The Somerset Hills Community Chorus invites the public a holiday celebration with Music in the Somerset Hills at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 13, at St. John on the Mountain, 379 Mount Harmony Road in Bernardsville.
Music in the Somerset Hills will be led by Artistic Director Stephen Sands and accompanied by organ and brass. The concert will feature the Rutter "Gloria" and a Christmas carol sing. Other works being performed are "in dulci jublio" being performed by professional a capella singers and organist Brian Harlow along with the brass ensemble. Two settings of "O Magnum Mysterium"follow, one by T. L. Victoria and another by Giovanni Gabrieli. One final piece "Von Himmel hoch,", a toccata by Garth Edmundson will round out the first half before Rutter’s magnificent piece for chorus, "Gloria." The concert will end with a carol sing including Hark the Herald Angels Sings, Joy to the World, The First Noel and other favorites accompanied by organ and brass with arrangements by Zachary Wadsworth.
This is the third performance of the Music in the Somerset Hills (MISH) 2014-2015 Concert Series and the first for the chorus this season. The concert will begin at 7 p.m. at St. John on the Mountain in Bernardsville, New Jersey.
Music in the Somerset Hills, presenting the concert, is an organization dedicated to education, artistry and community through music. Its mission is to provide musical experiences of the highest quality to those who live and work in the Somerset Hills and the surrounding communities. Each year a concert series of world-class musical performances is offered at local venues. American soprano, Julianne Baird was featured in the first of MISH’s Concert Series on October 5 at Trump National Golf Club at the organization’s annual fundraiser, and November’s recital featured award winning local singers and keyboardist.
General admission tickets are $20 for adults, $15 for seniors and $10 for students. Reserved seating is available for $30 and Angel Donor tickets are $50. To reserve your tickets, please visit: MusicSH.org/Concerts or call 973-339-7719.