Virtual Nativity Festival Concerts continue this weekend

ELORA – The first of the Elora Singers Nativity Festival Concerts has occurred, but is still available to view until Jan. 3.

And you’re not too late to catch the second concert on Dec. 12.

The first online concert, A Quiet Village, was Dec. 5 and featured:

– Benjamin Britten – Ceremony of Carols;

– Marie-Claire Saindon – Constellation;

– Eriks Ešenvalds – Stars;

– Eric Whitacre – Lux Aurumque;

and more reflective and sumptuous music for the season.

The next concert, A Village Messiah is on Dec. 12 at 8pm.

The Elora tradition includes highlights from Handel’s Messiah with soloists drawn from The Elora Singers, accompanied by the Festival Orchestra

The third concert, A Festival of Carols is on Dec. 19 at 8pm. Joyous Christmas music by The Elora Singers with charming, nostalgic readings by Canadian celebrities, read from their homes.

Tickets are available at

The link will be sent to all ticket purchasers via email before each concert.

The Elora Singers is offering variable ticket prices, providing an opportunity to pay what viewers are able, based on current circumstances.

Festival Pass

Save by purchasing a Festival Pass to all three concerts:

– choose your price – single concert $60, pass $125;

– choose your price – single concert $40, pass $100

– choose your price – single concert $25, pass $70; and

– students/arts workers – single concert $15, pass $40.

“We ask you to consider how many people in your household will be watching the stream, and how much you would normally spend to attend a live concert,” officials ask in a press release.

“If you wish to do so, you may also add a donation at checkout.”

All concerts have been recorded with the safety of our artists, staff and technicians in mind, and in accordance with provincial health and safety guidelines.