St John's, Kanata North is pleased to publicize community events.
Music for a Sunday Afternoon: Ottawa Handel Quartet: CONCERT POSTPONED | Unfortunately, the concert scheduled for Sunday 19 November 2023 at John's Anglican Church, Kanata North has been postponed until January 2024.
Come Sing 'Messiah' | Enjoy singing G.F. Handel's oratorio 'Messiah', organized by CAMMAC, conducted by Louis Lavigueur, with organist Nick Veltmeyer, a professional orchestra, and soloists Irina Medvedeva (soprano), Amanda Lopez (mezzo-soprano), Ian Soloman (tenor), and Philip Lukic (bass-baritone)! | Friday 01 December 2023, 6.30pm (doors open at 6pm -- concert at 8pm) | Carleton Dominion-Chalmers Centre, 355 Cooper Street, Ottawa | Singers: bring your own score | 70% of seats will be available, to maintain some physical distancing | Optional rehearsals: 18 and 25 November | More information and tickets for both performers and audience: https://cammac.ca/ottawagatineau/activities/#messiah
Magnificat | Saturday 02 December 2023, 8pm | The first concert of the Ottawa Bach Choir's 22nd season begins with Baroque settings of the Magnificat by Jan Dismas Zelenka, Heinrich Biber and Isabella Leonarda, culminating with the original version by Johann Sebastian Bach, composed for his first Christmas in Leipzig in 1723. Also included is the virtuosic cantata for soprano and trumpet, Jauchzet Gott in allen Landen, BWV 51. The Theatre of Early Music baroque orchestra joins the choir, along with soloists from the choir and guests, soprano Myriam Leblanc, countertenor Daniel Taylor, tenor Owen McCausland and bass Alex Dobson. | St Matthew's Anglican Church, 130 Glebe Avenue, Ottawa | Tickets $20 to $55.
St John's Advent Carol Service | Sunday 03 December (First Sunday in Advent), 4pm | St John's, Kanata North, 325 Sandhill Road, Kanata | Free-will offering. | All welcome.
Kanata Choral Society | A Christmas Fantasy (with silent auction) | Saturday 09 December, 7.30pm | St Paul's Hazeldean-Kanata, 20 Young Road, Kanata | Featuring the works of iconic composers Vaughan Williams, Holst, Rutter, Willcocks, Gjeilo, Lauridsen, and Biebl. This concert will feature a festive collection of carols sacred and secular, including favourite sing-along carols certain to put you in the holiday spirit. | Tickets: adults $25 ($22 if purchased in advance), 65+ $20, students $10, children 12 and under, free.
Kanata Choral Society | Singing for Our Supper: Carols for the Food Banks | a benefit concert for local food banks, together with other choirs. | Sunday 16 December 2023, 3pm | Glen Cairn United Church, 140 Abbeyhill Drive, Kanata | Carols, anthems, and songs for Christmas, with plenty of singalong carols to get you in the mood for the season | Proceeds to benefit local food banks. | Admission by donation.
Advent Evensong | Saturday 16 December 2023, 4.00pm | St John's Anglican Church, 325 Sandhill Road, Kanata | sung by Vocata (a trio of women's voices) | Free-will offering. | All welcome.
Music for a Sunday Afternoon: Ottawa Youth Harp Ensemble | Making Spirits Bright: a Christmas concert with storyteller Johanna Kuyvenhoven | St John's Anglican Church, Kanata North, 325 Sandhill Road, Kanata | Sunday 17 December 2023, 2.30pm | All welcome. | Admission by donation at the door.
OrKidstra Centre Hub Holiday Concert | Tuesday 19 December 2023, 6.30pm | Carleton Dominion-Chalmers Centre, 355 Cooper Street, Ottawa | with 150 young musicians on stage! | Free admission: charitable donations are welcome. The event will also be livestreamed on YouTube.
My Voice is Louder than Hate | A multimedia lesson resource by MediaSmarts designed to empower students in Grades 9 to 12 to push back against hate and prejudice in their online communities | A teacher-training workshop, a guide for teachers, a lesson series, and more.