Navidad en México

December 2012

Celebrate Mexico’s rich choral heritage at this glorious concert featuring Renaissance and Baroque masterpieces, traditional Mexican Christmas songs, sweet and tuneful lullabies, and new choral compositions.  We’ll present the world premiere of a commission by acclaimed Mexican composer and conductor Jorge Córdoba Valencia, who will also serve as guest music director.  Join us for this joyous one-of-a-kind seasonal celebration!  ¡Feliz Navidad!

Performance Dates

Saturday: December 1, 2012
8:00 PM

Nichols Concert Hall
1490 Chicago Avenue
Evanston, IL 60201

Sunday: December 2, 2012
4:00 PM

Pilgrim Congregational Church
460 Lake Street
Oak Park, IL 60302

Friday: December 7, 2012
8:00 PM

Fourth Presbyterian Church
Michigan Avenue at Delaware Place
Chicago, IL 60611

Sunday: December 9, 2012
4:00 PM

Wentz Concert Hall
171 E. Chicago Ave.
Naperville, IL 60540

Event Sponsors

Event Sponsor:

Consulate General of Mexico Logo

Event Sponsor:

Latino Music Festival Logo

Support from the International Connections Fund of :

John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Logo

Media Sponsor:

Naperville Sun Logo

Season Sponsor:

Homestead Hotel Logo

Información en español

Children seven years old and over are welcome at Chicago a cappella concerts.  Every child must have a ticket.  Discounted student tickets are available for all concerts.

There is a $2 price increase for all tickets purchased at the door (beginning 45 minutes before each performance).

press release en español

Program Notes

Press Release

Performers

Kathryn Kamp Soprano
Alexia Kruger Soprano
Elizabeth Grizzell Mezzo-soprano
Susan Schober Mezzo-soprano
Klaus Georg Tenor
Garrett Johannsen Tenor
Matt Greenberg Bass
Joe Labozetta Bass
Benjamin Rivera Bass
Jorge Córdoba Valencia Guest Music Director