Wednesday, 9 December 2015

LAC 2015 Holiday Concert

The following is an announcement from Library and Archives Canada

"The Library and Archives Canada’s (LAC) Choir is pleased to invite you to its 2015 Holiday Concert on Thursday, December 10th, at noon in the lobby of 395 Wellington Street.

Musica Ebraïca will also be part of the programme for what will be an exciting choral and community event. Dr. Guy Berthiaume, Librarian and Archivist of Canada, will say a few words prior to the concert.

The hour-long programme will consist of two 20 minutes programmes, one for each participating choir, and a third joint programme with Musica Ebraïca. The programme will consist of:
The Huron Carol (English and French words)
Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring (English words)
Carol of the bells (English words)
Cher enfant qui vient de naître (French words)
The little drummer boy (English words)
The final pieces sung by both choirs will be three Halleluias:
Alleluia! - Gordon Young
Hallelujah - Leonard Cohen
Hallelujah - Chorus G.F. Handel
There will also be two audience carols.

This year’s event will also be a fundraiser for the Government of Canada Workplace Charitable Campaign.

We hope that many of you will be able to join us. Do not hesitate to bring family and friends."

Public domain image of Sculpture by Lea Vivot named 'The Secret Bench of Knowledge' - in front of 395 Wellington.

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