2016 DRIVING FORCE Christmas at the Winspear

2016

Celebrate the season and cherish holiday traditions with inspiring performances sure to get you into the Christmas spirit.

From the glory of Handel's Messiah, to the haunting Carol of the Bells, to the nostalgia of White Christmas, it's just not Christmas without music!

Sponsored by DRIVING FORCE

Total events: 6

Handel's Messiah

FRI, DECEMBER 9, 2016 AT 7:30PM
Enmax Hall, Winspear Centre

Christmas at the Winspear
Swedish conductor Ragnar Bohlin electrified Edmonton audiences with his presentation of Messiah in 2014. He returns, accompanied by four talented Canadian soloists, for the ESO’s yearly performance of one of the greatest works of music and praise ever written. A holiday “must see” for any music lover.

Handel's Messiah

SAT, DECEMBER 10, 2016 AT 7:30PM
Enmax Hall, Winspear Centre

Christmas at the Winspear
Swedish conductor Ragnar Bohlin electrified Edmonton audiences with his presentation of Messiah in 2014. He returns, accompanied by four talented Canadian soloists, for the ESO’s yearly performance of one of the greatest works of music and praise ever written. A holiday “must see” for any music lover.

Handel’s Messiah – Favourite Arias & Choruses

SUN, DECEMBER 11, 2016 AT 2:00PM
Enmax Hall, Winspear Centre

Christmas at the Winspear
The entire work, of course, is a beloved masterpiece. But Handel’s Messiah contains some of the most individually beautiful songs and choruses and this special afternoon performance presents the best-known highlights in a shorter, 65 minute intermission-free presentation.

We Wish You A Merry Christmas

SUN, DECEMBER 18, 2016 AT 2:00PM
Enmax Hall, Winspear Centre

Christmas At the Winspear
Good friends and great music are the perfect way to get you in the holiday mood and the ESO features both at this special Christmas concert. Audiences will welcome back several favourites: Bob Bernhardt on the podium and Canadian chanteuse Carol Welsman to “make your spirits bright” with timeless holiday fare and an audience singalong.

Candy Cane Family Christmas

MON, DECEMBER 19, 2016 AT 7:00PM
Enmax Hall, Winspear Centre

Christmas At the Winspear
This exciting, fun-filled holiday show for families features some of the most popular songs and carols of the season. Dancers, singers and some surprising guests will make the holiday brighter during this ESO show, presented with no intermission and an earlier start time to accommodate younger patrons.

Candy Cane Family Christmas

TUE, DECEMBER 20, 2016 AT 7:00PM
Enmax Hall, Winspear Centre

Christmas At the Winspear
This exciting, fun-filled holiday show for families features some of the most popular songs and carols of the season. Dancers, singers and some surprising guests will make the holiday brighter during this ESO show, presented with no intermission and an earlier start time to accommodate younger patrons.

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