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Christmas Time in the City Holiday Concert

Lyle Brehm

Thursday, December 12, 2013 • 1:11pm

The fifth annual “Christmas Time in the City” Holiday concert will be presented on December 15 at 7 p.m. at the Presbyterian Church of Westfield. A production by the Continuo Arts Foundation, this concert features over 150 singers from Union, Morris and Essex Counties, soloists, the Continuo Arts Chamber Orchestra, free photos with Santa, audience sing-a-longs and special guest artists.

New Jersey’s only Intergenerational Choral Program, singers from age seven to 70-plus perform as part of the Continuo Arts Children’s Chorus, Chanticleers, Continuos, Singers, Civic Choral, Seniors Sing! and this concert features the inaugural performance of the Continuo Arts Professional Ensemble. The individual and combined Continuo Arts Ensembles & Chamber Orchestra will present many perennial holiday favorites in addition to  selections from Stephen Edwards’ Requiem for My Mother; the work to be performed in the historic first concert inside the Sistine Chapel by a United States organization. 

The Continuo Children’s Chorus and a visit by Santa always have surprise vignettes in store for young concert-goers and children can look forward to an opportunity for picture taking after the performance! 

Doors will open at 6:30 P.M. with reserved seating available to “Home for the Holidays” House tour ticket holders from 6:30-6:45 PM.  Presented free of charge as a gift to the community, start your holiday season with “Christmas Time in the City”!  Call 908-264-5324 or visit www.continuoarts.com for more information.

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