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Holidays a cappella: Silver Bells
CHICAGO A CAPPELLA PRESENTS “SILVER BELLS” HOLIDAYS CONCERTS
IN HONOR OF 25TH ANNIVERSARY SEASON
Featuring beloved classics and Pentatonix hits with programming by Kathryn Kamp
CHICAGO—Chicago a cappella’s annual December concert, Holidays a cappella: Silver Bells, ignites the holidays with a celebration of the ensemble’s silver anniversary season. Guest Music Director Paul Nicholson and Guest Programmer Kathryn Kamp present a spirited collection of fresh takes on beloved classics such as “O Tannenbaum” and Chanukah classic “Maoz Tzur.” The acclaimed ensemble will also take on contemporary hits such as an arrangement of “Winter Wonderland” from the hit a cappella group Pentatonix, and more. Audiences will enjoy the “best of” Chicago a cappella’s holidays concerts, as well as familiar holidays tunes new to their stage.
“Audiences will find comfort and joy as we revisit some of the most beloved arrangements we've sung over the past 25 years,” says Kamp. “You’ll be treated to new arrangements of classic songs of the season, including a "Silver Bells" written especially for us by our friend and Music Director Emeritus Patrick Sinozich. We look forward to continuing our Silver Anniversary with you!”
Holidays a cappella: Silver Bells will take place Friday, Dec. 7 at 8:00 pm at Pilgrim Congregational Church, 460 Lake St., Oak Park, IL; Saturday, Dec. 8 at 8:00 pm and Sunday, Dec. 16 at 3:00 pm at Nichols Concert Hall, 1490 E. Chicago Ave., Evanston, IL; Sunday, Dec. 9 at 3:00 pm at St. Clement Church, 642 W. Deming Pl., Chicago, IL; Friday, Dec. 14 at 8:00 pm at Fourth Presbyterian Church, Michigan Ave. at Delaware, Chicago, IL; Saturday, Dec. 15 at 8:00 pm at Wentz Concert Hall, 171 E. Chicago Ave., Naperville, IL. For tickets and more information visit chicagoacappella.org or call (773) 281-7820.
Chicago a cappella
Chicago a cappella is one of the area’s most accomplished and innovative vocal ensembles. Spanning a repertoire from Gregorian chant to the Beatles and beyond, the group is presenting its 25th anniversary season under founding Artistic Director Jonathan Miller. This season’s concerts, prepared by Principal Music Director John William Trotter and renowned guest music directors, will be presented at eleven venues in the Chicago area. The ensemble has been hailed as “the area’s best unaccompanied group” (Chicago Magazine) and “the city’s liveliest, most versatile vocal ensemble” (Chicago Tribune).
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