In a bi-coastal celebration of the season, internationally acclaimed soprano Lisa Vroman is performing with 150 members of the National Children's Chorus (NCC) and a chamber orchestra in a concert themed "Candlelight." The New York concert is this Saturday, December 8 and the Los Angeles concert was November 29.
NCC's artistic director Luke McEndarfer, along with associate artistic director Dr. Pamela Blackstone, will lead the concert featuring Antonio Vivaldi's Gloria followed by a combination of holiday music performed like no other this season – by a world-renowned opera singer with 150 children singing in harmony with her, accompanied by a chamber orchestra.
Selections include Carol of the Bells, Dodi Li and a Nigerian piece entitled Betelehemu. Additionally, Vroman will solo on jazzy arrangements of Silent Night and Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas, ending with a surprise encore announced from the stage. Tickets are $125 for VIP reserved seating, $65 for premier, $45 for section A, $35 for section B.
WHEN: Saturday, December 8 at 8 p.m. at the Church of St. Paul the Apostle in New York. Tickets are available by going to www.nationalchildrenschorus.com