December 17, 2022 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
December 16, 17, and 18, 2022 will bring Winter Carols and Lullabies, showcasing the Cleveland
Chamber Choir under the direction of Jelani Watkins in a concert with more than two-thirds of the
works being from the twentieth or twenty-first centuries.
The central features of this concert will be the world premiere of newly-composed holiday carols by Ryan Farrell, a performance of two works by Dolores White, and a commissioned Hanukkah piece by Mickey McGroarty – all three Northeast
The concert will also intersperse Benjamin Britten’s Ceremony of Carols
arranged by 21st-century composers.
Friday, December 16 at 7:30 pm at St. Sebastian Church, 476 Mull Ave, Akron.
Saturday, December 17 at 7:00 pm at St. Peter Catholic Church, 1533 Superior Ave, Cleveland.
Sunday, December 18 at 4:00 pm at Disciples Christian Church, 3663 Mayfield Rd, Cleveland Heights.
Free-will donations are accepted.
The concert begins at 7:00 with a pre-concert talk presented by Charles Edward McGuire,
Ph.D., from Oberlin College & Conservatory, 30 minutes before each performance.
This concert is sponsored in part by The Mandel Foundation.