december, 2022

02dec7:30 pm9:00 pmOf Darkening Days & Beckoning StarsMelos Choir and Period Instruments

Event Details

The concert will feature special guests Patricia O’Callaghan and Peter Aston, and will include works by D’Orleans, Shakespeare, Blind, Campion, Lassus, Bach, and more. The concert will also be available online from 6 to 16 December. In-person tickets are $25 and online tickets are $15, available at In-person tickets are also available at Novel Idea and at the door. Contact or 613-767-7245.

Melos welcomes Patricia O’Callaghan, soprano, in an exploration of music and poetry from colder climes, on winter’s darkness, challenges and beauty. With Patricia’s stunning voice highlighting the works, Melos Choir & Period Instruments will perform traditional songs and carols of Wales, Ireland and Sweden; contemporary settings of wintry words by Claude Debussy and Dennis Lee; Lassus’ “Videntes Stellam”; and excerpts from Bach’s BWV 182, “Himmelskönig, sei willkommen”; and Vivaldi’s “Seasons”. With poetry readings and narration by Peter Aston.

This concert is made possible through the generous sponsorship of the Sisters of Providence of St Vincent de Paul, DT Splinter Custom Kitchens, Madeley Automotive & Diagnostic Service, and Capital Movers & Storage.



(Friday) 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm


St John the Apostle Church

88 Patrick Street, Kingston


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