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Seeing the Star: Choral reflections on the Nativity
Fri, December 1, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm$15 - $20
The Oriana Consort presents Seeing the Star: Choral reflections on the Nativity. The program begins with a telling of the Nativity story through 16th and 17th century motets by Victoria, Hassler, G. Gabrieli, Palestrina, Sweelinck, and Lassus; and concludes with Kenneth Leighton’s A Hymn to the Nativity, for a cappella choir and soprano solo, sung by Lisa Wooldridge; Samuel Barber’s Twelfth Night; and J. S. Bach’s Cantata BWV 40 Dazu ist erschienen der Sohn Gottes (For this the Son of God appeared), accompanied by a period instrumental ensemble and featuring soloists Anand Dharan, Katheryn Currie, and William Budding.