The 95 voices of the Waterbury Chorale, and the 16 piece Waterbury Chorale Festival Orchestra, under the direction of Joseph Jacovino, Jr, will present two holiday concerts on next Saturday, December 5th, at 8 pm, here at St. Rose of Lima Church, and next Sunday, December 6, at 4pm at St. John’s Episcopal church in Waterbury, CT. Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door.
The first half of the concert will feature seasonal works of a religious and sacred nature. Selections will include: “Gloria in Excelsis Deo” by Mack Wilberg, “Magnificat in C” by Charles Theodore Pachelbel, “Ave Maria” by Tomas Luis de Victoria, “O Magnum Mysterium” by Morten Lauridsen, “The First Nowell” arranged by David Willcocks, and “Hodie,” a major chorale work in three movements by Z. Randall Stroope,
The second half will feature more traditional and secular selections such as, “Joy to the World” and “Go Tell It On the Mountain” arranged by Paul Halley, “Tomorrow Shall Be My Dancing Day” arranged by Howard Helvey, “Mary Had a Baby” arranged by Phillip Kern, and “Christmas Ornaments,” a multi-movement medley which draws upon a wide variety of traditional carols including: “Personent Hodie”, “Deck the Halls,” lullaby carols (“Lully, Lullay,” “What Child is This?”), bell carols (“Ding, Dong Merrily on High,” Ukranian Bell Carol”), “I Wonder As I Wander,” and “The Twelve Days of Christmas”.
Why not start your holiday season off with a spirited concert in our beautiful St. Rose Church? For more information, or to purchase tickets on line in advance, go to www.waterburychorale.org
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