The Bienen School of Music at Northwestern University, Evanston invites you to celebrate the holiday through music. Come to the Alice Millar Chapel on Sunday, December 8 at 10:40 a.m. for A Festival of Lessons and Carols. The program will include Advent and Christmas favorites for brass, strings, oboe, organ, percussion and choir. New carols by Bob Chilcott and Daniel Kallman will add fresh joy to the holiday tradition. It will be conducted by Stephen Alltop and feature the Alice Millar Chapel Choir, Philharmonia, Millar Brass Ensemble and oboist Michael Henoch. Admission is a freewill offering.
The 74th Annual Holiday Concert, is at 3:00 p.m. in Pick-Staiger Concert Hall. The Northwestern University Symphony Orchestra and University Chorale celebrate the holiday with sacred works. The program includes Gerald Finzi's “In Terra Pax”, Estonian master Arvo Part's “Salve Regina“, Sebastian Currier's “Night Mass” and Mendelssohn’s “Verleih uns Frieden gnadiglich”. Donald Nally will conduct. Tickets are $12 for the general public and $6 for full-time students with IDs. Order tickets here.