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Schola Cantorum of St. Agnes and Chamber Orchestra of New York Presents Christmas Concert on December 12 at Church of St. Agnes in Manhattan

Location: New York, USA
Choir type: Choirs with Religious Affiliation
Voicing: Mixed
The Chamber Orchestra of New York, Salvatore Di Vittorio, Music Director, will join the Schola Cantorum of St. Agnes and organist/choirmaster James D. Wetzel for a Christmas Concert on Thursday, December 12th – 6:00 PM at Church of St. Agnes, 143 E. 43rd St. (between Lexington & Third Ave.) in Manhattan.
 
The program will feature many holiday favorites for choir, orchestra, and chorus with orchestra such as Mozart's Ave Verum Corpus, Corelli's Christmas Concerto, Vaughan Williams's Fantasia on Greensleeves and selections from Handel's Messiah. The evening will also include music of William Byrd and Herbert Howells, and Christmas Carols such as O Holy Night and Silent Night. More about this concert at
 
Tickets are $40 general admission and can be purchased online at http://www.chamberorchestraofnewyork.org/concert_season_Christmas_Benefit_Saint_Agnes.html. Tickets will also be available at the St. Agnes bookstore, and at the door the day of the concert. All tickets include the concert and reception.
 
All proceeds will benefit the Church of St. Agnes and its music program.
 
The Schola Cantorum of St. Agnes sings more than 70 settings of the Mass Ordinary and over 200 motets every year, with an ever-expanding polyphonic repertoire that encompasses the early Renaissance through works by living composers, with a special focus on composers of the English Renaissance.
 
Chamber Orchestra of New York was founded in honor of Ottorino Respighi - the preeminent early twentieth century Italian composer whose compositions bridge the classical and modern traditions. The orchestra’s programming presents great works of the 20th and 21st centuries, including film scores and rarely performed gems, alongside ancient music. For more about them, visit http://www.chamberorchestraofnewyork.org/
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