The program, under the direction of dynamic conductor Eric Dale Knapp, features inspirational holiday music such as “O Magnum Mysterium” by Morten Lauridsen, William Walton’s magnificent “Coronation Te Deum” composed for Queen Elizabeth II, David Hamilton’s uplifting hymn “Gloria,” and “Ring Out, Ye Crystal Spheres” by Ralph Vaughan Williams. Several popular carols will also be featured including “Christmas Day” and “In the Bleak Midwinter” by Gustav Holst, Mendelssohn’
Come one hour prior to concert time for The Inside Line, a complimentary lecture that provides an insightful and intimate discussion of the music for all ticket holders.
Tickets are $25.00 for general admission, $22.00 for students, seniors, and patrons with disabilities, and $12 for children 12 and under (add $5.00 at the door). Group discounts are also available. For reservations or more information, visit http://www.njcs.org or call the New Jersey Choral Society at (201) 379-7719.
In support of the Center for Food Action, the New Jersey Choral Society will be collecting nonperishable food items at each concert. The Church of the Immaculate Conception and West Side Presbyterian Church are both wheelchair accessible. Funding has been made possible in part by funds from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State, a Partner Agency of the National Endowment for the Arts.