Welcome Christmas

Welcome Christmas

Welcome Christmas

Friday, December 15 | 7:30PMBuy Tickets Now

Metropolitan United Church | 56 Queen St E

Adult $45 | Senior $40 | Student $20

Swing into the holiday spirit with Juno Award winner Bob DeAngelis and his 20 piece-Big Band and one of Canada’s great jazz pianists, John Sherwood! Orpheus performs Swedish composer Nils Lindberg’s hypnotic and sweetly melodious Christmas Cantata that “invigorates, inspires and swings in equal measure”. Celebrate the Yuletide season with festive carols, audience sing-alongs and seasonal music that is sure to raise the roof. It’s Christmas with GROOVE!

Our Guest ArtistsJohn Sherwood

Jazz piano luminary John Sherwood is recognized by his audiences, his critics, and his peers as one of the top jazz pianists in Canada today. He performed with vibesmaster Peter Appleyard for years, and has been featured live or on recordings with Moe Koffman, Guido Basso, Rob McConnell, Ed Bickert, Jake Hanna, Kenny Wheeler, Butch Miles, and countless other international stars, past and present.

Bob DeAngelisCanada’s own “King of Swing”, Bob DeAngelis is one of the country’s finest jazz artists. Bob is a multiple award-winning instrumentalist, including two JUNO Awards and the Canadian National Jazz Awards’ “Jazz Clarinetist of the Year”. He has performed as a guest artist across North America, in a Benny Goodman celebration at Carnegie Hall, and has entertained numerous heads of state, royals, and dignitaries. Bob is considered one of Canada’s most popular bandleaders and has an extensive discography in both the jazz and easy listening genres.

 
 

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