HÄNDEL'S MESSIAH...A HOLIDAY TRADITION
Newfoundland-born soprano Meredith Hall and tenor Adam Luther join the NSO Sinfonia, conductor Marc David, guest concertmaster Mark Fewer, and the Philharmonic Choir of the NSO to lead an all-star cast of soloists for the 2013 edition of Händel's Messiah. Hall and Luther, both of whom enjoy busy international careers, will be joined by renowned countertenor Daniel Taylor and baritone Tyler Duncan. Proudly presented by Cox & Palmer with additional support from the Gill Ratcliffe Foundation and the Presentation Sisters, this year's Messiah performances take place on Friday, December 13 and Saturday, December 14 at 8:00pm at the Basilica of St. John the Baptist. Tickets ($25-$28) are available at the Arts & Culture Centre Box Office (729-3900) online (artsandculturecentre.com), and at the concert. If Messiah isn't already part of your holiday tradition, there's no better time to start. This performance will make you want to stand up and shout 'Hallelujah!' For more information, click here.
HOLIDAY POPS ON TOUR IN CORNER BROOK AND STEPHENVILLE!
The NSO, with conductor Marc David and ECMA nominated singer Eleanor McCain, welcomes the holiday season with Holiday Pops concerts in Corner Brook and Stephenville! Joined by special guests soprano Caroline Schiller and the Bay of Islands Musical Arts Chorus, McCain, who has several albums to her credit, will present a program of seasonal favourites from her recent Holiday CD. "I love how music stirs such warmth and evokes wonderous emotions for me. The sentiments run deep at this time of year and nothing does that more than through beautiful holiday music." Proudly presented by Newalta, Holiday Pops takes place on Wednesday, December 18 at the Stephenville Arts & Culture Centre and Thursday, December 19 at the Corner Brook Arts & Culture Centre. Both concerts begin at 8:00pm. Tickets ($25-$30) are available at the Arts & Culture Centre Box Office and online at artsandculturecentre.com. For more information, click here.
A BEHIND THE SCENES LOOK AT THE GREG LOCKE PHOTO - NSO PROJECT
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