A Chicago Chorale Christmas

Bennett Gordon Hall
Saturday, December 15, 2018
6:30 PM
Gates Open
7:30 PM
Concert Starts

Tickets: $12
No lawn sales


Dining Package: You can make the concert a complete evening out when you purchase the concert/dining package for $50 per person. This convenient package comes complete with dinner in the Freehling Room before the performance in Bennett Gordon Hall. Dinner starts at 6:00 p.m.

To Order: Select the “Dining Package” ticket option when choosing your seats.

Program

Traditional Hymn:   “O Come, O Come, Emmanuel”
Rachmaninoff:   “Bogorodityse Devo” (Rejoice, O Virgin) from All-Night Vigil
Jan Sandström, arr.:   “Lo, How A Rose E’er Blooming”
Howells:   A Spotless Rose
Biebl:   Ave Maria
Nils Lindberg:   Den signade dag (Oh blessed day)
Bruckner:   Virga Jesse (The branch from Jesse)
Javier Centeno:   Lux Fulgebit Hodie
Holst:   In the bleak midwinter
Randall Thompson:   Alleluia
Poulenc:   Hodie Christus natus est
Brahms:   Es ist das Heil uns kommen her
Rachmaninoff:   “Slava v vyshnikh Bogu” (Glory to God in the Highest) from All-Night Vigil
Bach:   O Jesulein süss, o Jesulein mild
Javier Busto:   O magnum mysterium
Bairstow:   Let all mortal flesh keep silence
Traditional Hymn:   “O Little Town of Bethlehem”
David Willcocks, arr.:   “Infant Holy, Infant Lowly”
Charles Wood, arr.:   “Ding Dong Merrily on High”
Arthur Warrell:   “(We Wish You) A Merry Christmas”

About The Artist

In back-to-back holiday programs, the Chicago Chorale lifts up hymns from Rachmaninoff’s “Vespers,” sacred songs by Spanish composers Javier Centeno and Javier Busto, winter favorites like “Lo, How A Rose E'er Blooming” and “Ding Dong Merrily on High,” and more.