A Baroque Christmas - Contemplation and Celebration

A Baroque Christmas - Contemplation and Celebration

J.S. Bach: Cantata 36, Schwingt freudig euch empor
Antonio Vivaldi: Gloria

Juxtaposing the quiet contemplation and anticipation
of Advent with the exuberance and
unbridled joy of Christmas.

Howard Dyck, Conductor

Sinead White, soprano
Jane Fingler, soprano
Daniel Taylor, countertenor
Colin Ainsworth, tenor
James Westman, baritone

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Saturday, December 4th at 3:00PM
Saugeen Academy, Hanover

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Sunday, December 5th at 3:30PM
First United Church - Waterloo

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If you are unable to hear us in person, we have a livestream option!


  • This concert will be livestreamed online on December 5th at 3:30PM
  • For "livestream" ticket-holders, the recorded event will then be available to view for an extra 2 days following the concert date
  • Late ticket purchases are welcome.
  • Unfortunately, extending beyond the 2 extra days is not possible.


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* COVID rules and guidelines:

  • For in-person concert at First United Church. As per Ontario provincial COVID guidelines, Nota Bene must keep the name and phone number of the ticket holder (or one phone number for a group of multiple ticket holders). This information will be retained for the number days as per Ontario provincial guidelines.
  • Proof of double-vaccination must be provided at the door. Ontario Enhanced Certificate QR or printed/electronic proof are accepted.
  • These rules are subject to change at any time.

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Donors and Corporate Sponsors


The NBPS would like to express its deepest gratitude to its many sponsors and donors for their kind generosity and continued support. Your contributions enable the NBPS to continue on its mission of providing historically informed performances of some of the greatest composers in the early music field. Of the many supporters we would like to acknowledge the following who have shown extreme generosity and support.

Region of Waterloo Arts Fund

KWCF Pollock Family Fund

Exel Research Inc.

Jackman Foundation

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parEntreprise Inc.