Atlanta Schola Cantorum presents -?WEIHNACHTEN: Christmas Ancient and Modern"??
Sat., Dec. 12, 8-10 p.m. 2015
Cost: $20.00 at the door
From the venue:Atlanta Schola Cantorum, a 24-voice ensemble under the direction of John Whitt, will present â€œWEIHNACHTEN: Christmas Ancient and Modern,â€ a program of choral music for the Christmas season by German composers of the 16th and 20th centuries. The centerpiece of the program is Hugo Distlerâ€™s Die Weihnachtsgeshichte (The Christmas Story), consisting of scenes of dialogue between a singing narrator (Der ErzÃ¤hler) and choir (Chor). Heinrich Schutzâ€™s Deutsche Magnificat, â€œMeine Seele erhebt den Herren,â€ will also be featured, as well as motets and chorales by Schutz, Andreas Hammerschmidt and Johannes Eccard.