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The Best Little Newfoundland Christmas Pageant...Ever!

"The Best Little Newfoundland Christmas Pageant…Ever!" is seemingly a dull task for Mrs. O’Brien, who has been put in charge when the original leader, Mrs. Armstrong, hits a moose with her car. What could be so hard?

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Oh! Christmas Tree

Lucy is looking forward to sharing her family’s holiday rituals with her fiancé Algar, especially now that they are living together. Algar, who loves Lucy but hates Christmas, decides to take a stand by refusing to put up…

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Fortier Danse Creations

In his final performance, Paul-André Fortier with perform Solo 70. His international career is certainly something to be celebrated!

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Wintersong

Banish the winter chill! Celebrate the season with all six Kokopelli choirs.

Dec 15 - 7:30PM

Festive Brass

Edmonton's own British-style brass band will perform an exciting program of music!

Dec 16 - 7:00PM

Little Match Girl Passion

The Little Match Girl Passion has become Pro Coro Canada’s annual Christmas concert. Providing a contrast to the abundance of the season, this one hour candlelit performance will take you on the heart wrenching but hopeful…

Dec 19 - 7:30PM

A Swingin' Christmas & Cool Yule!

Join Edmonton's popular big band and special guests for a special night of seasonal musical cheer in jazz interpretations to help you bring in the holiday time of year with swinging big band music!

Dec 22 - 7:30PM

Perfectly Frank Christmas

Canadian Jazz saxophonist, Don Berner, and award winning vocalist and trumpeter Johnny Summers present “A Perfectly Frank Christmas”.

Dec 31 - 7:30PM

A Pro Coro Canada New Year's Eve

Last year’s New Year’s Eve concert was a resounding success, and we return to our home church of All Saints’ Cathedral. The choir will regale you once again with pieces that celebrate endings and new beginnings. Sparkling…

Jan 13 - 7:30PM

Paradise

Jonathan Dove: “The Passing of the Year" & Nicholas Piper: “The Delight of Paradise”

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Minerva - Queen of the Handcuffs

Minerva – Queen of the Handcuffs is the true story of the world’s most famous female escape artist and her rivalry with Harry Houdini.

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Inferno

Join Firefly as they plunge into a modern, spectacular retelling of Dante’s epic adventure poem, INFERNO. We will take you on the ultimate journey through the Nine Circles of Hell.

Jan 18 - 7:30PM

Kat Danser & the Tall Tales

Edmonton’s Kat Danser doesn’t just play the blues - she studies it, lives it, breathes it and elevates it from sweaty, smoky beer joints to elegant centre stage in the finest of concert halls.

Jan 18 - 8:00PM

Way North

Way North is a cross-border mash-up of Canadian and American artists born out of the joy of playing together.

Jan 19 - 7:30PM

London Haydn Quartet

One of the world’s leading period instrument string quartets, the London Haydn Quartet was born in 2000 out of a passion for Haydn.

Jan 19 - 8:00PM

Matthew Byrne & 100 Mile House

Born into a family of Newfoundland music makers, Matthew Byrne's repertoire is heavily influenced by the weaving of a great story with a beautiful melody. Husband and wife duo Peter Stone and Denise MacKay of 100 Mile House share…

Jan 19 - 8:00PM

Mike Morrisseau Quartet

Consisting of all original compositions, the album demonstrates Morrisseau’s heavier side, drawing from experiences while travelling

Jan 25 - 8:00PM

BMC Organ Trio

The BMC Organ Trio is a soul jazz trio from Toronto featuring Ben Bishop on guitar, Jeff McLeod on organ, and Morgan Childs on drums.

Jan 26 - 8:00PM

Remi Noel Septet

The Remi Noel Septet is a jazz ensemble of eminent Edmonton musicians filtered through the vision of trombonist Remi Noel. The group combines the classic sextet sound of Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers with the modern influences…

Jan 27 - 3:00PM

Flame of Love

In the depth of winter we bring you choral music that radiates with spiritual warmth, featuring the premiere of The Living Flame of Love by Canadian Peter-Anthony Togni. Written for Pro Coro Canada, this major work brings together…

Feb 01 - 7:30PM

Hillsburn

Hillsburn is a powerhouse. Their songs are timeless, their sound strong and uplifting, with densely-layered arrangements and soaring three-part harmonies. They have been proclaimed one of the east coast’s next big acts by several…

Feb 02 - 7:30PM

Tafelmusik

Tafelmusik, Canada’s award-winning orchestra on period instruments, has been lauded by Gramophone Magazine as “one of the world’s top baroque orchestras.”

