HOLIDAY Concerts


Christmas is a time of wonder, and there is no greater expression of this wonder than the blooming rose in wintertime, a symbol of majesty, hope, and imagination. The Master Singers build upon this symbology to bring you a magnificent collection of music for the Christmas season to include: impossibly beautiful music like Ola Gjeilo's Away in a Manger - a melody you think you know, however you don't until you hear this version; music with delightful rhythmic intensity such as Michael John Trotta's Veni, Veni Emmanuel; and gospel spirituals such as Rosephanye Powell's Who is the Baby? Our holiday concerts close with the traditional presentation of A Festival of Lessons and Carols that includes carols and Bible readings.

A Rose in winter

7:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 8 St. James’ Episcopal Church, Leesburg, VA
4:00 p.m. on Sunday, December 9 St. David’s Episcopal Church, Ashburn, VA
7:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 15 Epiphany Episcopal Church, Oak Hill, VA

Festival of Lessons and Carols

4:00 p.m. on Sunday, December 16 Trinity Episcopal Church, Upperville, VA

 

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Tomorrow Shall Be My Dancing Day                                                   John Gardner
Veni, Veni Emmanuel                                                                               Michael John Trotta
Lulla, Lulla, Thou Tiny Child                                                                  Kenneth Leighton
The Holly and the Ivy                                                                               Ola Gjeilo
Away in a Manger                                                                                    Ola Gjeilo
Sleep, Little Baby, Sleep                                                                          Jake Runestad
There is No Rose                                                                                       Joel Martinson
The Lamb Kim                                                                                           André Arneson
Balulalow                                                                                                   Francis Pott
A Country Boy in the Winter                                                                 Greg Bartholemew
Salve Regina                                                                                              Francis Poulenc
O Lux Beatissima                                                                                     Howard Helvey
Hodie Christus natus est                                                                        Francis Poulenc
Adam Lay Ybouden                                                                                 Matthew Larkin
Who is the Baby?                                                                                     arr. Rosephanye Powell