The Toronto Mendelssohn Choir is joined by the Minster Singers (of Yorkminster Park Baptist Church) and organist William Maddox for this concert and webcast of choral anthems and an audience hymn sing on Saturday, March 4. The TMC last presented a hymn sing in 2009.
The TMC will perform Durflé’s Introit and Kyrie from his Requiem, Brahms’ Wie Lieblich, Willan’s Ye Watchers and Ye Holy Ones, and Paul Halley’s arrangement of Jesu, the very thought of Thee. The Minster Singers of Yorkminster Park will perform three anthems, including Morten Lauridsen’s lovely O Magnum Mysterium.
Throughout the concert the audience will be invited to join in with hymns from the newest edition of the Ancient and Modern hymn book, all accompanied by the great Yorkminster Park Casavant organ. The audience will join with the choirs in Praise my soul, Abide with me, O Thou who camest from above, How can I keep from singing, and many more hymns. The Rev. Dr. J Peter Holmes will narrate, providing insight into the hymns.
Saturday, March 4 at 4:00 pm EST (doors open at 3:15 pm)
Yorkminster Park Baptist Church, 1585 Yonge St., Toronto
Noel Edison, conductor
Jennifer Min-Young Lee, associate conductor
Minster Singers, Dawn King, conductor
Rev. Dr. J Peter Holmes, narrator
William Maddox, organ
Tickets: $35 general admission (group discount for 10 or more with advance purchase); $20 VoxTix available for patrons 30 years old and under. Tickets can be purchased in advance through RCM Tickets by phone at 416-408-0208 or online. Tickets will also be available at the door. Visit the concert webpage for more information and to purchase tickets.
The TMC will also bring this concert to patrons across Canada and internationally with a live webcast which can be viewed on the TMC website or on Livestream. This webcast is co-produced by the TMC and Yorkminster Park Baptist Church.
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