VOICES Chorale presents "Christmas from Poland and France"
Event Date: December 8, 2010
Posted: December 8, 2010
Location: New Jersey, USA
With special guests St. Paul Children's Choir of Princeton, VOICES Chorale presents joyous holiday music on Friday, Dec. 17, 8 pm, at St. James R.C. Church, 115 E. Delaware Ave, Pennington, NJ 08534 and on Saturday, Dec. 18, 8 pm, at St. Paul R.C. Church, 214 Nassau Street, Princeton, NJ 08540. On the program: excerpts from Marc-Antoine Charpentier's Midnight Mass for Christmas with recorders, violins, viola da gamba and organ; Gorecki'sTotus Tuus, first performed in 1987 at a mass held by Pope John Paul II in Warsaw; two new holiday works, In Nightly Stillness by Ryan Brechmacher and Happy Holiday Time by Ken Guilmartin. Tuneful Polish carols and French noels in their original languages complete the experience.
Conducting are Dr. Lyn Ransom and Andrew Monath of VOICES, as well as Carole Moore and Lauren Ketterer of St. Paul Children's Choir. Kathleen Milly will be at the organ and Jo-Ann Sciarotta at the piano.
Gen. Adm. $20; Children 12 and under $10; Family Pass $45. Advance sale: $3 off each ticket. NJ Pass: 25% discount. All tickets available online at www.VOICESChorale.org, by leaving a message at 609-637-9383, or at the door. For additional information, visit www.VOICESChorale.org and subscribe to VOICES' newsletter at www.enewsarchive.com/VOICES.