Today in Toronto: Barenaked Ladies, Colm Wilkinson and more

Today in Toronto: Barenaked Ladies, Colm Wilkinson and more

Barenaked Ladies The remaining members of the post–Steven Page Ladies end the year in an exceedingly cheerful way, with a TSO-backed show that mixes BNL hits with holiday chestnuts. Find out more »

Colm Wilkinson The Irish-born singer and musical theatre star hasn’t put out an album in a couple of years, but do you honestly think anyone in the audience will object if he sticks to belting out versions of “Bring Him Home” or “The Music of the Night”? Find out more »

Bach Christmas Oratorio Philippe Herreweghe and Collegium Vocale Ghent, the ensemble he founded in 1969, introduced many listeners to the snappier tempi and crisp articulation of period performance Bach. Find out more »

Countdown to Armageddon As every good Mayan calendar watcher knows, the world will end around the time revelers break into Auld Lang Syne on New Year’s Eve. Find out more »

Mass for Christmas Morning The composer Michael Praetorius bridged the 16th and 17th centuries, which makes him perfect fodder for the Toronto Consort and its baroque arrangements for brass, lutes, strings and percussion. Find out more »

Wintersong: Dances for a Sacred Season Choreographer Ofilio Portillo brings a streetwise aesthetic to Sknaht, a new work premiering at this potpourri of seasonal dance. Find out more »

Food events Mariposa’s Holiday Dinner Cruise, Riverside Antler Breakfast and more. See the Weekly Eater »