Cathedral Christmas Concert at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine

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    When:
    December 12, 2015 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm America/New York Timezone
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    Where:
    Cathedral Church of Saint John: The Great Divine in the City and Diocese of New York
    1047 Amsterdam Ave, New York, NY 10025
    USA

    Cathedral Christmas Concert

    Saturday, December 12, 2015
    7:00 – 9:00 pm

    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

    Amy Justman, 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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