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Dec 19

Spirit of the Season: A Global Celebration of Baroque and Early Music

December 19, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm PST

SFGC takes its beloved annual holiday concert online for a lively and festive virtual offering of early music choral works.

San Francisco Girls Chorus

Valérie Sainte-Agathe, Artistic Director & Conductor

With special guests:

Edwin Huizinga, violin

Program

George Frideric Handel: For Unto Us a Child is Born from Messiah

Jean-Baptiste Lully: Au clair de lune

Gaspar Fernandez: Xicochi Conetzintle

William Byrd: Non Nobis Domine

Orlando di Lasso: In Pace in Idipsum / Sicut Rosa Inter Spinas

Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina: Adoramus Te, Christe

John Dowland: Behold a Wonder

Juan de Lienas: Te lucis ante terminum

Isaac Watts: Joy to the World

Franz Gruber: Silent Night

About

SFGC takes its beloved annual holiday concert online for a lively and festive virtual offering of early music choral works, plus holiday favorites, featuring hundreds of choristers from the SFGC Chorus School Prep Chorus, Training Chorus and Levels I-IV, Premier Ensemble, and SFGC alums. A staple in the holiday calendar at Davies Symphony Hall, portions of the concert will be filmed on location at Davies as well as at San Francisco’s Mission Dolores Basilica. 

Baroque violin specialist Edwin Huizinga makes his SFGC debut in a program that includes exquisite choral masterworks by George Frideric Handel, William Byrd, Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina, and more.

This event is free to attend. A suggested donation of $25 per person viewing in the household is kindly requested. All donations will go to support the production of this concert and SFGC’s annual music education programs.

Those who contribute $100 and above will receive an invite to a special pre-concert Artist Conversation with guest artist Edwin Huizinga and SFGC Artistic Director, Valérie Sainte-Agathe.

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