December 14, 2019

Concerts & Music Events

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St. George’s Cathedral Advent Concerts begin on Thursday November 28 from 12:15pm to 12:50pm with flute duo Anne Palmer & Jay McLellan with Pianist Clare Miller performing. The concerts continue on Thursdays through December 19. Admission is free, with a voluntary offering collected. Join us for a mid-day musical interlude!

November 28  Anne Palmer, Jay McLellan, Clare Miller (Flute Duo, Piano)
December 5  Douglas Handforth, Jennifer Tindale, Fran Harkness (Violin, Cello, Piano)
December 12  Phillip Rogers & Matthew Larkin (Poetry, Piano)
December 19  Valery Lloyd-Watts & Clare Miller (Piano Duo)


A Service of Christmas Lessons and Carols will take place at St. George's Cathedral on Sunday December 15 at 4pm. As well as leading the congregation in singing favourite Christmas carols, the Cathedral Christmas Choir, Youth Choir, and Children's Choir will sing a selection of Christmas anthems by Boris Ord, John Rutter, Franz Biebl, Natalie Sleeth, John Joubert, David Willcocks, and others. Join us as we celebrate the Christmas season!

JANUARY 10 - Children’s Choir

The Children’s Choir of St. George’s Cathedral, directed by Michael Capon, begins a new term on Friday January 10 from 4:15pm to 5:15pm. Boys and girls aged 7 to 13 are invited to do a month-long trial period with the choir. Rehearsals are on Fridays after school, with monthly Sunday services. There is no membership fee, and no prerequisites. Located in the heart of downtown Kingston (270 King St. E. at Johnson), the Cathedral’s dome is immediately recognizable as a local landmark. Contact the Music Director, Michael Capon, at 613-548-4617x23 or Come sing with us!

MARCH 14 - Choir & Orchestra Concert

The St. George’s Cathedral Chamber Orchestra and Concert Choir, directed by David Cameron, present a concert of English anthems and Bach Cantata 3. Violist Douglas Handforth will perform as soloist in the Viola Concerto by Carl Stamitz. Saturday March 14 at 7:30pm. A freewill offering will be collected in support of the Cathedral Heritage Preservation Trust, which has been established to preserve the Cathedral building as one of the most significant heritage sites in Kingston.