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First Lutheran Church of Boston

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299 Berkeley Street
Boston, 02116

December 2019

O Radiant Dawn: Choral reflections from scripture, poets, and an astronaut

Sun, December 15 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm EST
First Lutheran Church of Boston, 299 Berkeley Street
Boston, 02116
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$15 – $25

The year’s end brings us together to rejoice in our common humanity and in the light that miraculously emerges from darkness. Many differing sources — Psalms, Christian liturgy, seventeenth-century chorale verses, contemporary poetry, and centuries-old English carols — all express this. Oriana celebrates its twenty-fifth season by presenting choral reflections of them: J. S. Bach’s brilliant Singet dem Herrn; Johannes Brahms’ impassioned O Heiland, reiss die Himmel auf (Saviour, open the heavens); Giuseppe Verdi’s Ave Maria; choral psalm settings by…

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