Bel Voce, Gettysburg Childrens Chorus, Wayne Hill, Teresa Bowers, Mike Matsinko and More to Perform
GETTYSBURG, PA— Music, Gettysburg! presents Bel Voce and the Gettysburg Children’s Chorus in the “Lessons and Carols of a Festive Christmas,” a concert filled with Christmas delight Sunday evening, December 16, at 7pm in the chapel of the Lutheran Theological Seminary.
This festive concert, one of the most popular in the Music, Gettysburg! season, will feature the two choruses plus Wayne Hill, baritone, Teresa Bowers, flute, Ed Stanley, oboe, David Erikson, organ, and Michael Matsinko, piano.
Christmas music from three centuries will be featured, including favorites such as the Wexford Carol, the French “Il est né!,” “On Christmas Night,” “Fum Fum Fum” and much, much more.
Bel Voce, under the leadership of artistic director Dr. Teresa R. Bowers, is a leading edge choral ensemble comprised of experienced auditioned singers from the South Central Pennsylvania region. Dedicated to engaging singers and audiences in skilled performances of a diverse choral repertoire, Bel Voce provides a series of concerts each season designed to reach audiences from a wide range of ages and backgrounds through music that educates, entertains and feeds the soul.
The Gettysburg Children’s Choir will perform under the direction of Brent Talbot, who teaches at the Sunderman Conservatory of Gettysburg College, and manager Jane Jones.
Mr. Robert Kirby, Superintendent of the Gettysburg National Military Park and Ms. Barbara Franco, Founding Executive Director of the Seminary Ridge Museum will provide narration for the concert.
A special exhibit of artwork, “Ecumenical Beauty,” the iconography of Celeste Lauritsen, will be open one hour before the concert in the A.R. Wentz Library, 66 Seminary Ridge. The exhibit has been extended for the convenience of concert goers this week.
Come enjoy this Sunday evening holiday concert which is free and open to the public. The Seminary Chapel is located at 147 Seminary Ridge on the west edge of Gettysburg. For more information about this and other concerts remaining in the 2012-2013 Music, Gettysburg! schedule, please call 717-338-3000 ext 2197 or visit the web site at www.musicgettysburg.org .