Grammy-Nom­i­nated “Seraphic Fire Christ­mas” to Be Per­formed Dec. 5 in St. J.

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Hall, The Ora­to­rio So­ci­ety of New York, Yale Schola Can­to­rum, the Han­del and Haydn So­ci­ety, New York’s world-renowned Choir of Men and Boys at St. Thomas 5th Av­enue Church and many more. Their col­lab­o­ra­tions run the gamut, from per­for­mances un­der the ba­tons of Nic McGee­gan, Michael Til­son Thomas, Ju­lian Wach­ner, Leonard Slatkin, Masaaki Suzulki, and Hel­muth Rilling to per­for­mances with Steve Re­ich and the leg­endary hip-hop neo-soul band, The Roots.

Crit­i­cal praise for the en­sem­ble’s singers de­scribe them, in­di­vid­u­ally, as “bril­liant, ag­ile and “an­gelic” (San Diego Story), with “warm tone and ring­ing top notes” (Salt Lake Tri­bune), “soar­ing dia­man­tine high notes” (Opera News), and “lu­mi­nos­ity and grace” (New York Times). NPR’s Morn­ing Edi­tion has com­mented on the en­tire en­sem­ble’s “A Seraphic Fire Christ­mas,” say­ing, “the singing is just fab­u­lous.”

Ver­mont Pub­lic Ra­dio will be mak­ing a record­ing of Seraphic Fire while they are in St. Johns­bury—for a spe­cial hol­i­day broad­cast later in De­cem­ber.

Tick­ets for the De­cem­ber 5th Seraphic Fire con­cert are avail­able at the door, at the Cata­mount Box Of­fice or by call­ing 888-757-5559. On­line sales are avail­able at King­domCounty.org. Dis­counts are avail­able for se­niors and stu­dents.

Call us at The Stanstead Jour­nal for a Chance to win a pair of tick­ets to “A Seraphic Fire Christ­mas”. 819-876-7514 or 1-800-567-1259. First 2 call­ers will win a 2 tick­ets each. Win­ners will pick up their tick­ets at the door on ar­rival of the show.

The Seraphic Fire per­for­mance in St. Johns­bury on De­cem­ber 5th will be recorded and later broad­cast on Ver­mont Pub­lic Ra­dio.

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