The Timmins Symphony Orchestra (TSO) and Chorus continue its 40-year anniversary celebrations with their upcoming Christmas concert to be held Dec. 15 at École Secondaire Catholique Thériault’s Charles Fournier Auditorium. The performance, teeming with local talent, will feature professionals and community musicians, children’s choirs, and a collaboration with Take Two Theatre.
“Our annual Christmas concert has become a very meaningful experience for everyone involved — the chorus, Orchestra musicians, and our audience,” said Joshua Wood, Music Director for the symphony. “This year, to highlight our 40-year milestone, we are pleased to partner with the many community groups to bring a programme filled with holiday music,culminating with the entire audience participating in our Christmas carol sing along — one cannot help but leave the hall with a feeling that the holiday season has begun.”
“This year, we are also proud to feature the music school’s very own Kate Promane as our guest vocalist,” said Wood.
A renowned Canadian mezzo soprano, Kate Promane has performed across North America. Most notably, at Carnegie Hall in 2008 and at the Four Seasons with the Canadian Opera Company. Recently, Promane was selected by the International Resource Centre for Performing Artists (IRCPA) as one of the Ten Singing Stars: The Next Generation.
“We are extremely fortunate to have someone of Kate’s caliber in the community. Singing in Italian, French, and German, the programme will feature several Christmas classics, interwoven with enchanting new holiday music,” added Wood.
The TSO will also perform a piece commissioned by the Mormon Tabernacle Choir which features the choir paired with an interactive narration by members of Take Two Theatre.
Tickets are available as of Dec. 1 at the Timmins Museum, NEC and can also be purchased at the door. A reception will follow immediately after the concert in the school’s cafeteria.
RED seats: $39
SILVER seats: $34
UNDER 30 tickets: 15$
SPECIAL: 5$ tickets for children under 12.