Press Release:


October 2017

A Celebration of Diverse Holiday Traditions in Song


A Celebration of Diverse Holiday Season Traditions in Song

The Community Chorus of South Berwick presents Home for the Holidays, songs of various cultures that celebrate holidays occurring at this time of year, Dec. 2, 7:30 p.m., at South Church, 292 State St., Portsmouth, NH, and Dec. 3, 3 p.m., Noble High School Auditorium, 388 Somersworth Rd., Route 9, North Berwick, ME.

Under the direction of Nicolás Dosman, the 90-voice chorus will perform Hebrew pieces associated with the Jewish high holidays of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, Franz Schubert's Magnificat in C, contemporary composer Gwyneth Walker's three-part suite Alpha and Omega, André Thomas's arrangement of the Christmas spiritual Here's a Pretty Little Baby, John Rutter's Nativity Carol, and Bruce Saylor's carols medley A Christmas Garland. A chamber orchestra will provide accompaniment.

Tickets are $12 in advance and for seniors and students, $15 at the door. Tickets are on sale at Gary’s Guitars, 800 Islington St., Portsmouth, South Berwick Pharmacy, 289 South Main St., South Berwick; and Baldface Books, 476 Central Ave., Dover, and online via PayPal.