOC Celebrates Christmas

December 24, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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$10.00

Celebrate Christmas Eve together with the Canadian International Organ Competition team from the Maison Symphonique in Montreal! Enjoy a selection of our favourite Christmas carols and other festive music. Program includes performances of: • Harold Darke’s In the Bleak Midwinter • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s Dance of the Sugar-Plum Fairy (excerpt from “Nutcracker”) • Peter Cornelius’ Die Könige (excerpt from “Weihnachtslieder” op. 8) • Siegfried Strohbach’s Maria durch ein Dornwald ging • Adolphe Adam’s O Holy Night (arr. Dudley Buck) and many more… Tickets here.

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April 2021

Brott Music | Handel’s Messiah Easter Weekend Special

April 2, 2021 - April 4, 2021
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$10.00

For Christians around the world, the Easter Triduum (Three Days) commemorates the Passion, Crucifixion and Resurrection of Jesus Christ. Hallelujah! Brott Music brings you a three-day only musical event to deepen your Easter experience. Make our virtual Handel’s Messiah your musical accompaniment to the solemn and glorious meditations on the Easter season. Recorded in December 2020 at St. Anns Parish Ancaster, Boris Brott, the National Academy Orchestra and Arcady Singers are joined by four superb soloists in this memorable musical…

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November 2021

The Elora Singers | Bach & Handel: Music for Advent & Christmas (in-person)

November 13, 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, 49 Queen St N
Kitchener, Ontario N2H 2G9 Canada
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$30.00

The Elora Singers present Bach’s Advent Cantatas and the Christmas excerpts from Handel’s Messiah, with chamber orchestra and soloists from the ranks of the choir.

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Tafelmusik | A Tafelmusik Christmas (in-person)

November 25, 2021 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre, Jeanne Lamon Hall, 427 Bloor St. W
Toronto, Ontario M5S 1X6 Canada
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$55.00

Peace, joy, merriment, and hope—Christmas wouldn’t be the same without Tafelmusik! Curated by Ivars Taurins, this festive program spanning two centuries reunites members of the choir and orchestra for the first time in 2021 — a perfect way to launch the 40th anniversary season of Tafelmusik Chamber Choir. A selection of sparkling choruses from Handel’s Messiah and richly harmonized baroque arrangements of Christmas carols complement the exuberance of Bach and the elegance of Charpentier. Choral works by Berlioz and Poulenc add depth…

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Brott Music Festival | Handel’s Messiah

November 30, 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Burlington Performing Arts Centre, 440 Locust St
Burlington, Ontario L7S 1T7 Canada
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$55.00

Make music part of your Holiday season with our joyous Handel’s Messiah! Join Maestro Boris Brott, the National Academy Orchestra, Arcady Singers, and featured soloists Sydney Baedke, Andrea Ludwig, Bud Roach and David Pike. Important Notice: All guests 12+ attending will be required to provide government-issued personal identification and proof of full vaccination. Patrons who cannot provide this will be denied entry and refunds will not be issued.

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December 2021

Toronto Mendelssohn Choir | Festival of Carols (in-person + online)

December 1, 2021 @ 7:30 pm - December 25, 2021 @ 11:30 pm
Yorkminster Park Baptist Church, 1585 Yonge St,
Toronto, Ontario M4T 1Z9 Canada
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$20.00

TMC’s annual welcome to the holiday season. This year the Choir will be joined by the Toronto Symphony Youth Orchestra. Lauda per la Nativitá del Signore – a Christmas Cantata by Ottorino Respighi Popular carols Music selections by JS Bach, Andrew Balfour, Sally Beamish, Paul Halley, Arthur Honegger, Rosephanye Powell, Hyo-Won Woo and others. Streaming Dec 1 to 25, 2021 . Streaming tickets for Festival of Carols may be purchased anytime between December 1 to 25, 2021. Upon purchase of your livestream ticket, you will…

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Tafelmusik | The Voice of Vivaldi (online)

December 2, 2021 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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$19.00

Krisztina Szabó mezzo-soprano Online Premiere: December 2, 2021, 8pm ET You are invited on this baroque journey through human emotions showcasing a remarkable Canadian singer. The sheer beauty and soulfulness of the human voice infuses this concert featuring mezzo-soprano Krisztina Szabó—one of our first guest soloists since February 2020. Music Director Elisa Citterio has curated a program of contrasting moods that range from dramatic intensity to cheerful effervescence. Passionate arias from three Vivaldi operas are even more striking when paired with…

