August 29, 2023 -

My dear friends, I’ve had to recognize that I can no longer sing at a level that meets my own standards. That means it’s time to stop. I’m so sorry to disappoint you all by cancelling these Christmas performances. Thanks for your understanding.

Ben Heppner

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Ben Heppner Christmas with the Elmer Iseler Singers
Ben Heppner Christmas with the Elmer Iseler Singers

Get into the holiday spirit with Canada's leading opera and concert singer, Ben Heppner, as he goes on the road again for a special festive show in Christmas 2023. This year, he's bringing along the Elmer Iseler Singers, one of the country's premier chamber choirs, known for enchanting audiences with their rich harmonies for over forty years.

Not only is Ben an incredible singer, but he's also a masterful storyteller, as evidenced by his popular CBC-Radio program. During this special performance, he will delight the audience with two classic Christmas tales: The Christmas Orange and Dylan Thomas' beloved A Child's Christmas in Wales. Along with his captivating storytelling, Ben will sing a variety of seasonal songs, carols, and popular tunes, accompanied by the Singers.

Don't miss this unique opportunity to celebrate the holiday season with one of Canada's most talented performers and the beautiful voices of the Elmer Iseler Singers. It's sure to be a magical festive evening.

Seating map in the files below.


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