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    Friday, December 2 | St. Charles Singers To Perform At St. Michael Church In Wheaton



    The venerable St. Charles Singers will be performing a Christmas concert, “Candlelight Carols,” on Friday, December 2, at St. Michael Church in Wheaton.

    The performance begins at 7:30pm.

    The performance is the beginning of a three-show Christmas tour that will also take the group to Fourth Presbyterian Church Chicago on December 3 and St. Charles’ Baker Memorial Church on December 4. The St. Charles performance is already sold out.

    “Candlelight Carols” will feature the debut of harpist Erin Freund and a new commission by Robert Boyd.

    The full repertoire includes:

    • Joseph’s Carol, John Rutter
    • Mother’s Song, Jocelyn Hagen
    • The Cherry Tree Carol, Arr. Paul Halley
    • Wishes and Candles, Stephen Paulus
    • Gloria in Excelsis Deo, Thomas Weelkes
    • El Rorro, Arr. Jeffrey Van
    • How Unto Bethlehem, Arr. Robert Shaw and Alice Parker
    • Christ Was Born on Christmas Day, Arr. Robert Shaw and Alice Parker
    • Lully, Lulla, Lullay, Philip Stopford
    • Lullay My Liking, Arr. Stephen Chatman
    • Angel’s Carol, Arr. John Rutter
    • The Rose, Ola Gjeilo
    • The Oxen, Marjorie Hess
    • Magnificat, Rene’ Clausen
    • Silent Night, Arr. David Wilcocks; adapted by Robert Boyd
    • 0 Come Emmanuel, Robert Boyd (New commission)
    • The Friendly Beasts, Lee Kesselman

    Individual tickets are currently available at TownHouse Books, 105 N. 2nd Avenue, St. Charles (cash or check only at this location) or contact the SCS office at 630.513.5272 or execdir@stcharlessingers.com.



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