Feb 02 - 8:00PM

The Fusionauts

The Fusionauts are a truly unique musical beast. Their latest record, Mutant, is an old school, instrumental album recorded to 2" analog tape.

Feb 03 - 3:00PM

Baroque Musical Delights

You’re invited to join the Alberta Baroque Ensemble for its 39th season of concerts and experience why the Alberta Baroque Ensemble is a premier chamber orchestra that specializes in music composed in the 17th and 18th centuries.

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Leave of Absence

This play explores and challenges the fall out of the response to the same sex marriage rulings in Canada and how it affects youth and the programs and supports available to them.

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Herbie Nichols’ Centennial Trio featuring George Colligan, Jodi Proznick and Jon McCaslin

The Yardbird Suite is pleased to present the trio of George Colligan on piano, Jodi Proznick on bass, and Jon McCaslin on drums to explore Nichols’ rarely played compositions and arrangements and celebrate the music of a forgotten…

Feb 09 - 8:00PM

Women of Folkways

A co-presentation with the annual Winter Roots Roundup (U of A Sound Studies), the Women of Folkways concert is a celebration by women of women in the Folkways Records catalogue.

Feb 10 - 3:00PM

Songbirds...
Music by Canadian Women

Clear and powerful sound of women's voices; performing music by Canadian women composers

Feb 10 - 7:30PM

ERS 3: David Eggert, cello and Janet Scott Hoyt, piano

Featured Works: Bach - Unaccompanied Suite, Mendelssohn - Variations Opus 17.

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We Are Not Alone by Damien Atkins

Do you believe in UFOs? Aliens? Government conspiracies? Join Damien Atkins in his return to Edmonton as he puts himself through a quest for truth.

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Wen Wei Dance Dialogue

Dialogue is a piece for six men that explores themes of contact, communication and language – both spoken and unspoken.

Feb 22 - 7:30PM

Suzie Vinnick & Tim Williams

Join us for this high quality blues Double Bill!

Feb 22 - 8:00PM

Lily Afshar- Guitar

Renowned Iranian-American guitarist!

Feb 23 - 7:00PM

Mozart Vespers

More info coming soon!

Feb 23 - 8:00PM

The Small Glories

Folk powerhouse The Small Glories are Cara Luft & JD Edwards, a dynamic duo planted on the Canadian Prairies.

Feb 24 - 3:00PM

Affairs of the Heart

Feb 24 - 3:00PM

Sound of Dragonflies

Frankly, we don’t know yet where our rocket will land once we shoot it off towards the moon! Explore with us the possibilities of the human voice. As part of the choir’s residency program at the Banff Centre for Arts and…

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La Boheme

La Boheme, the opera that inspired RENT, transplanting Puccini’s beloved tale of youth, love and despair to New York’s Alphabet City circa 1979.

Mar 02 - 7:30PM

Poets

A concert program focusing on texts and lyricists, rather than on the composers.

Mar 03 - 7:30PM

ERS 4: Clayton Leung, viola and Lisa Tahara, piano

Featured Work: Rebecca Clarke - Sonata for viola and piano.

Mar 08 - 7:30PM

Tri-Continental

This trio first came together around 2000 when a jam showed the three seasoned guitarists Bill Bourne, Lester Quitzau and Madagascar Slim they had something special together. The sound of the collaboration was so different, and…

Mar 09 - 7:30PM

Spring Concert

Mar 09 - 8:00PM

Rob Heath CD Release

This new CD is a collection of 20 songs written by Rob and various co-writers but produced, recorded, played, programmed, edited and sung solely by Rob.

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Small Mouth Sounds

Small Mouth Sounds lives in the mysterious silence enforced on six participants of a healing retreat. Without a traditional road map, actors and audiences must both fill in the gaps and go on a compelling, humorous and touching…

Mar 16 - 8:00PM

Jean Michel Pilc

Praised for his improvisations, pianist and composer Jean-Michel Pilc has performed with numerous jazz giants including Roy Haynes, Billy Hart, Michael Brecker, Dave Liebman, Jean Toussaint, Marcus Miller, John Abercrombie, and…

Mar 17 - 3:00PM

From Salzburg to Vienna

You’re invited to join the Alberta Baroque Ensemble for its 39th season of concerts and experience why the Alberta Baroque Ensemble is a premier chamber orchestra that specializes in music composed in the 17th and 18th centuries.

Mar 18 - 7:30PM

Juilliard String Quartet

Each performance of the Juilliard Quartet is a unique experience, bringing together the four members’ profound understanding and total commitment to sharing the wonders of the string quartet literature.

