Community Calendar of Events – November 24, 2021


Community Calendar of Events – November 24, 2021

Compiled by Shirley Nadeau

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Wednesday November 24 at 8 p.m. and Thursday November 25 at 10:30 a.m.

The Orchester symphonique de Québec (OSQ) presents Lortie and Liszt at the Grand Théâtre, under the direction of director Joshua Weilerstein. Pianist Louis Lortie will play Liszt’s Piano Concerto No. 2. Also on the program, On the Cliffs of Cornwall by Ethel Smyth and Symphony No. 2 by Brahms. osq.org.

Nov 24 to Dec 23 – The German Christmas market

Back, bigger and better than ever. Old Quebec has turned into a real Christmas tale with Place d’Armes and Place d’Youville added to the traditional landscaping of the town hall and rue Sainte-Anne gardens. For more details, visit noelallemandquebec.com/fr.

Nov 26 to Dec 5 РSalon des Artisans de Qu̩bec

At the Center de Foires (ExpoCité), 250A rue de l’Exposition, offers visitors exclusive products created by more than 200 local artisans. Open Monday to Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Thursday and Friday from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Entrance and parking are free. Happy Christmas shopping! For more details, visit groupeproexpo.com/artisans.

Saturday, November 27 at 7:30 p.m. – La Compagnie d’art du Québec

Celebrate 40 years of quality theater with members and friends of the first English-speaking theater company in Quebec. For more details, see the article on page 4.

Sunday, November 28, 12:30 p.m. to 1:10 p.m. – Enjoy a meditative musical healing service

At St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church (5 Cook Street in Old Quebec) while admiring the beauty of the newly renovated sanctuary. Contemplative music will be performed by organist David Stafford and cellist France Dupuis. RSVP via Facebook or by email at [email protected]

Sunday, November 28 at 3 p.m. (doors open at 2 p.m.) РLa Sinfonia de Qu̩bec

Directed by Daniel Finzi, presents Mozart at the Saint-Ignace-de-Loyola church, 3325 Rue Loyola. For more information and tickets visit lasinfoniadequebec.com/concerts.

Thursday 2 Dec at 8 p.m. РThe Orchester symphonique de Qu̩bec (OSQ),

Directed by Gordon Gerrard, presents Waiting for Christmas at the Grand Théâtre, with pianist Jon Kimura Parker who will perform Tchaikovsky’s Piano Concerto No. 1. Also on the program are Strauss II’s Waltz of the Emperor, Leroy Anderson’s Christmas Festival and excerpts from Rimsky-Korsakov’s Christmas Eve Suite and Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker. To book your tickets, visit osq.org.

Sunday December 5 at 2 p.m. – Le ChÅ“ur Voix Nouv’Elles

Presents his Vivement Noël concert at St-André Church in Neufchâtel, 10680 Boul. Savard. Tickets $ 20. For more information, call 418-847-5044.

8 and 9 Dec. at 7:30 p.m. – Les Violons du Roy

Presents Handel’s Messiah directed by Jonathan Cohen, with soloists Joëlle Harvey (soprano), Allyson McHardy, (mezzo-soprano), Andrew Staples (tenor), Neal Davies (bass baritone) and the Choir of La Chapelle de Quebec at Palais Montcalm. For information and tickets, visit palaismontcalm.ca.

December 10 at 8 p.m. – The Lost Fingers presents the Christmas caravan

The live event takes place in Chambly, east of Montreal, but you can watch the live webcast in your living room anytime between December 10 and January 9. Visit livedanstonsalon.com/concert/the-lost-fingers for details.

Saturday December 11 at 11 a.m. – Once upon a time … Christmas

A family morning where eight choristers will perform some of the greatest classics of the holiday season at Saint-Michel church, 1800 chemin Saint-Louis (Sillery). Come and discover your favorite Christmas carols while enjoying a hot chocolate. Reserve your place at zitabombardiertouret.com/events/il-etait-une-fois-noel-3.

Tuesday, December 14 at 8 p.m. – Bilingual comedy night (Bilingual comedy night)

Au Saint-Patrick’s Pub on rue Saint-Jean, presented by Bill Black and Michael Bourguignon, is a monthly comedy show featuring 10 comedians in an open mic style, playing five minutes each with seasoned or new material. Tickets ($ 10) are available at the door or online at lepointdevente.com/tickets/soireedhumourbilingue. For more information, see the Facebook event (facebook.com/events/1639147373095363).

Thursday December 16 at 2:30 p.m. – Storms and Passions

Christmas concert at the Cathedral of the Holy Trinity, 31 rue des Jardins in Old Quebec. For more information and to book tickets, visit tempetesetpassions.com.

Saturday December 18 at 3 p.m. – Choir Les Rhapsodes

Celebrating its 60th anniversary this year, presents Christmases of yesterday, Christmases of today at the Palais Montcalm. The choristers, under the direction of David Rompré, will be accompanied by the harpist Antoine Mallette-Chénier. For information and tickets, visit lesrhapsodes.com or call the Palais Montcalm ticket office at 418 641-6040.

December 18 to February 13 – Under the ice with Mario Cyr

A truly “immersive” photographic and video presentation of a mysterious and almost inaccessible place: the Canadian Arctic, projected on giant screens at the Québec City Convention Center. For more information and tickets visit souslesglaces.com.


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