Northwestern University

Dec
9
Sun 10:30 AM

A Festival of Lessons and Carols

When: Sunday, December 9, 2012
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM  

Where: Alice Millar Chapel
1870 Sheridan Road  
Evanston, IL 60208 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public

Costs: All audiences: Freewill offering

Contact: Pick-Staiger Concert Hall   (847) 467-4000

Group: Bienen School of Music/Pick-Staiger Concert Hall

Category: Fine Arts

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Actual start time is 10:40 a.m.

Stephen Alltop, conductor; Michael Henoch, oboe; Alice Millar Chapel Choir, Philharmonia, and Millar Brass Ensemble

In this beloved holiday tradition, the Christmas miracle is portrayed in readings and carol settings for brass, strings, organ, percussion, and choir. This year's festival will feature Eric Whitacre's beautiful new Alleluia, faculty member Michael Henoch in music for oboe and orchestra, and delightful selections by Johann Sebastian Bach, Bob Chilcott, Daniel Kallman, Michael Praetorius, and Bienen School Nemmers Prize winner Aaron Jay Kernis.

Admission is a freewill offering.

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