More than 250 voices from the University of Victoria choirs join in harmony for this popular seasonal concert. Get into the holiday spirit with the UVic Chorus, Chamber Singers, and Vocal Jazz Ensemble joined by the UVic Brass Ensemble, directed by Adam Con, Susan Young, and Wendell Clanton.
En masse, the choirs will sing A Carol Fantasy by John Alexander and Gloria by Randol Alan Bass, with an audience sing a-long of Winter Wonderland. Further performances include a diverse range of music celebrating many traditions of the season such as the traditional African American Spiritual, Go, Tell It on the Mountain, the well-known Hanukkah song, Drey Dreydelch (Spin, Little Dreidel), as well as Glow by Eric Whitacre.
Donations will support the UVic School of Music choirs and the Christ Church Cathedral Music Program.
Doors open at 6:15 PM. Plan to arrive early to get a seat – this annual event fills to capacity.
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The 180-voice UVic Chorus features UVic students and community member and is currently conducted by Adam Con. Annual performances include a concert with the UVic Orchestra as well as their season December concert at Christ Church Cathedral.
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