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Chor Leoni

Christmas with Chor Leoni

Chor Leoni – Erick Lichte, conductor | Cameron Wilson, violin | Tina Chang & Karen Lee-Morlang, piano | Keith Sinclair, guitar

No one does Christmas like Chor Leoni, with an essential mix of holiday music to touch both the heart and the funny bone. Six brand new arrangements meet your holiday favourites, all wrapped up in the bow of guest fiddler, Cam Wilson. The spectacularly restored St. Andrew’s-Wesley United is the perfect venue to host this magical highlight of the holiday season where the soaring voices of Chor Leoni promise to fill you with comfort and joy.

Section A $50 | Section B $35 | Section C $30 | Section D $20
Ticketing by Bard on the Beach.
A service charge of $3.68 will be added per ticket.

  • December 17 | 8PM
  • December 18 | 2PM & 5PM & 8PM
  • December 20 | 4:30PM & 8PM
  • St. Andrew’s-Wesley United

Christmas with Chor Leoni

Come in from the cold and set hearts aglow with a joyful collection of candlelit carols and boisterous holiday favourites. This essential Yuletide program is the perfect recipe for your holiday season and a wonderful fit for you and yours.

Ticketing by Bard on the Beach.

Join us opening night for a post-concert Talkback hosted by Rick Cluff.

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Artists

  • Zachary Wadsworth

    "I wrote Ring Out during those fearful, uncertain early days of the pandemic. The piece dreams of ringing in a brighter future, and I can think of nothing brighter than coming together again, in person, to make beautiful music!"

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  • Eric Whitacre

    "A piece of music that would teach the audience how to breathe without them realizing they were being taught how to breathe."

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  • Marques L.A. Garrett

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  • Naomi LaViolette

  • Libby Larsen

    "This arrangement of Deck the Halls is meant as a festive musical decoration of the entire performance space."

  • Ken Cormier

  • Keith Sinclair

    This is a beautiful winter/change of seasons song, and my job as the arranger is to ensure you feel that beauty as 60+ men sing a simple folk song originally written for just one voice and guitar.

  • Linda Kachelmeier

    I hope the audience goes home humming my tune in their head! Find a way to sing it around a table with loved ones, since that was how it was conceived – to celebrate the everyday moments to the fullest.

  • Tina Chang

    Vancouver pianist and coach Tina Chang is currently on the music staff at Vancouver opera as répétiteur and coach, and was most recently assistant conductor with the company’s production of Nico Muhly’s Dark Sisters. Past engagements include music directorship with Fear No Opera in Victoria, and as pianist and coach with the Atelier Lyrique at the Opéra de Montréal.

  • Karen Lee-Morlang

    An award-winning performer, educator and producer, pianist Karen Lee-Morlang has been lauded as “funny, brainy and creative.” Karen has championed “art music for the masses” with dedicated passion, co-producing recital and lecture series for organizations throughout the area. Karen is the Artistic Director of Health Arts Society BC.

  • Cameron Wilson

    Violinist Cameron Wilson has been a fixture on the Vancouver music scene for the past three decades. He is recognized as one of the most versatile violinists, able to play a wide variety of different musical genres. He currently performs with Joe Trio as well as the gypsy jazz quartet, Van Django, The Wahs, Hard Rubber Orchestra, Mariachi del Soul, and the Marc Atkinson Quartet.

Concert Program

  • Hark, The Herald Angels Sing

    arr. Dan Forrest

  • Ding Dong Merrily on High

    arr. Howard Helvey

  • World Premiere

    God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen

    arr. Marques L.A. Garrett

  • Brightest and Best

    arr. Shawn Kirchner

  • World Premiere

    Noel

    Naomi LaViolette

  • World Premiere

    It's Almost Time

    David Wilcox, arr. Keith Sinclair

  • Lux Aurumque

    Eric Whitacre

  • World Premiere

    Ring out

    Zachary Wadsworth

  • Deck the Halls

    arr. Libby Larsen

  • Winter Wonderland

    arr. Ed Waesche

  • World Premiere

    Looks Like a Cold, Cold Winter

    Arr. Ken Cormier

  • We Toast the Days

    Linda Kachelmeier

  • World Premiere

    Auld Lang Syne

    arr. Erick Lichte

  • Silent Night

    arr. Erick Lichte

Featured Video

A fantastic musical offering, covering the spectrum of genres from classic Latin church music to rousing folk nowells and animated wassail songs, all conveyed with artistry of the very highest calibre.

Philip D. Loewen, Audience Member