Lee University Presents A Christmas Carol Dec. 2

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Lee University’s annual “A Classic Christmas” will be held on Sunday, Dec. 2, at 3 p.m. in the Conn Center.

The first half of this year's program will feature Gerald Finzi's “In Terra Pax,” a Christmas cantata that celebrates the birth of Christ. This work will be performed by the Lee University Choral Union and Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Dr. Cameron F. LaBarr. The orchestra will be prepared by Maestro Robert Bernhardt. Soloists in this work are Loralee Songer and Tony Deaton. 

The second half of the program will include various arrangements of familiar Christmas carols and other Christmas works. Among those are: “I Saw Three Ships,” “Hark the Herald Angels Sing,” “O Holy Night” and “In the Bleak Midwinter.” The Ladies of Lee will perform under the direction of Dr. Loralee Songer, and Dr. Bill Green will conduct the Lee Chorale.  

The program will conclude with “O Holy Night” for chorus, orchestra, and soloist. 

Admission to “A Classic Christmas” is free of charge, but tickets are required due to limited seating. Tickets can be obtained at the Dixon Center box office from 3-6 p.m.  Any remaining tickets will be available in the Conn Center lobby on Sunday at 2 p.m., one hour before the performance. 

“A Classic Christmas” will be streamed live at www.leeuniversity.edu/video

For will-call service, call 614-8343 during box office hours. For more information, call 614-8240.


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