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Chamber Choir to perform sacred music

Photo by Andrea Hand
Photo by Andrea Hand
Posted Nov. 24, 2012, at 7:20 p.m.
Last modified Nov. 26, 2012, at 10:03 a.m.
Artwork courtesy of Jan Owen
Artwork courtesy of Jan Owen

Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012 7:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Location: St. John's Catholic Church , 207 York Street, Bangor, ME

For more information: Kevin Birch - Director & Organist; (207) 942-6941; facebook.com/Voice.of.the.Chamber.Choir

BANGOR, Maine — The Chamber Choir will perform Sacred Choral Music for Advent at 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8, at St. John’s Catholic Church, 207 York St.

The program will include A Ceremony of Carols, Op. 28, written by Benjamin Britten (1913-1976), with harpist Isleen Halvorsen; motets by Josquin des Prez (c. 1450-1521), Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (1525-1594), Hendrik Andriessen (1892-1981), Albert de Klerk (1917-1998) and Jan Mul (1911-1971); and organ music by Samuel Scheidt (1587-1654).

Admission is free but donations will be accepted.

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