St. John Passion

Centre in the Square 101 Queen St. N, Kitchener, Ontario

Bach: St. John Passion We return to our beloved tradition of a Bach masterwork on Good Friday. St. John Passion is dramatic, tragic and yet indescribably beautiful. The eloquent Canadian tenor, Lawrence Wiliford, takes the role of the Evangelist, in which he has been described as portraying a "brilliant mix of tenderness and dramatic ferocity"...

Earth Sea Sky

Anglican Church of St. John the Evangelist 23 Water St N, Kitchener, Ontario

"Earth teach me suffering as old stones suffer with memory. Earth teach me freedom as the eagle which soars in the sky." These words, from a prayer of the indigenous Ute Nation prayer, are the text of Rupert Lang's Earth Teach Me. It's just one of several sublime compositions that we offer for an evocative...

Mozart Requiem

Centre in the Square 101 Queen St. N, Kitchener, Ontario

Buy Tickets Mozart died while writing his own Requiem. Perhaps that is why we still find this music - by turn terrifying, heartbreaking and serene, so compelling. Also at this concert, you'll experience powerful photographs Edward Burtynsky on the big screen while hearing soaring works by Tulev and Gjeilo. Try Us Out! For this concert only, all...

Considering Matthew Shepard – Saturday Evening

University of Waterloo Humanities Theatre 200 University Ave. West, Waterloo, Ontario

Buy Tickets In October 1998, university student Matthew Shepard was targeted for his sexuality. He was kidnapped, severely beaten, tied to a fence and left to die in a lonely field. Twenty years after that terrible event, we perform Craig Hella Johnson's bold and transcendent work, which incorporates a variety of musical styles and texts,...

Considering Matthew Shepard – Sunday Afternoon

University of Waterloo Humanities Theatre 200 University Ave. West, Waterloo, Ontario

Buy Tickets In October 1998, university student Matthew Shepard was targeted for his sexuality. He was kidnapped, severely beaten, tied to a fence and left to die in a lonely field. Twenty years after that terrible event, we perform Craig Hella Johnson's bold and transcendent work, which incorporates a variety of musical styles and texts,...

In December

First United Church 16 William Street West, Waterloo, Ontario

Buy Tickets In December Grand Philharmonic Children's Choir Grand Philharmonic Youth Choir Saturday December 1st, 3:30pm First United Church, Waterloo

$15

Messiah

Centre in the Square 101 Queen St. N, Kitchener, Ontario

Buy Tickets Whether this is your very first Messiah, or whether you have heard it countless times, this is a very special experience. Every year, it is fresh and full of wonder, yet timeless and traditional. Just like the Christmas season itself. Messiah Meredith Hall - Soprano Andrea Hill - Mezzo-Soprano Charles Sy - Tenor...

Beauty Within

St. Peter's Lutheran Church 49 Queen St. N, Kitchener, Ontario

Buy Tickets An evening of gorgeous music, written from the heart! Immerse yourself in Brahms' Nänie, Schicksalslied in new chamber instrumentation, and his well-loved Alto Rhapsody. Also, Eric Whitacre's Five Hebrew Love Songs, written for his wife; a beautiful setting of James Joyce's poem The Lover's Chant, by brilliant young Canadian composer Matthew Emery; and...

Tudor Splendour

Anglican Church of St. John the Evangelist 23 Water St N, Kitchener, Ontario

Buy Tickets English Renaissance choral music is a garden in full bloom! Experience the glorious polyphony of Tallis, Byrd and Sheppard. Then, compare with devotional contemporary works, including Emily Walker's exquisitely crafted, serene I Asked of God. At this concert, we will also present the world premiere of the winning work in our 2019 GPC...

Bach St. Matthew Passion

Centre in the Square 101 Queen St. N, Kitchener, Ontario

Buy Tickets Join our Good Friday tradition of a master work by J.S. Bach. His St. Matthew Passion invites the listener to reflect on the perspectives of the different players in this beautiful and redemptive account. Bach St. Matthew Passion Isaiah Bell - Evangelist Daniel Okulitch - Christus Estelí Gomez - Soprano Allyson McHardy -...