This is Noel - Sunday, December 11, 3:00 PM
St. John Brebeuf Place, Winnipeg
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We are excited to share with you our first LIVE concert in over two years!
This concert features some interesting takes on some old favourite Christmas Carols. We begin our concert with the traditional setting of Dona nobis pacem, (Grant us peace), sung as a round. We then explore a new setting of an ancient tune with Gaudete (Ferrari), followed by a new setting of Christina Rossetti's text, In the Bleak Midwinter (Stopford). These are followed by a rather strange setting of Ding Dong Merrily on High (Blackwell), followed by traditional French carol, Masters In This Hall (Willcocks). We conclude the first part of the program with a beautiful setting of Away in a Manger (Wilberg) that features the oboe and flute. For the second part of the program we will be featuring a short cantata by Katherine k. Davis, This is Noel. It tells the Christmas story through seven movements, featuring an oboe obbligato. We conclude our program with a holiday favourite, Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas (Tiedt). We hope our little program will provide you with a moment of peace in the hustle and bustle of December and warm your heart with the sounds of the season.