Buon Natale! 500 Years of Italian Christmas Music

Nov 17, 2018 920

Friday, November 30 | 8:00pm | San Francisco. St. Mark's Lutheran Church, 1111 Franklin at Geary. Saturday, December 1 | 8:00pm | Palo Alto. All Saints' Episcopal Church, 555 Waverley at Hamilton. Sunday, December 2 | 4:00pm | Berkeley. St. Mark's Episcopal Church, 2300 Bancroft at Ellsworth. General: $30 ($35 at the door) | Senior: $25 ($30 at the door) | Students & patrons under 30: $10. For advance prices, purchase tickets online or by phone at (650) 485-1097.

Celebrate the season all'italiana as Artistic Director Paul Flight leads the award-winning California Bach Society in a concert of Italian Christmas music. The program features favorite Italian carols and glorious double-choir motets by Giovanni Croce and Alessandro Scarlatti, plus Verdi's chromatic Laudi alla Vergine Maria and Respighi's beautiful pastoral Lauda per la Natività del Signore. The 30-voice choir is joined by soloists soprano Caroline Jou Armitage, mezzo Mindy Ella Chu, and tenor Mark Bonney.

SOURCE: IIC San Francisco

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