Notre-Dame Basilica

424, St-Sulpice Street
Old Montreal, QC
www.basiliquenddm.org

December 14 and 15
Les Stars chantent Noël
2pm and 8pm

Eight artists unite to interpret traditional Christmas songs in some of the most beautiful churches of religious heritage including Notre-Dame Basilica.
The artists:
Claude Barzotti, Judith Bérard, Jean-François Breau, Marie-Êve Janvier, Éléonore Lagacé, Marie Denise Pelletier, Gino Quilico, Annie Villeneuve, Ensemble Vocal Extravaganza

Tickets: admission network or 1-855-791-1245
Info: lesstarschantentnoel.com

December 19-20
Concert de l’OSM : Berlioz: L’Enfance du Christ 
7:30 p.m.

The OSM is performing L’Enfance du Christ for the first time under the direction of Kent Nagano, along with some of the most beautiful Canadian voices as well as the OSM Chorus. A great concert for the holiday season, presented in the majestic setting of Notre-Dame Basilica.

KENT NAGANO, conductor
PASCAL CHARBONNEAU, narrator
MICHÈLE LOSIER, mezzo-soprano (the Virgin Mary)
TYLER DUNCAN, baritone (Joseph)
GINO QUILICO, baritone (Herod)
ALEXANDRE SYLVESTRE, bass-baritone (Householder)
PHILIP KALMANOVITHCH, baritone (Polydorus)
ISAIAH BELL, tenor (Centurion)
OSM CHORUS
ANDREW MEGILL, OSM chorus director

Tickets and info : osm.ca or 1-888-842-9951

December 24
Christmas Eve masses
7:00 p.m., 9:30 p.m. and midnight

In addition to our traditional 9:30 pm and midnight masses, a family mass is offered at 7 pm. This mass focuses on traditional hymns, accompanied by a choir that will make you discovered different sounds from the organ.

For each of the three masses:
Tickets: adults $5.00, 17 and under $2.00.  Free admission to the 2nd balcony.
You may reserve in person at 424 rue St-Sulpice from Monday to Friday between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.

December 25
Christmas masses
Masses are at 9:30 a.m., 11:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.

And Then There Was Light
www.etlalumierefut.ca

Come witness Montreal and the Basilica’s history through the city’s most stunning light and sound show. This magnificent show uses today’s most advanced multimedia techniques to highlight the Basilica’s historical, cultural, architectural and spiritual legacy…and its many outstanding works of art

« And Then There Was Light » represents the work of 150 artists and skilled technicians and uses the most advanced digital technologies as well as complex mechanics. The lighting is entirely robotized and the images, filmed in high definition, are saved on a server specially developed for this technology. Wireless headsets are available to listen to the show in English or French.

Schedule
Tuesday to Thursday – 6:30 p.m.
Friday – 6:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m.
Saturday – 7:00 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. 

Additional representations: December 27th and 28th at 5pm

There are no shows on Sundays and Mondays as well as on the following dates:
December 13, 14, 15, 19, 20, 25, 26 and January  1st 2013

Admission:
Adults: $10.00
Ages 18 and under:$5.00
Ages 60 and older:$9.00

Take a seat at the organ !
December 23rd, 24th, 28th, 29th, 30th and 31st, 2pm

The large organ of Notre-Dame come alive to offer you an hour of exclusivity. With your friends, come sit at the balcony of the organ to attend the rehearsals of Pierre Grandmaison. A unique opportunity to hear our organist playing its finest pieces. Come enjoy this moment of pure happiness!

Cost:  Adult: 10$, 7-17 years old: 8$
(Entrance fee included)

*A minimum of 10 people is required for the activity to take place. Maximum 90 places

GUIDED TOURS
Introduction to the history of Notre-Dame Basilica of Montreal, the oldest Neo-gothic building in the country. Presentation of the Basilica’s history, and its majestic carved and golden interiors.

Schedule
Every day, except December 14, 15, 26 as well as January 1 2013

Offered several times a day, in French and in English
Duration: 20 minutes

Admission:
Adults: $5.00
Ages 7 to 17: $4.00

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