Mark Battenberg hosts Winter Solstice concert at Kingston Road United Church

Beach guitarist and composer Mark Battenberg hosts Love Beneath The Moon: A Musical Meditation for the Winter Solstice on Dec. 21 at Kingston Road United Church.

Beach composer and guitarist Mark Battenberg will host Love Beneath the Moon: A Musical Meditation for the Winter Solstice on Friday, Dec. 21.

Everyone is invited to this annual presentation which celebrates the Winter Solstice and features composer /guitarist Mark Battenberg and his guests, Shakuhachi flute Master Debbie Danbrook, former TSO Cellist Ed Hayes, broadcast Narrator Pep Duhaime, and multi award winning Beaches producer Mark Korven.

This year’s production will feature first readings of Battenberg’s latest poetry collection as well as new music composed especially for the Winter Solstice show, including the latest work from Danbrook, who will offer music from her collection of more than 25 CDs.

The concert takes place at Kingston Road United Church, 975 Kingston Rd., starting at 7:30 p.m.

Admission is free, but those attending are asked to please bring non-perishable food items for the Daily Bread Food Bank. Last year’s event brought in almost 500 pounds of food donations.

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