Event Details


  • December 2, 2022
  • 7:00 PM

Running Time

  • 1 hour, 30 minutes


Bell Performing Arts Centre
6250 - 144th St.
British Columbia
V3X 1A1


  • $17.50
  • $12.50
  • $12.50


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Following A Star

UPDATED Following a Star

Crescendo Operatic Society is a recipient of the 2022 Bell Performing Arts Centre Community Program Award.

Crescendo Operatic Society will present “Following a Star”, a production of “Amahl and the Night Visitors”, a one-act opera by Gian Carlo Menotti; and “The Three Kings”, featuring uplifting carols sung with the poem by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. This Christmas show is extremely family friendly and the perfect start to the season. Joy, wonder and love are the theme of the season if you choose to partake in this feast for the senses.


Crescendo Operatic Society brings beautiful music, traditional carols and the Christmas story to you, to complement your seasonal festivities.

First, the singers will present Gian Carlo Menotti’s Amahl and the Night Visitors, which is about a poor young shepherd boy who meets three royal travellers on their way to bring gifts to a prophetic infant. The boy’s name is Amahl, and he is just like any ordinary boy, except for being crippled since birth. He is somewhat naughty and curious about the gifts that the kings carry, but what he learns during their visit is of far greater worth than gold, frankincense and myrrh.

Then, you will be uplifted with glorious carols that augment a reading of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow’s poem, The Three Kings.  

Following a Star will take you to this beautiful Christmas experience.


Please be advised: Public Health Orders regarding proof of vaccination and masking may change between the time you purchase your ticket and the date of the event. Any Public Health Orders in place on the day of the event will need to be adhered to.

There are no refunds or exchanges on tickets. (If the performance is rescheduled due to a Provincial Health order, tickets will be valid for the rescheduled date or refunded at the discretion of the promoter.)

All patrons over the age of 1 year old must have a ticket in order to enter the auditorium.