In The Loop: Promoting the arts in Vancouver, BC

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December 3, 2014

Sacred Music Series Of St. Andrew's-Wesley Church: A German Christmas In Vancouver

A German Christmas In Vancouver
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Sacred Music Series Of St. Andrew's-Wesley Church presents:
A German Christmas In Vancouver

On Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014, 8:00PM in St. Andrew’s-Wesley Church, Vancouver, the Oratorio Singers, resident community choir of St. Andrew’s-Wesley, and the baroque instrumental ensemble OS415, will present an evening of German Advent and Christmas music: cantatas, motets and chorales by Buxtehude, Schütz, Kuhnau, Praetorius, Rosenmüller, Bruckner and Schubert with guest soloist, countertenor, Mark Donnelly. All will be invited to participate in the singing Christmas chorales-in German and/or English:Es ist ein Ros’; Macht hoch die Tür, Lobt Gott ihr Christen allzugleich.

Tickets at the door only: $25 general admission.

Info: / 604 683 4574 ext231.
Submitted by: Darryl Nixon
December 6 & 7, 2014

The Coquitlam Chorale: A Little Big Band Christmas

The Coquitlam Chorale presents:
A Little Big Band Christmas

Enjoy a bit of holiday jazz and some yuletide swing at the Coquitlam Chorale’s “A Little Big Band Christmas” concerts. Special guests the Creole Jazz Band add a New Orleans beat. Donations of food and toys to SHARE Family and Community Services will be gratefully accepted.

Concerts dates:
Saturday, Dec 6 at 7:30 PM
Sunday, Dec 7 at 2:00 PM

Tickets:
$10 Students
$20 Adults

For tickets Contact:

or the Evergreen Cultural Centre Box Office: 604.927.6555

There will be a donation box at the door and we will be collecting non-perishable food items and children's toys at each concert to donate to SHARE Family & Community Services. Those who bring a donation will automatically be entered in a raffle draw for prizes. Raffle tickets for the prizes will also be sold at the shows. Money collected from the raffle will be donated to SHARE as well.
Submitted by: Ada Nadison
December 6, 2014

The Vancouver Thunderbird Chorus: We Need a Little Christmas

We Need a Little Christmas
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The Vancouver Thunderbird Chorus presents:
We Need a Little Christmas

Saturday, December 6, 2014 at 2pm
St. Faith's Anglican Church
7284 Cypress Street, Vancouver, BC

Tickets $10 plus a non-perishable food bank item

To order, call 604-357-4767 or visit:
http://www.thunderbirdchorus.ca/performances.html
Submitted by: Editor
December 12, 2014

Vivaldi Chamber Choir: Joyful Light

Joyful Light
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Vivaldi Chamber Choir presents:
Joyful Light

Join the choir for an evening of music both joyful and calming. Opening with Carols that include staples of the Christmas Season by well known composers and arrangers, such as David Willcocks, Geofrey Webber, Alice Parker and Robert Shaw, David Millard as well as Zoltan Kodaly and Boris Ord, the mood will shift as the choir sings Morten Lauridsen's "Lux Aeterna". Lauridsen described this piece as "an intimate work of quiet serenity centered around a universal symbol of hope, reassurance, goodness and illumination on all levels".

Concert date:
Friday Dec 12 at 8:00 pm

Tickets (at the door):
$22 Adults
$18 Seniors and Students
$60 Family (2 adults and accompanying children)

There will be a donation box at the door for non-perishable food items for the Food Bank.
Info. http://vivaldichoir.org/ or 604-221-0665
Submitted by: Joan Fitzpatrick
December 12, 2014

Vancouver Orpheus Male Choir and Ensemble Etoile: Joy to the World ~ Christmas Concert

Joy to the World  ~ Christmas Concert
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Vancouver Orpheus Male Choir and Ensemble Etoile presents:
Joy to the World ~ Christmas Concert

Friday, December 12, 2014 7:30 pm
St. Philip's Anglican Church
3737 West 27th Avenue, Vancouver

Adults $20 - Seniors $18 - Students $10 - under 12 free

Available from:
Ensemble Etoile
Orpheus info line 604 515-5686

http://www.ensemble-etoile.com/
http://www.vancouverorpheus.org/
Submitted by: Robert Forbes
December 14, 2014

Vancouver Orpheus Male Choir and Harmony Women's Vocal Ensemble: Joy to the World ~ Christmas Concert

Joy to the World ~ Christmas Concert
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Vancouver Orpheus Male Choir and Harmony Women's Vocal Ensemble presents:
Joy to the World ~ Christmas Concert

Sunday, December 14, 2014 3:00 pm
St. Laurence Anglican Church
825 St Laurence Street, Coquitlam

Adults $25 - Seniors $20 - Students $10 - under 12 free

Available from:
St Laurence Anglican Church office
Orpheus info line 604 515-5686

http://www.harmonyensemble.ca/
http://www.vancouverorpheus.org/
Submitted by: Robert Forbes
December 20 & 21, 2014

The Marcus Mosely Chorale: "Shine"

"Shine"
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The Marcus Mosely Chorale presents:
"Shine"

Join The Marcus Mosely Chorale for "Shine" a Gospel Music Christmas Concert with Artistic & Musical Directors Marcus Mosely, Bill Sample & Darlene Ketchum.

2 Concerts:
Sat. Dec.20, 7:30 pm, Ryerson United Church, 2195 W 45th Ave., Vancouver
Sun. Dec.21, 2:30 pm, Highlands United Church, 3255 Edgemont Blvd. North Vancouver

Tickets: $25 Adults/ $20 Seniors & Students
phone: 604-770-1770 email:
http://www.themarcusmoselychorale.ca/
Submitted by: Anne Duke