Enjoy TMC’s annual joyous celebration of music for the season.
This year the Choir will be joined again by the popular Canadian Staff Band of the Salvation Army and, new for this year, by the young voices of the Toronto Youth Choir. As always, we invite you to add your voice to the popular audience carol sing-along. Choose from two nights.
Hodie, Christus natus est (Willan)
Maria durch ein Dornwald ging (arr. Claas)
Once in Royal David’s City
A Fanfare of Praise (a Canadian Staff Band selection)
Te lucis ante terminum (Chilcott)
All bells in paradise (Rutter)
Ave Maria (Mendelssohn)
An Earthly Tree (Stephanie Martin) – world premiere
In the bleak midwinter (Darke)
Hodie, Christus natus est (Sweelinck)
O come, all ye faithful
A Carol Fantasy (a Canadian Staff Band selection)
Jauchzet, frohlocket (Bach)
There Is No Rose (Wilkinson) – Winner of the 2018 Debbie Fleming Prize for Choral Composition
Overture – Noel, Noel (A Canadian Staff Band selection)
Es ist ein Reis entsprungen (Berg)
Laudate Dominum (Honegger)
The First Nowell
Concert program is subject to change without notice.
Howard Dyck, conductor
Canadian Staff Band of the Salvation Army,
John Lam, band master
Toronto Youth Choir, Matthew Otto, conductor
Michael Bloss, organ
Toronto Mendelssohn Choir
The TMC’s popular Festival of Carols CD (recorded 2006) is now available on Spotify, Google Play and iTunes. Add TMC Christmas music to your playlist.
Can’t join us in Toronto? Watch the concert online with LiveStream.
“The choir is amazing – it never fails to impress. The entire experience was wonderful – the variety of pieces, adding the brass orchestra, it all made for an overwhelming experience.”
Festival of Carols patron
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