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Toronto Symphony Orchestra | Home Alone in Concert

December 3, 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St
Toronto, Ontario M5J 2H5 Canada
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$61.00

This beloved holiday favourite features renowned composer John Williams’s charming and delightful score performed live to picture by the TSO. Macaulay Culkin stars as Kevin McCallister, an 8-year-old boy who’s accidentally left behind when his family leaves for Christmas vacation, and who must defend his home against two bungling thieves (Joe Pesci and Daniel Stern). Also starring Catherine O’Hara and John Candy, and nominated for Academy Awards for Best Original Score and Best Original Song (“Somewhere in My Memory”), Home Alone is…

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Orchestra Toronto | An Indigo Christmas With The Nathaniel Dett Chorale

December 4, 2021 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
George Weston Recital Hall, 5040 Yonge Street
Toronto, ON M2N 6R8 Canada
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$45.00

On The Program: Michael McElroy and Jonathan Joubert: Great Joy II: Christmas Around the World with the Nathaniel Dett Chorale, Brainerd Blyden-Taylor, Music Director, and Corey Butler, pianist. This holiday season, two great Toronto ensembles join forces in a joyful holiday celebration. Orchestra Toronto and the Nathaniel Dett Chorale come together to create great music with Great Joy: a gospel-inspired celebration of Christmas around the world. *pre-concert chat at 7:15

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Toronto Symphony Orchestra | TSO Holiday Pops

December 7, 2021 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St
Toronto, Ontario M5J 2H5 Canada
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$62.00

Do you hear what I hear? It’s the joyful and triumphant return of TSO Holiday Pops! Jingle all the way to Roy Thomson Hall for our seasonal symphonic spectacular, and let your heart be light as the TSO welcomes Canadian Broadway singer Ryan Silverman to perform ancient yuletide carols and other festive favourites. You’ll also be invited to join an audience sing-along—an annual tradition you’ll fa la la la love! The performances on December 7 & 8 will be conducted…

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Art of Time Ensemble | To All A Good Night 6 (in-person and online)

December 9, 2021 @ 8:00 pm - December 31, 2021 @ 11:30 pm
Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St W,
Toronto, ON M5S 1V6 Canada

To All A Good Night 6 is the Art of Time Ensemble's first live concert in 22 months. We are back with a new edition for these strange times featuring the music of Stevie Wonder, John Prine, Stephen Colbert & Elvis Costello and Duke Ellington and featuring performances by Jackie Richardson, Jessica Mitchell, Liam Russell, David Wall, and Tom Wilson. Audience members have the option to experience the holiday tradition either in-person or from the comfort of their homes via…

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The National Ballet Of Canada | The Nutcracker

December 10, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Four Seasons Centre, 145 Queen St. W.
Toronto, Ontario M5H 4G1 Canada
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$25.00

Ballet companies the world over perform The Nutcracker during the holiday season, each with a special take on Marius Petipa’s beloved classic. The National Ballet of Canada has one of the finest versions in James Kudelka’s 1995 staging which opens at a Christmas Eve party in rural 19th century Russia. With its non-stop dancing and magnificent sets and costumes designed by Santo Loquasto, with lighting by Jennifer Tipton, The Nutcracker is an unforgettable tribute to the imagination. For the 2021/22 season, The Nutcracker will be presented…

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Toronto Symphony Orchestra | Messiah

December 15, 2021 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St
Toronto, Ontario M5J 2H5 Canada
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$41.00

Rejoice greatly as this glorious holiday tradition returns! RBC Resident Conductor Simon Rivard leads four acclaimed soloists, the Orchestra, and the Toronto Mendelssohn Choir in exultant arias and joyous refrains, including the iconic “Hallelujah” Chorus. Experience the greatest story ever told in this moving 85-minute special presentation at Roy Thomson Hall. Program Handel: Selections from Messiah (Abridged to approximately 85 minutes with no intermission) Performers Simon Rivard, RBC Resident Conductor Anna-Sophie Neher, soprano Rihab Chaieb, mezzo-soprano Spencer Britten, tenor Stephen Hegedus, bass-baritone…

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Tafelmusik | A Tafelmusik Christmas (online)

December 16, 2021 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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$19.00

A Tafelmusik Christmas - Digital Description Ivars Taurins director Tafelmusik Chamber Choir Online Premiere Peace, joy, merriment, and hope — Christmas wouldn’t be the same without Tafelmusik! Curated by Ivars Taurins, this festive program spanning two centuries reunites members of the choir and orchestra for the first time in 2021 — a perfect way to launch the 40th anniversary season of Tafelmusik Chamber Choir. A selection of sparkling choruses from Handel’s Messiah and richly harmonized baroque arrangements of Christmas carols complement the exuberance…

