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A DYLAN THOMAS CHRISTMAS A Child’s Christmas in Wales
Ryerson United Church
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
8:00 p.m. Friday, 19th December 2014
Vancouver Chamber Choir
Russell Roberts, reader
Jon Washburn, conductor
You have your choice this year between two of our favourite Christmas entertainments.
8pm Fri, Dec 19: A DYLAN THOMAS CHRISTMAS
3pm Sun, Dec 21: A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS
ON FRIDAY ONLY
Our signature performance of "A Dylan Thomas Christmas;" 2014 is the centenary of the poet’s birth! Our favourite Welshman, actor Russell Roberts, will be there to bring the Christmas magic to life.
ON SUNDAY ONLY
If you missed last year’s "A Charlie Brown Christmas," it will be repeated on Sunday afternoon, Dec 21, at 3pm with actors Pippa Johnstone, John Voth and Peter Carlone plus jazz duo Michael Creber and Jodi Proznick. Also a special guest appearance of our new associate ensemble, the Vancouver Youth Choir conducted by Carrie Tennant.
Both programmes will also include a lovely mix of old and new carols.
Dylan Thomas - A Child’s Christmas in Wales
Jon Washburn - Twelve Carols for A Dylan Thomas Christmas
Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck - Gaudete omnes
Giovanni Gabrieli - O magnum mysterium
Michael Praetorius - Ein Kindelein so löbelich
Derek Holman - Make we joy now in this feast
Derek Holman - The Flower of Jesse
Derek Holman - Mary is a Lady bright
Ola Gjeilo - Away in a Manger
Ola Gjeilo - The holly and the ivy