The Sooke Community Choir performed at Christ Church Cathedral last Friday. It has two performances in Sooke this weekend. (Jack Most/Sooke News Mirror)

Sooke Community Choir hosts Christmas concert

The concert will present works of Bach, Handel and Vittoria

The Sooke Community Choir wants to put you in the Christmas spirit.

The choir presents A Classic Christmas on Dec. 8, 9 and 10 in Sooke.

The concert will present works of Bach’s Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring, Handel’s For Unto Us A Child Is Born, Vittoria’s magical O Magnum Mysterium as well as settings of classic compositions by John Rutter, Alice Parker and many other composers and arrangers.

The music will not only include the 60-voice Sooke Community Choir under the direction of Bruce Ruddell but also an instrumental collaboration with Victoria musicians Rachel Capon, cello; Hollas Longton, violin; and the choir’s award-winning collaborative pianist Kathy Russell.

Tickets are $20 and available at Shoppers Drug Mart or at the door.

Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. on Dec. 8 and 9 and 2 p.m. on Dec. 10 at the Sooke Community Hall.

Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

Just Posted

Journey Middle School students try out the trades

Program is designed to expose students to career options

Local Monarchist says Saanich Peninsula would be a ‘great place’ for Prince Harry and Meghan Markle

Bruce Hallsor also expects the couple’s professional opportunities to lie outside Greater Victoria

Court rejects mistrial for accused Victoria drug dealer who fired his lawyer

Horst Schirmer filed a mistrial application on basis of receiving incompetent representation

Saanich seeks young residents to serve on 2020 advisory committees

Youth members must be between 16 and 24 years old

Central Saanich councillor says council may re-examine speed limits in Brentwood Bay

Coun. Carl Jensen says he wouldn’t be surprised if council were to move on the issue

Officials reaching out to those in contact with Canada’s first coronavirus patient

The illness has sickened at least 1,975 people and killed 56 in China

Kobe Bryant killed in California helicopter crash: reports

NBA star was reportedly in his private helicopter at the time of the crash

Investigation launched after six dead puppies dumped in Richmond hotel parking lot

RAPS reminds people they can always give up puppies they can’t take care of

Risk of coronavirus low in B.C. as first case emerges in Toronto: officials

There have been no confirmed cases of the virus in B.C.

‘Presumptive case’ of coronavirus in Canada confirmed by Ontario doctors

Man in his 50s felt ill on his return to Canada from Wuhan, China

VIDEO: Drone footage shows extent of damage in Highway 4 rockslide

Tofino, Ucluelet still cut off from rest of the island, as crews work to repair roadway

People knowingly take fentanyl so make policy changes to reduce harm: B.C. study

Dr. Jane Buxton, an epidemiologist at the centre, says drug users need more resources,

‘My heart is going to bleed’: Bodies brought back to Canada following Iran plane crash

Remains of Sahar Haghjoo, 37, and her eight-year-old daughter, Elsa Jadidi, were identified last weekend

Most Read