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Canadian Opera Company | In Winter (online)

December 18, 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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The COC Orchestra under Music Director Johannes Debus, the COC Chorus, and artists of the COC Ensemble Studio come together for a concert that explores and celebrates winter. Welcome a new season with Vivaldi’s instantly recognizable and exhilarating “Winter” section of “The Four Seasons,” classic songbook selections like “Deck the Halls,” and, for the centrepiece of the program, an exciting new commission by composer Ian Cusson, who sets text by Métis writer Katherena Vermette, for solo, chorus, and orchestra in…

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Canadian Opera Company | In Winter (online)

December 18, 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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The COC Orchestra under Music Director Johannes Debus, the COC Chorus, and artists of the COC Ensemble Studio come together for a concert that explores and celebrates winter. Welcome a new season with Vivaldi’s instantly recognizable and exhilarating “Winter” section of “The Four Seasons,” classic songbook selections like “Deck the Halls,” and, for the centrepiece of the program, an exciting new commission by composer Ian Cusson, who sets text by Métis writer Katherena Vermette, for solo, chorus, and orchestra in…

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Elmer Iseler Singers | Sherry & Shortbread ‘At Home’

December 19, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - December 26, 2021 @ 11:30 pm
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Join Artistic Director, Lydia Adams and the Elmer Iseler Singers, from the comforts of your home for a musical celebration online. Our special guests will be our great colleague and friend, the world-renowned clarinetist, James Campbell, Artistic Director of the Festival of the Sound in Parry Sound and his son, guitarist, Graham Campbell. James and Lydia will reminisce, talk of our present artistic activities, and discuss our mutual further exciting plans as we reopen in the upcoming months. You will hear…

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The National Ballet Of Canada | The Nutcracker [Cancelled]

December 22, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Four Seasons Centre, 145 Queen St. W.
Toronto, Ontario M5H 4G1 Canada
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$25.00

All remaining performances of The Nutcracker have been cancelled. Ballet companies the world over perform The Nutcracker during the holiday season, each with a special take on Marius Petipa’s beloved classic. The National Ballet of Canada has one of the finest versions in James Kudelka’s 1995 staging which opens at a Christmas Eve party in rural 19th century Russia. With its non-stop dancing and magnificent sets and costumes designed by Santo Loquasto, with lighting by Jennifer Tipton, The Nutcracker is an unforgettable tribute to the…

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January 2022

Roy Thomson Hall/Attila Glatz Concert Productions | Salute To Vienna

January 1, 2022 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St
Toronto, Ontario M5J 2H5 Canada
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$75.00
Salute to Vienna

Co-presented by Attila Glatz Concert Productions and Roy Thomson Hall Timeless music, dazzling costumes, breathtaking dance, stunning floral designs. Salute to Vienna New Year’s Concert returns to the Roy Thomson Hall for an unforgettable New Year’s celebration that will enchant and delight audiences of all ages in Toronto. Freshly updated each year with a new cast and musical programme, the exuberant music of Johann Strauss and his counterparts will spring to vibrant life in a joyful spectacle featuring European singers,…

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December 2022

Toronto Classical Singers | Back to Bach

December 11, 2022 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Christ Church Deer Park, 1570 Yonge Street
Toronto, Ontario M4T 1Z8 Canada
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$30.00

The Toronto Classical Singers are back! Please join us for a rousing concert of excerpts from Bach's Christmas Oratorio

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Amadeus Choir | Let Us All Be Merry! — 3:00pm performance

December 17, 2022 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Eglinton St. George’s United Church, 35 Lytton Blvd
Toronto, Ontario M4R 1L2 Canada
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Free

A condensed, one-hour multigenerational and family-friendly event that will include plenty of audience sing-alongs of traditional holiday carols. Children 12 and under are free!  

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December 2023

The Amadeus Choir & Hannaford Street Silver Band | Silver & Gold – A Sparkling Celebration of the Season

December 16, 2023 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
George Weston Recital Hall, Toronto Centre for the Arts, 5040 Yonge Street
Toronto, Ontario M2N 6R8 Canada
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$54
Amadeus Hannaford

The voices of the Amadeus Choir and the brassy grandeur of the award-winning Hannaford Street Silver Band come together in a holiday concert.

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