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Vancouver Chamber Choir: A Dylan Thomas Christmas

Vancouver Chamber ChoirDecember 16, 2011 @ 8:00 pm
December 17, 2011 @ 3:00pm (a shorter Family Concert) 
December 18, 2011 @ 3:00pm

Ryerson United Church
2195 West 45th Avenue (at Yew Street),
Vancouver, BC


  • Dec 16 & Dec 18: $10 – $28, available via Ticketmaster
    • Student rush tickets are available when doors open one hour before the concert. Visit to purchase online or phone 1-855-985-ARTS (2787).
  • Dec 17 Family Concert: $10 – $24.50, plus a family package for $49 (for 2 adults + 2 students). Visit to purchase online or phone 1-855-985-ARTS (2787).


Russell Roberts, reader (Vancouver Chamber Choir)
Jon Washburn, conductor

Coastal Sound Children’s Choir ~ John William Trotter, conductor (Saturday only)

Back yet again by popular demand, A Dylan Thomas Christmas features the poet’s famous story A Child’s Christmas in Wales read by our favourite Welshman, Russell Roberts of Bard on the Beach.

The familiar story is illustrated with Christmas carols and songs. Also, carols from English, Spanish and Orthodox traditions and the premiere of Jon Washburn’s Three Garden Carols. Saturday’s family concert includes the Coastal Sound Children’s Choir and a singalong, with John William Trotter conducting.

  • John Tavener – Three Orthodox Christmas Songs
  • David Wulstan – An Anthology of Carols
  • Traditional – Three Spanish Carols
  • Jon WashburnThree Garden Carols
  • Dylan Thomas’ A Child’s Christmas in Wales
    • with carols and other music by Norman Luboff, Kirke Mechem, Allan Bevan, John Goss, Charles Wood, Cary John Franklin, PDQ Bach, Stephen Chatman, Franz Grüber and Ambroz Copi


December 16, 2011
8:00 pm
December 17, 2011
3:00 pm
December 18, 2011
3:00 pm

musica intima: From Heaven Came

Best of Vancouver Award Winner

1st Place Best Local Classical Vocal Ensemble Best of Vancouver 2009, 2010 & 2011

December 16, 2011 @ 7:30 PM
Christ Church Cathedral
690 Burrard Street
Vancouver, BC
(at the corner of Burrard & Georgia, across the street from Burrard Skytrain station)

December 17, 2011 @ 7:30 PM
West Vancouver United Church
2062 Esquimalt Avenue
West Vancouver, BC

December 20, 2011 @ 7:30 PM
St. Philip’s Anglican Church
3737 West 27th Avenue
Vancouver, BC

December 21, 2011 @ 7:30pm
Knox Presbyterian Church
403 East Columbia Street
New Westminster, BC

Tickets: $33 general, $28 seniors, $10 student; groups of 10 or more get 15% off

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musica intima’s celebrated holiday concert abounds with warmth, timelessness, and lush harmonies. A beautiful juxtaposition of old and new, the program includes traditional folk favourites and modern settings of ancient stories.

Featuring intima’s hallmark Christmas piece, Angels from Heaven Came, Vancouver composer Larry Nickel’s Mary Treasured All These Things, and many more, from heaven came lights up the darkest time of year for all ages.

The December 21st concert is brought to you by Stuart Crown & Company Inc.


musica intima

December 16, 2011
7:30 pm
December 17, 2011
7:30 pm
December 20, 2011
7:30 pm
December 21, 2011
7:30 pm

‘From Whence He Came’ and The End Tree

The End TreeDecember 16 @ 8:00pm
The BC Creative Hub
CMC BC Region
837 Davie Street,
Vancouver, BC
$10, $15 with a CD


From Whence He Came is an album of miniatures composed by Elliot Vaughan for clarinet, violin, viola and accordion.  Here it will be performed in full by Evan Watkins, Aiden Brant-Briscall, Elliot Vaughan and Katheryn Petersen.


The End Tree is a trio of composer-performers Aiden Brant-Briscall (violin), Elliot Vaughan (viola) and Martin Reisle (cello).

December 16, 2011
8:00 pm