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Peace and Joy
The Bainbridge Chorale’s gift to you this holiday season is music chosen to bring you a measure of peace and good cheer as we celebrate the rebirth of light following the darkest days of the year.
Join us for Peace and Joy, featuring works by a variety of composers and styles spanning the centuries, from the Renaissance to the 21st century, culminating in the world premiere performance of a new work by the Chorale’s Artistic Director Michael Austin Miller.
The program begins with music from the 16th century, Jacques Arcadelt’s iconic setting of Ave Maria, the classic Latin text asking Mary to pray for us, and continues through the years with holiday music familiar and not-so-familiar, sacred and secular. A highlight of the concert will be a performance of Mark Burrows’ arrangement of the haunting Ukrainian lullaby Oy Khodyt Son (The Dream Passes by the Window,) a meditation on a journey through the long, cold night to bring rest to the Christ Child.
Another featured work is Patterns on the Snow, written for treble voices, by award-winning contemporary singer/composer Mari Esabel Valverde. She describes the narrative as a dance in which “…we follow the ‘self’View more
General admission: $26
Seniors (age 65+): $24
Students (over 18), Military & Teachers: $18
Children & students 18 & under: FREE, must have a ticket
11042 Sunrise Dr NE, Bainbridge Island, WA 98110