Mar 22 - 7:30PM

Irish Mythen

Irish Mythen calls herself a Globetrotting Troubadour, and honours the true sense of the calling. “I don’t just get up there and mail it in. For me it’s about reaching the crowd, it’s about having a responsibility to…

Mar 23 - 8:00PM

James Hill & Anne Janelle

It's true: opposites do attract. James Hill grew up playing folk, jazz and blues on his ukulele while Anne Janelle was exclusively a classical cellist. But the pair's differences quickly became their biggest asset.

Mar 24 - 3:00PM

Male Voices

Our annual concert featuring the male voices of the ensemble is also our Canadian Connections event. We’re hosting the renowned Chor Leoni (director Erick Lichte) from Vancouver, and bringing together various local male choirs…

Mar 24 - 7:30PM

ERS 5: Robert Spady & Sarah Ho

Featured Works: Debussy - Première Rhapsody, Weber - Grande Duo Concertante.

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The Attic, the Pearls, and Three Fine Girls

With the death of their Father, Jayne Fine, JoJo Fine and Jelly Fine are left peculiar instructions to host a “wild party” of a funeral.

Apr 05 - 8:00PM

Martha Masters, guitar

Leading American guitarist!

Apr 05 - 8:00PM

The Lynnes

The Lynnes are Juno award winning songwriter Lynn Miles and award-winning songwriter Lynne Hanson. The two Canadian heartbreak poets are multi-instrumentalists (piano, acoustic, electric guitar, mandolin), and fuse tight vocal…

Apr 07 - 7:30PM

Into Light

An a cappella experience featuring the music of Victoria’s Requiem.

Apr 12 - 7:30PM

Kobo Town

From their home in Toronto, the JUNO-winning group has brought their distinct calypso-inspired sound to audiences across the world.

Apr 13 - 8:00PM

John Wort Hannam Band

A prize-winning songwriter and performer, John Wort Hannam is known for his unique take on the simple day-to-day dramas of common folk through songs that map the landscapes of both the human heart and this vast country of ours.

Apr 14 - 3:00PM

Splendor of the Baroque

You’re invited to join the Alberta Baroque Ensemble for its 39th season of concerts and experience why the Alberta Baroque Ensemble is a premier chamber orchestra that specializes in music composed in the 17th and 18th centuries.

Apr 15 - 7:30PM

Ancient of Days...
Bevan & Blake

World-premiere performance of Allan Bevan's composition, "Ancient of Days", commissioned by EdMetro Chorus. A multi-media work for vocal soloists, chorus and orchestra based upon the ideas, poetry, and visual art of the English…

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The Empress & The Prime Minister by Darrin Hagen

On the 50th anniversary of the decriminalization of homosexuality in Canada, Darrin Hagen premieres a new play about the life of drag queen ted northe, also known as the Empress of Canada.

Apr 19 - 7:30PM

Good Friday at the Winspear

The Good Friday concert at the Winspear centre has been a tradition for decades. Joined by the Da Camera Singers (director John Brough) and fifteen wind players, we will perform the magnificent Mass in E-minor by Anton Bruckner.…

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Cabaret

In a 1931 Berlin nightclub, an American cabaret singer- Sally Bowles, and garish Master of Ceremonies welcome the audience and assure them they will forget all their troubles at the CABARET.

May 10 - 7:30PM

#connect

#connect is a biennial, auditioned project choir for singers ages 18 to 30, attracting the most motivated singers from local community and university choirs. They experience the structure, discipline, demands and artistry of…

May 11 - 7:00PM

Songs & Sonnets

May 11 - 7:30PM

Last Night of the Proms

The band will salute that venerable British musical tradition, The Last Night of the Proms, with a variety of music from the classics and from the British Isles.

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From Cradle to Stage 2019

Walterdale Theatre’s Annual New Work Festival

May 18 - 7:30PM

i Coristi Gone Wild

Music about animals - A light and fun program for spring!

May 26 - 3:00PM

Playful Mozart

Jun 09 - 3:00PM

Space Odyssey...
50th Anniv. of Lunar Landing

A voyage into space; music of wonder and discovery

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The Light in the Piazza

Picture a beautiful summer day, Italy, 1953: Margaret Johnson, an elegant and strong-willed Southern woman, has taken her daughter, Clara, on a vacation to Italy. A chance encounter occurs between Clara and a young Italian gentleman,…

Jul 07 - 3:00PM

Summer Voyage