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Cathedral Christmas Concert

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2015
7 PM – 9 PM, CATHEDRAL

The annual Christmas Concert at St. John the Divine features J.S. Bach’s beloved Magnificat. Exuberant trumpets and timpani introduce this setting of the song of Mary, which was intended for use at major feast days, including Christmas. The triumphant brass, festive choruses, and dancing rhythms herald the arrival of the Christmas season. The angelic voices of the Cathedral Choristers will adorn the program with seasonal selections and the audience joins to sing in favorite Christmas Carols!

SOLOISTS
Jamet Pittman, and Michele Kennedy, sopranos
Katie Geissinger and Kirsten Sollek, mezzo-sopranos
Marc Day, tenor
Hans Tashjian, bass

PROGRAM
Johann Sebastian Bach, Magnificat
Carols by Benjamin Britten, John Rutter, and Gregg Smith

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CATEGORY: Music, Holidays