Festival of Carols

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.

Concert repertoire:
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
An Earthly Tree (Stephanie Martin) – world premiere
In the bleak midwinter (Darke)
Hodie, Christus natus est (Sweelinck)
Weihnachten (Mendelssohn)
O come, all ye faithful
A Carol Fantasy
(a Canadian Staff Band selection)
Jauchzet, frohlocket
There Is No Rose (Wilkinson) – Winner of the 2018 Debbie Fleming Prize for Choral Composition
Silent Night
Overture – Noel, Noel
(A Canadian Staff Band selection)
Es ist ein Reis entsprungen
Laudate Dominum (Honegger)
The First Nowell

Concert program is subject to change without notice.


Howard Dyckconductor

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.

Livestream webcast

Tuesday, December 4, 2018
7:30 pm

Wednesday, December 5, 2018
7:30 pm

Yorkminster Park Baptist Church
1585 Yonge St. (one block north of St. Clair)

Level A: $78
Level B: $67
Level C: $55
Level D (back rows): $35
VOXTIX (30 & under): $20

Ticketing services provided by RCM Tickets. Purchase online or call 416-408-0208. Tickets will also be available at the door.

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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.
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