Palatine Park District’s Allegro Adult Choir presents their annual Holiday Concert, “Sing We Now This Festive Day,” on Sunday, December 2 at 6:30pm at Cutting Hall Performing Arts Center, 150 E. Wood Street, 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 - Arr. by Norman Luboff, Lyrics by Marilyn Keith and Alan Bergman
- A Festive Madrigal - Music by William Gooch, Arr. 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 - Arr. by Ruth Morris Gray
- Masters in this Hall - Arr. by Harry Simeone
- Angels Gloria - Arr. 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 Arr. 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, Arr by Steve Zegree, Sung by Stacatto
- Three part Solo montage:
- Blue Christmas - Arr. By Billy Hayes, Jay W. Johnson, Sung by Deb Cross
- Nuttin For Christmas - Roy Bennett, Sung by Jenni Mieszala
- What Are You Doing New Years Eve - Word and Music by Frank Loesser, Sung by Lindsey Weiss
- Christmas Pops - Arr. by Jay Althouse
- Hanukkah Blessings - Arr. by Ron Jeffers
- A Winter Night - Words and Music by David Waggoner
- A Classic Christmas - Arr. 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 2:00pm to 6:00pm and one hour before performance start time (closed Thanksgiving Day). 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 on Wednesdays from 7:30pm to 9:30pm at Community Center, 250 E. Wood Street, Palatine. A new session begins January 16, 2013, and their spring concert is scheduled for May 3, 2013. Complete details can be found in the Palatine Park District Winter Catalog, available November 28. For more information about Allegro Adult Choir, contact Carol Lange, Cultural Arts Coordinator, at 847-496-6237 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The mission of Palatine Park District is to provide a variety of safe, enjoyable and affordable parks and recreation facilities and activities that will enhance the quality of life by promoting good health and well-being for all residents and visitors of the Palatine Park District.
Local Voices contributor Joan Scovic is the Marketing & Sponsorship Coordinator for Palatine Park District.