This Maritime city is celebrating the holiday season the best way it knows how: through music. Whether you’re into “Deck The Halls” or you prefer Handel’s Messiah, we’ve got you covered with our list of festive concerts. From classic symphonies to award-winning soloists and pop choirs, these are the best holiday events in Moncton. And if you want to catch other Christmas events from coast to coast, click here.
Metrotones’ It’s Christmas
Find it: 945 St George Blvd., Moncton Wesleyan Celebration Centre, metrotones.org
The low-down: This pop chorus group, with singers ranging from 30 to 80 years old, is putting on their annual charitable Christmas concert. The proceeds and donations from the performance will go towards helping local food-oriented non-profit organizations, so you can feel good while you sing along.
When: December 15, 2017
Times: 7:30 p.m. to 9:15 p.m.
Prices: $10 per person and a non-perishable food item
Measha Brueggergosman: Home For The Holidays
Find it: 811 Main St., Capitol Theatre, capitol.nb.ca
The low-down: Internationally renowned and Juno-award winning soprano Measha Brueggergosman is taking the stage at Capitol Theatre to perform music from her holiday album Christmas and other original repertoire. The Fredricton-native has performed with orchestras from London, New York and Chicago and has even sing for the Queen (no biggie, right?). It’s fair to say you won’t want to miss this.
When: December 20, 2017
Times: 8 p.m.
Prices: $46 per person
It’s Christmas with David Myles
Find it: 811 Main St., Capitol Theatre, symphonynb.com
The low-down: Hailing from Fredricton, singer-songwriter David Myles is joining forces with Symphony Nova Scotia and Symphony New Brunswick for the ultimate Christmas concert with an Atlantic Canadian twist. Myles calls the genre of his music “roots,” referring to his Canadian heritage with inflections of pop, jazz and folk, so you know his version of classic Christmas carols will be one-of-a-kind.
When: December 18, 2017
Times: 7:30 p.m.
Prices: $10 to $42 per person, depending on the seat