Holiday Concert to be performed 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 2
Palatine Park District's Allegro Adult Choir presents its annual holiday concert, "Sing We Now This Festive Day," at 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 2, at Cutting Hall Performing Arts Center, 150 E. Wood St., Palatine. Under the direction of Brent Boyens, Allegro performs a wide variety of music ranging from classical to Broadway show tunes.
This year's holiday program includes the following:
• Still, Still, Still: Arrangement by Norman Luboff, lyrics by Marilyn Keith and Alan Bergman
• A Festive Madrigal: Music by William Gooch, arrangement by Donald Moore
• Come, Ye Ladies and Lairds: Words and music by Dan Davison
• I Wonder as I Wander: Appalachian tune arranged Greg Goehring, sung by Andy Platt
• Fum, Fum, Fum: Judith Herrington and Sara Glick
• My Bonnie Lass She Smelleth: P.D.Q. Bach
• Ave Maria: Franz Schubert, sung by Sharee Sacks
• Sing We Noel: Arrangement by Ruth Morris Gray
• Masters in this Hall: Arrangement by Harry Simeone
• Angels Gloria: Arrangement by Laura Farnell
• The Twelve Days After Christmas: Words and music by Frederick Silver, duet sung by Sharee Sacks and Jeanne Surdo
• Christmas Wish: Words and arrangement by Audrey Snyder, sung by Stacatto
• Fruitcake: Words and music by Philip Hagemann and Penny Leka
• I'll Be Home for Christmas: Words by Kim Gannon, music by Walter Kent, arrangement by Steve Zegree, sung by Stacatto
• Three part Solo montage: Blue Christmas: Arranged by Billy Hayes, Jay W. Johnson, sung by Deb Cross; Nuttin For Christmas: Roy Bennett, sung by Jenni Mieszala; What Are You Doing New Year's Eve: Word and music by Frank Loesser, sung by Lindsey Weiss
• Christmas Pops: Arrangement by Jay Althouse
• Hanukkah Blessings: Arrangement by Ron Jeffers
• A Winter Night: Words and music by David Waggoner
• A Classic Christmas: Arrangement by Douglas E. Wagner
Tickets are $5 in advance or $8 at the door. Tickets can be purchased through the box office at (847) 202-5222 or online at www.cuttinghall.org. The box office is also open Wednesday through Saturday from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. and one hour before performance start time. The Cutting Hall Box Office charges a $1 per order fee for all in-person or phone transactions, and a $1.50 fee for all online transactions.
The Allegro Adult Choir welcomes experienced singers as well as singers with limited choral experience. The choir meets 7:30-9:30 p.m. Wednesdays, at Community Center, 250 E. Wood St., Palatine. A new session begins Jan. 16, and their spring concert is scheduled for May 3. Complete details can be found in the Palatine Park District Winter Catalog, available Nov. 28.
For more information about Allegro Adult Choir, contact Carol Lange, Cultural Arts Coordinator, at (847) 496-6237 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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