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Preview of Naugatuck Community Choir Winter Concert 2012

The NCC will sing a number of selections from concerts spanning the 15 years of their existence.

There will be two chances to experience the Naugatuck Community Choir's annual winter concert. The first concert will be Friday, December 14, 7:30 p.m. at St Francis-Xavier Church, 625 Baldwin Street, Waterbury. The second performance will be Sunday, December 16, 3:00 p.m. at Naugatuck. They will sing a number of selections from concerts spanning the 15 years of their existence. Snow date for the Dec. 16 concert is December 23 at St. Hedwig. The choir will be singing:

Mary’s Boy Child – Jester Hairston

            Solos: Chris Caserio – baritone,

                      Christine Michel, Jessica Barber - sopranos

Variations on FA-LA-LA (arr. Chuck Bridwell)

Sleigh Ride – Anderson/Parish (arr. Michael Edwards)

Go Tell It On The Mountain (arr. Howard Helvey)

            Solo: Rosemary Westhaver - tenor

Gesu Bambino – Pietro Yon

            Solos: Jessica Barber, Debbie Ricard - sopranos

Selections from “Messiah” – George Frederic Handel

            And The Glory Of The Lord

            And He Shall Purify

            For Unto Us A Child Is Born

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Carol Of The Bells (arr. Peter Wilhousky)

Christmas Day – Gustav Holst

            Solos: Mary Boucher – alto, Chris Caserio – baritone,

                        Jessica Barber – soprano, Eric Barber - tenor

Birthday Carol – David Willcocks

Nowell – Randall Thompson

Carol Of Joy – Dan Forrest

Sing An Alleluia – Joseph Martin

Hallelujah (from the Mount of Olives) – Ludwig van Beethoven

The choir is under the direction of Mark Silva. The concerts are free and open to the public, and free will offerings are gratefully accepted.

Click to read about last year's event and my review

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Nancy Sasso Janis December 08, 2012 at 02:35 PM
Updated the set list and added soloists to this post.

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